Gibbs free energy

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For Josiah Willard Gibbs, American physicist.


Gibbs free energy (uncountable)

  1. (physics, chemistry, thermodynamics) The difference between the enthalpy of a system and the product of its entropy and absolute temperature: a measure of the useful work obtainable from a thermodynamic system at constant temperature and pressure.
    and where G is Gibbs free energy, H is enthalpy, T is temperature, and S is entropy.


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