# 22: Fundamental 15 - Phase Equilibrium

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• 22.1: Fundamentals of Phase Transitions
Phase transition is when a substance changes from a solid, liquid, or gas state to a different state. Every element and substance can transition from one phase to another at a specific combination of temperature and pressure.
• 22.2: Phase Diagrams
Phase diagram is a graphical representation of the physical states of a substance under different conditions of temperature and pressure. A typical phase diagram has pressure on the y-axis and temperature on the x-axis. As we cross the lines or curves on the phase diagram, a phase change occurs. In addition, two states of the substance coexist in equilibrium on the lines or curves.

22: Fundamental 15 - Phase Equilibrium is shared under a not declared license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Andrea Allgood Carter.