Title: Physical Chemistry-II (Code-09040308)
S.No | Topic | Domain | Hours | |
Unit I | ||||
1 | Concept of distribution, thermodynamic probability and most probable distribution | Must Know | 2 hrs | |
2 | Canonical, grand canonical and micro canonical ensembles | Nice to know | 1 hrs | |
3 | Maxwell – Boltzmann statistics, Statistical thermodynamic formulation of Maxwell – Boltzmann distribution law | Must Know | 3 hrs | |
4 | Maxwell – Boltzmann law of distribution of energy and evaluation of average velocity, root mean square velocity | Nice to know | 3 hrs | |
5 | Law of equipartition of energy; Partition function and its factorization | Good To Know | 2 hrs | |
6 | Relationship of atomic and molar partition function to thermodynamic properties | Must Know | 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 | Good To Know | 1 hrs | |
8 | Derivation of equation of state for a mono atomic ideal gas. | Nice to know | 2 hrs | |
Unit II | ||||
1 | Translational partition function, calculation of absolute entropy of an ideal monoatomic gas, Seckure -Tetrode equation | Must Know | 3 hrs | |
2 | Vibrational, Rotational, & electronic partition function of diatomic molecules | Nice to know | 2 hrs | |
3 | Derivation of expressions for transitional ,vibrational, rotational, electronic energy; expressions for entropy | Must Know | 2 hrs | |
4 | Gibbs free energy, work function due to transitional, vibrational and rotational motion of a molecule | Good To Know | 2 hrs | |
5 | Effect of change of zero point energy on partition function and also on thermodynamic properties like internal energy | Good To Know | 2 hrs | |
6 | Gibbs free energy, enthalpy, work function & entropy | Nice to know | 2 hrs | |
7 | Chemical equilibrium and equilibrium constant in terms of partition functions, Free energy function | Good To Know | 2 hrs | |
Unit III | ||||
1 | Quantum mechanical treatment of Helium atom and the failure of rigorous quantum mechanical method | Must Know | 4 hrs | |
2 | Need of approximate methods, first order perturbation theory (excluding time dependent), variation principle | Good To Know | 3 hrs | |
3 | Application of first order perturbation and variation principle to evaluate ground state of helium atom | Must Know | 2 hrs | |
4 | Applicability of perturbation theory to an electron in a one dimensional box under the influence of electric field | Nice to know | 2 hrs | |
Unit IV | ||||
1 | Valance bond method | Must Know | 2 hrs | |
2 | Valance bond method to hydrogen, hydrogen molecule ion. | Good To Know | 3 hrs | |
3 | Their symmetric and anti symmetric solution without actual valuation of various integrals | Must Know | 2 hrs | |
4 | Energy of molecular hydrogen system, LCAO-MO approximation | Must Know | 2 hrs | |
5 | Refined treatment of hydrogen molecules | Nice to know | 1 hrs | |
6 | Concept of resonance and its role in the stability of hydrogen molecule ion, electron spin | Good To Know | 2 hrs | |
7 | Pauli’s exclusion principle, hybridization. | Nice to know | 2 hrs |
Books Recommended:
1. Glasstone, S. Theoretical Chemistry.
2. Levinine. Quantum Chemistry.
3. Pauling, Eyring and Wilson. Quantum Chemistry
4. Nash, L.K. Introduction to Statistical Mechanics