lecture6 - Chemical Equilibrium Constant U,V constraints:...

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2.996 Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Conversion Lecture Memo Lecture number: 6 Date: February 23 rd , 2004 Thermodynamics of a fuel cell Maximum work, Ideal electric potential, and Nernest Equation Efficiencies: first, second and fuel utilization Change of the first law efficiency with changes in Temperature
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Unformatted text preview: Chemical Equilibrium Constant U,V constraints: Maximization of entropy Constant T,P constraints: Minimization of gibbs free energy The fundamental equation The chemical potential Law of mass action Equilibrium constant Endothermic and exothermic reactions Fuel reforming Steam reforming Water gas shift...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course CHEMICAL E 10.302 taught by Professor Clarkcolton during the Fall '04 term at MIT.

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