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Chemical reactions underpin the production of pretty much everything in our modern world. But, what is the driving force behind reactions? Why do some reactions occur over geological time scales whilst others are so fast that we need femtosecond-pulsed lasers to study them? Ultimately, what is going on at the atomic level? Discover the answers to such fundamental questions and more on this course in introductory physical chemistry. The course covers the key concepts of three of the principal topics in first-year undergraduate physical chemistry: thermodynamics, kinetics and quantum mechanics. These three topics cover whether or not reactions occur, how fast they go and what is actually going on at the sub-atomic scale....

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Jun 5, 2020

Thank you so much for giving and including this syllabus which is is very helpfull for my accademic.The lectures given was so clear, and understandabe and also the virtual labs were very fine.

Sep 22, 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.)

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By Emeka T

Dec 30, 2015

Easy to understand

By Daniel A

May 26, 2016

Very good course!

By Nandha K E

Oct 1, 2015


By nkwoh m

Nov 24, 2021

i​ have not been able to go through the course but so far it looks very intersting

By Deleted A

Jan 18, 2016

Well structured in terms of content and the basic framework. But the delivery is dull. Yes, I know it is Phys Chem but I do think there must be ways to Jazz it up. Gave up after Week 6, so I cannot comment on the whole course.

By Emily B

Sep 21, 2021

It is unfortunate that the professors are not active AT ALL in the discussion forums...

By Amlan K N

Nov 4, 2021

how to get the last assigenment quiz answer?

plz tell me.