Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

CHEM 530 - QUANTUM CHEMISTRY

Long Title: QUANTUM CHEMISTRY
Department: Chemistry
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: The purpose of this course is to provide the student with a working knowledge of the basic concepts and mathematical formalism of quantum mechanics. Topics include the mathematics of quantum mechanics, one-dimensional problems, central field problems, the harmonic oscillator, angular momentum, perturbation theory, spin, and introduction to methods of modern electronic structure theory, with applications in atomic and molecular structures, spectroscopy, and chemical bonding. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: CHEM 430. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for CHEM 530 if student has credit for CHEM 430.