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Quantum Chemistry Concept List

*Identify each equation or formula that you would need to know to solve a hypothetical problem based on this material. Make a list of these equations.**Identify each concept and new terms that you would need to know to solve a hypothetical problem based on this material. Make a list of these concepts and new terms.**Supply a definition for each new term.**Analyze the critical thinking questions and their relationship to the material covered so far in the course. Identify themes seen in previous activities.**Write down information that you are unsure of. Be sure to resolve these within a few days.*

Week |
Activity |
Title |
Page |
Exercises |
Problems |
Hanna 3rd ed. |

Block I |
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1.1 | Introduction.1 | Essential Classical Mechanics | 1 | 2.1 2.6 | ||

1.2 | Introduction.2 | Blackbody Radiation | 7 | 2 | pp. 37 41 | |

1.3 | Introduction.3 | Photoelectric Effect | 11 | 2 | pp. 34 37 | |

2.1 | Introduction.4 | Introduction to Spectroscopy | 17 | 3 | 4.1 4.4 | |

2.2 | Introduction.5 | The Energies of Molecules | 23 | 7 | 2 | |

2.3 | Introduction.6 | The Bohr Model | 31 | 4 | pp. 41 44 | |

3.1 | Fundamental.1 | The Postulates of Quantum Mechanics | 35 | 3 | pp. 45 53 | |

3.2 | Fundamental.2 | The Particle on a line Model | 41 | 5 | 2 | pp. 53 62 |

3.3 | Fundamental.3 | Language of Quantum Mechanics | 49 | 11 | ||

4.1 | Fundamental.4 | Molecular Translation | 57 | 4 | pp. 65 69 | |

4.2 | Fundamental.5 | The Particle on a Spring Model | 63 | 3 | ||

4.3 |
First Examination |
Friday 8 March |
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Block II |
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5.1 | Fundamental.6 | Molecular Vibration | 67 | 3 | 1 | 5.7 |

5.2 | Fundamental.7 | The Particle on a Ring Model | 75 | 1 | 5.1 | |

5.3 | Fundamental.8 | Molecular Rotation | 81 | 2 | 2 | 5.2 , 6.1-6.2 |

6.1 | Fundamental.9 | The Hydrogen Atom | 87 | 3 | 6.4 | |

6.2 | Fundamental.10 | Hydrogen Radial Functions | 93 | 3 | 6.1 | |

6.3 | Fundamental.11 | Hydrogen Orbitals | 99 | 5 | 1 | 6.1, 6.3 |

Spring Break Assignments |
Complete these three activities |
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7.1 | Spectroscopy.4 | Population of Quantum States | 147 | 2 | 4.2, 5.3 | |

7.2 | Spectroscopy.6 | Vibrational Spectroscopy | 153 | 3 | 5.3,5.4 | |

7.3 | Extension.1 | Introduction to Operators and Eigenvalue Equations | 185 | 1.6,1.7 | ||

8.1 | Extension.3.1 | Hermitian Operators | 189 | 3.4, pp 48-53 | ||

8.2 | Extension.3.2 | The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle | 193 | 2 | 9.6, Handout | |

8.3 |
Second Examination |
Friday 5 April |
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Block III |
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ACS Week Assignments |
Complete these two activities |
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9.1 | Extension.4 | Separation of Variables | 197 | |||

9.2 | Extension.5.1 | Two Particle Systems | 201 | 2 | ||

9.3 | Fundamental.12 | Multielectron Atoms | 105 | 2 | ||

10.1 | Fundamental.13 | Electron Configurations | 111 | 5 | ||

10.2 | Fundamental.14 | Electron Spin | 115 | 1 | 1 | |

10.3 | Fundamental.15 | Term Symbols | 119 | 8 | ||

11.1 | Fundamental.16 | The Born Oppenheimer Approximation | 125 | 3 | ||

11.2 | Fundamental.17 | Linear Combinations of Atomic Orbitals | 133 | 1 | ||

11.3 | Fundamental.18 | Diatomic Molecules | 141 | 3 | ||

12.1 | Spectroscopy.8.1 | Rotational Spectroscopy | 161 | 4 | ||

12.2 | Spectroscopy.8.2 | Vibrational Rotational Spectroscopy | 167 | 2 | ||

12.3 | Spectroscopy.15 | Electronic Spectroscopy I: Atoms | 173 | 2 | ||

13.1 | Spectroscopy.18 | Electronic Spectroscopy II: Molecules | 179 | 0 | 0 | |

13.2 | Extension.5.2 | Even & Odd Function | 205 | 0 | 0 | |

13.3 |
Third Examination |
Friday 10 May |
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Block IV |
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14.1 | Extension.14 | Slater Determinants | 209 | 0 | 0 | |

14.2 | Symmetry.1 | Group Theory Handout | 1 | |||

14.3 | Symmetry.2 | Symmetry Adapted Molecular Orbitals Handout | ||||

15.1 | Symmetry.3 | Symmetry of Vibrational Modes Handout | 1 | |||

15.2 |
Projects |
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15.3 | Final Examination |
8:00 AM Friday 24 May |

First Exam with Answer Key (Study Guide)

Second Exam with Answer Key (Study Guide) [links will appear when material is available]

Problem Sets |
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Key |
Assigned |
Due |

1 | 13 February | 20 February |

2 | 20 February | 27 February |

3 | 3 March | 8 March |

4 | 13 March | 20 March |

5 | 20 March | 3 April |

6 | 3 April | 10 April |

7 | 10 April | 17 April |

8 | 17 April | 24 April |

9 | 24 April | 1 May |

10 | 8 May | 15 May |

Links

WebElements - Online Periodic Table

Nist Webbook - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Reference Database