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CHEM 4600 Foundations of Physical Chemistry

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CHEM 60.1.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Physical chemistry with applications to biochemical processes. Topics include thermodynamics, chemical and physical equilibria, transport phenomena, kinetics, and quantum chemistry. Not recommended for students who intend to take graduate courses in chemistry. Students who complete Chemistry 4600 [60.1] may take Chemistry 4610 [61], but must forfeit three credits of Chemistry 4600 [60.1]. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Chemistry 4610 [61].)

Prerequisite: Chemistry *2100 [2] or both Chemistry 2200 and 2201, and Mathematics *1206 [4.3]. Prerequisite or corequisite: Physics *2100 [2] or 2150 [2.5].


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