Physical Chemistry

Physical Chemistry
Thermodynamics and equilibria, states of matter, kinetic-molecular theory, kinetics, statistical mechanics.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCHEM 462 & PHSCS 220
 RecommendedMath 302.
Course Outcomes

Find Connections

Demonstrate connections between molecular interactions and equations of state

Understand and Use Molecular Models

Describe physical and chemical phenomena in terms of molecular and bulk models and understand the limitations of these models

Describe Chemical Reactions

Describe the kinetics of chemical reactions in terms of molecular mechanisms and empirical rate laws

Laws of Thermodynamics

Apply the laws of thermodynamics to physical and chemical processes, including phase transitions, mixtures, chemical equilibrium, and electrochemical processes

Analyze and Interpret Data

Analyze and interpret experimental data to draw conclusions about physical and chemical processes