Physical Chemistry

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Academic Press, May 29, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 1416 pages
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In this third edition, core applications have been added along with more recent developments in the theories of chemical reaction kinetics and molecular quantum mechanics, as well as in the experimental study of extremely rapid chemical reactions.

* Fully revised concise edition covering recent developments in the field
* Supports student learning with step by step explanation of fundamental principles, an appropriate level of math rigor, and pedagogical tools to aid comprehension
* Encourages readers to apply theory in practical situations
 

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Contents

Dynamics
381
The Molecular Nature of Matter
617
The Reconciliation of the Macroscopic and Molecular Theories of Matter
1037
Appendix A Tables of Numerical Data
1209
Appendix B Some Useful Mathematics
1235
Appendix C A Short Table of Integrals
1257
Appendix D Some Derivations of Formulas and Methods
1261
Appendix E Classical Mechanics
1267
Appendix G The Perturbation Method
1283
Appendix H The Hückel Method
1289
Appendix I Matrix Representations of Groups
1293
Appendix J Symbols Used in This Book
1303
Appendix K Answers to Numerical Exercises and OddNumbered Numerical Problems
1309
Additional Reading
1351
Index
1361
Copyright

Appendix F Some Mathematics Used in Quantum Mechanics
1275

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Robert Mortimer has been a professor of chemistry at Rhodes College since 1981. He is the recipient of a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship as well as a National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship.

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