Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (MCQs)

Heat requirement for decomposition of a compound into its elements is __________ that is evolved during the formation of that compound from its elements.

  • A. The same
  • B. Less than
  • C. Greater than
  • D. Different than
Answer: Option A.
Explanation: 
Lavoisier and laplace law : the law states that the quantity of heat which must be supplied to decompose a compound in to its elemental form is equal to the amount of heat evolved during the formation compound from its element assuming no losses involved during both process.

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