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Mendoza, E. (Eric)

Overview
Works: 55 works in 170 publications in 4 languages and 2,003 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Humor  Television programs  Documentary television programs  Documentary films 
Roles: Editor, Author, Producer, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: QC311, 502.07
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Most widely held works by E Mendoza
A random walk in science by Robert L Weber( )

23 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hannah is in bed unable to sleep, she imagines all the fun the grown-ups are having--doing all the things she herself likes to do
Properties of matter by B. H Flowers( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the motive power of fire by Sadi Carnot( Book )

11 editions published between 1960 and 2005 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title essay, along with other papers in this volume, laid the foundation of modern thermodynamics. Highly readable, Reflections contains no arguments that depend on calculus, examining the relation between heat and work in terms of heat in steam engines, air-engines, and an internal combustion machine. Translation of 1890 edition
A random walk in science; an anthology by Robert L Weber( Book )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propiedades de la materia by B. H Flowers( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the motive power of fire : and other papers on the second law of thermodynamics by E. Clapeyron and R. Clausius by Sadi Carnot( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title essay, along with related papers in this volume, laid the foundation of modern thermodynamics. Highly readable, it contains no arguments that depend on calculus. Translation of 1890 edition
El Portugal de Salazar by Peter Fryer( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cp/Cv for helium, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows an experiment in which students measure the ratio of specific heats of mono-, di- and triatomic gases
Busshitsu no seishitsu( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in Japanese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Determination of the Newtonian constant of gravitation( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Newtonian constant of gravitation is determined by measuring the gravitational force of attraction between massive spheres of lead and mercury. A torsion balance is used to measure the deflection angle which balances the tosional couple of the balance with the gravitational couple exerted by the massive spheres. Students record clockwise and counterclockwise deflections of the balance for massive spheres of different weights and materials. The torsion constant of the balance is also measured by allowing it to swing freely and timing the period of oscillation. The product of this torsion constant and the deflection angle is directly related to the Newtonian constant of gravitation. The proportionality constant in the relationship depends on the weights of the spheres, not their composition. Students can verify this by comparing their values of G for the lead and mercury spheres
Electron Diffraction( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wave behavior of electrons is studied by measuring the diffraction ring diameters produced when accelerated electrons pass through a graphite lattice. Students record the ring diameters for different electron accelerating voltages. The wavelength of the electrons is directly related to the ring diameters. Students can also verify de Broglie's relation, which states that the electron's wavelength is Planck's constant divided by the electron's momentum since the momentum is proportional to the square root of the accelerating voltage
The Determination of Boltzmann's Constant( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an experiment to teach sudents how to calculate Boltzmann's constant and verify the statistical relationship
The determination of a radioactive half-life( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program students measure the radioactive half-life of a metastable indium isotope produced by the neutron irradiation of an indium foil. After the sample has been irradiated, the number of ss-rays emitted can be measured with a Geiger counter. Students record the number of clicks of the Geiger counter for one-minute periods at half-hour intervals. By plotting the logarithm of the number of counts as a function of real time, the half-life can be read directly
Over advocaten : Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten 1952-1992( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in Dutch and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experiments in the laboratory of the history of physics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem by E Mendoza( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the motive power of fire and others papers on the second law of thermodynamics by Sadi Carnot( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The effect of pressure on the thermal conductivity of a gas( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the measurement of the thermal conductivity of argon over a wide range of vacuum pressures
A sketch for a history of early thermodynamics by E Mendoza( )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A random walk in science
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Properties of matterReflections on the motive power of fireA random walk in science; an anthologyReflections on the motive power of fire : and other papers on the second law of thermodynamics by E. Clapeyron and R. Clausius
Alternative Names
Mendoza, E.

Mendoza, Eric

Languages
English (101)

Japanese (10)

Spanish (4)

Dutch (1)