5.62 Physical Chemistry II

Spring 2008

Three-dimensional random walk.
Three-dimensional random walk. (Figure courtesy of Ziad Ganim.)

Course Description

This course covers elementary statistical mechanics, transport properties, kinetic theory, solid state, reaction rate theory, and chemical reaction dynamics.

Acknowledgements

The staff for this course would like to acknowledge that these course materials include contributions from past instructors, textbooks, and other members of the MIT Chemistry Department affiliated with course #5.62. Since the following works have evolved over a period of many years, no single source can be attributed.

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Staff

Instructors:
Prof. Robert Field
Prof. Robert Guy Griffin

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
3 sessions / week
1 hour / session

Recitations:
2 sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate

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