N2(g) + 3 H2(g) → 2 NH3(g)
Recall that ΔG˚rxn and K are related to each other:
We’re given the ΔH˚f and S˚ of each reactant and product:
S˚ (J/mol • K)
Step 1: We can use the following equation to solve for ΔH˚rxn:
The Haber process is the principal industrial route for converting nitrogen into ammonia:
N2 (g) + 3H2 (g) → 2NH3 (g).
Using the thermodynamic data in Appendix C, calculate the equilibrium constant for the process at room temperature.
Calculate the standard emf of the Haber process at room temperature.
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