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CHM 332 Quantum Chemistry and Chemical Dynamics 4cr

Quantum mechanics is introduced through the principles of wave mechanics and the Schroedinger equation. Applications involve the hydrogen atom, molecular orbitals, molecular spectra, and computer simulation. Calculus is employed to study the rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions.
Triad: Natural Science
Prerequisites: MAT 242 Calculus II, PHY 252 Physics II, competency with computers, or permission of instructor.