Chapter 49. Le Chatelier's Principle

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch49

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Le Chatelier's Principle, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch49

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:

  • le chatelier's principle;
  • equilibrium;
  • product concentrations;
  • temperature;
  • stoichiometry

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Qualitative Interpretation of the Reaction Quotient, Q and the Equilibrium Constant, K

  • Le Chatelier's Principle

  • Effect on an Equilibrium Reaction of Change in Temperature-Qualitative Interpretation

  • Quantitative Thermodynamic Interpretation of Le Chatelier's Principle. Temperature Change

  • Effect on an Equilibrium Reaction of Change in Pressure-Qualitative Interpretation

  • Quantitative Thermodynamic Interpretation of Le Chatelier's Principle. Pressure Change

  • Solubility of Sparingly Soluble Salts, the ‘Common Ion” Effect and Le Chatelier's Principle