9 October 2020

Isobaric, Isochoric and Isothermal processes for an ideal gas

Various processes for an ideal gas explained using the Physical Chemistry ebook. The clips are from classroom recordings, please excuse if the quality is not that great.
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 […]
8 June 2020

May the Energy be with you! Yoda’s Law of Thermodynamics

Sci-fi authors often deal with a really big problem: how to obtain all the energy needed by spaceships to move? How can people obtain longer lives, […]
30 April 2020

Why scientists like state functions

State variables, or state functions, are one of the most interesting concepts in science. They have a special place in thermodynamics because of their fundamental property […]
4 May 2012

State Functions explained with multiple examples

Section 2.2 of the Physical Chemistry textbook, States and State Functions, provides a wonderful definition for two terms that are often understood but difficult to define.  […]

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