Chemical Engineering - Chemical Reaction Engineering - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Chemical Reaction Engineering - Section 1 (Q.No. 2)
__________ explains the mechanism of catalysis.
Activated complex theory
Collision theory
None of these
Answer: Option
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Pratik patel said:   6 years ago
The theory can also be used to calculate the rate of reaction and conversion.

Deepak Bhengra said:   1 decade ago
The activated complex theory (ACT) , formerly known as the transition state theory, is a more sophisticated theory of reaction rates that offers the following advantages over the collision theory:

1. It can be applied to reactions taking place in solution as well as in the gas phase.

2. The advantage that a quantity corresponding to the steric factor appears automatically, in contrast to the collision theory where P had to be grafted on as an afterthought.

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