Atoms,
Molecules and Research (AMR) 2003/04
A
Learning Community in Upper Division Chemistry
Thermodynamics
Homework spring quarter 

Week 
Chapter 
Problems 
Due Date 
Answer Keys 
8 
18 
21, 28, 40,79, 18.F 
Week 9, Wednesday 
Answer
Key 
7 
18 
29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 46 
Week 8, Wednesday 
Answer
Key 
6 

Midterm exam redo 
Week 7, Wednesday 
Answer
Key 
5 
18 
10, 12, 13, 14, 23, 26, 27 
Week 6, Friday 
Answer
Key 
4 
18 
3, 4, 7, 8, 19 
Week 5, Wednesday 
Answer
Key 
see this sheet 
3 
6 
44 
Week 4, Wednesday 
Answer
Key 
18 
1, 2 
2 
6 
35, 36, 69, 70 
Week 3, Wednesday 
answer
key 
1 
6 
20, 21, 27, 29 
Week 2, Wednesday 
Answer
Key 
Important concepts:
Week 
Concepts 
8 
write rate law and rate equations for bimolecular and termolecular
reactions, understand mechanisms, rate law and rate equations for
chain reactions 
7 
Define elementary reactions, reaction molecularity, reaction
mechanism, steady state approximation and its use in determining reaction
rates, Lindemann mechanism for unimolecular reactions 
5 
Understand kinetics of consecutive first order, reversible
first order and microscopic reversible first order reactions, Arrheneous
equation and its implications 
4 
Understand the ways in which the orders of simple reactions
can be identified (using mathematical relationships and graphs), be
able to reproduce figure 18.4 (page 664 of text) on your own 
3 
explain tech various types of phase diagrams of two component
systems involving solidliquid phases, understand rate law, define
rates of reactions, define order of reactions 
1,2 
Raoult's law, Henry's law and their applications to binary
liquid systems, ability to draw and interpret phase diagrams of binary
liquid systems, colligative properties and their applications, two
component phase diagrams with immiscible solid state. 
