CHEM 3521 Quantum Chemistry 3/0/3

Prerequisite: CHEM 1212 with a minimum grade of C and PHYS 2211 with a minimum grade of C and PHYS 2212 with a minimum grade of C and MATH 2644 with a minimum grade of C

This course is an introduction to elementary quantum mechanics and its applications to selected chemical systems. Topics include an introduction to operators, 'particle in a box', harmonic oscillator, atomic structure, chemical bonding, atomic spectroscopy, rotational, vibrational and electronic spectroscopy of small molecules, and elementary statistical mechanics. MATH 2664 or MATH 3303 may be taken concurrently.