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Chemical Thermodynamics & Kinetics

Course Summary

This course is based on 5.60 Thermodynamics & Kinetics, Spring 2008 made available by Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license.
This course deals primarily with equilibrium properties of macroscopic systems, basic thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium of reactions in gas and solution phase, and rates of chemical reactions. It includes a complete set of video lectures and lecture notes. The course is taught at MIT and the material has evolved over a period of many years, and several faculty members have contributed to the development of the course contents.

Reading Material

1. Textbook: Physical Chemistry
Silbey, R., R. Alberty, and M. Bawendi. Physical Chemistry. 4th ed. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2004. ISBN: 9780471215042.
2. Physical Chemistry
Atkins, P., and J. de Paula. Physical Chemistry. 7th ed. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman and Company, 2001. ISBN: 9780716735397.
3. Physical Chemistry
Castellan, G. Physical Chemistry. 3rd ed. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1983. ISBN: 9780201103861.
4. Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics
Houston, P. Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2001. ISBN: 9780072435375.

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