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Introduction to Physical Chemistry Chemistry 59-240 - Fall 2007 v.7 Lecturer: Dr. Rob Schurko Office: 389 Essex Hall Email: [email protected] Website: www.uwindsor.ca/schurko Teaching Assts. Hamaed, Harati, MacGregor & Rossini Office Hours: Anytime , but please email to schedule a time slot Lectures: MWF 12:30-1:20 51 Chrys. Hall S. Tutorials: See schedule on web, 4 sessions Labs: See schedule on web, 5 labs ***Update: Sept. 6, 2007
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Course Materials Chemistry 59-240 Textbooks: 1. Atkins, P.W. and De Paula, J. Physical Chemistry, 8th edition, W.H. Freeman, New York, 2006 2. Charles Trapp, Marshall Cady, Carmen Guinta, Peter Atkins. Students Solution Manual for Physical Chemistry, 8th edition, W.H. Freeman, New York, 2006 3. James R. Barrante, Applied Mathematics for Physical Chemistry, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle, NJ, 2004, 3rd Edition. (Recommended for brushing up on math skills) **6th & 7th editions of Atkins will also be supported! Miscellaneous: 1. Scientific Calculator 2. Web access: http://www.uwindsor.ca/schurko 3. Web access: http://www.whfreeman.com/pchem8
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Grading System Chemistry 59-240 Mark Breakdown: Mid-term 1 20% Wed., Oct. 17, 2007 Mid-term 2 20% Fri., Nov. 16, 2007 Lab 15% Final Exam 45% Wed., Dec. 12, 2007 Letter Grades: 93-100 A+ 87-92.9 A 80-86.9 A- 76-79.9 B+ 73-75.9 B 70-72.9 B- 66-69.9 C+ 63-65.9 C 60-62.9 C- 56-59.9 D+ 53-55.9 D 50-52.9 D- 36-49.9 F 0-35.9 F-
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Intro Week Chemistry 59-240 Intro Week: # Takes place in 173-6 Essex Hall at 2:30 M/T/W/R - both 2:30 and 6:00 slots should attend - if you are in a late slot and cannot make it, please email your TA asap (you will have to attend another section) # Meet your TAs # Get assigned lab partners and schedules # Review safety regulations # Become familiar with the lab # Lab manuals: available online this weekend - be sure to bring a copy of the manual along with you!!
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Course Motivation Chemistry 59-240 Physical Chemistry: Quantitative and theoretical study of the properties and structure of matter, and their relation to the interaction of matter with energy. # This course serves as an introduction to chemical thermodynamics , giving you an understanding of basic principles, laws and theories of physical chemistry the are necessary for chemistry, biochemistry, pre-medical, general science and engineering students. # You will develop the ability to solve quantitative problems, and learn to use original thought and logic in the solution of problems and derivation of equations. # You will learn to apply mathematics in chemistry in such a way that the equations paint a clear picture of the physical phenomena being studied
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Course Outline Chemistry 59-240 We will cover most of Chapters 1-6 of “Physical Chemistry” by P.W. Atkins (8th edition) 0. Introduction to Physical Chemistry 1. The Properties of Gases. 2. The First Law of Thermodynamics 3. The Second Law of Thermodynamics: Concepts 4. Physical Transformations of Pure Substances 5. Simple Mixtures 6. Phase Diagrams
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Course Outline Chemistry 59-240 If you are using the 6th or 7th edition, we will cover most of Chapters 1-8 of “Physical Chemistry” by P.W. Atkins: 0. Introduction to Physical Chemistry 1. The Properties of Gases.
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