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Atkins, de Paula & Friedman: Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change 2e

Focus 12

Databases

CODATA Key Values of Thermodynamics
www.codata.org/resources/databases/key1.html
Compilation of internationally accepted values for the thermodynamic properties of key chemical substances, proposed by the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA).

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
www.hbcpnetbase.com/
Data may be accessed after purchasing a personal or institutional subscription.

F*A*C*T Thermochemical Database
www.crct.polymtl.ca/fact/index.php
Very useful database of thermochemical properties that also includes utilities for Gibbs energy minimization calculations.

NIST Chemistry Webbook.
http://webbook.nist.gov/chemistry
Contains databases of thermochemical properties of a large number of substances.

Tutorials

Classical Thermodynamics: First Law
http://www.theory.physics.manchester.ac.uk/~xian/thermal/chap1.pdf
Brief introduction to the first law.

The First Law of Thermodynamics
http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/py105/Firstlaw.html
Another web page on thermodynamics with some worked examples.

First Law of Thermodynamics
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/thermo/firlaw.html#c1
HyperPhysics page on thermodynamics.

Hess's Law
http://chemistry2.csudh.edu/newlechelp/Hesslawcs.html
Test yourself on Hess's law with this question generator.