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Chemistry (CHEM)

Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science

CHEM 2103 [0.5 credit]

Physical Chemistry I

Basic principles of thermodynamics. Development of the laws of thermodynamics, enthalpy, entropy and free energy, and their applications to phase equilibria, electrochemistry, and kinetics. Brief introduction to quantum mechanics.
Precludes additonal credit for BIOC 2300, CHEM 2101 and CHEM 2102. Students presenting both CHEM 2103 and CHEM 2207 or CHEM 2203 will not receive additional credit for CHEM 2800. Students in the B.Sc. program with CHEM 2203 may use CHEM 2800 only as a free elective.
Prerequisites: CHEM 1000, MATH 1007 and MATH 1107, Grade 12 Physics or PHYS 1007, and PHYS 1008.
Lectures three hours a week, problems one hour a week, laboratory three hours a week.

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