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Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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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  or CHEM 1220  and MATH 1010 .

When Offered: Fall and summer terms annually.

Credit Hours: 4



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