Syllabus | B.Sc (Non- Medical) | Paper-III-(Theory) Physical Chemistry Code;09010308

Paper-III-(Theory) PhysicalChemistry

Code;09010308

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Time (hrs)

1 Thermodynamics-I &II

  • Definition of thermodynamic terms: system, surrounding etc. Types of systems, intensive and extensive properties.
  • State and path functions   and   their   differentials.        Thermodynamic   process. Concept of heat and work.
  • Zeroth  Law  of  thermodynamics,  First  law  of  thermodynamics:
  • statement,  definition  of  internal  energy  and  enthalpy.
  • Heat capacity,  heat capacities  at constant volume and pressure and their relationship.
  • Joule’s law – Joule – Thomson coefficient for ideal gass and real gas:and inversion temperature.
  • Calculation of w.q. dU &dH for the expansion of ideal gases under isothermal and adiabatic conditions for reversible process
  • Temperature dependence of enthalpy  ,Kirchoffs equation. Bond energies and applications of bond energies.
 

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2 Chemical Equilibrium

  • Equilibrium   constant   and   free   energy,   concept   of   chemical potential,
  • Thermodynamic    derivation    of    law    of    chemical equilibrium.
  • Temperature dependence of equilibrium constant; Van’tHoff reaction isochore, Van’t Hoff reaction isotherm.
  • Le-Chatelier’s principle and its applications
  • Clapeyron equation and Clausius – Clapeyron  equation its applications.
 

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3 Distribution  Law:

  • Nernst    distribution    law    –    its    thermodynamic    derivation,
  • Modification    of    distribution    law    when    solute    undergoes dissociation, association  and chemical combination.
  • Applications of distribution law: (i) Determination of degree of hydrolysis and hydrolysis constant of aniline hydrochloride.
  • (ii)Determination of equilibrium constant of potassium tri-iodide complex and process of extraction
 

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Recommended Texts:

  • 1.Atkins, P. W. & Paula, J. de Atkin’s Physical Chemistry 8th Ed., Oxford University Press (2006).
  • Ball, D. W. Physical Chemistry Thomson Press, India (2007).
  • Castellan, G. W. Physical Chemistry 4th Ed. Narosa (2004).
  • Mortimer, R. G. Physical Chemistry 3rd Ed. Elsevier: NOIDA, UP (2009).
Admission Open- 2018