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CHM330 Physical Chemistry I

[4–0, 4 cr.]

This course covers the basic principles of chemical thermodynamics and chemical dynamics including heat, work and energy, the three laws of thermodynamics and their application to chemical systems and thermodynamic solutions, physical transformations and phase diagrams of pure substances, simple mixtures, kinetic theory of gases, rate law, mechanism, Bodenstein approximation, fast reactions, photochemistry, and reaction rate theories.

Prerequisites: MTH201 Calculus III and CHM201 Chemical Principles

Note: MTH304 Differential Equations is strongly recommended.