Courses Code: CHM 231
Course Title: BASIC PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I
Number of unit : 2 Units
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Chemistry
The kinetic theory of gases. Molecular velocities and their distribution. Heat capacity and the equipartition of energy. First law of thermodynamics, kirchoffs equations, second law, computation of entropy for simple systems, free energy and spontaneity of reactions. Equilibrium constant. Vant Hoff isochore, chemical potentials and definitions. Third law of thermodynamics and its applications. Partition law and phase equilibria.