Physical Chemistry : Phase Diagrams

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for Physical Chemistry

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Example Questions

Example Question #2 : Thermochemistry

What is the process of converting a solid directly to a gas?

Possible Answers:

Sublimation

Deposition

Freezing

Condensation

Correct answer:

Sublimation

Explanation:

Certain substances, such as carbon dioxide, are able to skip the liquid phase and go from a solid to a gas under standard conditions. This process is called sublimation.

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