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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Thermodynamics I

This module explores thermodynamic definitions, the zeroth law of thermodynamics and temperature, the first law of thermodynamics and enthalpy, reversible expansion, and heat capacity....
7 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Thermodynamic Definitions9m
The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics and Temperature5m
The First Law of Thermodynamics and Enthalpy11m
Reversible Expansion11m
Heat Capacity8m
Thermodynamics I Recap1m
2 readings
About Us10m
Thermodynamics I Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Thermodynamics I - Practice Quiz20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Thermodynamics II

This module explores the second law of thermodynamics and entropy, the second law of thermodynamics and spontaneity, the second law of thermodynamics and equilibrium, the third law of thermodynamics and absolute entropy, and Hess' Law. ...
7 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Entropy6m
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Spontaneity15m
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Equilibrium10m
The Third Law of Thermodynamics and Absolute Entropy5m
Hess' Law14m
Thermodynamics Recap 50s
1 reading
Thermodynamics II Overview10m
2 practice exercises
Thermodynamics II - Practice Quiz20m
Thermodynamics Assessment20m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Virtual Lab 1: Thermodynamics

This lab allows you to further explore thermodynamics....
2 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Calorimeter Experiment28m
2 readings
Thermodynamics Lab Overview (Virtual Lab)10m
Thermodynamics Lab Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Thermodynamics Virtual Lab4m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Chemical Kinetics I

This module explores the rate of reaction, stoichiometry and order, zero order reactions, first order reactions, second order reactions, determination of reaction order, and effect of temperature on reaction rate. ...
11 videos (Total 114 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Rate of Reaction6m
Stoichiometry and Order10m
Zero Order Reactions9m
First Order Reactions8m
Second Order Reactions17m
Determination of Reaction Order12m
Experimental Determination of Reaction Order6m
Examples of Measurements I7m
Examples of Measurements II9m
Effect of Temperature on Reaction Rate23m
1 reading
Chemical Kinetics I Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Chemical Kinetics I - Practice Quiz20m
Week
5
2 hours to complete

Chemical Kinetics II

This module explores complex reactions, steady-state approximation, and catalysis. ...
8 videos (Total 94 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Complex Reactions: Equilibria15m
Complex Reactions: Consecutive reactions (Rate-Determining Step)19m
Steady-State Approximation11m
Using the Steady State Approximation (Lindemann Mechanism)11m
Using the steady state approximation (Chain Reactions)23m
Catalysis8m
Chemical Kinetics Recap1m
1 reading
Chemical Kinetics II Overview10m
2 practice exercises
Chemical Kinetics II - Practice Quiz20m
Chemical Kinetics Assessment20m
Week
6
1 hour to complete

Virtual Lab 2: Kinetics

This lab allows you to further explore kinetics....
4 videos (Total 27 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
Gas Burette Experiment9m
Experiment Extra Data9m
Lab 2 Feedback6m
1 reading
Kinetics Lab Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Kinetics Virtual Lab4m
Week
7
3 hours to complete

Quantum Chemistry I

This module explores Planck's quantum of energy, particle nature of light, wave nature of matter, Heissenberg's uncertainty principle, the Schrödinger equation, free particle & the particle in a box, Born's interpretation of the wavefunction, and normalisation of the wavefunction....
11 videos (Total 123 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Planck's Quantum of Energy5m
Particle Nature of Light11m
Particle Nature of Light - Example5m
Wave Nature of Matter10m
Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle14m
The Schrödinger Equation15m
The Free Particle & the Particle in a Box26m
Born's Interpretation of the Wavefunction10m
Normalisation of the Wavefunction8m
Particle in a Box Application to Polyene Electronic Spectra10m
1 reading
Quantum Chemistry I Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Quantum Chemistry I - Practice Quiz20m
Week
8
25 minutes to complete

Virtual Lab 3: Particle in a Box

This experiment involves the visible absorption spectra of dyes....
1 video (Total 3 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Particle in a Box Overview10m
Spectrometer Simulation10m
1 practice exercise
Particle in a Box Lab2m
Week
9
3 hours to complete

Quantum Chemistry II

This module explores hydrogen atoms, hydrogen atom quantum numbers, radial and angular solutions for hydrogenic atoms, and energy levels for hydrogenic atoms. ...
8 videos (Total 105 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Introduction to Hydrogenic Atoms13m
Hydrogenic Atom Quantum Numbers7m
Radial Solutions for Hydrogenic Atoms27m
Angular Solutions for Hydrogenic Atoms15m
Interpretation of Hydrogenic Atom Solutions22m
Energy levels for Hydrogenic Atoms15m
Quantum Chemistry II Recap44s
1 reading
Quantum Chemistry II Overview10m
2 practice exercises
Quantum Chemistry II - Practice Quiz20m
Quantum Chemistry Assessment20m
Week
10
25 minutes to complete

Virtual Lab 4: Hydrogen Emission Spectroscopy

This lab allows you to further explore quantum chemistry. ...
2 videos (Total 11 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
2 videos
Quantum Lab Feedback9m
1 reading
Quantum Chemistry Lab Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Quantum Virtual Lab4m
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By LLNov 17th 2016

The information in this course is very useful. Help me to understand one of the part of physical chemistry. And the lectures are very clearly So thank Professors for the course!!

By MMMar 4th 2019

This was an unbelievabable lecture.i have learn first time the schrodinger wave equation.fantastic lecture i have ever seen.many many thanks to my dear prof.

Instructors

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Michael W. Anderson, FRSC

Professor of Materials Chemistry
School of Chemistry
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Jonathan Agger, MRSC

Lecturer and Deputy Director of Outreach
Chemistry

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