Entropy vs. Enthalpy  [ENDORSED]

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Rakhi Ratanjee 1D
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Entropy vs. Enthalpy

Postby Rakhi Ratanjee 1D » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:07 am

What is the direct relationship between entropy and enthalpy. Are they directly proportional?

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Re: Entropy vs. Enthalpy

Postby AnuPanneerselvam1H » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:52 am

Entropy is calculated by dividing the heat lost/gained in a reversible reaction divided by the temperature of the system. If this reaction occurs at constant pressure then you can substitute q for delta H, or enthalpy change.

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Re: Entropy vs. Enthalpy  [ENDORSED]

Postby Ivy Lu 1C » Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:43 am

Change in enthalpy, delta H, is equal to heat loss/gained under constant pressure. If there's constant pressure than in the equation delta S=q/T, q can be replaced by delta H. Under these condition, change in entropy would be directly proportional with change in entropy.

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