Mathematic relationships in electroplating?
I need some mathematical formulas about electroplating, such as the relationship between mass of plating material and the coating on the object to be plated. ASAP!
- Rhode Island
Well, the relationship you gave as an example is simply the density of a metal, Pamela. Something more unique to electroplating is expressed by Faraday's Law of Electrolysis: one Faraday of electricity (96,485 coulombs) deposits one gram equivalent weight of metal. You didn't say what grade you were in, so I don't know if you know what a gram equivalent weight is yet though. Study it; it's the most important mathematical relationship in electroplating, and maybe in all of chemistry. Good luck.
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Pine Beach, New Jersey
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