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Unformatted text preview: University of Maryland Baltimore County Chemistry 303: Physical Chemistry for the Biochemical Sciences – Spring 2011 Tuesday and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 10.15 a.m. in LH1. Instructors: Professor Chris D. Geddes, Chemistry Dept. Rm., 140 C, [email protected] Required Text and Solution Manual: Physical Chemistry, ninth edition, Peter Atkins Office Hours : by appointment E-MAIL to discuss Blackboard: Additional material for the course will be available on Blackboard (make sure you use the Spring, 2011 course site). Let us know if you have any difficulty accessing any documents so we can correct problems. Use the Blackboard Discussion Groups to be found under the ‘Communications’ tab to post comments and questions you have on various topics. Your fellow students will post answers and the instructors will monitor the posts and add their views. Course Description: This course is designed to familiarize students with the concepts and principles of Physical Chemistry as they apply to biochemical systems. Approximately one third of the course will each be devoted to thermodynamics, kinetics, and quantum mechanics / spectroscopy. The use of modern instrumentation will be discussed throughout the course. Prerequisites: Physics 122 or 122 (co-requisites) and Chemistry 351, Math 152 (prerequisites) with grades of C or better are needed for Chemistry 303. It is necessary to understand basic algebra, ordinary and partial derivatives, and integral calculus as well as have a background in elementary physics....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2011 for the course CHEM 303 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '10 term at UMBC.
- Spring '10