CHEM 261 - Introduction to Quantum Chemistry
Section: 100
Term: SP 2009
Subject: Chemistry (CHEM)
Department: LSA Chemistry
Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted for students that have completed or are enrolled in CHEM 260.
Advisory Prerequisites:
CHEM 215/216, MATH 115, and prior or concurrent enrollment in PHYSICS 140 (or 160). CHEM 261 is intended primarily for Chemical Engineering students.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Introduction to the quantal nature of matter and the basic principles of quantum chemistry. Course meets only for the first third of the term.

CHEM 261 - Introduction to Quantum Chemistry
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
P
50699
Open
93
 
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MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
MWF 10:30AM - 11:30AM
Note: Students are put into discussions on first day of class. See CHEM 260 for discussion meeting times.
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Note:
There are two options concerning the primary text for this course. First, you may purchase a new or used copy of Principles of Modern Chemistry, 6th edition, by Oxtoby, Gillis, and Campion (ISBN: 0534493661). Second, you may pruchae the custom Chemistry Principles texts provided to UM by Brooks Cole. Volume 1: Introduction of Quantum Chemistry, ISBN 0495841471 and Vol 2: Introduction to Thermodynamics and Kinetics ISBN: 049584148X contain oly those chapters from Principles of Modern Chemistry 6th edition, that will be covered in this course. Chem 261 students need only purchase Volume 1 of the Chem Principles texts, while Chem 260 students should purchase both volumes.
ISBN: 0534493661
Principles of modern chemistry, Author: David W. Oxtoby, H.P. Gillis, Alan Campion., Publisher: Thomson/Brooks/Cole 6th ed., I 2008
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ISBN: 0495841471
custom Chemistry Principles texts published by Brooks Cole. Volume 1: Introduction of Quantum Chemistry, ISBN 0495841471 and Vol 2: Introduction to Thermodynamics and Kinetics ISBN: 049584148X contain oly those chapters from Principles of Modern Chemistry 6th edition, that will be covered in this course. Chem 261 students need only purchase Volume 1 of the Chem Principles texts, while Chem 260 students should purchase both volumes., Author: Oxtoby, Publisher: Brooks Cole
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