Dr. Paul Marshall

Classes Taught

I teach the following courses:

CHEM 3230 - Physical Measurements - Treatment of experimental data. Calorimetry, gases, vacuum line techniques, phase and chemical equilibria, polarimetry, and kinetics. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3510 (may be taken concurrently).

CHEM 3240 - Advanced Physical Measurements - Spectrophotometry, lasers, atomic and molecular spectroscopy. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3230.

CHEM 3510 - Physical Chemistry I - Thermodynamics, kinetic theory, solutions and phase equilibria, chemical equilibrium, photochemistry and chemical kinetics. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1420, CHEM 1422 or CHEM 1423; MATH 1720; PHYS 1420 or PHYS 2220.

CHEM 3520 - Physical Chemistry II - Quantum mechanics: atomic structure and molecular orbital theory. Spectroscopy: microwave, infrared, electronic, photoelectron, electron spin and NMR. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 3510.

CHEM 5200 - Physical Chemistry - Survey of selected topics in physical chemistry, including thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, heterogeneous and homogeneous equilibria, and chemical kinetics. Prequisite(s): CHEM 3520 or consent of department.

CHEM 5650 - Kinetics of Chemical Reaction - Reactions and reaction rates; determination of rate laws for simple and complex reactions; deduction of reaction mechanisms; reaction energetics; chain reactions; theories of elementary reaction rates; reactions at extreme rates; extra-kinetic probes of mechanism. Prerequisite(s): consent of department.