henry's law

Asked by  | 10th May, 2008, 12:47: PM

Expert Answer:

Henry stated - the partial pressure of the gas  in vapour state (p) is proportional to the mole fraction of the gas (x) in the solution is expressed as   -----   p = KH x

KH is Henry's law constant.

Application --- to increase the solubility of CO2 in soft drinks and soda water, the bottle is sealed under high pressure.

Answered by  | 11th May, 2008, 06:12: PM

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