Lecture 18: Free Energy of Formation ΔGof

author: Sylvia T. Ceyer, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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I. Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Formation

A. Thermodynamic stability

B. Calculating ΔG° for a reaction

II. Second Law of Thermodynamics

A. Controlling spontaneity with temperature

B. ΔG at any pressure (ideal gases)

III. Chemical Equilibrium

A. Thermodynamic equilibrium constant

B. Reaction quotient and direction of change

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