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. Theory will be applied to a range of systems including gas phase molecules critical to atmospheric environmental chemistry.
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.
1 credit.
Fall 2020. Howard.
Fall 2021. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Chemistry and Biochemistry  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/chemistry-biochemistry


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