Equilibrium Dynamic

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Jalaia Jackson 2G
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Equilibrium Dynamic

Postby Jalaia Jackson 2G » Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:20 pm

Is there anything else besides temperature that can make an equilibrium dynamic?

Ayesha Aslam-Mir 3C
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Re: Equilibrium Dynamic

Postby Ayesha Aslam-Mir 3C » Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:23 pm

Le Chatelier's Principle describes what changes dynamic equilibrium. Beyond temperature, pressure and concentration also affect the state of equilibrium! Here's a helpful link that describes this: https://chem.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Physical_and_Theoretical_Chemistry_Textbook_Maps/Supplemental_Modules_(Physical_and_Theoretical_Chemistry)/Equilibria/Le_Chateliers_Principle

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Sahiti Annadata 3D
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Re: Equilibrium Dynamic

Postby Sahiti Annadata 3D » Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:24 pm

Temperature is not the only thing that needs to change. There can be a change of pressure, the concentration of products or reactants, or volume which can affect the equilibrium dynamic.

Armen_Isayan_2L
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Re: Equilibrium Dynamic

Postby Armen_Isayan_2L » Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:47 pm

According to Le Chatelier's Principle the dynamic equilibrium could also be disturbed by conditions such as change in pressure or concentration of products or reactants. However, the equilibrium will automatically shift oppositely to the change that took place, to eliminate the change and initiate dynamic equilibrium.

Samantha Low 3D
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Re: Equilibrium Dynamic

Postby Samantha Low 3D » Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:17 am

Temperature is the only factor that affects the K value (equilibrium constant), but equilibriums are dynamic because reactants are constantly going to products and products constantly are going to reactants. These changes occur at the same rate at equilibrium, so we see no net change; however, there are reactions still going on-- that's what makes it dynamic. When we change product or reactant concentration/volume/pressure, we can force a system to go to a new equilibrium, but the K value stays the same. Hope this helps!


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