What is Electrolytic Cell in Simple Words?

 What is Electrolytic Cell?

The cell in which the electrical energy is used to cause a non-spontaneous oxidation and reduction reaction is called electrolytic cell.
electrolytic cell diagram

The electrolytic cell converts electrical energy to chemical energy

Electrolytic cell Examples

1.Nelson’s cell 2.Down’s cell etc.
electrolytic cell construction

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electrolyte and electrolysis

Electrolysis of Sodium Chloride(NaCl)

Electrolysis of Sodium Chloride

Electrolytic cell Oxidation & Reduction reactions

  • At Anode oxidation occurs
  • At Cathode reduction occurs
Electrolytic cell Oxidation & Reduction reaction 

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