S.No 
Topic 
Learning Objectives 
Teaching Guidelines 
Methodology 
Hours 

Unit I 




1 
Concept of distribution, thermodynamic probability and most probable distribution 
Students should able to understand thermodyanmic probability, and most probable distributiom 
Problem solving on this topic 
Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
2 hrs 
2 
Canonical, grand canonical and micro canonical ensembles 
Students should know the ensembles 
Deliver lecture and derive equations minutely 
group problems 
1 hrs 
3 
Maxwell – Boltzmann statistics, Statistical thermodynamic formulation of Maxwell – Boltzmann distribution law 
students be able to derive distribution law and relatve with different type of velocities 
Discuss and explain 
Lecture and internet based learning 
3 hrs 
4 
Maxwell – Boltzmann law of distribution of energy and evaluation of average velocity, root mean square velocity 
Select and apply 
Using board and marker for derivations 
3 hrs 
5 
Law of equipartition of energy; Partition function and its factorization 
The student will be able to understand partition function and relate with thermodynamic properties 
pictorial represenation of different models 
computer assisted learning 
2 hrs 
6 
Relationship of atomic and molar partition function to thermodynamic properties 
helps stydents visualize chemistry and improve problem solving skills 
Using board and marker for derivations 
2 hrs 
7 
(I) internal energy (ii) entropy (iii) Gibb’s free energy (iv) heat contant (v) work function (vi) pressure (vii) heat capacity at constant volume 
develop skills and build confidence 
Homework 
1 hrs 
8 
Derivation of equation of state for a mono atomic ideal gas. 
able to derive equation for mono atomic gas 
Lecture should be problem based 
improve learning and grades 
2 hrs 

Unit II 




1 
Translational partition function, calculation of absolute entropy of an ideal monoatomic gas, Seckure Tetrode equation 
Learn to know translational partiotion function, Seckure Tetrode equation 
discuss problems presented mathematically 
allow students to work at their own pace until they master concepts 
3 hrs 
2 
Vibrational, Rotational, & electronic partition function of diatomic molecules 
Learn to know vibrationa, rotational partition function 
Lecture should be problem based 
develop skills and build confidence 
2 hrs 
3 
Derivation of expressions for transitional ,vibrational, rotational, electronic energy; expressions for entropy 
Students able to derive different expression of translational vibrational, and concept of zero point energy and 
understand the conceptual idea 
helps students studying university chemistry books in the library 
2 hrs 
4 
Gibbs free energy, work function due to transitional, vibrational and rotational motion of a molecule 
carry out the mathematical activities and comparison the other earliar concepts 
improve learning and grades 
2 hrs 
5 
Effect of change of zero point energy on partition function and also on thermodynamic properties like internal energy 
provide insight to students performance 
2 hrs 
6 
Gibbs free energy, enthalpy, work function & entropy 
motivate students learning 
2 hrs 
7 
Chemical equilibrium and equilibrium constant in terms of partition functions, Free energy function 
how partion function is used to derive equiliribium constants 
understand the conceptual idea 
helps students studying university chemistry books in the library 
2 hrs 

Unit III 
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1 
Quantum mechanical treatment of Helium atom and the failure of rigorous quantum mechanical method 
Students able to derive the Quantumn mechanical approach to He atom 
Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch 
Using board and marker for derivations 
4 hrs 
2 
Need of approximate methods, first order perturbation theory (excluding time dependent), variation principle 
Able to derive the equations of variation theorem and perturbation principle 
Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch 
Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
3 hrs 
3 
Application of first order perturbation and variation principle to evaluate ground state of helium atom 
2 hrs 
4 
Applicability of perturbation theory to an electron in a one dimensional box under the influence of electric field 
Students know the application of perturbation theory 
spend more time teaching 
monitor students performance and spend more time in teaching 
2 hrs 

Unit IV 




1 
Valance bond method 
Students should able to understand the valence bond theory and aplly in hydrogen molecule ion 
Search and investigate the mathematical and conceptual approch 
Presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
2 hrs 
2 
Valance bond method to hydrogen, hydrogen molecule ion. 
3 hrs 
3 
Their symmetric and anti symmetric solution without actual valuation of various integrals 
2 hrs 
4 
Energy of molecular hydrogen system, LCAOMO approximation 
2 hrs 
5 
Refined treatment of hydrogen molecules 
Able to refine the treatement of H molecue and getting resonance and hybridazations 
Lecture should be problem based 
presentation/interactive lectures using personal response 
1 hrs 
6 
Concept of resonance and its role in the stability of hydrogen molecule ion, electron spin 
2 hrs 
7 
Pauli’s exclusion principle, hybridization. 
2 hrs 