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PHY307 Thermodynamics

[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, kinetic theory of gases, rate law mechanism, Bodenstein approximation, fast reactions, photochemistry, and reaction rate theories.

Prerequisites: MTH201 Calculus III and CHM201 Chemical Principles