CHEM 044. Physical Chemistry: Atoms, Molecules and Spectroscopy
A quantitative approach to the description of structure in chemical and biochemical systems. Topics will include introductory quantum mechanics, atomic/molecular structure, a range of spectroscopic methods and statistical mechanics. Systems of interest will range from gas-phase single molecules to condensed-phase macromolecular assemblies.
Prerequisite: CHEM 010 CHEM 010 HN ; CHEM 022 ; MATH 025 (or MATH 026 ); and PHYS 003 and PHYS 004 (or PHYS 003L , PHYS 004L , or PHYS 007 , PHYS 008 ).
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
One laboratory period weekly.
Fall 2017. Howard.
Fall 2018. Howard.
Fall 2019. Staff.
Fall 2020. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/chemistry-biochemistry