University of Technology Sydney

65307 Physical Chemistry 1

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Requisite(s): (65212 Chemistry 2 OR 65213 Chemistry 2 (Advanced)) AND (33190 Mathematical Modelling for Science OR 33130 Mathematical Modelling 1)


This subject is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of chemical thermodynamics, optical spectroscopy, and chemical kinetics, which can then be applied to other subjects within the course. Students are introduced to fundamental concepts in these areas and learn how to apply their principles in problem-solving situations.

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Autumn session, City campus

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