The production of Nitric acid

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ZIMSEC O Level Combined Science Notes: The production of Nitric acid

  • Some of the ammonia produced using the Haber process is used in the production of nitric acid
  • The first stage in the process of making nitric acid is the oxidation of ammonia
  • To form nitric acid
  • \text{ammonia + oxygen} \rightarrow\text{nitric oxide+ water+heat}
  • This an exothermic reaction
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