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UCD Chem 110C: Physical Chemistry III

Development and application of the general principles of thermodynamics and statistical thermodynamics. Chemical kinetics, rate laws for chemical reactions and reaction mechanisms.

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Unit I: Thermodynamics

  • First Law of Thermodynamics
  • Second Law of Thermodynamics
  • Third Law of Thermodynamics
  • Composite Functions (Gibbs and Helmholtz Energies)

Unit III: Chemical Equilibria

  • Thermodynamic Description
  • Statistic Description

Unit II: Phase Equilibria

  • Phase Equlibria
  • Liquid-Liquid Solutions
  • Solid-Liquid Solutions

Unit IV: Kinetics

  • Rate Laws
  • Reaction Mechanisms
  • Gas Phase Reaction Dynamics