Van't Hoff Equation


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Charisse Vu 1H
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Van't Hoff Equation

Postby Charisse Vu 1H » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:21 pm

Can someone go over how the van't hoff equation was derived from delta g and how K plays a role in the equation? Thanks!

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Re: Van't Hoff Equation

Postby Jacey Yang 1F » Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:31 pm

The equation is derived from the two equations deltaG = deltaH - TdeltaS and deltaG = -RTlnK set equal to each other. The equation is used to find out how the change in K of a chemical reaction relates to the change in temperature, given a standard enthalpy change.

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Re: Van't Hoff Equation

Postby Sukanya Mohapatra 2G » Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:59 pm

Van't hoff is derived from ΔG=ΔH−TΔS and ΔG= -RTlnK. The Van 't Hoff equation relates the change in the equilibrium constant, Keq, of a chemical reaction to the change in temperature, T, given the standard enthalpy change, ΔH.

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Re: Van't Hoff Equation

Postby 705302428 » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:55 am

It's derived from delta g because delta G equals delta H-T delta S as well as -RTlnK so you can set those two equations equal to each other and solve for lnK.


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