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Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Courses

  • CHEM 3510 - Physical Chemistry

    For premedicine, B.S.Ed., B.S.I.H., and A.B. Chemistry majors. Topics include thermodynamics, thermochemistry, equilibrium, solutions, and kinetics.

    Requisites: C- or better in ((CHEM 153 or 1520) and (MATH 163B or 263B or 2302)) and (PHYS 2002 or 2052)

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • CHEM 4530 - Physical Chemistry I

    Calculus-based study of thermodynamics with applications to chemical equilibria, mixtures, and phase diagrams.

    Requisites: C- or better in (CHEM 1520 and PHYS 2052 and MATH 2302)

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • CHEM 4530L - Physical Chemistry I Laboratory

    Experimental determination of molecular weights, ionic velocities, composition of azeotropes and complex ions, equilibrium constants, phase rule diagrams, and vibrational and rotational constants for HCI and DCI. Instrumental procedures include refractometry, polarimetry, viscometry, and infrared spectroscopy.

    Requisites: CHEM 4530 or concurrent

    Credits: 1

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 laboratory

  • CHEM 4540 - Physical Chemistry II

    Continuation of 4530. Kinetics, Quantum theory with applications to simple systems which model the electronic structure of atoms and molecules.

    Requisites: CHEM 4530

    Credits: 3

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture

  • CHEM 4540L - Physical Chemistry II Laboratory

    Continuation of 4530L. Experimental determination of molecular weights, ionic velocities, composition of azeotropes and complex ions, equilibrium constants, phase rule diagrams, and vibrational and rotational constants for HCI and DCI. Instrumental procedures include refractometry, polarimetry, viscometry, and infrared spectroscopy.

    Requisites: CHEM 4530L

    Credits: 2

    Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.

    Lecture/Lab Hours: 6.0 laboratory

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