Chemistry and Biochemistry

Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2

Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2
Experiments related to physical chemistry: quantum mechanics, group theory, atomic and molecular structure, spectroscopy, computational methods, statistical mechanics; computer manipulation of data, report preparation.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesChem 462 or 467 or 468 or concurrent enrollment.
 NoteMay be taken before, after, or concurrent (preferred) with Chem 464.
 ProgramsContaining CHEM 465
Course Outcomes: 

Collect Spectroscopic Data

Collect quantitative spectroscopic data using a variety of instruments, including FT-IR, UV/Vis

Fit Data to Models

Fit collected data to physical chemical mathematical models and extract molecular parameters

Experiment with Molecules

Perform molecular computations on the molecules in laboratory experiments

Prepare Graphs/Tables Based on Data

Prepare and present clear graphs and tables, showing data from experiments

Lab Reports

Write clear lab reports in standard scientific journal format