What is the Haber Process | The Chemistry Journey | The Fuse School

  • Published on Jun 20, 2013
  • What is the Haber Process, how does it work and where do we use it? In this education video by The Fuse Universal you are going to learn about:
    - How to conduct the Haber Process
    - Industrial Process for the Production of Ammonia
    - Uses of the Haber Process in Industry
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Comments • 84

  • Book Worm
    Book Worm Year ago

    learn haber's process in simple words:::: ruclip.com/video/0PGYNHDpArU/video.html

  • Brad Jones
    Brad Jones Year ago

    Thank you. Really helped piece together what is often a confusing topic when read straight out of a book.

  • magic boy
    magic boy Year ago +1

    thanks for the video soooo informative

  • Isha's Corner
    Isha's Corner Year ago

    your voice is so satisfyingggggggggg

  • Umairah Razak
    Umairah Razak Year ago

    voice makes me sleep lol

  • Hithesh K
    Hithesh K Year ago

    Good, it helps a lot

  • Poonam Patil
    Poonam Patil Year ago

    Thank you very much for this video was searching it for a long time.... Really helpful

  • Mohammad Jalal
    Mohammad Jalal Year ago

    How to convert this into a powerpoint presentation pls help me fuseschool.org

  • syam prasad
    syam prasad Year ago +1

    For full syllabus of cbse chemistry, may also be referred below for value addition:-
    World of chemistry class 11 and 12.

  • Mohd Mustafa
    Mohd Mustafa Year ago +1

    very informative video ,, many thanks

  • Gunika Kaur
    Gunika Kaur Year ago +1

    Ur videos r really commendable.... Easy to understand ❤️

  • Code Se7enty-Two
    Code Se7enty-Two Year ago

    Really Helpful👐👍

  • #1 student
    #1 student 2 years ago +3

    Really good explanation of the haber process . subbed!

  • nie aaron
    nie aaron 2 years ago

    ammonia suppliers

    YIQING WU 2 years ago

    No. At 700 degrees, the reaction produces more ammonia than at 425 degrees , but the higher temperature also means that the rate of reversed reaction will also increase. But at 425 degrees is the most ideal as the final product has the highest yield.

  • King Bawse
    King Bawse 2 years ago +2

    really nice video. I have test on Tuesday and this really helped.

    WATCH IT 2 years ago +1

    very veryyyyyyyyyyyyyy help ful

  • Asa Kucinkas
    Asa Kucinkas 2 years ago +1

    hi dude

  • General Tony
    General Tony 2 years ago +3

    thank you

  • tranzkey Sambridha
    tranzkey Sambridha 2 years ago +2

    Fuse School - your videos are really helpful. I was having a hard time understanding Haber process, thanks to you, now its a lot clear to me...

  • raaga nilaya
    raaga nilaya 2 years ago +2

    I got an A * in my chemistry igcse because of your videos. Thank you.

  • Alex Dalyac
    Alex Dalyac 2 years ago +1

    When you say
    methane + steam -> hydrogen + carbon monoxide
    What do you mean by steam?

    • FuseSchool - Global Education
      FuseSchool - Global Education  2 years ago +3

      It means hot water - the vapour into which water is converted when heated.

      High temperature steam is H20 used to produce hydrogen from the methane source.

  • Aryan Anand
    Aryan Anand 2 years ago +6

    Even molybdenum is used as a catalyst

    • Zil Parmar
      Zil Parmar Year ago

      Earlier, Fe was used as catalyst with molybdenum as promoter. But now, use of the catalyst iron oxide with small amounts of K2O and Al2O3 increases the rate of reaction.

    • DNK
      DNK 2 years ago

      It's MO (metal oxides) not Mo. So don't be confused. Some books have been conveying this wrong info.

    • Chandrashekar Udupa
      Chandrashekar Udupa 2 years ago

      Molybdenum is used as promoter

  • School Master
    School Master 2 years ago +7

    awesome video ever, wow, what is ammonification and nitrification??

  • Yashwanth Subash
    Yashwanth Subash 2 years ago +4

    this video is so helpful,
    this is the best video explanation

  • Judee Dagoc
    Judee Dagoc 2 years ago +4

    hi can i use your video for my report? thanks 😊

  • Amaan
    Amaan 2 years ago +5

    Forgot iron catalysts

  • Сергей Дядькин

    Is 77% of nitrogen( molar/volume fraction) in the air? According to data from various sources, it's 78,08% by volume of dry air (?)

  • Adithya P Varma
    Adithya P Varma 2 years ago +4

    i could use a reply from [email protected] school. Just to ensure that my message has reached you...

  • Adithya P Varma
    Adithya P Varma 2 years ago +24

    thanks for this video! I am studying equilibrium and i did not understand haber process. I congragulate you for the excellent and very informative video. It was very clear! thanks.

    • FuseSchool - Global Education
      FuseSchool - Global Education  2 years ago +5

      Thank you! We love to hear from our viewers, it keeps us motivated and focused on making more great videos.

  • swanara
    swanara 2 years ago +6

    Thanks a lot, that was really helpful. If you update this video, could you include symbol equations for every reaction?

  • Mohammad Alqahtani
    Mohammad Alqahtani 2 years ago +3

    Does anyone know the route to design the haber process using a simulation such as pro II ?

  • Remix30
    Remix30 2 years ago +4

    are you going to do one on yield of ammonia

  • MarGam3r YT
    MarGam3r YT 3 years ago +3

    this is wrong its 250 atm not 200 atm

    • Adithya P Varma
      Adithya P Varma 2 years ago +5

      the video says that it is a compromise temperature. it varies slightly. be happy for the video dude!

  • Dhruva Mukhopadhyay
    Dhruva Mukhopadhyay 3 years ago +3

    I could not get why only Iron, why not other d-block element? In scientific terms.

  • Jake _BS
    Jake _BS 3 years ago +65

    Exam tomorrow, thanks, this was very useful.

    • santinieve 1
      santinieve 1 Year ago +2

      GCSE'S? One year later I am the same.

  • s
    s 3 years ago +3

    this helped so so much thank you

  • Mohammad Ismail H Siddiquee

    How do you take back the unreacted hydrogen and nitrogen to the reactor?

  • Amanda Fang
    Amanda Fang 3 years ago +2

    doesnt the reaction of methane and steam produce hydrogen and carbon dioxide?

    • FuseSchool - Global Education
      FuseSchool - Global Education  3 years ago +1

      +Amanda Fang methane and steam produce carbon monoxide and hydrogen. The carbon monoxide and steam can then be further reacted in the presence of a catalyst to produce carbon dioxide and more hydrogen.

  • Katie Lankowski
    Katie Lankowski 3 years ago +2

    what would the outcome be if the concentration of nitrogen were decreased?

  • Ashish Varughese
    Ashish Varughese 3 years ago +4

    Thanks this was very helpful!
    But I have a question: If the Haber process was developed by both Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch, why is it only called the 'Haber Process' and not the 'Bosch-Haber Process' or the 'Haber-Bosch Process' or something like that?

    • Jumaana A
      Jumaana A 3 years ago +2

      +Ashish Varughese It actually is also known known as the Haber-Bosch process. It is more commonly called the Haber process though because Fritz Haber was the one who discovered how to fix nitrogen while Carl Bosch only helped to industrialize this process. Hope this helps :)

    • Ashish Varughese
      Ashish Varughese 3 years ago +2

      @Lora Hristova Ooh That makes sense! I guess they just call it the 'Haber Process' for short! Thanks :D

    • Lora Hristova
      Lora Hristova 3 years ago +2

      +Ashish Varughese It is called the Haber-Bosch Process :)

  • Vandana N
    Vandana N 3 years ago +2

    Wow ,helpful

  • Shancy Merlin
    Shancy Merlin 3 years ago +3

    Awesome explanation! Rly helpful.. Thx!! :)

  • mick1299
    mick1299 3 years ago +25

    Fritz Haber, the scientific equivalent of bad luck Brian. Invents a process to create Ammonia, a major compound in explosives, to help Germany stay in the war. Ends up saving Millions, if not Billions, of lives through fertilizer.

  • potato flying
    potato flying 4 years ago +3

    Thank you for making the video!It's really helpful and informative

  • AkA RAZE
    AkA RAZE 4 years ago +2

    nice one this was a nice explanation

  • Sammy N
    Sammy N 4 years ago +3

    This was genuinely helpful. Thanks so much! :)

  • M. Alexander Sagel
    M. Alexander Sagel 5 years ago +2

    EEE GADS fascinating stuff

  • pr@ncingp0ny
    [email protected] 5 years ago +2

    blah this is good

  • Andy Chan
    Andy Chan 5 years ago +2


  • Rumana Fazal
    Rumana Fazal 5 years ago +3

    Simple and easy to understand! This is great :)

  • Ey tan
    Ey tan 5 years ago +33

    This was really helpful. May I use this video?

    • Lora Hristova
      Lora Hristova 3 years ago +3

      +The Fuse School - Global Education How should I cite this video if I want to use it as a source for an essay?

    • FuseSchool - Global Education
      FuseSchool - Global Education  5 years ago +21

      That's great to hear you found it useful! Please do feel free to use the video! If you could credit Fuse School for it that would be great :)

  • violinsheets
    violinsheets 5 years ago +3


  • Peter Jacobs
    Peter Jacobs 5 years ago +28

    Very Impressed. Informative, well made and educational. Make more please, this is excellent for gcse chemistry students!

    • FuseSchool - Global Education
      FuseSchool - Global Education  5 years ago +6

      We've got more coming your way Peter! Be sure to follow us on twitter and Facebook for info on our latest releases

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  • Akm Kawser
    Akm Kawser 6 years ago +2

    awesome..thsnx a lot ..

  • FuseSchool - Global Education

    thanks Mackenzie, that's exactly why we are making these videos =)
    Have you seen our other Chemistry videos as well? Please feel free to share them with your fellow students / teachers!

    • shubham donga
      shubham donga Year ago

      Comes under cambridge international exams, it's a board

    • Karan Singh Negi
      Karan Singh Negi Year ago

      Leona Lisandro what’s igcse

    • Mohammad Jalal
      Mohammad Jalal Year ago

      FuseSchool - Global Education pls help me how to convert this video into powerpoint presentation

    • Leona Lisandro
      Leona Lisandro Year ago

      is it for igcse?

    • Flexn Rex
      Flexn Rex Year ago +1

      is this for igcse because the book's facts matches with yours

  • Mackenzie Noyes
    Mackenzie Noyes 6 years ago +2

    This is great! thank you very much, way better than reading this from a dry text book.