CHEM 431 Physical Chemistry: Quantum Mechanics

3 credits, Fall

Focuses on quantum mechanics, the failures of classical mechanics, the classical wave equation, the particle in the box, harmonic oscillators, the hydrogen atom, approximate methods, and spectroscopy. A conceptual and mathematical understanding of these concepts is developed throughout the course.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in CHEM 116, CHEM 116L, PHYS 216, and MATH 221

Corequisite(s): CHEM 431L