CHM 343
Fall 2015
Problem Set 1
(Due: Friday, September 25)
Please, show all your work and use units!
1. Calculate the de Broglie wavelength of (a) a mass of 1.0 g travelling at 1.0
cm s1, (b) the same, travelling at 100 km s 1, (c) an He atom travelling
CHM 343
Fall 2015
Problem set 2
(Due: Friday, October 23)
Please, show all your work and use units!
1. Construct 1 wavefunction for an ideal harmonic oscillator. Using the
eigenvalue equation show that energy for n=1 is equal to 3/2 h. In the last
step of
CHM 343
Fall 2015
Problem set 3
(Due: Monday, December 7th)
Please, show all your work and use units!
1. For ammonia molecule (C3v point group) assign the irreducible
representation to vibrational modes and decide which of the vibrational
modes are IR act