Fall 2021 Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy
Chemistry, as CHEM-351
Formerly listed as: CHEM-44
Faculty Helen O. Leung (Section 01) Description
The theory of quantum mechanics is developed and applied to spectroscopic experiments. Topics include the basic principles of quantum mechanics; the structure of atoms, molecules, and solids; and the interpretation of infrared, visible, and fluorescence spectra. Appropriate laboratory work will be arranged. Three hours of class and four hours of laboratory per week.
Requisite: CHEM 161 or 165, CHEM 221, MATH 121, PHYS 116 or 123. Limited to 24 students.
Fall semester: Professor Leung.
Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: In-class exams, quantitative work, laboratory work. Students with documented disabilities who will require accommodations in this course should be in consultation with Accessibility Services and reach out to the faculty member as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations can be made in a timely manner.
If Overenrolled: Preference given to Amherst College chemistry majors, others by class year. Keywords Lab Science Course
Quantitative Reasoning Course times and locations CHEM 351 - LEC Section 01 Tu 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM Th 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM CHEM 351L - LAB Section 01 W 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM Section 02 Th 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; click on the the price field to see detailed pricing information.
This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.
ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Price
9781891389504 Quantum Chemistry University Science Books Donald A. McQuarrie From $40.49-$148.26 If Overenrolled
Preference given to Amherst College chemistry majors, others by class year.
Fall 2020 Other years: