Phase changes and Entropy


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VivianaHF2L
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Phase changes and Entropy

Postby VivianaHF2L » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:09 pm

How does the entropy change in a liquid phase as opposed to a gas phase? Which one would have more entropy and why?

monikac4k
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Re: Phase changes and Entropy

Postby monikac4k » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:36 pm

Entropy always increases as a substance goes from solid to liquid to gas because as the intermolecular forces break, the molecules can move around and occupy more positions. Gas will have more entropy than a liquid.

Patrick Cai 1L
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Re: Phase changes and Entropy

Postby Patrick Cai 1L » Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:57 pm

Entropy is proportional to the amount of possible microstates possible, and when a liquid goes to the gaseous phase, it has more potential states to occupy.

JT Wechsler 2B
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Re: Phase changes and Entropy

Postby JT Wechsler 2B » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:57 pm

Entropy always increases as substances go from the solid to the liquid phase. This is because the IMFs between the molecules break and the molecules are now able to occupy more positions than before.

Jocelyne Milke 1G
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Re: Phase changes and Entropy

Postby Jocelyne Milke 1G » Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:32 pm

Gases have more entropy than liquids and solids. Liquids have more entropy than solids.


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