Academic Calendar - 2020 ARCHIVE

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Chemistry 2374A


An introduction to classical thermodynamics. Topics to be covered include: Zeroth law of thermodynamics, first law of thermodynamics, enthalpy, entropy, second and third law of thermodynamics, Helmholtz and Gibbs energies, chemical potential, non-ideal gases, phase diagrams, ideal and real solutions, properties of ionizing solvents, electrolyte solutions, electrochemical cells.

Antirequisite(s): Chemistry 2214A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Both Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B, each with a minimum mark of 60%; one of Calculus 1000A/B, the former Calculus 1100A/B, or Calculus 1500A/B, each with a minimum mark of 60%; and one of Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B, each with a minimum mark of 60%. Integrated Science 1001X with a minimum mark of 60% can be used as a prerequisite in place of Chemistry 1302A/B and Calculus 1301A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: CHEM

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