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Unformatted text preview: The Gibbs free energy of a pure substance increases as the pressure increases and the rate of increase is higher for gases than for liquids and is usually higher for liquids than for solids. By sketching the Gibbs free energy vs pressure curves for a pure substance in the solid, liquid and gas phases, explain why solids are usually more stable at high pressures, liquids at intermediate pressures and gases at low pressures....
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This note was uploaded on 12/22/2010 for the course CHM CHM139H1 taught by Professor Browning during the Spring '08 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.
- Spring '08