Chapter 53. Colligative Properties: Osmotic Pressure, ∏

  1. H. Donald Brooke Jenkins

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch53

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance

How to Cite

Jenkins, H. D. B. (2008) Colligative Properties: Osmotic Pressure, ∏, in Chemical Thermodynamics at a Glance, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697733.ch53

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



  • colligative properties;
  • osmotic pressure;
  • dilution;
  • thermodynamic treatment;
  • chemical potential


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Nature of Osmotic Pressure,

  • Thermodynamic Treatment