CHM 3410 - Physical Chemistry I
Chapter 1 - Supplementary Material
For a review of some basic concepts in math, see Atkins "Mathematical Background 1 (pp 59-62), and
"Mathematical Background 2" (pp 109-111).
1. Derivation of the ideal gas law from kinetic

CHM 3410 Problem Set 3
Due date: Wednesday, September 14th.
Do all of the following problems. Show your work. (NOTE: R = 0.082057 Latm/molK, and R = 8.3145 J/molK)
"Thermodynamics is a funny subject. The first time you go through it, you don't understand

CHM 3410 Physical Chemistry 1
First Hour Exam
September 25, 2015
There are five problems on the exam. Do all of the problems. Show your work
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R = 0.08206 L.atm/mole.K
NA = 6.022 x 1023
.
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R = 0.08314 L bar/mole K
1 L.atm = 101.3 J
.
R = 8.314 J/mole K
1

CHM 3410 Problem Set 2
Due date: Friday, September 9th. (NOTE: There is no class on Monday, September 5 th.)
Do all of the following problems. Show your work. (NOTE: R = 0.082057 Latm/molK, and R = 8.3145 J/molK)
"If things were simple word would have got

CHM 3410 - Physical Chemistry I
Chapter 5 - Supplementary Material
1. Chemical potential for ideal and non-ideal liquids and gases
Chemical potential plays a central role in thermodynamics. Chemical potential is defined as
J = (G/nJ)p,T,n
(1.1)
where n' i

CHM 3410 - Physical Chemistry I
Chapter 3 - Supplementary Material
1. General relationships for thermodynamic functions
There are a number of general relationships that can be derived for thermodynamic functions. From the
first law
dU = dq + dw
(1.1)
But

CHM 3410 Problem Set 1
Due date: Wednesday, August 31st
Do all of the following problems. Show your work. (NOTE: R = 0.082057 Latm/molK, and R = 8.3145 J/molK)
"Mathematics is a language in which one cannot express unprecise or nebulous thoughts." - Henri

CHM 3410 - Physical Chemistry I
Chapter 2 - Supplementary Material
1. Heat capacity and enthalpy
The heat capacity for a substance is defined as the ratio of the heat added divided by the temperature
change, which, in the limit of these being small, is gi