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Lecture Notes

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*Lecture 7 was not recorded in its entirety. Only the second half of the session is available in video. 

LEC # TOPICS SLIDES VIDEOS
1 Vision Statement, Administrative Details

Introduction

Taxonomy of Chemical Species

Origins of Modern Chemistry
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2 Classification Schemes for the Elements

Mendeleyev and the Periodic Table

Atomic Structure
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3 Rutherford Model of the Atom, Bohr Model of Hydrogen (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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4 Atomic Spectra of Hydrogen, Matter/Energy Interactions Involving Atomic Hydrogen (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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5 The Shell Model (Bohr-Sommerfeld Model) and Multi-electron Atoms

Quantum Numbers: n, l, m, s
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6 De Broglie, Heisenberg, and Schrödinger

The Aufbau Principle, Pauli Exclusion Principle, and Hund's Rules

Photoelectron Spectroscopy

Average Valence Electron Energy
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7 Octet Stability by Electron Transfer: Ionic Bonding

Properties of Ionic Compounds: Crystal Lattice Energy
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8 Born-Haber Cycle

Octet Stability by Electron Sharing: Covalent Bonding

Lewis Structures

Hybridization
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9 Electronegativity, Partial Charge, Polar Bonds and Polar Molecules

Ionic Character of Covalent Bonds, Pauling's Calculation of Heteronuclear Bond Energies
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Test 1
10 LCAO MO, Energy Level Diagrams for H2, He2, Li2

Hybridization, Double Bonds and Triple Bonds, Paramagnetism and Diamagetism
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11 The Shapes of Molecules, Electron Domain Theory, Secondary Bonding (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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12 Metallic Bonding, Band Theory of Solids (Heitler and London), Band Gaps in Metals, Semiconductors, and Insulators, Absorption Edge of a Semiconductor (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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13 Intrinsic and Extrinsic Semiconductors, Doping, Compound Semiconductors, Molten Semiconductors (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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14 Introduction to the Solid State, the 7 Crystal Systems, the 14 Bravais Lattices (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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15 Properties of Cubic Crystals: Simple Cubic, Face-centered Cubic, Body-centered Cubic, Diamond Cubic

Crystal Coordinate Systems, Miller Indices
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16 Characterization of Atomic Structure: The Generation of X-rays and Moseley's Law (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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17 X-ray Spectra, Bragg's Law (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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18 X-ray Diffraction of Crystals: Diffractometry, Debye-Scherrer, Laue

Crystal Symmetry
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19 Defects in Crystals: Point Defects, Line Defects, Interfacial Defects, Voids (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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Test 2
20 Amorphous Solids, Glass Formation, Inorganic Glasses: Silicates (PDF - 2.2 MB) (RM - 56K)
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21 Engineered Glasses: Network Formers, Network Modifiers, Intermediates

Properties of Silicate Glasses

Metallic Glass 
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22 Chemical Kinetics: The Rate Equation, Order of Reaction, Rate Laws for Zeroth, First, and Second Order Reactions

Temperature Dependence of Rate of Reaction
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23 Diffusion: Fick's First Law and Steady-state Diffusion, Dependence of the Diffusion Coefficient on Temperature and on Atomic Arrangement (PDF - 1.1 MB) (RM - 56K)
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24 Fick's Second Law (FSL) and Transient-state Diffusion; Error Function Solutions to FSL (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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25 Solutions: Solute, Solvent, Solution, Solubility Rules, Solubility Product (PDF - 2.1 MB) (RM - 56K)
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26 Acids and Bases: Arrhenius, Brønsted-Lowry, and Lewis Definitions, Acid Strength and pH (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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27 Organic Chemistry: Basic Concepts, Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Aromatics, Functional Groups, Alcohols and Ethers, Aldehydes and Ketones, Esters, Amines (PDF - 2.4 MB) (RM - 56K)
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Test 3
28 Organic Glasses - Polymers: Synthesis by Addition Polymerization and by Condensation Polymerization (PDF - 3.0 MB) (RM - 56K)
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29 Structure-property Relationships in Polymers, Crystalline Polymers (PDF - 1.8 MB) (RM - 56K)
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30 Biochemistry: The Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins (PDF) (RM - 56K)
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31 Protein Structure: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary; Denaturing of Proteins  (PDF - 1.7 MB) audio only
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32 Ipids: Self Assembly into Bilayers

Nucleic Acids, DNA, Encoding Information for Protein Synthesis

Electrochemistry of Batteries and Fuel Cells
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33 Phase Diagrams - Basic Definitions: Phase, Component, Equilibrium; One-component Phase Diagrams

Two-component Phase Diagrams: Complete Solid Solubility
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34 Two-component Phase Diagrams: Limited Solid Solubility

Lever Rule
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35 Wrap-up: Closing Remarks about the Course

Student Course Evaluations
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Final Exam