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The units tell you what to do

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Brown, SC, The units tell you what to do, Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2, (4) pp. 91-99. ISSN 2065-1430 (2009) [Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Many students have some difficulty with calculations. Simple dimensional analysis provides a systematic means of checking for errors and inconsistencies and for developing both new insight and new relationships between variables. Teaching dimensional analysis at even the most basic level strengthens the insight and confidence of students, and provides them with a tool that can be applied in almost any context

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:activity coefficient; dimensional analysis; equilibrium coefficient; pH
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and Pedagogy
Research Field:Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and Instruction
Objective Field:Pedagogy
Author:Brown, SC (Dr Simon Brown)
ID Code:61138
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:Health Sciences A
Deposited On:2010-02-26
Last Modified:2010-04-13
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