Chapter 10. Internal Energy, U and Enthalpy, H

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch10

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Internal Energy, U and Enthalpy, H, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch10

Author Information

  1. Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139977

Online ISBN: 9780470697733

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Keywords:

  • internal energy;
  • first law of thermodynamics;
  • thermodynamic system;
  • state functions;
  • chemical processes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Internal Energy, U and the Enthalpy Function, H; qp & qv

  • General Heat Capacity, C and Heat Capacity at Constant Pressure Cp and at Constant Volume, Cv

  • Methods of Calculating δ H

  • Use of Heat Capacity for the Calculation of Enthalpy Change, δ H

  • Use of Heat Capacity for Entropy Change, δ S Calculations