Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:58 am
What is the difference between standard enthalpy of formation and standard enthalpy of reaction?
Re: Standard Enthalpy
Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2016 11:05 am
Standard enthalpy of reaction is just what it sounds like: the heat transferred at a constant pressure to convert reactants to products.
The standard enthalpy of formation is just this, but for a special reaction: The formation of one mole of a substance from its pure elements at 1 atm and 298 K.