Conceptual aspects of chemical thermodynamicsAuthor(s): Juan Carlos Moreno*, Liliana Giraldo, Rigoberto Quintana, Jean Rieumont, JosÃÂ© Manuel Nieto-Villar
Several features of the main concepts, and also some misinterpretations of chemical thermodynamics, are considered in the present paper. In particular, the following topics are discussed: 1. Relation between entropy and information; 2. Thermodynamic potentials.An evolutionary arrow of time of the natural systems 3.Gibbs free energy, ïG, and chemical reaction spontaneity.