CH353 - Physical Chemistry I
Spring 2015, Unique 51170


Schedule

Week

Date

Topic

M&S

HW

Evaluation

1 20 Jan. Introduction, ideal gases
16.1-16.2 Homework 1


22 Jan.
Nonideal gases, intermolecular forces
16.6


2
27 Jan.
The first law
19.1-19.3
Homework 2 Quiz 1

29 Jan. The first law
19.4-19.5


3
3 Feb. The first law
19.7-19.12 Homework 3
Quiz 2

5 Feb.
Spontaneous change 20.1-20.4, 20.6-20.7

4 10 Feb. EXAM 1
Homework 4
EXAM 1

12 Feb. The second law 21.1-21.5

5 17 Feb. Third law, molar entropy, and microstates
21.7, 21.9 Homework 5 Extra Credit 1

19 Feb.
Molar entropies and microstates continued 21.9

6 24 Feb.
Free energy 22.1-22.7 Homework 6 Quiz 3

26 Feb. Free Energy, NV, and MR 22.1-22.7

7 3 March EXAM 2

Homework 7 EXAM 2

5 March Class canceled because of "bad weather"


8 10 March. Chemical potential and equilibrium
23.3
Continue working
Extra Credit 2

12 March. Physical Equilibrium
23.1-23.4
on HW7



SPRING BREAK: 16-20 March



9 24 March Mixtures and solutions 24.1-24.4
Homework 9 Extra Credit 3

26 March Ideal solutions and composition diagrams
24.4


10 31 March
Nonideal solutions 24.5
Homework 10 Quiz 4

2 April
Thermochemistry and chemical equilibrium
26.1-26.4


11 7 April
EXAM 3
Continue working
EXAM 3

9 April
Chemical equilibrium 26.5-26.7
on HW10

12 14 April Kinetic model of gases
27.1
Homework 12
Extra Credit 4

16 April
MB distribution and molecular collisions
27.2


13 21 April
Rate laws 27.3-27.4 Homework 13 Quiz 5

23 April
Rate laws continued 27.4-27.6

14 28 April
EXAM 4

Homework 14 EXAM 4

30 April
SSA and FE
28.1-28.3

15 5 May
Other reaction mechanisms 29.1-29.5
Homework 15 Quiz 6

7 May
Transition state theory
30




Extra credit quiz





Final Exam: Monday, 18 May, 9:00 am, WEL 2.122.










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M&S = McQuarrie and Simon Chapter
HW = Homework assignment