CH353 - Physical Chemistry I
Spring 2013, Unique 52575


Schedule

Week

Date

Topic

Chapter

Assignment

1 14 Jan. Introduction
16.1 Homework 1

16 Jan.
Ideal gases
16.2


18 Jan.
Nonideal gases and the first law
16.6
Quiz 1
2 21 Jan. MLK day - NO CLASS

Homework 2

23 Jan. The first law
19.1-19.3


25 Jan.
EXAM 1

EXAM 1
3 28 Jan. The first law
19.4-19.5
Homework 3

30 Jan. The first law, thermochemistry, intro to spontaneity
19.7-19.12

1 Feb.
Spontaneous change 20.1-20.3 EC 1
4 4 Feb. Spontaneous change and the entropy state function
20.1-20.4, 20.6-20.7
Homework 4

6 Feb. Molar entropy and microstates 21.1-21.5

8 Feb.
Molar entropy and microstates continued 21.7, 21.9 Quiz 2
5 11 Feb. Free energy
22.1-22.2 Homework 5

13 Feb.
Natural variables and the Maxwell Relations 22.3-22.5

15 Feb. EXAM 2

EXAM 2
6 18 Feb.
NV & MR continued 22.6-22.7 Homework 6

20 Feb. Effect of T and P on G 22

22 Feb.
Chemical potential 23.3 Quiz 3
7 25 Feb. Physical equilibrium
23.1-23.2
Homework 7

27 Feb. Physical equilibrium 23.4


1 March
Physical equilibrium
23.4
Quiz 4
8 4 March. Mixtures and solutions
24.1-24.3
Homework 8

6 March. Mixtures and solutions
24.4


8 March
EXAM 3

EXAM 3


SPRING BREAK: 11-15 March


9 18 March Composition diagrams 24.4
Homework 9

20 March Composition diagrams, nonideal solutions
24.5


22 March
Chemical equilibrium 26.1-26.4 Quiz 5
10 25 March
Chemical equilibrium 26.1-26.4
Homework 10

27 March
Varying reaction conditions
26.5-26.7


29 March
Statistical thermodynamics
17.2-17.3
EC 2
11 1 April
Statistical thermodynamics 17.7-17.8, 18.1-18.3
Homework 11

3 April
Statistical thermodynamics 17-18


5 April
EXAM 4

EXAM 4
12 8 April Kinetic model of gases
27.1-27.4
Homework 12

10 April
M-B distribution
27.4-27.6


12 April
Collision frequency and mean free path
27.4-27.6 Quiz 6
13 15 April
Rate laws 28.1-28.3 Homework 13

17 April
Experimental methods, elementary reactions 28.2, 29.1

19 April
Detailed balance, SSA, and FE 29.2-29.5
EC 3
14 22 April
Unimolecular and radical reactions
29
Homework 14

24 April
Catalysed reactions, other examples
29


26 April
EXAM 5

EXAM 5
15 29 April
Transition state theory 28.7-28.8
Homework 15

1 May
Vibrational energy and the RRK model



3 May
Contour diagrams
30.10
Quiz 7







Final Exam: Wednesday, 8 May, 2:00 - 5:00 pm, WEL 2.304 and 2.312.








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