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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2006) 36 (2): 365–396.
Published: 01 March 2006
...PATRICK COFFEY ABSTRACT At the close of the 19th century, it had become clear that determination of the free energy of chemical reactions was the key to understanding chemical affinity. Yet the available methods for obtaining free energies were unreliable and of limited applicability, and there was...