Chapter 42. Chemical Equilibrium

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch42

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Chemical Equilibrium, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch42

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



  • chemical equilibrium;
  • gibbs energy;
  • equilibrium constant;
  • reaction criteria;
  • chemical equation


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Relationship between Equilibrium Constant, Kmath image and Gibbs Energy Change, δGo

  • Reaction Criteria

  • The Effect on Equilibrium Constants of Changing the Stoichiometric Coefficients of a Reaction

  • Generality of Relationships