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Gibbs Free energy

  1. Sep 29, 2006 #1
    Why must Gibbs Free Energy >0 for a reaction to occur?
     
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  3. Sep 29, 2006 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    Have a look at this Wikipedia article which explains the origin of the concept of Gibbs Free Energy. If the Gibbs Free energy is less than 0, the reaction will not result in heat being available to do useful work.

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  4. Sep 30, 2006 #3
    thank you!
     
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