Chemistry

Open Courseware and Resources

- Chemistry: science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter, as well as the changes it undergoes during chemical reactions (Wikipedia).

Thermodynamics and Kinetics

equilibrium properties of macroscopic systems, basic thermodynamics, chemical equilibrium of reactions in gas and solution phase and rates of chemical reactions: exam review: readings
 

Physical Chemistry

introduction to quantum mechanics, examination of historical development, properties of particles and waves, wave mechanics and applications to simple systems, atomic structure and the Periodic Table, applications to chemical bonding including valence bond and molecular orbital theory, molecular structure, spectroscopy: readings

Principles of Inorganic Chemistry (II)

chemical applications of group theory, emphasis on formal development & applications to physical methods of inorganic chemical compounds, electronic structure of molecules, optical, vibrational, magnetic properties of transition metal complexes & investigation by appropriate spectroscopy: readings, problem sets

Principles of Chemical Science

introductory chemistry course emphasizing basic principles of atomic & molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base & redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, catalysis, chemistry of biological, inorganic & organic molecules: readings, problems
 

Organic Chemistry

structure & reactivity of organic molecules, emphasis on substitution & elimination reactions, chemistry of the carbonyl group, introduction to aromatic compounds: readings, problems with solutions

The Periodic Table of Videos

videos for every element
 

Chemistry Notes

general quantum chemistry (elementary, Born-Oppenheimer approximation, time evolution of wavefunctions, angular momentum summary, unitary group form of Hamiltonian. Hartree-Fock theory, permutational symmetries of integrals, excited electronic states, assigning symmetries of vibrational modes), configuration interaction, computational implementation, links

Physical Chemistry Lecture Notes

quantum mechanics (principles, atomic & molecular structure, spectroscopy, diffraction techniques, statistical mechanics, reaction dynamics)

Organic Chemistry (wikispace)

correlation of molecular properties with physical properties of materials covering detailed mechanisms of several reactions: syllabus, FAQ, class blog archived lectures, assignments (podcast & vodcast), lecture transcripts, tutorials, extra credit options, textbooks & resources, test info

Acid-Base Tutorial

terminology, history, physiology, acid production, pH playground, Henderson equation, acid-base diagram, clinical aspects, (respiratory, metabolic), interpretation, simple arithmetic, strong ion diffnce, plastic cards, computing methods, links, references

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