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Thermodynamics Outline Second Page

Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:18 pm
by MariaJohn1D
For the first bullet point on the second page of the outline, what is the explanation for "why reaction free energy depends on pressure and the equilibrium constant?"

Re: Thermodynamics Outline Second Page  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:41 pm
by Chem_Mod
As I discussed in class:

delta G = delta Go + RT ln Q

and

delta Go = - RT ln K

For gas phase reactions Q and K depend on the partial pressure of each reactant and product.

For aqueous reactions Q and K depend on the concentration of each reactant and product.

Re: Thermodynamics Outline Second Page

Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:44 pm
by Jaci Glassick 2G
That involves the equations G=RTlnQ and G=RTlnK.