Molar Entropy vs Residual molar entropy

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Jade Fosburgh Discussion 2C
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Molar Entropy vs Residual molar entropy

Postby Jade Fosburgh Discussion 2C » Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:46 pm

Could someone explain the difference conceptually and mathematically to me?

I thought they were both calculated the same using the Boltzmann equation???

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Re: Molar Entropy vs Residual molar entropy

Postby Swetha Sundaram 1E » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:08 pm

Molar entropy would be entropy content of one mole of substance under a standard state. Residual molar entropy is more specific in that it is the entropy at zero Kelvin.

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Re: Molar Entropy vs Residual molar entropy

Postby Christine Wastila 1H » Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:07 pm

The Boltzmann equation relates entropy to the number of microstates. A microstate is one of many possible molecular arrangements for a given substance. More of these microstates indicate higher entropy.


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