Josiah Willard Gibbs worked on the applications of thermodynamics, formulated phase rule

Josiah Willard Gibbs – deduced phase rule

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Published by : Data Research Analyst, Worldofchemicals.com

Biography & contributions

 

Josiah Willard Gibbs was born on February 11, 1839

 

Gibbs was an American scientist

 

He worked on the applications of thermodynamics

 

In 1880 He got Rumford Prize

 

In 1901 Gibbs received Copley Medal

 

He described thermodynamic equilibrium

 

Gibbs defined the concepts of enthalpy and free energy

 

He made a concept called Gibbs free energy

 

Gibbs also formulated the phase rule

 

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