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CHEM 260

Thermodynamics, Equilibrium and Kinetics

A rigorous introduction to the theoretical principles governing the favorability of reactions, extent of reactions and rate of reactions. The application of these topics to environmental chemistry, geochemistry and/or biochemistry is also considered. Laboratory work is designed to reinforce class topics while stressing the importance of making careful quantitative measurements and the careful design of experiments. Prerequisite: CHEM 170, and CHEM 120 or CHEM 130. May not be taken pass/fail.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Science and Mathematics CHEM 170, and CHEM 120 or CHEM 130 1 course, class and lab

Fall Semester information

David Harvey

260A: Therm/Equil/Kinetics

R. Martoglio

260B: Therm/Equil/Kinetics