Lecture Schedule Topics may be modified as the semester progresses.
Lecture notes and detailed problem set and exam solutions will be posted on the course Blueline site.

Week 
Monday 
Wednesday 
Friday 
One 
8/19/19

8/21/19
Course Introduction Syllabus 
8/23/19
1 The Ideal Gas Law and Other Equations of State 
Two 
8/26/19
The Ideal Gas Law and Other Equations of State, con't. 
8/28/19
2 Isotherms of a Real Gas 
8/30/19
3 Partial Derivatives and the Total Differential 
Three 
9/02/19
Labor Day No lecture 
9/04/19
Partial Derivatives and the Total Differential, con't. 
9/06/19
4 Exact and Inexact Differentials 
Four 
9/09/19
Exam I Lectures 13 
9/11/19
Mass of the Holy Spirit No lecture 
9/13/19
5 The First Law of Thermodynamics 
Five 
9/16/19
6 Heat Capacity and Enthalpy 
9/18/19
7 The General Problem of a Change of State 
9/20/19
8 Adiabatic Processes 
Six 
9/23/19
9 The Second Law of Thermodynamics 
9/25/19
The Second Law of Thermodynamics, con't. 
9/27/19
The Second Law of Thermodynamics, con't. 
Seven 
9/30/19
10 The Thermodynamic Potentials 
10/02/19
Exam II Lectures 49 
10/04/19
11 Generalized Work, Spontaneity, and Equilibrium 
Eight 
10/07/19
12 Phases in Pure Substances 
10/09/19
Phases in Pure Substances, con't. 
10/11/19
13 Partial Molar Volumes 
Fall Break
 
Nine 
10/21/19
14 The Chemical Potential and Ideal Mixtures 
10/23/19
15 IdealDilute Solutions 
10/25/19
16 Activity Coefficients and Activities 
Ten 
10/28/19
Exam III Lectures 1015 
10/30/19
17 Molar Quantities of Reaction 
11/01/19
18 Reaction Spontaneity and Equilibrium 
Eleven 
11/04/19
19 The Thermodynamic Equilibrium Constant 
11/06/19
20 The Kinetic Theory of Gases 
11/08/19
21 The MaxwellBoltzmann Distribution 
Twelve 
11/11/19
The MaxwellBoltzmann Distribution, con't. 
11/13/19
22 Collision Frequency and Mean Free Path 
11/15/19
Exam IV Lectures 1621 
Thirteen 
11/18/19
23 The Rates of Chemical Reactions 
11/20/19
24 The Arrhenius Equation 
11/22/19
The Arrhenius Equation, con't. 
Fourteen 
11/25/19
25 Consecutive Elementary Reactions 
11/27/19
Thanksgiving Break No lecture 
11/29/19
Thanksgiving Break No lecture 
Fifteen 
12/02/19
26 Approximate Methods for Determining Rate Laws 
12/04/19
27 The Lindemann Mechanism 
12/06/19
28 The MichaelisMenton Mechanism 
Finals Week 
Final Exam: Lectures 2228
Friday, 13 Dec 2019
8:00 – 9:40 AM
EPLY 107
Final Course Grade Distribution 