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

Focus 13

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

Second Law of Thermodynamics
http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/thermo/seclaw.html#c1
HyperPhysics page on the second law.

Second Law of Thermodynamics
http://www.personal.psu.edu/szc138/Course_Notes/Second_Law_of_Thermodynamics.pdf
A comprehensive series of lecture slides on the Second Law.

The Second Law
http://www.chem.uci.edu/undergraduate/applets/bounce/bounce.htm
A simulation of a bouncing, heatable box that illustrates the Second Law of thermodynamics. By manipulating the parameters of the simulation you can illustrate a number of fundamental facts about energy flow.

The Second Law
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/k-12/airplane/thermo2.html
NASA page on the Second Law of thermodynamics

Entropy and the Second and Third Rules
http://chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem/topicreview/bp/ch21/chemical.php
Introduction to entropy.

Maxwell Relations
http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/physics/MaxwellRelations.html
Derivations of the Maxwell Relations.