## Problems and Solutions to Accompany McQuarrie and Simon's Physical Chemistry

# Problems and Solutions to Accompany McQuarrie and Simon's Physical Chemistry

### By: Heather Cox

**Publication date:**February 1998

**ISBN:**9780935702439

**Subject:**Physical Chemistry, Chemistry

This manual is designed to complement McQuarrie and Simon's new Physical Chemistry: A Molecular Approach by providing a detailed solution for every one of the more than 1400 problems found in the text.

*For all sales outside of the United States, please contact Felicity Henson, **fhenson@aip.org* ** **

## Title information

This manual is designed to complement McQuarrie and Simonâ€™s new Physical Chemistry: A Molecular Approach by providing a detailed solution for every one of the more than 1400 problems found in the text.

**Pages:**955

**Language:**English

**Publisher:**University Science Books

CONTENTS

Preface

1.The Dawn of Quantum Theory

Math Chapter A/Complex Numbers

2. The Classical Wave Equation

Math Chapter B/Probability and Statistics

3. The Schrodinger Equation and a Particle In a Box

Math Chapter C/ Vectors

4. Some Postulates and General Principles of Quantum Mechanics

Math Chapter D/ Spherical Coordinates

5. The Harmonic Oscillator and the Rigid Rotator: Two Spectroscopic Models

6. The Hydrogen Atom

Math Chapter E/ Determinants

7. Approximation Methods

8. Multielectron Atoms

9. The Chemical Bond: Diatomic Molecules

10. Bonding in Polyatomic Molecules

11. Computational Quantum Chemistry

Math Chapter F/ Matrices

12. Group Theory: The Exploitation of Symmetry

13. Molecular Spectroscopy

14. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

15. Lasers, Laser Spectroscopy, and Photochemistry

Math Chapter G/Numerical Methods

16. The Properties of Gases

Math Chapter H/Partial Derivatives

17. The Boltzmann Factor and Partition Functions

Math Chapter I/Series and Limits

18. Partition Functions and Ideal Gases

19. The First Law of Thermodynamics

Math Chapter J/ The Binomial Distribution and Stirling's Approximation

20. Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

21. Entropy and the Third Law of Thermodynamics

22. Helmholtz and Gibbs Energies

23. Phase Equilibria

24. Solutions I: Liquid-Liquid Solutions

25. Solutions II: Solid-Liquid Solutions

26. Chemical Equilibria

27. The Kinetic Theory of Gases

28. Chemical Kinetics I: Rate Laws

29. Chemical Kinetics II: Reaction Mechanisms

30. Gas-Phase Reaction Dynamics

31. Solids and Surface Chemistry

-Answers to Numerical Problems

-Index