Chapter 40. Measurements of Equilibrium Constant, K

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch40

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Measurements of Equilibrium Constant, K, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch40

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



  • equilibrium constant;
  • logarithm;
  • molarity;
  • partial pressure;
  • mole fraction


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Equilibrium Constant, K. Measures of Concentration of Reactants and Products in Equilibrium Expressions

  • Concentration, c or []or Molarity

  • Partial Pressure, pi

  • Mole fraction, xi

  • Molality, mi

  • Equilibrium Constant in Terms of Molalities, Km/mo