Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Ch 516 Physical Chemistry for the Biosciences I

Intended primarily for students in the biological sciences and allied medical health fields. The emphasis is on the application of modern physical chemistry to problems of biological interest. Ch 416 includes the study of heat, work, energy, entropy, vapor pressure, chemical equilibrium, and transport phenomena. Ch 417 covers chemical and enzyme kinetics, quantum chemistry, photochemistry, and spectroscopy. Courses must be taken in sequence. Recommended prerequisite: Ch 320, 321, a year of general physics with calculus, and two terms of calculus. Recommended prerequisites: Ch 223 and Ch 229.


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