Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:

Moderators: Chem_Mod, Chem_Admin

Posts: 64
Joined: Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:04 am


Postby donnanguyen1d » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:33 pm

How come container A's entropy is higher than container C's entropy. Container A's atoms are monatomic while C's atoms are diatomic. If they're diatomic, doesn't it make it a bit more complex?

Lena Nguyen 2H
Posts: 51
Joined: Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:06 am
Been upvoted: 1 time

Re: 9.35

Postby Lena Nguyen 2H » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:58 pm

The solutions manual says Container A has higher entropy because it has more particles, though each container has 1.00 mol. I think containers B and C had .5 mol of diatomic molecules because the question said they had 1.00 mol of atoms bound together, so that could explain the solutions manual's answer.

Return to “Third Law of Thermodynamics (For a Unique Ground State (W=1): S -> 0 as T -> 0) and Calculations Using Boltzmann Equation for Entropy”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests