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Equilibrium  Matthew Sandberg, Mike Bellamy
Using a visual approach, this applet is designed to help students learn to solve equilibrium calculations and also to help them gain a deeper understanding of the topic. It can be used by the instructor in the classroom as equilibrium topics are introduced. Sample exercises for students are included. The text is available in both English and Spanish.
Chemometrics |
Equilibrium |
Enrichment / Review Materials
JavaScript Programs To Calculate Thermodynamic Properties Using Cubic Equations of State  Patrick J. Barrie
Cubic equations of state are widely used by chemists and chemical engineers to predict the thermodynamic properties of both pure substances and mixtures. In particular, these equations enable predictions concerning the temperature and pressure at which vapor liquid equilibrium occurs. These two educational JavaScript programs perform calculations using cubic equations of state and, equally importantly, explain how the calculations are performed.
Mathematics / Symbolic Mathematics |
Chemometrics |
Thermodynamics |
Equilibrium |
Enrichment / Review Materials
The Equilibrium Constant  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium
The Equilibrium Constant in Terms of Pressure  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium |
Physical Properties
Nitrogen Oxides (GCMP)  David M. Whisnant
Nitrogen Oxides: this is a resource in the collection "General Chemistry Multimedia Problems". Two of the most important nitrogen oxides, N2O4 and NO2, are in equilibrium with each other. We are interested in how this equilibrium shifts with temperature. General Chemistry Multimedia Problems ask students questions about experiments they see presented using videos and images. The questions asked apply concepts from different parts of an introductory course, encouraging students to decompartmentalize the material.
Equilibrium
How Accurate Is the Steady State Approximation  Lars Ole Haustedt, Jonathan M. Goodman
The steady-state approximation is commonly used in enzyme catalysis kinetics calculations, but how much error does the approximation introduce? This Java applet allows you to visually determine the accuracy of the steady-state and pre-equilibrium approximations.
Equilibrium
ChemPaths 104 W Mar 2  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: Chemical Equilibrium * Reading: Kotz: Ch. 16, Sec. 1-2 Moore: Ch. 14, Sec. 1-2 * Homework #6 due by 11:55 pm F Mar 4 * Quiz #4 given in second discussion section this week * Biomolecules Tutorial: Enzymes and Moodle Quiz due Today at 11:55 pm
Equilibrium
ChemPaths 104 F Mar 4  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: Problem-Solving Session * No assigned reading for today. * Homework #6 due by 11:55 pm Today!
Equilibrium
ChemPaths 104 M Mar 7  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: Chemical Equilibrium * Reading: Kotz: Ch. 16, Sec. 3-5 Moore: Ch. 14, Sec. 3-5 * Homework #7 due by 11:55 pm F Mar 11 * Quiz #5 given in second discussion section this week.
Equilibrium
ChemPaths 104 W Mar 9  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: Chemical Equilibrium * Reading: Kotz: Ch. 16, Sec.6 Moore: Ch. 14, Sec. 6, 8 * Homework #7 due by 11:55 pm F Mar 11 * Quiz #5 given in second discussion section this week.
Equilibrium
ChemPaths 104 F Mar 11  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: Problem-Solving Session * No assigned reading for today. * Homework #7 due by 11:55 pm Today!
Equilibrium
Equilibrium Constants Revisited  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium
The Equilibrium State  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium
The Law of Chemical Equilibrium  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium
Calculating the Extent of a Reaction  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium
Successive Approximation  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium
Effect of Adding a Reactant or Product  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium
The Molecular View of Equilibrium  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium
Visualizing Numerical Methods (2)  William F. Coleman
These movies are designed to help students visualize various numerical approaches to evaluating functions or solving equations. The methods themselves may be familiar to students from their mathematics courses, but they may have forgotten the material or never made the connection between a statement such as "the derivative of a curve at a given point is the slope of the line tangent to the curve at that point" and the way that one might evaluate such a derivative. All of the movies have VCR-style controls that enable the student to step through them one frame at a time and to move backwards as well as forwards.
Chemometrics
A Method of Visual Interactive Regression  Michelle S. Kim, Maureen Burkart, Myung-Hoon Kim
Over the past decade many colleges and universities have placed increased emphasis on having students develop statistical and data analysis skills in a range of disciplines. Some institutions now require that all students complete at least one course with a strong component of data analysis, whether the data are from chemical experiments, the census, or some other source. As chemists, one of our concerns should be to ensure that students view data analysis as an integral part of any quantitative experiment, and, as far as possible, do not treat this process as a black box. The authors of A Method of Visual Interactive Regression, a spreadsheet application, have developed a visual approach to linear least-squares curve fitting that drives home the idea of minimizing the sum of the squares of the deviations in order to find the best fit to a set of data that are being described by a linear relationship. For many students these visualizations are likely to persist a great deal longer than the mathematical derivations of the equation for the slope and the intercept. The visualizations will provide a useful connection between a set of equations and the buttons on a calculator or the insertion of a trendline in a spreadsheet.
Chemometrics
Using Chemical Equations in Calculations in Biology  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Chemometrics
Handling Large and Small Numbers  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Chemometrics
Measurements, Quantities, and Unity Factors  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Chemometrics
Errors in Measurement  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Chemometrics
Contrail. A Module from the Physical Chemistry On-Line Project  Franklin M. C. Chen
The condensation trail, or contrail, that trails behind a jet plane is an everyday observable phenomenon. These manmade cirrus clouds can persist for hours, or even days and can spread over thousands of square kilometers. This is a concern because clouds are major variables that control Earth's atmospheric temperature and climate. Understanding the impact of contrails on Earth's climate is an active area of research. Further, contrail formation can be examined in terms of the operative thermodynamic phenomena. The process of contrail formation involves combustion, cooling, and ice formation, all common topics in the undergraduate physical chemistry curriculum. The project when it is subdivided into separate manageable subjects is a good, comprehensive exercise for physical chemistry students.
Thermodynamics |
Equilibrium
Predicting the Direction of a Reaction  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium |
Thermodynamics
Le Chatelier's Principle  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Reactions |
Equilibrium
The Effect of a Change in Pressure  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Reactions |
Equilibrium
Buffer solutions and the stability of food additives  Sofia Erazo
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Acids / Bases |
Equilibrium |
Nutrition
Buffer solutions and the production of food ingredients  Sofia Erazo
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Acids / Bases |
Equilibrium |
Nutrition
The effect of polyols on the pH of buffer solutions in foods  Sofia Erazo
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Acids / Bases |
Equilibrium |
Nutrition
Calcium tartrate and treatment of wine waste-waters  Sofia Erazo
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Precipitation / Solubility |
Equilibrium
ChemPaths 104 M Apr 11  John W. Moore
Today in Chem 104: * Lecture: pH; Acid-Base Equilibria; Ionization * Reading: Kotz: Ch. 17, Sec. 6-7 Moore: Ch. 16, Sec. 7-8 * Homework #10 due by 11:55 PM F Apr 15 * Quiz in second discussion section this week * Lab this week is #6, Acid and Base Solutions
pH |
Acids / Bases |
Equilibrium
The pH of Solutions of Weak Acids  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium |
Acids / Bases
The pH of Solutions of Weak Bases  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium |
Acids / Bases
The Solubility Product  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Precipitation / Solubility |
Equilibrium
A Simple Technique for Simultaneous Smoothing and Integration of Data  P. Nikitas, C. Malliakas
Sample data are smoothed and then integrated by a function developed by the author. Integration results obtained by using different values of the function parameters are compared.
Computational Chemistry |
Chemometrics
Using Chemical Equations in Environmental Chemistry and Green Chemistry  Ed Vitz
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Chemometrics |
Green Chemistry
Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium  Ed Vitz, John W. Moore
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium |
Phases / Phase Transitions / Diagrams
Ionic Equilibria in Aqueous Solutions in Foods  Sofia Erazo
A section of ChemPrime, the Chemical Educations Digital Library's free General Chemistry textbook.
Equilibrium |
Nutrition |
Aqueous Solution Chemistry
Some Unusual Applications of the "Error-bar" Feature in Excel Spreadsheets  Kieran F. Lim
Novel uses of the "error-bar" feature of spreadsheet packages in the areas of enzyme kinetics, vibrational spectroscopy, vibronic spectroscopy, and mass spectrometry are discussed. It is argued that using software features for purposes that were not envisioned by the programmers fosters flexibility and innovation.
Chemometrics |
Spectroscopy |
Enrichment / Review Materials
Motion & Energy  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities and assessments that explore aspects of motion and energy.
Applications of Chemistry |
Chemometrics |
Physical Properties
FT Digital Filtering  Ken Overway
This spreadsheet simulates Fourier Transform apodization filtering on a noisy signal that contains either white or an environmental noise source.
Mathematics / Symbolic Mathematics |
Chemometrics |
Enrichment / Review Materials
Computer Simulations of Salt Solubility  Victor M. S. Gil, João C. M. Paiva
Computer Simulations of Salt Solubility provides an animated, visual interpretation of the different solubilities of related salts based on simple entropy changes associated with dissolution: configurational disorder and thermal disorder. This animation can also help improve students conceptual understanding of chemical equilibrium before any quantitative interpretation of equilibrium constants is attempted.
Computational Chemistry |
Solutions / Solvents |
Thermodynamics |
Equilibrium |
Precipitation / Solubility
Graphing  American Chemical Society
ACS Science for Kids activities explore the aspects of recording scientific data and presenting that data in useful graphs.
Reactions |
Chemometrics |
Physical Properties |
Transport Properties |
Plant Chemistry
Connected Chemistry  Mike Stieff
Connected Chemistry, a novel learning environment for teaching chemistry, is appropriate for use in both high school and undergraduate chemistry classrooms. Connected Chemistry comprises several molecular simulations designed to enable instructors to teach chemistry using the perspective of emergent phenomena. That is, it allows students to see observed macro-level chemical phenomena, like many other scientific phenomena, as resultant from the interactions of many individual agents on a micro-level. This perspective is especially appropriate to the study of chemistry where the interactions between multitudes of molecules on the atomic level give rise to the macro-level concepts that students study in the classroom. Connected Chemistry comprises molecular simulations embedded in the NetLogo modeling software (1). The collection contains several predesigned simulations of closed chemical systems to teach specific chemistry concepts. Currently, Connected Chemistry contains models for teaching Brønsted Lowry acid base theory, enzyme kinetics, radical polymerization, buffer chemistry, kinetics, chemical equilibrium, and crystallization. Instructors and students can individually tailor the predesigned simulations or generate new simulations as they are needed in the context of a particular lesson, classroom, or department.
Acids / Bases |
Gases |
Kinetics |
Nuclear / Radiochemistry |
pH |
Titration / Volumetric Analysis |
Polymerization |
Equilibrium |
Catalysis
Introduction of Aquatic Chemistry in General Chemistry Curriculum;Spreadsheet Calculation Approaches  Chulsung Kim
Fundamental aquatic chemistry concepts may be introduced in general chemistry classes by computing ionization fractions and buffer intensity of aqueous phase carbonate systems. This Excel spreadsheet may used to build graphic presentations of a titration curve, distribution diagram, and buffer intensity as a function of pH. Accompanying activities are designed to enhance the concepts of acid-base equilibrium through exploring the relationship between pKa/pKb, pH of the solution, ionization fractions, and buffer intensity, and to exercise students graphing skills.
Acids / Bases |
Aqueous Solution Chemistry |
pH |
Titration / Volumetric Analysis |
Water / Water Chemistry |
Equilibrium
General Chemistry Multimedia Problems  David M. Whisnant
General Chemistry Multimedia Problems ask students questions about experiments they see presented using videos and images. The questions asked apply concepts from different parts of an introductory course, encouraging students to decompartmentalize the material.
Acids / Bases |
Atomic Spectroscopy |
Calorimetry / Thermochemistry |
Isotopes |
Magnetic Properties |
Phases / Phase Transitions / Diagrams |
Surface Science |
Thermodynamics |
Equilibrium |
Oxidation / Reduction