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by eric_beraut_2B
Wed Mar 08, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: *Alkanes
Topic: Common Names on Page 94 of course reader
Replies: 2
Views: 402

Re: Common Names on Page 94 of course reader

Yes, we are required to know the common names that are in the course reader. They are interchangeable but we are expected to be able to identify them
by eric_beraut_2B
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Method of Initial Rates (To Determine n and k)
Topic: WHat is the unit of k
Replies: 4
Views: 644

Re: WHat is the unit of k

If you are referring to the rate constant, k, the units can be M^(-1)*, s^(-1), or L/(mol*s)
by eric_beraut_2B
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Kinetics vs. Thermodynamics Controlling a Reaction
Topic: Bruincast for February 13, 2017 [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Re: Bruincast for February 13, 2017 [ENDORSED]

The lecture that day ended a few minutes early for lecture 1, so the bruin cast is just under 45 minutes. Im not sure if you mean the last few of the 45 don't work or if you're confused why its only 45, but lecture ends with him announcing that class on Wednesday is canceled if that clarifies anythi...
by eric_beraut_2B
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Quiz 2 Winter 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 17028

Re: Quiz 2 Winter 2017

Mannat Sukhija 1E wrote:Does anyone know on the dates of the first and last lecture that will be covered on Quiz 2?

Quiz two covers the lectures from Monday 2/6/17 up to the lecture on Friday 2/17/17
by eric_beraut_2B
Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: using heat capacities to find q
Replies: 1
Views: 203

Re: using heat capacities to find q

when the moles is equal to 1, it won't affect the equation at all so the moles doesn't matter.
by eric_beraut_2B
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Concepts & Calculations Using Second Law of Thermodynamics
Topic: Entropy and Degeneracy [ENDORSED]
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Re: Entropy and Degeneracy [ENDORSED]

Entropy is the probability that a system will be in a particular state, and degeneracy is the number of ways of achieving a given energy state. The Boltzmann equation describes the relationship:
S=Kb lnW

S=entropy
W=degeneracy
Kb= boltzmann constant
by eric_beraut_2B
Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Phase Changes & Related Calculations
Topic: Practice Quizes
Replies: 10
Views: 996

Re: Practice Quizes

A lot of the TA's are reviewing them in discussion this week i believe, and you can also go to office hours for specific questions.
by eric_beraut_2B
Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Reaction Enthalpies (e.g., Using Hess’s Law, Bond Enthalpies, Standard Enthalpies of Formation)
Topic: Using Specific Heat Capacity
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: Using Specific Heat Capacity

I believe the equation will be the same, but the constant will change to Cv

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