Pressure and gas equilibria

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Pressure and gas equilibria

Postby Arman M 1A » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:00 pm

How does change in pressure affect gas-phase equilibria?

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Re: Pressure and gas equilibria

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:04 pm

Depends on how you change the pressure, pumping inert gas will not affect gas equilibria, but change the volume will (basically it is changing the concentration).

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Re: Pressure and gas equilibria

Postby Dakota_Campbell_1C » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:13 pm

Pressure and Volume have a inverse relationship. Thus if you pump an inert gas into a system at equilibrium you are increasing the pressure you are lessening volume which leads to the reaction favoring the side of the reaction with a lower concentration.

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