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Beginner Level

Approx. 33 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 103 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Video 1.1 - That Thermite Reaction9m
Video 1.2 - Benchmarking Thermoliteracy12m
Video 1.3 - Quantization of Energy14m
Video 1.4 - The Hydrogen Chloride Cannon12m
Video 1.5 - Atomic Energy Levels16m
Video 1.6 - Diatomic Molecular Energy Levels13m
Video 1.7 - Polyatomic Molecular Energy Levels12m
Video 1.8 - Review of Module 18m
6 readings
Meet the Course Instructor10m
Grading Policy10m
Read Me First10m
Syllabus10m
Resources10m
Module One10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Homework 20m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 2

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 123 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Video 2.2 - Non-ideal Gas Equations of State15m
Video 2.3 - Gas-Liquid PV Diagrams20m
Video 2.4 - Law of Corresponding States11m
Video 2.5 - Virial Equation of State11m
Video 2.6 - Molecular Interactions23m
Video 2.7 - Other Intermolecular Potentials15m
Video 2.8 - Review of Module 26m
1 reading
Module 210m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 homework20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 85 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Video 3.2 - Boltzmann Population15m
Video 3.3 - Ideal Gas Internal Energy10m
Video 3.4 - Ideal Gas Equation of State Redux10m
Video 3.5 - van der Waals Equation of State Redux 6m
Video 3.6 - The Ensemble Partition Function15m
Video 3.7 - The Molecular Partition Function 7m
Video 3.8 - Review of Module 35m
1 reading
Module 310m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 homework20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Module 4

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 116 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Video 4.2 - Ideal Monatomic Gas: Q8m
Video 4.3 - Ideal Monatomic Gas: Properties17m
Video 4.4 - Ideal Diatomic Gas: Part 121m
Video 4.5 - Ideal Diatomic Gas: Part 212m
Video 4.6 - Ideal Diatomic Gas: Q13m
Video 4.7 - Ideal Polyatomic Gases: Part 17m
Video 4.8 - Ideal Polyatomic Gases: Part 212m
Video 4.9 - Review of Module 47m
1 reading
Module 410m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 homework20m

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