van't Hoff law

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van't Hoff law

(vahnt hof),
1. in stereochemistry, all optically active substances have one or more multivalent atoms united to four different atoms or radicals so as to form in space an asymmetric arrangement;
2. the osmotic pressure exerted by any substance in dilute solution is the same that it would exert if present as gas in the same volume as that of the solution; or, at constant temperature, the osmotic pressure of dilute solutions is proportional to the concentration (number of molecules) of the dissolved substance; that is, the osmotic pressure, Π, in dilute solutions is Π = RTΣci, where R is the universal gas constant, T is the absolute temperature, and ci is the molar concentration of solute i;
3. the rate of chemical reactions increases between two- and threefold for each 10°C rise in temperature.
[Jacobus H. van't Hoff]

van't Hoff law

(vahnt hof law)
1. stereochemistry All optically active substances have one or more multivalent atoms united to four different atoms or radicals so as to form in space an asymmetric arrangement.
2. The osmotic pressure exerted by any substance in very dilute solution is the same that it would exert if present as gas in the same volume as that of the solution; or, at constant temperature, the osmotic pressure of dilute solutions is proportional to the concentration (number of molecules) of the dissolved substance; i.e., the osmotic pressure, Π, in dilute solutions is Π = RTΣci, where R is the universal gas constant, T is the absolute temperature, and ci is the molar concentration of solute i.
3. The rate of chemical reactions increases between twofold and threefold for each 10°C rise in temperature.
[Jacobus H. van't Hoff]

van't Hoff law

The osmotic pressure of a solution is equal to the product of its temperature, the ideal gas constant, and its solute concentration.

van't Hoff,

Jacobus H., Dutch chemist and Nobel laureate, 1852-1911.
Le Bel-van-t Hoff rule - see under Le Bel
van't Hoff equation - equation for osmotic pressure of dilute solutions for any reaction.
van't Hoff law - in stereochemistry, all optically active substances have one or more multivalent atoms united to four different atoms or radicals so as to form in space an unsymmetrical arrangement.
van't Hoff theory - that substances in dilute solution obey the gas laws.