Curriculum | Title: Physical Chemistry I (Code 09040307) | Third Sem | Master of Chemistry

Curriculum

Title: Physical Chemistry I (Code 09040307)

S.No Topic Learning Objectives Teaching Guidelines  Methodology Hours
  Unit I        
1 Thermodynamics of electrified interfaces Students should able to understand thermodyanmic interfaces Problem solving on this topic Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 1 hrs
2 Electrocapillary thermodynamics, non-polarizable interface and thermodynamic equilibrium able to derive the equations Deliver lecture and derive equations minutely group problems 2 hrs
3 Fundamental thermodynamic equation of polarizable interfaces  learn and able to derive and apply polarizable interfaces Discuss and explain Lecture and internet based learning 3 hrs
4 Determination of excess charge density on the electrode, electrical capacitance and surface excess of the interface Learn surface excess, electrified capacitance Select and apply Using board and marker for derivations 2 hrs
5 Potential of zero charge, Helmholtz-Perrin model, Gouy – Chapman model and Stern model of electrified interfaces. The student will be able to understand different types of interfcases and their theories pictorial represenation of different models computer assisted learning 2 hrs
  Unit II
1 The thermal dismantling of an ionic lattice, characteristics of ionic liquids The student will be able to know the ionic lattice recognise the relationship between the thermodynamic parameters helps stydents visualize chemistry and improve problem solving skills 2 hrs
2 The fundamental problems in the study of pure liquid electrolytes, models of simple ionic liquids Learn to know ionic liquids, models discuss problems presented mathematically allow students to work at their own pace until they master concepts 3 hrs
3 Lattice oriented models (the vacancy model, the hole model Learn to know the lattice oriented models Lecture should be problem based develop skills and build confidence 3 hrs
4 Quantification of the hole model, the Furth approach to the work of hole formation, distribution function for the sizes of the holes and the average size of a hole Students able to learn hole model, formation, and distribution and importantly drift-current density (Butler – Volmer) equation understand the conceptual idea helps students studying university chemistry books in the library
5 Rate of charge- transfer reactions under zero fields, under the influence of an electric field, carry out the mathematical activities and comparison the other earliar concepts improve learning and grades 3 hrs
6 The equilibrium exchange current density, the non-equilibrium drift-current density (Butler – Volmer) equation provide insight to students performance 2 hrs
7 Some general and special cases of Butler- Volmer equation, the high-field and low-field approximations, physical meaning of the symmetry factor motivate students learning 2 hrs
8 Preliminary to a second theory , a simple picture of the symmetry factor and its dependence on overpotential.  Polarizable and non-polarizable interfaces able to give pictorial shape of symmetry factor, polaraizable and non polarizable interfaces understand the conceptual idea helps students studying university chemistry books in the library 2 hrs
  Unit III make guess and carry out the tasks and problems spend more time teaching
1 Surface tension, capillary action, pressure difference across curved surface (Leplace equation) Students should know the Surface tension, capillary action, pressure difference justify the results of activities monitor students progress 2 hrs
2 Gibb’s adsorption equation and its applications Students able to know adsorption, applications, and BET equation derive and apply, Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch Using board and marker for derivations 3 hrs
3 Determination of BET equation and its application for the determination of surface area 4 hrs
4 Surface active agents and their classification, concept of micelles, critical micelle concentration (cmc) Students able to surface active reagents, and CMC make guess and carry out the tasks and problems Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 3 hrs
5 Determination of cmc by conductivity and surface tension methods 2 hrs
6 factors affecting cmc, counter – ion binding to micelles, thermodynamics of micellization Students should able cmc, thermodynamic of micellisation spend more time teaching monitor students performance and spend more time in teaching 3 hrs
  Unit IV
1 Study of fast reactions Students should able to understand the fast reactions, methods to determine fast reactions and their matematical derivations Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 2 hrs
2 Flow methods, Relaxation method, Flash photolysis and    shock tube method. 2 hrs
3 Theories of unimolecular reactions 2 hrs
4 Lindemann’s  theory, Hinshelwoods treatment, R.R.K. and R.R.K.M. theories
5 The theory of absolute reaction rates, Able to make relation between potential enegy surface, activation energies and rate of reactions Lecture should be problem based presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 2 hrs
6 Potential energy surfaces, activation energies 3 hrs
7 London-Eyring – Polanyi method for the calculation of energy of activation 4 hrs
Admission Open- 2018