MWF 10:00AM – 10:50, FOSC 152

Instructor: W. Horsthemke, FOSC 313

Last updated May 7, 2016

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*Office Hours*- Wednesday 11:00 AM – 12:00 noon & 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM,
Friday 12:00 noon – 1:00 PM,
Tuesdays before a test 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon & 2:00 – 4:00
PM, and by appointment. No office hours on test days.

*Text*- Required textbook: P. Atkins and J. de Paula:
*Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics, Structure, and Change*, 10th ed., (W. H. Freeman and Company, New York, 2014), ISBN: 9781429290197, and the Student Solutions Manual.

*Calculator*- You need a simple "scientific" calculator for this class.
**Smart phones, iPods, iPads, laptops or other portable computing devices are not permitted during exams.**If the screen of your device is larger than 6 square inches or if the device has a (mini-) typewriter keyboard, the calculator will not be allowed.

For complete information about this class, please consult the First-Day Handout in the Handouts section below.

Office Hours during Finals Week: Wednesday, May 4, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM & 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM; Thursday, May 5, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM; and Friday, May 6, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM & 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Final: Tuesday, May 10, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM; covers Sets 7 and 8.

Handouts and lecture notes are available in Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF).

**First Day:** First-Day Handout (Syllabus)
pchem2hndout2016.pdf

Small collection of mathematical formulae formulae.pdf

**Lecture Notes** (The notes do not include problems
worked in class.):

Set 1: Chapter 7A, 7B, 8A.1 – 8A.3: Introduction to
Quantum Mechanics
PC2Set1.pdf

Set 2: Chapter 7C and 8A.4: Quantum Mechanics: Foundations and
Applications PC2Set2.pdf

Set 3: Chapter 8B & 8C: Quantum Mechanics: Vibrational and Rotational
Motion PC2Set3.pdf

Set 4: Chapter 9A & 9C.1: The Hydrogen Atom PC2Set4.pdf

Set 5: Chapter 9B.1 & 9B.2, 9C.2: Multielectron Atoms
PC2Set5.pdf

Set 6: Chapter 10B & 10C, 13A.1 & 13A.2: Diatomic Molecules PC2Set6.pdf

Set 7: Chapter 11A.1, 12B – 12E: Molecular Spectroscopy:
Rotational and Vibrational Spectra PC2Set7.pdf

Set 8: Chapters 15: Statistical Thermodynamics PC2Set8.pdf

Set 9: Chapter 1B, 19A, 19C:
Molecules in Motion PC2Set9.pdf

You should work all of the exercises and problems listed below.

**Set 1:** Exercises: 7A.2(a), 7A.5(a), 7A.6(a), 7A.7(a), 7A.8(a),
7A.9(a), 7A.11(a), 7B.3(a), 8A.3(a), 8A.4(a), 8A.8(a), 8A.9(a), 8A.11(a), 8A.12(a).
Problems: 7A.1, 7A.9, 7B.1, 7B.3, 7B.4, 8A.1, 8A.2, 8A.3.

**Set 2:** Exercise: 7B.4(a), 7B.5(a), 7C.2(a), 7C.3(a), 7C.4(a), 7C.5(a), 7C.6(a), 7C.8(a), 7C.9(a), 8A.1(a), 8A.2(a), 8A.5(a), 8A.6(a), 8A.13(a).
Problems: 7C.3, 7C.5, 7C.7, 7C.9, 7C.10,
7C.15, 8A.8.

**Set 3:** Exercises: 8B.1(a), 8B.2(a), 8B.3(a), 8B.4(a),
8B.6(a), 8B.7(a), 8B.8(a), 8C.1(a), 8C.2(a), 8C.3(a), 8C.4(a), 8C.5(a),
8C.6(a), 8C.8(a).
Problems: 7B.7, 8B.1, 8B.5, 8B.6 [first part only], 8B.11, 8C.1, 8C.3, 8C5, IA8.5.

**Set 4:** Exercises: 9A.1(a), 9A.2(a), 9A.3(a), 9A.4(a), 9A.5(a),
9A.6(a), 9A.7(a), 9A.8(a), 9A.9(a), 9C.1(a), 9C.2(a), 9C.3(a), 9C.4(a).
Problems: 7B.5, 9A.1, 9A.5, 9A.7, 9A.11, 9C.1, 9C.3, 9C.8.

**Set 5:** Exercises: 9C.5(a), 9C.6(a), 9C.7(a), 9C.8(a), 9C.9(a),
9C.10(a), 9C.11(a), 9C.12(a). Problems:
9C.6, 9C.9

**Set 6:** Exercises: 10B.1(a), 10B.2(a), 10B.4(a), 10C.1(a), 10C.2(a),
10C.3(a), 10C.4(a), 10C.5(a), 10C.6(a), 10D.1(a), 10D.3(a), 13A.2(a);
Problems: 10C.3.

** Set 7:** Exercises: 12B.1(a), 12B.4(a), 12B.5(a), 12C.1(a), 12C.2(a), 12C.3(a), 12C.4(a), 12C.5(a),
12C.6(a), 12C.7(a), 12C.8(a), 12D.2(a), 12D.3(a), 12D.4(a), 12D.5(a),
12D.6(a), 12E.1(a), 12E.2(a), 12E.6(a);
Problems: 12C.1, 12C.3, 12C.9, 12D.1, 12D.7, 12D.9, 12D.15

**Set 8:** Exercises: 15A.1(a), 15A.2(a) (i) & (ii), 15A.3(a), 15A.4(a), 15A.5(a),
15A.6(a), 15B.1(a), 15B.2(a), 15B.3(a), 15B.4(a), 15B.9(a), 15B.10(a), 15B.11(a), 15B.12(a), 15B.13(a), 15C.1(a), 15C.5(a)*, 15C.6(a)*, 15C.7(a)* [* = Only work the first part of these problems, i.e., evaluate the mean vibrational energy.], 15C.8(a),
15E.1(a), 15E.2(a), 15E.3(a), 15E.5(a), 15E.6(a), 15E.7(a), 15F.1(a), 15F.2(a), 15F.3(a);
Problems: 15A.1, 15B.3, 15B.5, 15B.7, 15C.2*, 15E.1* [* = You do not need to plot], 15E.11.

**Set 9:** Exercises: 1B.1(a), 1B.2(a), 1B.3(a), 1B.4(a), 1B.5(a),
1B.6(a), 19A.1(a), 19A.2(a), 19A.3(a), 19A.4(a), 19A.69a), 19A.7(a), 19C.1(a), 19C.5(a), 19C.6(a)19C.7(a), 19C.8(a); Problems: 19A.3.

Formulae sheets will be updated about one week before each test.

Test1 2016Test2 2016

Test3 2016

Final 2016

Web site for Atkins
and
de Paula: *Physical Chemistry*, 10th ed., with Living Graphs and
links to Physical Chemistry on the Web.

The HyperPhysics web site contains a variety of modules that briefly present important concepts and experiments. The photoelectric effect and the Davisson-Germer experiment, for example, can be found in the Quantum Mechanics module.

A brief description and explanation of the Scanning Tunneling Microscope

Brief biography of Planck

L. de Broglie, *Recherches sur la théorie des quanta*, PhD thesis, Faculté des Sciences de Paris, (1924)

Brief biography of Schrödinger.

E. Schrödinger, *Quantisierung als Eigenwertproblem* Ann. Phys., 384, 361-376 (1926).

E. Schrödinger, *An Undulatory Theory of the Mechanics of Atoms and Molecules* Phys. Rev., 28, 1049-1070 (1926).

Brief biography of Sackur and Tetrode

Alastair
Rae: *Quantum Physics: Illusion or Reality?* 2nd ed.,
(Cambridge Univ Press, 2004) Very readable book about the
main conceptual problems of quantum mechanics, the measurement problem
and non-locality, and the various interpretations of quantum theory,
Copenhagen interpretation, many-worlds interpretation, …

Fundamental Physical Constants and International System of Units National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)