Chapter 1. Thermodynamics of the Dissociation of Weak Acids

  1. Robert A. Alberty

Published Online: 29 MAR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047003646X.ch1

Biochemical Thermodynamics: Applications of Mathmatica

Biochemical Thermodynamics: Applications of Mathmatica

How to Cite

Alberty, R. A. (2006) Thermodynamics of the Dissociation of Weak Acids, in Biochemical Thermodynamics: Applications of Mathmatica, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047003646X.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2006
  2. Published Print: 4 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471757986

Online ISBN: 9780470036464

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Keywords:

  • basic chemical thermodynamics;
  • dilute aqueous solutions;
  • activity coefficients;
  • weak acids;
  • various ionic strengths

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Chemical Thermodynamics for Dilute Aqueous Solutions

  • Database BasicBiochemData3

  • Treatment of Activity Coefficients

  • Calculation of pH = -log [H+]

  • Calculation of Activity Coefficients for Ionic Species with Different Charge Numbers

  • pKs of Weak Acids at Various Ionic Strengths

  • pKS of Weak Acids at Various Ionic Strengths and Temperatures

  • Standard Thermodynamic Properties for Acid Dissociations

  • Discussion

  • References