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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  Feb 21, 2018
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

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.
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Howard.
Fall 2018. Staff.
Fall 2019. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Chemistry and Biochemistry  
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Check the Spring 2018 Schedule of Courses