Solvent Effect on the Thermodynamic Parameters of Ca(OH)2 by Conductivity Method
Received Date: Oct 05, 2012 / Accepted Date: Oct 27, 2012 / Published Date: Oct 29, 2012
Conductivity method is used for the study of the dissolution of Ca(OH)2 in water and in mixed solvent systems. The thermodynamic parameters for the dissolution of Ca(OH)2 such as ΔG°, ΔS°, ΔH° were calculated from solubility values at different temperatures in aqueous medium and in mixed solvent systems (Water+1-propanol, water+2-propanol,water+DMSO and water + THF). It was found that the solubility and solubility product of Ca(OH)2 significantly decreased linearly by increasing percentage composition of the mixed solvent systems. The Gibbs free energy ΔG°, enthalpy ΔH° and ΔS° were also changed. These results were in agreement with the dielectric constant value of the solvents used in the study.
Keywords: Thermodynamic parameters; Mixed solvent system; Solubility product; Conductivity
Citation: Azhar Ali S, Atya Hassan (2012) Solvent Effect on the Thermodynamic Parameters of Ca(OH)2 by Conductivity Method. J Phys Chem Biophys 2: 109. Doi: 10.4172/2161-0398.1000109
Copyright: © 2012 Azhar Ali S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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