May 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalogue 
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CH 280 - Physical Chemistry I

A study of the properties of systems at equilibrium including the development and application of the laws of thermodynamics; equations of state; a brief treatment of electrochemistry; kinetic theory of gases; elementary chemical kinetics including rate laws, integrated rate laws, and the steady state approximation.

Three hours of lecture and four hours of laboratory each week. Five credits.

Prerequisite(s): MA 180   Co-requisite(s): PS 131-132   or permission of instructor.

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