20523 Quantum Theory II: The Chemical Bond

Credits: 3 advanced credits in Chemistry or in Physics

Prerequisites: 36 credits, including Quantum Theory I, one version of the course General Chemistry (or both General Chemistry I and General Chemistry II), Organic Chemistry, Differential and Integral Calculus I (or Infinitesimal Calculus I). Students must also fulfill all English requirements and take bibliographic instruction in the Library.

Required: Computer Applications for the Sciences, Linear Algebra for Natural Science Students (or Linear Algebra I)

Recommended: Inorganic Chemistry; Symmetry: Mathematics, Chemistry; Differential and Integral Calculus II (or Infinitesimal Calculus II + Infinitesimal Calculus III)

Author: Inbal Tuvi-Arad

A continuation of Quantum Theory I (20522), this course expands on the foundations of chemical bonding.

Topics: Symmetry and group theory; The hydrogen molecular ion; Diatomic molecules; Polyatomic molecules.

1or General Chemistry (20477 or 20487), which is no longer offered.