Physical Chemistry I: Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy|
|Course Cluster: Planetary Science|
This course is a rigorous introduction to quantum mechanics. The course covers wave mechanics, operator methods, matrix mechanics, perturbation theory, angular momentum, molecular vibrations, atomic and molecular structure, symmetry, and spectroscopy.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (CHEM141 AND CHEM142 AND MATH121 AND MATH122) OR (CHEM143 AND CHEM144 AND MATH121 AND MATH122)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CHEM)(MB&B)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: (If discrepancies exist between major readings in Wesmaps and the results generated by the Text Book Information link, defer to the readings posted in Broad Street Books.)|
Text Book Information
Simon & McQuarrie, PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY, University Science Books
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly homework assignments, midtem exam, final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Recommended: MATH221, Vectors and Matrices, and PHYS113 or PHYS115.
There will be a non-mandatory, but strongly recommended, help session on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:00 pm.
|Instructor(s): Novick,Stewart E. Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 40||SR major: 8||JR major: 15|| || |
|Seats Available: 27||GRAD: 5||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 10||FR: 2|