Thermodynamics


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Campbell (1985) Le Chatelier's Principle, Temperature Effects, and Entropy. J. Chem. Educ., 62 (3), 231-232.

Canagaratna, S.G.; Witt, J. (1988) Calculation of Temperature Rise in Calorimetry. J. Chem. Educ., 65 (2), 126-129.

Carlton, K. (2000) Teaching about heat and temperature. Physics Education, 35 (2), 101-105.

Chapple, F.H. (1998) The Temperature Dependence of delta G and the Equilibrium Constant, Keq; Is There a Paradox? J. Chem. Educ., 75 (3), 342.

Chaston, S. (1999) Thermodynamic Diagrams. J. Chem. Educ., 76 (2), 216-220.

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Fortman, J. J. (1993) Pictorial Analogies Ill: Heat Flow, Thermodynamics, and Entropy. J. Chem. Educ., 70 (2), 102-103.

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Friedman, N. (1977) Hydrogen Bonding and Heat of Solution. J. Chem. Educ., 54, 248.

Galley, W. C (2004) Exothermic Bond Breaking: A Persistent Misconception. J. Chem. Educ., 81 (4), 523-525.

Gerharti, F.J. (1994) The A + B <--> C of Chemical Thermodynamics. J. Chem. Educ., 71 (7), 539-548.

Gislason, E.A.; Craig, N.C (1987) General Definitions of Work and Heat in Thermodynamic Processes. J. Chem. Educ., 64, (8), 660-668.

Gislason, E.A.; Craig, N.C (2006) Why do two objects at different temperatures come to a common intermediate temperature when put into contact? Entropy is maximized. J. Chem. Educ., 83, (6), 885-889.

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Goodwin, A. (2002) Is Salt Melting When It Dissolves in Water? J. Chem. Educ., 79, (3), 393-396.

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Hanson, R.M.; Michalek, B. (2006) Give Them Money: The Boltzmann Game, a Classroomor Laboratory Activity Modeling Entropy Changes and the Distribution of Energy in Chemical Systems. J. Chem. Educ., 83 (4), 581-588.

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Hornack, F.M. (1984) Further Reflections on Heat. J. Chem. Educ., 61 (10), 869-874.

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Howard, I.K. (2002) H Is for Enthalpy, Thanks to Heike Kamerlingh Onnes and Alfred W. Porter. J. Chem. Educ., 79 (6), 697-698.

Hur, C. ; Solomon, S., Wetzel, C. (1998) Demonstrating Heat Changes on the Overhead Projector with a Projecting Thermometer. J. Chem. Educ., 75 (1), 51-52.

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Kaper, W.H.; Goedhart, M.J. (2002) 'Forms of Energy', an intermediary language on the road to thermodynamics? Part II. Int. J. Sci. Educ., 24 (2), 119-137.

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Lambert, F.L. (1999) Shuffled Cards, Messy Desks, and Disorderly Dorm Rooms— Examples of Entropy Increase? Nonsense! J. Chem. Educ., 76 (10), 1385-1387.

Lechner, J.H. (1999) Visualizing Entropy. J. Chem. Educ., 76 (10), 1382-1385.

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Liberko, C.A. (2004) Using Science Fiction To Teach Thermodynamics: Vonnegut, Ice-nine, and Global Warming. J. Chem. Educ., 81 (4), 509-512.

Lorenz, R. (2006) Finite-time thermodynamics of an instrumented drinking bird toy. Am. J. Phys. 74 (8), 677-682.

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Lowe, J.P. (1988) Entropy: Conceptual Disorder. J. Chem. Educ., 65 (5), 403-406.

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Mak, S-Y.; Young, K. (1987) Misconceptions in teaching of heat. School Science Review, 68, 464-470.

Marzzacco, C.J. (1999) The Enthalpy of Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide - A General Chemistry Calorimetry Experiment. J. Chem. Educ., 76 (11), 1517-1518.

McGlashan, M.L. (1966) The Use and Misuse of the Laws of Thermodynamics. J. Chem. Educ., 43 (5), 226-232.

Meltzer, D. (2007) Investigation of Student Learning in Thermodynamics and Implications for Instruction in Chemistry and Engineering. (accessed Aug. 2007).

Meltzer, D. E. (2004) Investigation of students' reasoning regarding heat, work, and the first law of thermodynamincs in an introductory calculus-based general physics course. Am. J. Phys., 72 (11), 1432-1446.

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O.Daley, Jr., H. (1994) Heat of Solution: Hot Packs. J. Chem. Educ., 71 (9), 791-792.

Ochs, R. S. (1996) Thermodynamics and Spontaneity. J. Chem. Educ., 73 (10), 952-954.

Peckham, G.D.; McNaught, I. J. (1993) Heat and Work Are Not "Forms of Energy". J. Chem. Educ., 62 (7), 103-104.

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Russell, D.K. (1996) The Boltzmann Distribution. J. Chem. Educ., 73 (4), 299-300.

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Sozbilir, M. (2003) A Review of Selected Literature on Students’ Misconceptions of Heat and Temperature. Bogazici University Journal of Education, 20 (1), 1-17. pdf

Spencer, J.N. (1985) Heat, Work, and Metabolism. J. Chem. Educ., 62 (7), 571-574.

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