Gibbs Free Energy

Gibbs Free Energy - The Gibbs Free Energy Function is...

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Gibbs Free Energy The change in entropy of the surroundings often plays a dominant role in determining whether the process is spontaneous ( if S is positive ). Gibbs Free Energy is a criterion for spontaneity and takes into account the entropy change of the surroundings.
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Unformatted text preview: The Gibbs Free Energy Function is defined by the equation, G = H - TS For change at constant temperature ∆ G = ∆ H - T ∆ S Based on ∆ G reaction behavior can be predicted accurately....
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course CHEM 102 taught by Professor Henshaw during the Spring '08 term at VCU.

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