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ERIC Number: EJ1133291
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
On Exact and Inexact Differentials and Applications
Cortez, L. A. B.; de Oliveira, E. Capelas
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v48 n4 p630-641 2017
Considering the important role played by mathematical derivatives in the study of physical-chemical processes, this paper discusses the different possibilities and formulations of this concept and its application. In particular, in Chemical Thermodynamics, we study exact differentials associated with the so-called state functions and inexact differentials associated with path functions. As an application, we discuss the equation of state associated with a gas.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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