Browsing by Author "Lower, S. (Stephen)"

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  • Solids in contact with natural waters 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Nucleation and growth; Solubility products; Solubility of oxides and hydroxides; Salts of weak acids and bases; Solubility of carbonates; Competition between insoluble phases; CO2- pH phase diagrams; Types of complexes; ...

  • Solutions: their chemistry and physical properties 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    1- Solutions and their concentrations 2- Solution types and energetics: why solutions form (or don't) 3- Solutions of non-volatile components: Raoult's law and colligative properties 4- Osmotic pressure and osmosis ...

  • States of matter 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Matter under the microscope: States of Matter; Interactions between molecular units; Hydrogen-bonding and water; Liquids and their interfaces; Changes of state: vapor pressure, phase maps;Introduction to crystals; Ionic ...

  • Survey of Environmental Geobiochemistry 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    This survey provides a quick overview of the chemistry of the world around us;

  • Thermodynamics of chemical equilibrium 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    1- Energy spreading drives spontaneous change 2- Entropy rules! ...but what is entropy? 3- The Second Law and the availability of energy 4- Free energy and the Gibbs function 4B- Thermodynamics of mixing and dilution 5- ...

  • Three views of chemical bonding 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Models of chemical bonding ; electron tunneling model; Polar covalence;

  • Understanding entropy 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    Disorder and the spreading of energy ; How thermal energy is stored in molecules ; Energy spreading changes the world ; Quantum states, microstates and energy spreading ; Why do gases tend to expand and never ...

  • What is Chemistry all about? 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    The scope of chemical science ; Chemical Composition; Chemical Change; Energetics of Change; Dynamics of Change; Currents of Modern Chemistry; What you should be able to do; Concept Map;

  • Why doesn't the electron fall into the nucleus? 

    Lower, S. (Stephen) (2014-04)
    How the battle of the infinities saves the electron from its death spiral; Quantum theory to the rescue!; Battle of the infinities; Probability density vs. radial probability;