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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHEM 215 Principles of Physical Chemistry

This one-semester course presents the principles of thermodynamics, phase diagrams, chemical kinetics and electrochemistry to advanced physical science students. Topics include laws of thermodynamics; enthalpy, entropy, free energy and equilibrium; phase equilibria; reaction rates and mechanisms; molar and ion conductivity; and electrochemical cells. The laboratory portion of the course will instruct students in proper lab techniques and focus on applying the theoretical concepts present in lecture.
Pre-requisite(s): CHEM 121 Chemistry II  and PHYS 151 Physics II .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Liberal Arts and Sciences Designation: Science
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Natural Science
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3
Lab: 3