Chemistry 457 Homework Assignment #3
due: Friday, April 13th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 14 in Engel & Reid.
N.b., Exam 1 will be held in class on Friday, April 20th. The exam will cover Chapters 13
and 14 in Engel & Reid. Knowledge of probability theory
Chemistry 457 - Homework Assignment #7
due: Friday, May 13th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 16 in Engel & Reid. Students may also want to review multidimensional
integration in both Cartesian and spherical-polar coordinates. N.b., much of the kinetic theory
Chemistry 457 - Homework #4 Solution
due: Friday, April 20th at 5:00 pm
Problem 1 - Relative Boltzmann Distribution. Using the relative Boltzmann distribution
ni () = nk () exp([i k ])
determine the temperature T = (k)1 at which the population of the fift
Chemistry 457 - Homework #8 Solution
Problem 1 - Boosted Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution. By now you should be
experts on performing three-dimensional integrals over the Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution
fMB (v) =
m 3/2
2
exp(mv2 /2).
Recall that the average
Chemistry 457 Homework #2 Solution
Due: Friday, April 6th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapters 12 and 13 in Engel & Reid.
Problem 1 - Permutations of a Deck of Cards. A standard deck of playing cards has
13 cards
cfw_2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, J, Q, K, A
for ea
Chemistry 457, Homework Solution #1
Posted: Friday, April 3 at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapters 12 and 13 in Engel & Reid.
Computations in statistical mechanics will require knowledge of basic college mathematics
such as statistics, algebra, and calculus. This
Chemistry 457 - Homework #5 Solution
due: Friday, April 27th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 15 in Engel & Reid.
Problem 1 - The Einstein Solid. The vibrational partition function for the two-dimensional
Einstein solid is given by
qVxy () = qVx () qVy () =
e
Chemistry 457 - Homework #6 Solution
due: Friday, May 4th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapters 15 and 16 in Engel & Reid.
Problem 1 - Equation of State. The equation of state for an atomic or molecular gas
may be determined by differentiating the Helmholtz energ
Chemistry 457 - Homework Assignment #8
due: Friday, May 20th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 16 in Engel & Reid.
N.b., Exam 2 will be held in lass on Friday, May 20th. The exam will over Chapters
15 and 16 (33 and 34) in Engel & Reid. Be sure to work through
Chemistry 457 - Homework #7 Solution
due: Friday, May 11th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 16 in Engel & Reid. Students may also want to review multidimensional
integration in both Cartesian and spherical-polar coordinates. N.b., much of the kinetic theory o
Chemistry 457 - Homework Assignment #9
due: Friday, May 27th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 17 in Engel & Reid.
Problem 1 - Vapor Pressure at Equilibrium. Suppose that radical atoms B are
condensed into a solid that can be considered a three-dimensional Ein
Chemistry 457 Homework Assignment #3
due: Friday, April 15th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 14 in Engel & Reid.
N.b., Exam 1 will be held in class on Friday, April 22nd. The exam will cover Chapters 13
and 14 in Engel & Reid. Knowledge of probability theory
Chemistry 457 - Homework Assignment #4
due: Friday, April 22nd at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 14, 15.2, and 15.3 in Engel & Reid.
N.b., Exam 1 will be held in class on Friday, April 22nd. The exam will cover Chapters
13 and 14 in Engel & Reid. Knowledge of
Chemistry 457 - Homework Assignment #5
due: Friday, April 29th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapter 15 in Engel & Reid.
Problem 1 - The Einstein Solid. The vibrational partition function for the two-dimensional
Einstein solid is given by
qVxy () = qVx () qVy () =
Chemistry 457 cfw_ Homework Assignment #1
due: Friday, April 1st at 5:00 pm
: Chapters 12 and 13 in Engel & Reid.
Readings
Computations in statistial mehanis will require knowledge of basi ollege mathematis
suh as statistis, algebra, and alulus. This assi
Chemistry 457 - Homework Assignment #6
due: Friday, May 6th at 5:00 pm
Readings: Chapters 15 and 16 in Engel & Reid.
Problem 1 - Equation of State.
The equation of state for an atomi or moleular gas
may be determined by dierentiating the Helmholtz energy
Chemistry 457 cfw_ Homework Assignment #2
due: Friday, April 8th at 5:00 pm
: Chapters 12 and 13 in Engel & Reid.
Readings
Problem 1 - Permutations of a Dek of Cards. A standard dek of playing ards has
13 ards
f2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; 10; J; Q; K; Ag
for