Delta G standard


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Michelle Dong 1F
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Delta G standard

Postby Michelle Dong 1F » Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:27 pm

Is the units for standard delta G J/mol or just Joules? When using standard delta G = -nFE standard, the units seem to cancel out to only leave Joules but the solutions manual has the units written as J/mol.

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Re: Delta G standard

Postby kaushalrao2H » Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:50 pm

I think it's fine to leave it either way.

Sirajbir Sodhi 2K
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Re: Delta G standard

Postby Sirajbir Sodhi 2K » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:01 pm

The SI units for Gibb's Free Energy are Joules. However, as mentioned in class, we could also think of the units as Joules/mols of reaction.

William Satyadi 2A
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Re: Delta G standard

Postby William Satyadi 2A » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:18 pm

I believe Lavelle mentioned in class that although it is Joules, it can also be seen as J/mol, so either way is fine.

Patricia Macalalag 2E
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Re: Delta G standard

Postby Patricia Macalalag 2E » Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:07 pm

Either way is fine


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