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Stephanie tran 1J
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troutons rule

Postby Stephanie tran 1J » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:28 pm

Do we need to know troutons rule at all?

Julia Ward 2C
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Re: troutons rule

Postby Julia Ward 2C » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:41 pm

It is not listed in the lecture outlines, but it is pretty simple: the definition from the book is "the empirical observation that the entropy of vaporization at the boiling point is approximately 85 J/Kmol for many liquids." Self-Test 9.7A and B are some examples of how you can use the rule in a problem.

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Re: troutons rule

Postby Vincent Chiang 1L » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:44 pm

Exercise 9.17 (which is on Trouton's Rule) is skipped on the outline, so I don't think so.

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Re: troutons rule

Postby AtreyiMitra2L » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:55 pm

we do not need to know this. dont worry about it.

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