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Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change

Physical Chemistry: Quanta, Matter, and Change (Second Edition)

Peter Atkins, Julio de Paula, and Ronald Friedman
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date: 22 July 2024

Mathematical background 4 p. 195Vectorslocked

Mathematical background 4 p. 195Vectorslocked

  • Peter Atkins, Peter AtkinsLincoln College
  • Julio de PaulaJulio de PaulaChemistry Lewis & Clark College
  •  and Ronald FriedmanRonald FriedmanIndiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne

Abstract

A scalar physical property (such as temperature) in general varies through space and is represented by a single value at each point of space. A vector physical property (such as the electric field strength) also varies through space, but in general...

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