JEE Main and JEE Advanced Syllabus of Chemical Kinetics
Chemical kinetics, also known as reaction kinetics, is the study of rates of chemical processes. Chemical kinetics includes investigations of how different experimental conditions can influence the speed of a chemical reaction and yield information about the reaction's mechanism and transition states, as well as the construction of mathematical models that can describe the characteristics of a chemical reaction. In 1864, Peter Waage and Cato Guldberg pioneered the development of chemical kinetics by formulating the law of mass action, which states that the speed of a chemical reaction is proportional to the quantity of the reacting substances. Concept of order of reaction and how to determine order of reaction along with integrated rate laws are the most important topics of this chapter. Repeatedly questions appear in IITJEE and AIEEE from these topics.