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CHEM 321 Physical Chemistry I (4)

This course presents a theoretical basis for the equilibrium behavior of bulk chemical systems. Topics include: mathematical tools; equations of state; Laws of Thermodynamics; derivation and application of thermodynamic functions; physical behavior of single- and multi-component systems; colligative properties; phase diagrams; chemical reactions and equilibrium; and thermodynamics of electrolyte solutions. Laboratory required.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Natural Sciences, Mathematical Sciences
  • Prerequisite: CHEM 116, MATH 152
  • Corequisite: CHEM 321Y
  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Williamson

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