Define Intensive and extensive properties, give examples for them

Intensive and Extensive properties:


Extensive property: Is defined as one which depends on quantity of matter specified in the system.

Examples: Total mass, volume, Energy, enthalpy,

Intensive property:

It is defined as one which doesn't depends on the quantity of matter present in the system.


Examples: Temperature, pressure,Molar enthalpy, molar volume

6 comments:

  1. Intensive property:

    It is defined as one which does not depends on the quantity of matter present in the sytem.

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  2. Please do change intensive property. some may misguided.

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