## Experts' understanding of partial derivatives using the Partial Derivative Machine

*Roundy, David*;

*Dorko, Allison*;

*Dray, Tevian*;

*Manogue, Corinne A.*;

*Weber, Eric*;

- Publisher: American Physical Society
- Journal: Physical Review Special Topics. Physics Education Research (issn: 1554-9178)
Related identifiers: - Subject: Special aspects of education | Physics - Physics Education | LC8-6691

Partial derivatives are used in a variety of different ways within physics. Most notably, thermodynamics uses partial derivatives in ways that students often find confusing. As part of a collaboration with mathematics faculty, we are at the beginning of a study of the t... View more

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