Fall 2011 not offered
|Certificates: Molecular Biophysics|
This course is an introduction to modern concepts of atomic and molecular quantum mechanics, molecular orbital theory, and qualitative and quantitative concepts of molecular electronic structure. The second half of the course will emphasize numerical calculations with commonly used approximations in many electron calculations on atomic and molecular systems using currently popular computer programs.
Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning
Derivation of fundamental equations with quantitative applications to specific examples using computer programs
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: CHEM337 OR PHYS214
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CHEM-MN)(CHEM-Track A)(CHEM-Track B)
Simon & McQuarry, PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY, University Science Books
Jensen, Introduction to Computational Chemistry, Wiley, Second edition
Foresman and Frisch, EXPLORING CHEMISTRY WITH ELECTRONIC STRUCTURE METHODS, 3rd edition, ISBN: 0-9636769-3-8.
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In-class closed book midterm exam and in-class oral final exam. Weekly problem sets.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Recommended: Linear Algebra
It is a survey course for first-year chemistry graduate students, required for the PhD.
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