Chapter 3. Graphical Gradients and Intercepts

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch3

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Graphical Gradients and Intercepts, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch3

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



  • graphical gradients;
  • differentiation;
  • thermodynamics;
  • equation of state;
  • linear graphs


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Staight Line (Linear) Graphs: Gradients and Derivatives

  • Adoption of Linearity to Aid Extrapolation Procedures in Thermodynamics

  • Partial Derivatives

  • Standard Differentials

  • dT/dT=1