Electrical Work & Free Energy

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Electrical Work & Free Energy

Postby 605168557 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:07 pm

Is the work done by a system the same thing as Wmax?

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Re: Electrical Work & Free Energy

Postby Parth Mungra » Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:22 pm

Not always. wmax is refers to dG, as it is the maximum energy that is free to do work. Likewise, this is the same with cell potentials.


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