Physical Chemistry I: Quantum Mechanics and Spectroscopy|
|Certificates: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor, Planetary Science Minor|
|Course Cluster: Integrated Design, Engineering & Applied Science Minor, Planetary Science, Planetary Science Minor|
A rigorous introduction to quantum mechanics, this 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-MN)(CHEM)(CMB)(IDEA-MN)(MB&B)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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: HALL84; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 50||SR major: 15||JR major: 15|| || |
|Seats Available: 43||GRAD: 4||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 3||SO: 5||FR: 5|
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