20 October 2020

Using multimedia to illustrate Entropy and Avogadro’s constant

Here are a couple of clips where I use multimedia from the physical chemistry book, in the classroom, to explain concepts
10 August 2020

The two ultimate questions of Thermodynamics

Understanding the laws of thermodynamics is paramount to understanding why chemical reactions proceed or not. Unfortunately, many times they seem detached or irrelevant when learning to […]
6 August 2020

A look into Gibbs Energy

The Gibbs Energy, G is a function of state that provides useful information for deciding whether or not a change of any kind will tend to […]
31 July 2020

Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

So far we have learnt from Chapter 2 of the Physical Chemistry book that the First Law of Thermodynamics is essentially the law of conservation of […]
9 May 2020

Thermodynamics and pathological science.

Chemistry and Physics offer more than mere equations to the serious student. Even philosophical concepts can be derived from the thermodynamic laws. Can you believe it? […]

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