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Ch 13: Phase Changes for Liquids and Solids in Chemistry: Help and Review

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The Phase Changes for Liquids and Solids in Chemistry chapter of this College-Level Physical Science Help and Review course is the simplest way to master phase changes for liquids and solids in chemistry. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the topic.

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  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding phase diagrams or working with crystal structures and the unit cell
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  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
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Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Phase Changes for Liquids and Solids in Chemistry unit of a standard college physical science course. Topics covered include:

  • The kinetic molecular theory
  • Phase diagrams
  • Phase change
  • Finding the heat of fusion and vaporization
  • Crystal structures and the unit cell

6 Lessons in Chapter 13: Phase Changes for Liquids and Solids in Chemistry: Help and Review
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The Kinetic Molecular Theory: Properties of Solids and Liquids

1. The Kinetic Molecular Theory: Properties of Solids and Liquids

This lesson explores the kinetic molecular theory and how it pertains to the properties of solids and liquids. You'll learn the properties of solids and liquids, discover the types of intermolecular attractions that occur between them and gain an understanding how phase changes happen.

Phase Diagrams: Critical Point, Triple Point and Phase Equilibrium Boundaries

2. Phase Diagrams: Critical Point, Triple Point and Phase Equilibrium Boundaries

Learn what a phase diagram is and how to interpret phase diagrams. Discover how to use a phase diagram to locate the phase equilibrium boundaries. Also, learn what a triple point and critical point are and how to locate them on a phase diagram.

Phase Change: Evaporation, Condensation, Freezing, Melting, Sublimation & Deposition

3. Phase Change: Evaporation, Condensation, Freezing, Melting, Sublimation & Deposition

Substances on Earth can exist in one of four phases, but mostly, they exist in one of three: solid, liquid or gas. Learn the six changes of phase: freezing, melting, condensation, vaporization, sublimation and deposition.

Heat of Fusion & Heat of Vaporization: Definitions & Equations

4. Heat of Fusion & Heat of Vaporization: Definitions & Equations

When a substance changes states, like from a solid to a liquid, a lot is happening. This lesson will examine the heat of fusion and the heat of vaporization. It will also explain both formulas.

Phase Diagram of Water vs Other Substances: Differences & Meaning

5. Phase Diagram of Water vs Other Substances: Differences & Meaning

Phase diagrams give scientists specific information about how phase changes occur at different pressures and temperatures. This lesson examines phase diagrams, focusing on water and how it's a little different from most other substances.

Crystal Structures and the Unit Cell

6. Crystal Structures and the Unit Cell

This crystallography lesson explores the structure and properties of crystals. You'll learn about the parts of a crystal structure, types of crystals and patterns created by unit cells.

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