• Role of virial coefficients in chemical reaction

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      Thermodynamics; reaction rate constant; van’t Hoff equation; virial coefficients.

    • Abstract


      van’t Hoff equation relates equilibrium constant K of a chemical reaction to temperature T . Though the van’t Hoff plot (ln K vs. 1/T ) is linear, it is nonlinear for certain chemical reactions. In this work we attribute such observations to virial coefficients.

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      1. Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 620 015, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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