Asked Dec 9, 2019

Explain how adjustments to a system to enhance thermodynamic favoribility could inhibit kinetic favorability - and vice versa. 


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Thermodynamic is the branch of chemistry that mainly deals with the heat transfer between system and surroundings. Here system is the substance for which the heat content is studied and remaining part of universe is consider as the surroundings.

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The heat content of any substance can be expressed in terms of heat capacity or specific heat. Heat capacity can be defined as the amount of heat to be supplied to a given mass of substance to produce a unit change in its temperature.

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A chemical process can be controlled either thermodynamically or kinetically. Both factors effects the system like a t...

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