Science - Course - Advanced Physical Chemistry

  • Course Code: CHEM654
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3crs.: 3lec.)
  • Course Type: Major Core (MJC)

Course Description

Pitfalls in chemical kinetics; determination of reaction mechanism; analysis of non-linear Arrhenius plots; salt effect on reaction rate and mechanism; effect of ion pairing on reaction rate and mechanism; mechanism of catalytic reactions; solute-solvent interactions, structure of water, binary mixtures; theories of solvation and selective solvation; classification of solvents; solvent effects on reaction rate and mechanism. Application of theory of absolute reaction rates and partition functions.