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photo neededIn thermodynamics, Frederick Otto Koenig (1902-1974) was an American chemist noted for his popularization of the thermodynamic square (1932, 1972), and for his 1959 article “On the History of Science and of the Second Law of Thermodynamics”, wherein he is said to give a good critical account of the steps leading to the full formulation of the second law. [1]

Education
Koenig was on the chemistry faculty of Stanford University for thirty-seven years, becoming emeritus in 1968. [2]

References
1. (a) Koenig, F.O. (1935). “Families of Thermodynamic Equations. I. The Methods of Transformation by the Characteristic Group” (abs), J. Chem. Phys. 3:29-35; and 56:4556, 1972.
(b) Koenig, Frederick O. (1959). “On the History of Science and of the Second Law of Thermodynamics”, in Herbert McLean Evans, ed., Men and Moments in the History of Science, Publisher.
(c) Koenig, Frederick O. (1972). “Families of Thermodynamic Equations. II. The Case of Eight Characteristic Function” (abs), J. Chem. Phys. 56:4556.
2. Eastman, Richard H., Hutchinson, Eric, and Kline, Stephen. (date). “Memorial Resolution: Frederick Otto Koenig (1902-1974).” HistSoc.Stanford.edu.

Further reading
● Koenig, Frederick O. (1950). “On the Thermodynamic Relation between Surface Tension and Curvature” (abs), J. Chem. Phys. 18:449-60.

External links
Koenig, Frederick Otto – WorldCat Identities.

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