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Gibbs Free Energy Java Applet

Gibbs Free Energy Java Applet

This applet allows you to see the Gibbs Free Energy Equation from a qualitative or quantitative standpoint. You can either drag the endpoints on the graph or enter in specific Delta S and Delta H values on the textbox to the right. The Macintosh version of Netscape has some difficulty in initially painting the graph on screen, so you may have to click on the gray area on the left side of the applet to make it appear.

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Dan Stasko
Dan Stasko (Faculty)
8 years ago
This applet is nice for illustrating the transition between spontaneous and non-spontaneous reactions and the relationship between the sign of the enthalpy and entropy on this transition. Zoom is difficult and clarity is lost when values are small.
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