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Chem 131B. Lec. 23. Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics. Partition Functions Pt. 1 (English)


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UCI Chem 131B Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics (Winter 2013)
Lec 23. Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics -- Partition Functions -- Part 1.
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Instructor: Rachel Martin, Ph.D.


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Description: Principles of quantum mechanics with application to the elements of atomic structure and energy levels, diatomic molecular spectroscopy and structure determination, and chemical bonding in simple molecules.


Recorded on March 8, 2013.


Index of Topics:
02:11 - 21: Partition Functions
02:51 - Rotational Spectrum of HCl
03:53 - Molecular Partition Function
07:17 - Rotational Spectrum of HCl, Slide 2
16:05 - Partition Function and Temperature
22:25 - 2-Level System Partition Function
27:09 - Contributions to the Partition Function
31:12 - Particle in a Box Partition Function
32:36 - Particle in a Box Partition Function, Slide 2
35:20 - Particle in a Box Partition Function, Slide 3
38:12 - Harmonic Oscillator Partition Function
43:08 - Partition Function Example 1


Required attribution: Martin, Rachel. Molecular Structure & Statistical Mechanics 131B (UCI OpenCourseWare: University of California, Irvine), http://ocw.uci.edu/courses/chem_131b_molecular_structure_and_elementary_statistical_mechanics.html. [Access date]. License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.


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