Chapter 15. Calculation of Entropy

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch15

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Calculation of Entropy, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch15

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:

  • entropy;
  • equilibrium;
  • reversible conditions;
  • molecular forces;
  • gas expansion

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Calculation of Entropy Change, δ S, for Reversible Expansion Process

  • Calculation of the Entropy Change, δ S, on Isothermal (i.e. dT=0) Expansion of a Gas

  • Calculation of the Entropy Change δ S, for Phase Transitions at Constant Temperature, T and Pressure, P

  • Calculation of the Entropy Change δ S, during a Temperature Change from Ti to Tf at Constant Pressure (dP=0)

  • Calculation of the Entropy Change δ S, for More Complicated Processes

  • Calculation of the Entropy Change, δ S, for Individual Reactions