Classic Calculations

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History of Chemistry

Exercises listed by name of historical figure

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Arrhenius colligative properties notes colligative properties, solutions
Arrhenius equation notes gas laws, kinetics
Arrhenius kinetics notes data analysis, kinetics, spreadsheet chemistry
Arrhenius strong electrolyte notes solutions, thermodynamics
Arrhenius weak electrolyte notes acid-base, equilibrium
Aston isotopes notes composition, isotopes
Avogadro's hypotheses notes gas laws, molar mass
Balmer spectral series notes atomic structure, quantum theory, spectra
Berzelius analyses notes formulas, moles, multiple proportions
Biringuccio calcination notes composition, formulas, stoichiometry
Black heat capacity notes thermodynamics, unit conversions
Black latent heat notes thermodynamics
Black latent heat (2) notes thermodynamics
Bodenstein equilibrium notes equilibrium, spreadsheet chemistry, thermodynamics
Bodenstein kinetics notes equilibrium, kinetics, spreadsheet chemistry, thermodynamics
Boyle's law: formulation notes data analysis, gas laws, spreadsheet chemistry
Boyle's law: verification notes data analysis, gas laws, spreadsheet chemistry
Cannizzaro copper chlorides notes formulas, moles, multiple proportions
Chapman ozone notes kinetics, mathematical derivation
Clausius molecular speed notes gas laws, mathematical derivation
Curie radium notes formulas, molar mass, stoichiometry
Dalton atomic weights notes composition, formulas, stoichiometry
Dalton multiple proportions notes gas laws, multiple proportions, stoichiometry
Dulong & Petit law notes data analysis, spreadsheet chemistry, unit conversions
Dumas vapor density notes formulas, gas laws, molar mass
Fajans displacement law notes atomic number, isotopes, nuclear
Faraday electrochemistry notes electrochemistry, molar mass, stoichiometry
Gay-Lussac combining ratios notes composition, gas laws, moles, multiple proportions, stoichiometry
Gay-Lussac multiple proportions notes composition, multiple proportions, stoichiometry
Graham diffusion notes data analysis, gas laws
Graham effusion notes data analysis, gas laws
Hahn/Strassmann Meitner/Frisch fission notes atomic number, nuclear
Harcourt kinetics notes data analysis, kinetics, spreadsheet chemistry
Hess's law notes thermodynamics
Joliot-Curie artificial transmutation notes atomic number, nuclear
Joule kinetic theory notes gas laws, mathematical derivation, unit conversions
Lavoisier tin calcination notes stoichiometry, unit conversions
Mariotte's law notes gas laws
Meitner/Frisch Hahn/Strassmann fission notes atomic number, nuclear
Proust copper carbonate notes formulas, moles
Prout density notes gas laws, molar mass, unit conversions
Prout's hypothesis notes data analysis, molar mass
Ramsay radon notes gas laws, molar mass
Raoult freezing point depression notes colligative properties, concentration, data analysis, solutions, spreadsheet chemistry
Raoult vapor pressure depression notes colligative properties, concentration, data analysis, mathematical derivation, solutions
Rayleigh nitrogen contaminants notes concentration, gas laws
Rayleigh nitrogen statistics notes data analysis, spreadsheet chemistry
Rutherford artificial transmutation notes atomic number, nuclear
Rutherford half life notes data analysis, kinetics
Smith acid rain notes acid-base, concentration, equilibrium
Soddy isotopes notes atomic number, isotopes, nuclear
Stas atomic weights notes formulas, molar mass, stoichiometry
Thomson proportions notes formulas, moles
van't Hoff osmotic pressure notes colligative properties, solutions
Wollaston equivalents notes formulas, moles
Wollaston hydrate notes formulas, moles

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