Essays Tagged: "Haber Process"

Haber Process.

to make explosives. Seeking to free Germany from dependence on Chile, a German chemist named Fritz Haber examined the direct combination reaction between nitrogen and hydrogen, a reaction that forms ... roduct will result in the equilibrium mixture making richer ammonia. Since we want ammonia from the Haber process, the reaction conducted at 450ºC. Because all reactions go faster if the temperat ...

(2 pages) 64 1 3.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Haber process

THE HABER PROCESS"¯In the late 19th century, more food was required to feed Europe and North Americ ... investigated the possibility of producing ammonia from atmospheric nitrogen, N2(g). An year later, Haber, a professor did it."¯The observations were: - N2(g) and H2(g) form an equilibrium mixtur ... atalyst (iron oxide), a 600 ¢XC temperature, a 30 MPa pressure"¯This method is called the Haber Process"¯BASF brought the rights to the process and built a plant producing 10 000 t ammo ...

(4 pages) 39 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Scientists during wartime: Is it their duty to do everything in their power to aid their nation?

issue of whether it is their "duty" to do so has been met with thought provoking discussions.Fritz Haber, born in 1868 and bred in Breslau, Germany, was a scientist who lived for science, both for it ... ich was extremely rare at the time, was invented by this very scientist, thus the process is named "Haber Process" after him. He devised a way of using high pressure (approximately 3000 pounds per squ ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Haber Process

The Haber process was developed by two men; a German scientist called Fritz Haber and a French chemist c ... two men; a German scientist called Fritz Haber and a French chemist called Henri Le Chatelier. The Haber process is when a reversible reaction between nitrogen and hydrogen forming ammonia.Ammonia is ... ways to produce higher amounts of ammonia. For example, Ammonia amounts can be increased during the Haber process by enhancing the pressure during the reaction. When pressure is increased the reaction ...

(2 pages) 26 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Catalysts In Industries

were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963.Probably the best known catalytic reaction is the Haber process for ammonia synthesis, where iron is ordinarily used in this type of catalyst. The Hab ... hesis, where iron is ordinarily used in this type of catalyst. The Haber Process (also known as the Haber-Bosch process) is the reaction of hydrogen and nitrogen to make or produce ammonia. The cataly ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Haber Process

t it was running out, and that soon a new way to cultivate crops with nitrogen was needed. Then the Haber Process was brought along. It was developed by two German men, Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch befo ... rived mainly from natural gas, to create Ammonia. There have been both good and bad outcomes of the Haber Process, although nowadays I think it would be hard to fault it!To make the product ammonia, l ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Solubility Curve of Potassium Nitrate Experiment Report

ng) component of black powder. Prior to the large-scale industrial fixation of nitrogen through the Haber process, a major source of Potassium nitrate was the deposits crystallising from cave walls or ...

(9 pages) 31 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

In-depth explanation of the Haber Process.

me.AbstractThe article written by, Jayant M Modak, focuses on the production of ammonia through the Haber process, including a thorough explanation of the chemistry behind this process and background ... mmon is that they all require ammonia for their production. Due to the large demand for ammonia the Haber process was formed to produce the worlds second most produced chemical, ammonia. The equilibri ...

(10 pages) 44 1 4.7 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Haber process and its impact on the world

nitrogen in the soil. The most common nitrogen compound for fertilizers is ammonia, produced in the Haber-Bosch process, which reacts nitrogen gas with hydrogen gas. While this industrial process of p ... ski, 2002), although this reaction was not successfully recreated in a laboratory environment until Haber discovered the conditions of sufficient rates of reaction. According to Le Chatelier's princip ...

(7 pages) 3 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry