Oct 20, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

CHM 38400 - Physical Chemistry


Basic kinetics and chemical reactions: first, second, third order reactions, elementary steps, macroscopic view in terms of concentrations and activities, calculation of equilibrium constants, thermodynamic interpretation of transition state theory. Solution thermodynamics: pure solutions, mixtures, ideal solutions (Raoult’s law), ideally dilute solutions (Henry’s law), Debye-Hückel theory, colligative properties. Electrochemistry: relationship to thermodynamics and chemical equilibrium. Photochemistry, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, electrical and magnetic properties of matter.

Preparation for Course
P: CHM 38300.

Cr. 2.