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delta S

Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:59 pm
by Ajith Raja 2L
If delta S equals delta H/ temperature, does that mean the more you decrease temperature the higher delta S is?

Re: delta S

Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2016 1:05 am
by Matthew Gutierrez 2D
Yes, the change in entropy is greater at lower temperatures than higher temperatures.

Re: delta S

Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2016 3:27 pm
by Ajith Raja 2L
But I remember hearing that when temperature is zero, than delta S is also 0. Or is that wrong.

Re: delta S

Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:13 pm
by Saraid Perez 1K
That is right because the Third Law of Thermodynamics, states that materials have zero entropy at 0K.

Re: delta S

Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 8:26 pm
by GiselleMartinez_1B
If you think about it algebraically it would make sense. Dividing by a smaller number vs dividing by a larger one will give you a larger value. So temperature which is the variable that will be in the denominator will determine the size of your value. Lower temp = greater change in entropy.