Readings

Readings are from the required textbook:

Atkins, Peter and Loretta Jones. Chemical Principles: The Quest for Insight. 3rd ed. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman and Company, 2004. ISBN: 9780716757016.

Lec # Topics readings

Review of High School Chemistry Topics Fundamentals

Section A.1

Sections B.3-B.5

Sections C - M

Sections 1.A - 1.F

Sections 2.4 - 2.12

Sections 3.1 - 3.3

Sections 6.14 - 6.21

1-5 Atomic Theory of Matter

Discovery of Nucleus

Wave-Particle Duality of Radiation and Matter

Particle-Like Nature of Light

Matter as a Wave

Sections A.2 - A.3

Sections B.1 - B.2

Sections 1.1 - 1.7

6-8 Schrödinger Equation for H Atom

Hydrogen Atom Wavefunctions

P Orbitals

Sections 1.8 - 1.10
9-13 Electronic Structure of Multielectron Atoms

Periodic Trends in Elemental Properties

Why Wavefunctions are Important?

Ionic Bonds - Classical Model and Mechanism

Kinetic Theory - Behavior of Gases

Sections 1.11 - 1.21

Section 2.3

Sections 2.14 - 2.17

Sections 4.13 - 4.15

14 Distribution Molecular Energies Sections 13.11 - 13.13
15-18 Internal Degrees of Freedom

Intermolecular Interactions

Polarizability

Thermodynamics and Spontaneous Change

Chapter 2, Box 2.2, p. 77.

Chapter 5, Sections 5.1 - 5.5

Chapter 6, Sections 6.3, 6.6, 6.7, 6.14, 6.16 - 6.19, and 6.21

Chapter 7, Sections 7.1 - 7.2, 7.8, 7.11-7.13, and 7.15

Chapter 9

19 Molecular Description of Acids and Bases

20 Lewis and Brønsted Acid-Base Concepts

21 Titration Curves and pH Indicators

22 Electrons in Chemistry: Redox Processes

23 Cell Potentials and Free Energy

24 Theory of Molecular Shapes

25 Valence Bond Theory

26 Molecular Orbital Theory

27 Molecular Orbital Theory for Diatomic Molecules

28 Molecular Orbital Theory for Polyatomic Molecules

29-30 Crystal Field Theory

31 Color and Magnetism of Coordination Complexes

32 Coordination Complexes and Ligands

33 Ligand Substitution Reactions: Kinetics

34 Bonding in Metals and Semiconductors

35 Metals in Biology

36 Nuclear Chemistry and the Cardiolite® Story

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