heat of dissociation


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Noun1.heat of dissociation - the heat required for a fluid substance to break up into simpler constituents
heat, heat energy - a form of energy that is transferred by a difference in temperature
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It is known from thermodynamics that when entropy terms are neglected the heat of dissociation of an antioxidant may be expressed in terms of oxidation reduction potential as:
where H is heat of dissociation, N is the number of moles dissociated, F is Faraday's constant, and E is the potential for dissociation.