Chemistry

Open Courseware and Resources

- Chemistry: science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter, as well as the changes it undergoes during chemical reactions (Wikipedia).

Chemistry Notes

general quantum chemistry (elementary, Born-Oppenheimer approximation, time evolution of wavefunctions, angular momentum summary, unitary group form of Hamiltonian. Hartree-Fock theory, permutational symmetries of integrals, excited electronic states, assigning symmetries of vibrational modes), configuration interaction, computational implementation, links

Chemical Information Sources

introduction to minimal set of chemical info sources & concepts including printed tools, commercial databases, internet resources, overview of many different products and services: detailed table of contents, course materials, supplemental reading

Physical Chemistry Lecture Notes

quantum mechanics (principles, atomic & molecular structure, spectroscopy, diffraction techniques, statistical mechanics, reaction dynamics)

Organic Chemistry (wikispace)

correlation of molecular properties with physical properties of materials covering detailed mechanisms of several reactions: syllabus, FAQ, class blog archived lectures, assignments (podcast & vodcast), lecture transcripts, tutorials, extra credit options, textbooks & resources, test info

Online Lectures (courses)

Mechanisms of Organometallic Reactions & Homogeneous Catalysis, Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms
Introduction to Non-Metal Chemistry
The Kinetics of Hydrothermal and Intercalation Reactions

Virtual Classroom

  • Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry - principles of chemistry and fundamentals of inorganic and biochemistry targeted towards Health Science Majors, Structure and chemistry of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, biochemistry of enzymes, metabolism, body fluids and radiation effects: interactive Periodic Table, chapter summaries
  • General Chemistry - principles of chemistry targeted towards Chemistry Majors
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory - Laboratory experiments to develop techniques in organic chemistry and illustrate principles, online step-by-step prelabs for many experiments
  • Analytical Chemistry - Theoretical principles of quantitative and instrumental analysis, analytical tools and equipment
  • Concepts in Biochemistry - structure, function and metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates and lipids, enzymes, DNA and RNA.

Virtual Classroom

  • Mass Spectroscopy for Chromatographers - use of a mass spectrometer as a GC detector, Basic instrumentation, data treatment and spectral interpretation methods, slides and tables to assist in interpretation of mass spectra
  • Chemometrics - statistical methods in Analytical Chemistry, basic statistics, experimental design, modeling, exploratory data analysis and other multivariate techniques: homework problems, slides
  • Radioanalytical Methods - survey of basic equipment, data and methodology of Analytical methods that rely on radioisotopic materials: homework problems, slides

Acid-Base Tutorial

terminology, history, physiology, acid production, pH playground, Henderson equation, acid-base diagram, clinical aspects, (respiratory, metabolic), interpretation, simple arithmetic, strong ion diffnce, plastic cards, computing methods, links, references

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