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Professor Reginald Penner

CHEM 131C: Physical Chemistry - Thermodynamics and Chemical Dynamics

Energy, entropy, and the thermodynamic potentials. Chemical equilibrium. Chemical kinetics.

 
 
Lecture 1: Syllabus, Homework, & Lectures
 
Lecture 2: The Boltzmann Distribution Law
 
Lecture 3: Energy and q (The Partition Function)
 
Lecture 4: Entropy
 
Lecture 5: The Equipartition Theorum
 
Lecture 6: The Rotational Partition Function
 
Lecture 7: Vibrational Partition Functions
 
Lecture 8: The First Law
 
Lecture 9: The First Law (review) & Adiabatic Processes, Part II
 
Lecture 10: Jim Joule
 
Lecture 11: Midterm I Review
 
Lecture 12: Entropy and The Second Law
 
Lecture 13: The Carnot Cycle
 
Lecture 14: The Gibbs Energy
 
Lecture 15: Getting to Know The Gibbs Energy
 
Lecture 16: The Chemical Potential
 
Lecture 17: Finding Equilibrium
 
Lecture 18: Equilibrium In Action
 
Lecture 19: Observational Chemical Kinetics
 
Lecture 20: The Integrated Rate Law
 
Lecture 21: The Steady State Approximation
 
Lecture 22: Midterm Exam Review
 
Lecture 23: Lindemann-Hinshelwood, Part I
 
Lecture 24: Lindemann-Hinshelwood, Part II
 
Lecture 25: Enzymes, Part II
 
Lecture 26: Transition State Theory
 
Lecture 27: The Final Exam