CHEM 261 - Introduction to Quantum Chemistry
Section: 100
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Chemistry (CHEM)
Department: LSA Chemistry
Credits:
1
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who 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 is an introduction to the quantal nature of matter (the Schrödinger equation and the mathematical machinery of quantum mechanics) and the fundamental principles necessary to understand spectroscopy (electronic, vibrational, and rotational). CHEM 261 is intended for Chemical Engineering students. This course, together with Chem Engin 330, provides the prerequisites necessary for enrollment in CHEM 302. Grading is based on problem sets and one hour exam. CHEM 261 meets only for the first third of the term.

CHEM 261 - Introduction to Quantum Chemistry
Schedule Listing
100 (LEC)
 
12781
Closed
0
 
-
MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: ENGINEERING STUDENTS ONLY. CLASS ENDS AFTER THE FIRST EXAM.
101 (DIS)
P
32527
Closed
0
2ENGR Ugrd
-
Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
102 (DIS)
P
32529
Closed
0
2ENGR Ugrd
-
F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
103 (DIS)
P
32531
Closed
0
 
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
104 (DIS)
P
32533
Closed
0
1ENGR Ugrd
-
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
105 (DIS)
P
32535
Closed
0
1ENGR Ugrd
-
W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
200 (LEC)
 
12783
Closed
0
 
-
MWF 2:00PM - 3:00PM
201 (DIS)
P
32537
Closed
0
 
-
W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
202 (DIS)
P
32539
Closed
0
 
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
203 (DIS)
P
32541
Closed
0
 
-
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
204 (DIS)
P
32543
Closed
0
3ENGR Ugrd
-
Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 1111120935
Intro to Quantum Chemistry, Chem Principles Part One, with 6 months OWL access, Author: Oxtoby, Publisher: cengage
Required
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for CHEM 261 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The CourseProfile (ART) system, supported by the U-M Provost’s 3rd Century Initiative through a grant to the Digital Innovation Greenhouse, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (ART)