Unit8_Entropy&FreeEnergy

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Chem 31L, Fall 2011 R. MacPhail/C. Roy Unit 8: Spontaneity, Entropy, and Free Energy Goals: To gain a fundamental understanding of, and develop chemical literacy regarding the thermodynamic description of spontaneity and equilibrium, with an emphasis on (1) entropy and the second and third laws of thermodynamics, (2) the Gibbs Free Energy, and (3) the application of these concepts to physical and chemical processes Reading: Chapter 10 Sections 1 and 3-11 Suggested Questions and Problems: Chapter 10 o Entropy and the Second Law #37, 39, 41, 47, and 49 o Free Energy and Chemical Reactions #51, 53, 55, 57, 58, 59, 61 o Free Energy and Equilibrium #65, 67, 71, 73, 75, and 77 o Additional Exercises #87, 91 Relevant Background Concepts: Chemical Equilibrium, Chapter 6 Energy, Enthalpy, and Thermochemistry, Chapter 9 Laboratory Work: Thermochemistry in Action In Class and/or Video Demonstrations: Thermite reaction and coupled reactions Specific Learning Objectives:
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