External Resourses

Chem1 Virtual Textbook - The First Law of Thermodynamics

Begins with excellent primer on the 1st Law of Thermodynamics and finishes with a clear explanation of the concept of enthalpy.

Chem1 Virtual Textbook - Molecules as energy carriers and converters

Excellent presentation of a crucial set of concepts. Highly recommended. Make sure that you understand this material!

Purdue University - Energy, Enthalpy, and the First Law of Thermodynamics

Beginning with fundamental thermodynamic principles, carefully builds to convey a good understanding of the difference between internal energy and enthalpy. Recommended.

HyperPhysics - Enthalpy

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