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Significant figures and rounding off

Digits, significant and otherwise; rules for rounding off and the reasoning behind them; some special cases such as crossing... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Oct 12, 2008
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The meaning of a measurement: accuracy and precision

How to deal with error and scatter in measured values; absolute and relative uncertainty. An elementary but thorough... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Sep 19, 2008
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Understanding Entropy

In contrast to the common but misleading "entropy is disorganization" line, this tutorial describes entropy as a measure of... see more
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Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Oct 29, 2004 Date Modified: May 04, 2007
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What is Pseudoscience?

How to recognize pseudoscience and distinguish it from science; pathological science, junk science, and "bad" science.
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Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Mar 09, 2010
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Acid-base equilibria and calculations

covers the quantitative treatment of acid-base equilibria at somewhat greater breadth and depth than is available in standard... see more
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Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Dec 03, 2004 Date Modified: Dec 03, 2004
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Chemical Energetics

An in-depth treatment of energy, enthalpy, thermochemistry and the First Law of thermodynamics at the college general... see more
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Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Oct 29, 2004 Date Modified: May 03, 2011
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Measurements: drawing conclusions from data

The bell-shaped curve, confidence intervals, using statistical tests of make conclusions, how to lie with statistics.
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Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Nov 05, 2004 Date Modified: Nov 05, 2004
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Primer on quantum theory of the atom: a quantum catechism.

An elementary introduction to quantum theory in the form of a question-and-answer "primer״, emphasizing the concepts with a... see more
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Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Oct 29, 2004 Date Modified: Oct 29, 2004
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Thermodynamics of chemical equilibrium

An in-depth treatment of entropy, free energy and why chemical reactions take place. This open/virtual textbook is intended... see more
Material Type: Open Textbook
Author: Stephen Lower
Date Added: Oct 29, 2004 Date Modified: Apr 05, 2010
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