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Chem. 4300 - Physical Chemistry

This is the first of a two semeseter undergraduate physical chemistry course.

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Syllabus Lecture Video, Slides

Instructor: Philip Grandinetti
Instructor Office Hours: T and Th at 1:00-2:00 PM or by appointment
Instructor Office: 0044A McPherson Lab
Secret Underground Laboratory: 0048 McPherson Lab

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ChapterSections CoveredLecture
1 - Forces, Energy and Equations of Motion1.1-1.5 Slides
Tues, Jan 7th: Video 1-1, Video 1-2
Thurs, Jan 9th: Video 1-3, Video 1-4, Video 1-5
2 - Probability Distributions2.1 Slides
Thurs, Jan 9th: Video 2
3 - Kinetic Theory of Gases3.1, 3.2 Slides
Tues, Jan 14th: Video 3-1,Video 3-2, Video 3-3, Video 3-4
4 - Rotational MotionAll sections Slides
Thurs, Jan 16th: Video 4-1 Video 4-2
Tues, Jan 21st: Video 4-3, Video 4-4
Thurs, Jan 23rd: Video 4-5
5 - Vibrational Motion 5.1, 5.3 Slides
Thurs, Jan 23rd: Video 5-1, Video 5-2, Video 5-3, Video 5-4
6 - Equipartition of EnergyAll sections Slides
Tues, Jan 28th: Video 6
7 - ElectrostaticsAll sections Slides
Tues, Jan 28th: Video 7-1
Thurs, Jan 30th: Video 7-2
Exam 1 - Friday, Feb. 7th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Room: 1005 Smith LabAutumn 2017 Exam1
8 - Wave MotionAll sections Review: CCP-Waves, CCP-Sound, CCP-Music
Slides
Tues, Feb 4th: Video 8-1, Video 8-2, Video 8-3
Thurs, Feb 6th: Video 8-4, Video 8-5
Tues, Feb 11th: Video 8-6, Video 8-7, Video 8-8, Video 8-9
Thurs, Feb 13th: Video 8-10, Video 8-11
9 - ElectrodynamicsAll sections Slides
Review : CCP-Light
Thurs, Feb 13th: Video 9-1
Tues, Feb 18th: Video 9-2
10 - Wave Particle DualityAll sections Slides
Tues, Feb 18th: Video 10-1
Thurs, Feb 20th: Video 10-2, Video 10-3
Tues, Feb 25th: Video 10-4
11 - Wave MechanicsAll sections Slides
Tues, Feb 25th: Video 11-1
Thurs, Feb 27th: Video 11-2, Video 11-3
12 - Free Particle and TunnelingAll sections Slides
Tues: Mar 3rd:Video-12
13 - Quantum Harmonic OscillatorAll sections Slides
Thurs: Mar 5th: Video 13
14 - Radiating Dipoles in Quantum MechanicsAll sections Slides
Tues: Mar 24th: Video 14-1,Video 14-2
15 - Time Independent Perturbation TheoryAll sections Slides
Tues: Mar 24th: Video-15
Exam 2 - Friday, March 27th Autumn 2017 Exam2
16 - Quantum Particle in Three DimensionsAll sections Slides
Thurs: Mar 26th: Video 16-1, Video 16-2
17 - Quantum Rigid RotorAll sections Slides
Tues: Mar 31st: Video 17-1, Video 17-2
18 - The Hydrogen AtomAll sections Slides
Thurs: April 2nd: Video 18
19 - Magnetism, Angular Momentum, and SpinAll sections Slides
Tues, April 7th: Video 19-1, Video 19-2, Video 19-3
Thurs, April 9th: Video 19-4, Video 19-5
20 - Identical Particles in Quantum MechanicsAll sections Slides
Thurs, April 9th: Video 20
21 - Multi-electron AtomsAll sections Slides
Tues, April 14th: Video 21-1, Video 21-2, Video 21-3
22 - Diatomic MoleculesAll sections Slides
Thurs, April 16th: Video 22-1
Chemical KineticsPages 1-26 Slides
Tues, April 21st: Kinetics-1,
Thurs, April 23rd: Kinetics-2
Final Exam - Monday, April 27, Thursday, April 30 10 am-11:45 am

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