Lecture Notes

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1 State of a system, 0th law, equation of state ( PDF)
2 Work, heat, first law ( PDF)
3 Internal energy, expansion work ( PDF)
4 Enthalpy ( PDF)
5 Adiabatic changes ( PDF)
6 Thermochemistry ( PDF)
7 Calorimetry ( PDF)
8 Second law ( PDF)
9 Entropy and the Clausius inequality ( PDF)
10 Entropy and irreversibility ( PDF)
11 Fundamental equation, absolute S, third law ( PDF)
12 Criteria for spontaneous change ( PDF)
13 Gibbs free energy ( PDF)
14 Multicomponent systems, chemical potential ( PDF)
15 Chemical equilibrium ( PDF)
16 Temperature, pressure and Kp ( PDF)
17 Equilibrium: application to drug design ( PDF)
18 Phase equilibria — one component ( PDF)
19 Clausius-Clapeyron equation ( PDF)
20 Phase equilibria — two components ( PDF)
21 Ideal solutions ( PDF)
22 Non-ideal solutions ( PDF)
23 Colligative properties ( PDF)
24 Introduction to statistical mechanics ( PDF)
25 Partition function (q) — large N limit ( PDF)
26 Partition function (Q) — many particles ( PDF)
27 Statistical mechanics and discrete energy levels
28 Model systems ( PDF)
29 Applications: chemical and phase equilibria ( PDF)
30 Introduction to reaction kinetics ( PDF)
31 Complex reactions and mechanisms ( PDF)
32 Steady-state and equilibrium approximations ( PDF)
33 Chain reactions ( PDF)
34 Temperature dependence, Ea, catalysis ( PDF)
35 Enzyme catalysis ( PDF)
36 Autocatalysis and oscillators  

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