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Albee, David; Jones, Edward – Journal of Chemical Education, 1989
Discusses the use of computers in chemistry courses at the United States Military Academy. Provides two examples of computer projects: (1) equations of state, and (2) solving for molar volume. Presents BASIC and PASCAL listings for the second project. Lists 10 applications for physical chemistry. (MVL)
Descriptors: Chemical Nomenclature, Chemistry, College Science, Computer Software
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Moore, John W., Ed. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1987
Provides a series of short articles about various uses of computers and courseware in teaching chemistry. Addresses topics such as a programming utility for animation, an organic synthesis program, a program for the allocation of organic qualitative analysis of unknowns, color images of molecules, and enhancing spreadsheet capabilities. (TW)
Descriptors: Animation, Chemical Analysis, Chemistry, College Science
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Whisnant, David M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1987
Describes a computer simulation which deals with the Werner-Jorgensen controversy from the standpoint of Kuhn's description of scientific change. Encourages the use of such instructional approaches to introduce general chemistry students to the process of science, including how (1) theories develop, (2) change occurs, and (3) scientists behave.…
Descriptors: Chemical Bonding, Chemistry, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Moore, John W., Ed. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1987
Describes eight applications of the use of computers in teaching chemistry. Includes discussions of audio frequency measurements of heat capacity ratios, quantum mechanics, ab initio calculations, problem solving using spreadsheets, simplex optimization, faradaic impedance diagrams, and the recording and tabulation of student laboratory data. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation
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Moore, John W., Ed. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1987
Contains seven articles about computer applications to chemistry instruction. Includes descriptions of a three-dimensional animation of a potential energy surface, numerical solutions of kinetic equations, applications for spectroscopy courses, a computer-controlled experiment on the tin/lead solid/liquid phase diagram, an inexpensive thermistor…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation
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Moore, John W., Ed. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1986
Provides seven descriptions of the use of computer courseware in chemistry instruction. Includes the application of programs to the periodic table, information retrieval situations, the production of chemistry examinations, laboratory report writing, calculating Madelung constants, diagrams for acid-base systems, and the display of custom designed…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics
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Moore, John W., Ed. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1987
Discusses the use of two different computer applications to teaching college chemistry. Describes the "electric laboratory notebook" (ELN) courseware and its use in an instrumental analysis course. Provides an overview of the use of commercial spreadsheet programs in the chemistry laboratory. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
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Journal of Chemical Education, 1987
Provides a review of both the Apple and IBM versions of ENZPACK, a software package which is designed to assist in the teaching of enzyme kinetics in courses where this topic is treated in some depth. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews
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Moore, John W., Ed. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1986
Briefly describes eight applications of computers to the teaching of chemistry. Includes discussions of computer software designed for organic synthesis experiments, spectrum band analyses, and the memorization of chemical terminology. Discusses new ways to store and retrieve information, interface plotters and computers, and use pocket computers.…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation
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Moore, John W., Ed. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1986
Identifies six computer-oriented approaches to teaching concepts in chemistry. Describes courseware and equipment involved in various experiments dealing with such topics as polymer configurations, stepper motors, conductometric titration, kinetic spectrophotometry, and overlap integrals. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Graphics, Computer Oriented Programs
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Donato, Henry, Jr.; And Others – Journal of Chemical Education, 1988
Describes two computer programs used to aid in data analysis: (1) Develops a method for the propagation of error involving the direct calculation of the error in the dependent variable using a spreadsheet; (2) Examines a simple numerical method for solving complex equilibria. Lists a FORTRAN 77 program. (MVL)
Descriptors: Chemical Equilibrium, Chemistry, College Science, Computer Software
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Newland, Robert J.; And Others – Journal of Chemical Education, 1988
Reviews four organic chemistry computer programs and three books. Software includes: (1) NMR Simulator 7--for IBM or Macintosh, (2) Nucleic Acid Structure and Synthesis--for IBM, (3) Molecular Design Editor--for Apple II, and (4) Synthetic Adventure--for Apple II and IBM. Book topics include physical chemistry, polymer pioneers, and the basics of…
Descriptors: Atomic Structure, Chemistry, College Science, Computer Software
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Breneman, G. L.; Parker, O. J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1987
Discusses the possibility of having chemistry students do their own computer programing that could then be used to solve problems in general chemistry. Describes such an effort at Eastern Washington University. Provides examples of some of the student programs and printouts. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education