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How to Find Physical and Thermodynamic Properties of Chemical Substances   Tags: bruce_slutsky, physical_properties, thermodynamic_properties  

This Guide is written for student of Math 225, but can be consulted by others
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NJIT now has access to the Chemistry/Chemical Engineering section of Knovel that provides a searchable database of handbooks, data sets and reference sources in science, technology and engineering.  Knovel has data search feature that allows the researcher to find materials that met specific parameters including physical, mechanical and thermal properties.  Productivity tools include interactive charts, graphs, spreadsheets, and equation plotters.  Helpers include an interactive periodical table, an Excel™ add-in, and a comprehensive unit converter.  From off-campus you must access it from the NJIT Library Home Page.


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Selected Print Reference Books with Physical Property Data

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CRC handbook of chemistry and physics. - Davide Lide
Call Number: Ready Ref QD65 .C4
ISBN: 1420090844

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NIST-JANAF thermochemical tables - Malcolm W. Chase, Jr
Call Number: Reference Stacks QD511 .N57 1998
ISBN: 1563968312

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Lange's handbook of chemistry
Call Number: Ready Ref QD65 .L36 2005
ISBN: 0071432205



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The researchguide was created for students of Math 225 and CHE 342, but others are certainly welcome to use it.

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Guides for finding Physical, Chemical, and Thermodynamic Data

      You may search for a property.  The index will indicate a print or electronic source where this data may be found.  These indexes are provided by:

Primary Sources of Physical Property Data

Secondary Sources of Physical Property Data

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