Chapter 11. Reference States

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch11

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Reference States, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch11

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:

  • thermodynamics;
  • biochemical reference state;
  • standard enthalpy;
  • gibbs energy;
  • combustion

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Tabulated Thermodynamic Data. Definition of δf Ho, δf Go and δf So

  • Reference States (rs) and Standard Enthalpy of Formation, δf Ho

  • Biochemical Reference State

  • Calculation of δ H for reactions at temperature 298 K

  • Gibbs Energy of Formation, δf Go

  • Calculation of δ H for reactions at temperatures other than 298 K

  • Standard Enthalpies of Combustion, δc Ho

  • Hess's Law of Enthalpy Summation

  • Determination of Standard Enthalpy of Formation of a Compound from Combustion Calorimetry