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CHEM 114 - Physical Chemistry I


Upper Division

Prerequisites
CHEM 008 , CHEM 009  (lab), CHEM 010 , CHEM 011  (lab) with grades of C- or better. Also required: MATH 013  and MATH 014 , or MATH 027 MATH 038 PHYSI 001 , PHYSI 002 , PHYSI 003 , PHYSI 004  or PHYSI 010 /010L, PHYSI 011 /011L; or permission of instructor. Recommended MATH 039 .

An overview of the main theoretical principles that underlie all of chemistry. Topics will include: the kinetic-molecular theory of gases; the three laws of thermodynamics; chemical equilibrium; chemical kinetics; quantum mechanics; atomic structure; chemical bonding; spectroscopy.

Lecture and/or Lab Hours
Three lectures per week.

Term Offered
Offered every year, fall semester.

Course credits: 1



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