BibTeX field: chapter

How to use the chpater field in BibTeX?

The chapter field is used to store the number of a chapter in a book.

chapter = 3
chpater = "3"
chpater = {3}

How the chapter field is used in BibTeX entry types

BibTeX entryDescriptionchapter field
articleJournal article
bookletPrinted work without a publisher
inbookAny section in a bookrequired
incollectionA titled section of a bookrequired
inproceedingsConference paper
mastersthesisMaster's thesis
miscMiscellaneous: if nothing else fits
phdthesisPhD thesis
techreportTechnical report or white paper
unpublishedA work that has not yet been officially published