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  1. Chem 5624 Advanced Physical Chemistry

  2. Focus of Course • Statistical Thermodynamics • A study of • Molecular driving forces that govern molecular behavior • Models for molecular forces that determine physical and chemical processes • Processes include thermodynamics (Ch 2-3, 6-12), equilibrium (Ch 13-16), kinetics (Ch 17-19). Also Ch 4-5, 29-30)

  3. Introductions Name and Home Town Undergraduate Institution Research Interest Other

  4. Syllabus • Prerequisites: Undergraduate Physical Chemistry course (1 year, Physics, Calculus I-II, Differential Equations) • Text: K. A. Dill and S. Bromberg, Molecular Driving Forces, Garland Science (New York) 2003 • Required Resources: undergraduate physical chemistry and calculus texts

  5. Assigned Work • Check website for assignments, information, etc. www.d.umn.edu/~btsai • Read the text, work the problems for in-class discussion, ask questions • 4 homework assignments, 3 quizzes, 2 exams, 4 in-class problem sets, 1 final exam • Questions?