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work done at equilibrium

Postby JustinHorriat_4f » Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:58 pm

what is the importance of the equation of the work done at equilibrium? (the integral). Because it still gets you the same equation?

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Re: work done at equilibrium

Postby Justin Sarquiz 2F » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:50 am

Work done at equilibrium is w=-nRT ln V2/V1. According to the graph that Lavelle showed us, the area under the graph for reversible reactions is greater than irreversible reactions. Therefore, reversible reactions do more work than irreversible reactions.


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