The Extended Van’t Hoff Equation & Its Significance
American Journal of Applied and Industrial Chemistry
Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2017, Pages: 32-34
Received: Jul. 26, 2017; Accepted: Aug. 16, 2017; Published: Sep. 26, 2017
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Irfan Hassan Lone Jr, Department of Chemistry, Government Degree College Kupwara, Srinagar, India
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The well-known van’t Hoff equation in chemical thermodynamics has been extended by making use of the van’t Hoff isotherm, and the relationship between standard Gibbs energy of reaction r and the total entropy change △Stot. The resulting expression and its usefulness in studying the effect of temperature on the equilibria of exothermic and endothermic processes have been discussed in detail. The central role that the total entropy change plays in determining the dependence of equilibrium constant Keq on temperature T has been emphasized.
Van't Hoff Equation, Entropy, Exothermic, Endothermic, Haber - Bosch Process
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Irfan Hassan Lone Jr, The Extended Van’t Hoff Equation & Its Significance, American Journal of Applied and Industrial Chemistry. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2017, pp. 32-34. doi: 10.11648/j.ajaic.20170102.12
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