Physical Chemistry I
Basic concepts of quantum mechanics and their application to chemical bond theories, molecular structure, spectroscopy and electrical and magnetic properties of molecules.
César Antonio Tonicha Laia, João Carlos dos Santos Silva e Pereira de Lima
Weekly - 4
Total - 80
Physical Chemistry, Peter Atkins, Oxford Press,
Chemical Aplications of Group Theory, Albert Cotton, Wiley-Interscience
Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory, Alan Vincent, Wiley
Molecular Symmetry and Group Theory Robert L. Carter, John Wiley & Sons
Lectures supported by data show projection of figures/plots/text included either in the documentation supplied directly by the teacher or in the recommended bibliography.
Problem solving sessions
Laboratory sessions w
The frequency of the UV is obtained through the realization with positive information of all practical work (5) (it is necessary to prepare before) and delivery of the reports.
40% Reports of the 4 APs, 30% Large Report of the 5th AP, 30% Oral Presentation of the 5th AP.
By Tests. Minimum score 9.5 (Sum/3)
By Examination The examination will have the three parts relating to the subject of the tests.
Final Note = 0.60 x Theoretical note + 0.40 Practical Note
Origins of Quantum Mechanics
Black Body Radiation and Photoelectric Effect
Schrödinger equation. Born''s interpretation of wave function and normalization.
Heisenberg''s Principle of Uncertainty and Postulates of Quantum Mechanics
Applications of quantum mechanics: particle in a box, tunnel effect, vibrational motion. Quantum numbers.
Hydrogen atom structure.
Electronic transitions and transition rules.
Huckel''s method. Aromaticity.
Electronic states of molecules and spectroscopy.
Fluorescence and Phosphorescence.
Vibrational Spectroscopy (Infrared and Raman).
Symmetry Applications in Vibrational Spectroscopy and Electronics.
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