windsorlogo.gif (4904 bytes)  59240header.jpg (39278 bytes)      windsorlogo.gif (4904 bytes)
Course Outline

Marking Scheme

Important Dates

Useful Links

Course Notes

General Info





Useful Links

Useful links of physical chemistry websites, data tables, educational sites and other relevant tidbits will be posted here as the year progresses.

If you would like to suggest a link, or notify me of a broken link, please email to

General Links:

NIST: Constants, Units and Uncertainty - excellent physical chemistry resource!
NIST: Chemistry Web Book - useful physical data (useful for assignments)
Korean Physical Chemistry Animations - Play with these interactive animations
NTNU Virtual Physics Laboratory - Javascript animations demonstrating a variety of concepts
UCI Physical Chemistry Applets - Java animations from the U. of California at Irvine
Chemistry Java Applets from UC Davis - Large collection of applets (some of which do not function)
PSIgate - Physical Sciences Information Gateway - great collection of web resources

Lecture Related Links and Animations:

Useful Information for 59-240 - physical constants, units, etc.
Periodic Table of the Elements - printable, from
Printable Table of Physical Constants - useful for homework problems
Equation Summaries - Collections of problems useful for problems and exams, from Atkins
Summary of Partial Differentials and Other Useful Mathematics - pdf format

59-240 Animation Page - a collection of phys. chem. animations "borrowed" from the internet
Gas Law Tutorial Index
- excellent set of animations and figures about basic properties of gases
Ideal Gas Law - A Javascript animation by Aspire - try increasing and decreasing the temperature
Phase Diagrams - Ceramic Webbook by NIST, all sorts of useful definitions and illustrations
Atkins Physical Chemistry Website - website for the 7th edition with some extra tools & information

Historical Figures in Physical Chemistry:

Robert Boyle - Boyle's Law, Ideal Gases
Jacques Charles - Charles' Law, Ideal Gases, Hot Air Balloons!
John Dalton - Atomic Theory, Partial Pressures, Laws of Definite and Multiple Proportions
James Clerk Maxwell - Electromagnetic Theory (Maxwell's equ'ns), Statistical Distributions in Gases
Ludwig Boltzmann - Statistical Mechnanics
J.D. van der Waals - van der Waals interactions, general equation of state for gases

Last Updated Friday June 22, 2007
Copyright 2001-2007 Rob Schurko