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CHEM 3010: Introduction to Quantum Chemistry, **

Spectroscopy,
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Statistical Thermodynamics

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We are using
Physical Chemistry (PC) by Thomas Engel and Philip Reid
(Pearson Prentice Hall) 3rd edition (2013),
ISBN-10: 0-321-81200-X
ISBN-13: 978-0-321-81200-1.
third edition (Pearson, 2013).
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My office hours: Mon/Wed/Fri, 13:00 to 14:00 in Petrie 303

** Course Outline **

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Chapters covered, or to be covered **

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Assigned Questions and Problems
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My lecture notes (minus some figures) **

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The Boltzmann distribution in a nutshell **

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Final exam & online course evaluation **

** The final exam will cover these chapters and sections of the book: **

&bull chapters 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16, excluding sections 14.6, 16.5, 16.6,
16.7, 16.8, and 16.9;

&bull chapter 17 sections 1, 2, and 3; all of chapter 18; and chapter 19 sections
1, 2, 3, and 4

&bull sections 19.5 and 19.6; all of chapter 20 and 21;
sections 22.1, 22.2, 22.3, and selection rules in 22.4

Here are the
formulas and constants that will be given on the final exam, on Wednesday
April 6 (from 2pm to 5pm in ACE 007).

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