Chapter 46. Gibbs-Helmholtz Equation

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch46

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Gibbs-Helmholtz Equation, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch46

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



  • Gibbs-Helmholtz equation;
  • van't Hoff equation;
  • differential coefficient;
  • gibbs energy;
  • enthalpy


This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Gibbs-Helmholtz Equation

  • Variation of the Natural Logarithm of the Equilibrium Constant, K, with Temperature, T. The van't Hoff Equation

  • Integrated form of van't Hoff Equation

  • Measurement of the Equilibrium Constant, Kp/po at Various Temperatures, T

  • Equilibrium Constants in terms of activities, Ka or molalities, Km/mo