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CHEM 381 - Physical Chemistry (Thermodynamics)


Description:
Thermodynamics and chemical equilibrium. Phase diagrams. Electrochemistry. Course will be offered every year (Fall).

Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: (CHEM 183 and either CHEM 183LAB or CHEM 193LAB), (MATH 272), and (either PHYS 113 or PHYS 123 or PHYS 183) with a grade of C- or higher in each.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use equations of state to solve problems in thermodynamics and deepen their insight into the physical world.
  • Use the concepts of internal energy, entropy, the Gibbs energy and the Helmholtz energy to solve problems in thermodynamics and deepen their insight into the physical world.
  • Use partial derivatives as applied to thermodynamics.
  • Interpret and use phase diagrams to solve problems in chemistry and deepen their insight into the physical world.
  • Use concepts of phase equilibrium and chemical potential to solve problems in chemistry and deepen their insight into the physical world.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
2/04/17

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