Physical Chemistry I - CHM 321

This course covers fundamental principles of chemical dynamics and chemical thermodynamics. A theoretical study of the macroscopic behavior and microscopic structure of matter using mathematical models; kinetic theory of gases, rate laws, mechanism, collision theory, activated complex theory; the three laws of thermodynamics and their application to chemical systems; thermodynamics of chemical reactions, thermodynamics of solutions, thermodynamics of phase transformation, chemical equilibrium. Prerequisite: CHM 211.