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Course Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to apply calculus in physical chemistry.

2. Students will understand how the chemical energy is converted to electrical energy in electrochemical cells.

3. Students will comprehend that the maximum electrical work that a reaction can perform is related to the reaction Gibbs energy.

4. Students will understand the concept of electrode potentials and activities of ions in solution.

5. Students will have a basic understanding of the kinetic theory of gases and Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution.

6. Students will be able to explain transport properties in gases and concepts such as diffusion coefficient, thermal conductivity, viscosity, and effusion.

7. Students will be able to explain transport properties in liquids and concepts such as liquid viscosity, properties of electrolyte solutions, and mobilities of ions.

8. Students will have extensive knowledge on the rates of chemical reactions, Integrated rate laws, reactions approaching equilibrium, Arrhenius relation, reaction mechanisms, examples of reaction mechanisms, photochemistry and enzyme reactions.

9. Students will witness the heart of chemistry where they will be able to understand and explain what happens to the molecules at the climax of reactions. They will be familiar with simple collision theory, diffusion-controlled reactions, transition state-theory, dynamics of molecular collisions, and potential energy surfaces.

10. Students will be able to understand processes on solid surfaces such as adsorption-desorption and catalysis