Advertisement Remove all ads

Write the Conditions for Maximum Work Done by the System. - Chemistry

Answer in Brief

Write the conditions for maximum work done by the system.

Advertisement Remove all ads

Solution

Conditions for maximum work:
Maximum work is obtainable from a system when
1) any change taking place in it is thermodynamically reversible.
2) the change in the system takes place in an infinite number of steps.
3) the driving force of the change is infinitesimally greater than the opposing force.
4) the system is in mechanical equilibrium with its surroundings.

Concept: Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic - Chemical Thermodynamics and Energetic
  Is there an error in this question or solution?
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Advertisement Remove all ads
Share
Notifications

View all notifications


      Forgot password?
View in app×