Mar 02, 2021  
Rensselaer Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2020-2021
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CHEM 4440 - Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences


Topics in physical chemistry that are important for understanding processes in biological systems. Included are: thermodynamics as applied to phase and chemical equilibria in chemical and biochemical systems; passive transport models for diffusion and electrical conductivity in electrolyte solutions; kinetic models for simple and complex chemical reactions, including enzyme mechanisms; quantum mechanical models used in spectroscopy.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: CHEM 1200 and MATH 1010.

When Offered: Fall and summer terms annually.



Credit Hours: 4



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