Select from the frequently asked questions below
- At the temperature at which a change of state occurs, the two states are in equilibrium with one another.
- For an ice-water system, equilibrium takes place at 0°C, so is equal to 0 at that temperature.
- The heat of fusion of water is known to be equal to 6.01 kJ/mol, and so the Gibbs free energy equation can be solved for the entropy change that occurs during the melting of ice.
- The entropy change is positive as the solid state changes into the liquid state.
- Condensation from vapor to liquid would give a negative value for .