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The voltage of the voltaic pile


I would like to ask whether I am right. The voltage of one voltaic element is 1,1 V (derived from the difference between the redox potentials of Zn and Cu). The voltages of connected voltaic elements add so the voltage of a voltaic pile made of 20 voltaic elements is 22 V.


--- Quote from: Akutni on February 03, 2023, 06:56:12 AM ---The voltages of connected voltaic elements add
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Generally speaking the final voltage of connected cells depends on whether the cells are connected in series or in parallel.

But in this particular case you are right - voltaic pile has them in series, so the voltages sum up.


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