Chemistry 140A: Physical Chemistry I Lecture

 

Fall 2014

Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 – 10:50 AM

Sequoia Hall 450

 

Benjamin Gherman

Office Hours: Wednesdays, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

(and by appointment, made 24 hrs ahead)

E-mail: ghermanb@csus.edu

Office: Sequoia Hall 416-C

 

 

 

Announcements

Ψ        6/9/14:  Course textbooks for the fall:

1.      Required:  “Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics, and Kinetics,” 3rd edition, by Engel and Reid (ISBN:  0-321-76618-0)

2.      Recommended:  Student Solutions Manual, 3rd edition (ISBN: 0-321-76684-9)

Ψ        6/9/14:  Tentative course syllabus posted.

 

 

Course Information

Ψ        Syllabus (click here for PDF version)

Ψ        Lecture Schedule

Ψ        Powerpoint content from lectures, listed by day.

   

 

Handouts

Ψ        9/10/14 – Example problem – q, w, ΔU, ΔH calculation

Ψ        9/17/14 – U & H dependences

Ψ        10/22/14 – Real gases summary

Ψ        11/17/14 – Ionic quantities summary

Ψ        12/10/14 – Pre-equilibrium kinetics example

 

Interesting reading: 

Ψ        Michaelis-Menten enzyme kinetics – recent  (2011) publication from ACS: “The Original Michaelis Constant: Translation of the 1913 Michaelis-Menten Paper”

 

 

 

Homework Assignments

Ψ        Homework 1 (assignment – PDF)  due Wednesday, 9/10/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 2 (assignment – PDF)  due Wednesday 9/17/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 3 (assignment – PDF)  due Wednesday 9/24/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 4 (assignment – PDF)  due Wednesday 10/1/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 5 (assignment – PDF)  due Monday 10/13/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 6 (assignment – PDF)  due Monday 10/20/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 7 (assignment – PDF)  due Monday 10/27/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 8 (assignment – PDF)  due Monday 11/12/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 9 (assignment – PDF)  due Wednesday 11/19/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 10 (assignment – PDF)  due Wednesday 11/26/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 11 (assignment – PDF)  due Friday 12/5/14

(solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Homework 12 (assignment – PDF)  due Friday 12/12/14

(solutions – PDF)

 

 

Quizzes

Ψ        Quiz 1 – Friday 9/12/14          (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 2 – Friday 9/19/14          (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 3 – Friday 9/26/14          (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 4 – Wednesday 10/15/14           (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 5 – Wednesday 10/22/14           (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 6 – Wednesday 10/29/14           (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 7 – Friday 11/14/14        (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 8 – Friday 11/21/14        (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 9 – Friday 12/5/14          (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

Ψ        Quiz 10 –  Friday 12/12/14     (quiz – PDF, solutions – PDF)

 

 Exams

Ψ        Exam 1 – Monday, 10/6/14    (exam – PDF, solutions – PDF)

o       topic checklist

o       practice exam and practice exam answers

Ψ        Exam 2 – Monday 11/3/14     (exam – PDF, solutions – PDF)

o       topic checklist

o       practice exam and practice exam answers

Ψ        Exam 3 – Monday 12/1/14     (exam – PDF, solutions – PDF)

o       topic checklist

o       practice exam and practice exam answers

Ψ        Final Exam – Friday 12/19/14 , 8:00am-10:00am

o       topic checklist (kinetics)