# Gibbs free energy

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In terms, **Gibbs free energy** (CR:429) (LH:4) (**TL**:433), aka "available energy" (Gibbs, 1876), "Gibbs energy", or "formation energy", is the isothermal isobaric thermodynamic potential.

## Quotes

The following are quotes:

- “The function G is due to Gibbs, and is often referred to by modern writers as ‘free energy’ [Helmholtz, 1882]. We shall call G the ‘Gibbs free energy’.”
- — Edward Guggenheim (1933),
*Modern Thermodynamics by the Methods of Willard Gibbs*(pg. 111)^{[1]}

- — Edward Guggenheim (1933),

## End matter

### References

### External links

- Gibbs free energy – Hmolpedia 2020.