Entropy unit

Moderators: Chem_Mod, Chem_Admin

Posts: 31
Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2016 2:56 pm

Entropy unit

Postby Anna_Kim_2E » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:33 pm

So last week in the review session, the TA said that entropy should always be written in Joules and when in kJ we should convert it to J. Is there a specific reason why it has to be in J/Kmol and not kJ/Kmol?

Posts: 18400
Joined: Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:53 pm
Has upvoted: 435 times

Re: Entropy unit

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:14 pm

Entropy is usually a small value, so putting in joules is typically the norm.

Return to “Concepts & Calculations Using Second Law of Thermodynamics”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest