Ohio University

Physical Chemistry Undergraduate Courses

<h2>CHEM 3510 - Physical Chemistry</h2><p>For premedicine, B.S.Ed., B.S.I.H., and A.B. Chemistry majors. Topics include thermodynamics, thermochemistry, equilibrium, solutions, and kinetics.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> C- or better in ((CHEM 153 or 1520) and (MATH 163B or 263B or 2302)) and (PHYS 2002 or 2052)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 4530 - Physical Chemistry I</h2><p>Calculus-based study of thermodynamics with applications to chemical equilibria, mixtures, and phase diagrams. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> C- or better in (CHEM 1520 and PHYS 2052 and MATH 2302)</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 4530L - Physical Chemistry I Laboratory</h2><p>Experimental determination of molecular weights, ionic velocities, composition of azeotropes and complex ions, equilibrium constants, phase rule diagrams, and vibrational and rotational constants for HCI and DCI. Instrumental procedures include refractometry, polarimetry, viscometry, and infrared spectroscopy.</p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 4530 or concurrent</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 1</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 laboratory</p>
<h2>CHEM 4540 - Physical Chemistry II</h2><p>Continuation of 4530. Kinetics, Quantum theory with applications to simple systems which model the electronic structure of atoms and molecules. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 4530</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 3</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 3.0 lecture</p>
<h2>CHEM 4540L - Physical Chemistry II Laboratory</h2><p>Continuation of 4530L. Experimental determination of molecular weights, ionic velocities, composition of azeotropes and complex ions, equilibrium constants, phase rule diagrams, and vibrational and rotational constants for HCI and DCI. Instrumental procedures include refractometry, polarimetry, viscometry, and infrared spectroscopy. </p><p><strong>Requisites:</strong> CHEM 4530L</p><p><strong>Credits:</strong> 2</p><p><strong>General Education Code:</strong> </p><p><strong>Repeat/Retake Information:</strong> May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.</p><p><strong>Lecture/Lab Hours:</strong> 6.0 laboratory</p>