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CHM 324: Physical Properties of Matter (4)

Prerequisites: CHM 222, CHM 321

Intermolecular forces - excluded volume, Dispersion forces, van der Waals forces, dipolar interactions, hydrogen-bonding, covalent interactions, Lennard-Jones potential and Morse potential, electrostatic interactions, multipole expansions, polarizability.

Transport properties, Surface phenomena, adsorption kinetics, Langmuir, Freundlich and BET isotherms, surface tension, capillary rise and basic applications.

Micelles and reverse micelles, colloids, thermodynamics of polymer solutions.

Collision theory and potential energy surfaces.

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