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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 24 hours to complete

Suggested: 12-15 hours...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish

Learners taking this Course are

  • Chemists
  • Geologists
  • Scientists
  • Pharmacists
  • Biologists

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Thermodynamics I

7 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Thermodynamic Definitions9m
The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics and Temperature5m
The First Law of Thermodynamics and Enthalpy11m
Reversible Expansion11m
Heat Capacity8m
Thermodynamics I Recap1m
2 readings
About Us10m
Thermodynamics I Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Thermodynamics I - Practice Quiz20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Thermodynamics II

7 videos (Total 56 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Entropy6m
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Spontaneity15m
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Equilibrium10m
The Third Law of Thermodynamics and Absolute Entropy5m
Hess' Law14m
Thermodynamics Recap 50s
1 reading
Thermodynamics II Overview10m
2 practice exercises
Thermodynamics II - Practice Quiz20m
Thermodynamics Assessment20m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Virtual Lab 1: Thermodynamics

2 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Calorimeter Experiment28m
2 readings
Thermodynamics Lab Overview (Virtual Lab)10m
Thermodynamics Lab Solutions10m
1 practice exercise
Thermodynamics Virtual Lab4m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Chemical Kinetics I

11 videos (Total 114 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Rate of Reaction6m
Stoichiometry and Order10m
Zero Order Reactions9m
First Order Reactions8m
Second Order Reactions17m
Determination of Reaction Order12m
Experimental Determination of Reaction Order6m
Examples of Measurements I7m
Examples of Measurements II9m
Effect of Temperature on Reaction Rate23m
1 reading
Chemical Kinetics I Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Chemical Kinetics I - Practice Quiz20m
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Top reviews from Introduction to Physical Chemistry

By QYSep 23rd 2016

I like this course very much as it talks clearly about the basic concept in this course.\n\n(Prerequisite: I have learned this course before, I just try to review all the info in this class.)

By LLNov 17th 2016

The information in this course is very useful. Help me to understand one of the part of physical chemistry. And the lectures are very clearly So thank Professors for the course!!

Instructors

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Michael W. Anderson, FRSC

Professor of Materials Chemistry
School of Chemistry
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Jonathan Agger, MRSC

Lecturer and Deputy Director of Outreach
Chemistry

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