KD1080 Chemical Dynamics 6.0 credits

Kemisk dynamik

Introductory course, treating chemical reaction kinetics and molecular dynamics the aim is to present a unified treatment of time-dependent phenomena in chemistry

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

  • Molecular dynamics in general
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Diffusion and other transport phenomena
  • Chemical reaction kinetics, molecular reaction mechanisms
  • Photophysical processes
  • Dynamical processes in biological systems

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

KE1140

Recommended prerequisites

Courses within the Degree Programme in Chemical Science and Engineering study year 1, as well as the course SF1633 Differential Equations I 

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Literature

Atkins and de PaulaAtkins' Physical Chemistry, 9thOxford University Press 2010ISBN-13: 978-0-19-954337-3

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • LAB1 - Laboratory Work, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • TEN1 - Written exam, 4.5 credits, Grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

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Other requirements for final grade *

1. Written examination 4,5 credits
2. Laboratory work 1,5 credit

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Mats Jonsson

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Offered by

CBH/Chemistry

Main field of study *

Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Technology

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

KD2050 Molecular thermodynamics
KE1020 Reaction and Separation Technology

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.