CHEM 430 - QUANTUM CHEMISTRY
Long Title: QUANTUM CHEMISTRY
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 310 OR CHEM 312) AND MATH 212 AND (PHYS 102 OR PHYS 112)
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 530. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for both CHEM 430 and CHEM 530.