Statistical Mechanics and Computational Chemistry
Topics covered include: Quantum and classical statistical mechanics, phase space, and fluctuations. Intermolecular forces and their experimental and theoretical determination. Computational molecular modeling, including Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics methods. Applications to gases, liquids, solids, spin systems, nanoclusters, polymers, surface adsorbates and biomolecules are considered.
Prerequisites: Ch 361, Ch 362 or permission of instructor
Course Code: Ch 460