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 ). Prior enrollment in MATH 034 (or equivalent) is recommended.
Natural sciences and engineering practicum.
One laboratory period weekly.
Fall 2017. Howard.
Fall 2018. Staff.
Fall 2019. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/chemistry-biochemistry