Fall 2006
59240 Physical Chemistry  Updated
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Date(s) 
Title 
Reading:
8th(7th) 
Exercises
(8th Ed) 
Exercises
(7th Ed) 
0 
Sept. 7 
Lecture 0  Introduction to Physical Chemistry

Notes 
None 
None 
Chapter 1: Properties of Gases (and a
little bit on kinetic theory of gases in Ch. 24, Editions 7, 8) 
1 
Sept. 10 
Lecture 1  States of Gases 
1.1
(1.1) 
M1.1, 1.2, M1.3, 1.4, 1.7
Exercises 
1.4, 1.6, 1.7, 1.9, 1.10 
2 

Lecture 2  Gas Laws 
1.2
(1.2) 
1.8, 1.10, 1.11, 1.18, 1.5,
P1.1, P1.28
Exercises 
1.11, 1.13, 1.14, 1.22,
P1.1, P1.3, P1.30 
3 

Lecture 3  Kinetic Model of Gases
Aside: Cold Atoms 
1.2, 21.1
(24.1) 
21.1, 21.2, 21.7, SelfTest
21.1 (p. 752), P21.23 
24.4, 24.5, 24.10, SelfTest 24.1 (p. 820), P24.23 
21.3, 21.4, 21.5, 21.6
Exercises 
24.6, 24.7, 24.8, 24.9 
4 

Lecture 4  Real Gases 
1.31.5
(1.31.5) 
1.1, 1.13, 1.15, 1.16,
1.17, 1.19, 1.20 1.21, P1.17, P1.20
Exercises 
1.5, 1.16, 1.18, 1.19, 1.21, 1.23,
1.24, 1.25,
P1.20, P1.23 
Chapter 2: The First Law: Concepts

5 

Lecture 5  Introduction to Thermodynamics 
2.12.2 

6 

Lecture 6  Work, Heat and Energy 
2.32.4 
M2.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5,
M2.2, 2.7
Exercises 
2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 2.12 
7 

Lecture 7  Enthalpy and Adiabatic Expansion
See also: selfguided tutorial
(see below, complete this prior to first midterm) 
2.52.6 
Set 1: 2.3, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10, 2.11, M2.3, 2.12,
Set 2: M2.4, 2.13, 2.14, M2.5, 2.15, M2.6, M2.7
Exercises 
Set 1: 2.7, 2.14,
2.15, 2.16, 2.17, 2.18, 2.20
Set 2: 2.21, 2.22, 2.23, 2.24, 2.25, 2.27, 2.28 
8 

Lecture 8  Thermochemistry 
2.72.9 
2.6, 2.16, 2.17, M2.8, 2.18,
2.19, 2.20, 2.21, M2.9, 2.22, 2.26, 2.28
Exercises 
2.11, 2.29, 2.30, 2.31,
2.32, 2.35, 2.36, 2.37, 2.39, 2.40, 2.44,
2.45 
 

Transition Lecture: Qualitative Calculations of q, w,
DU and
DH 
in class 
P2.20, M2.10, P2.21ab, P2.21c,
P2.22, P2.25
Exercises 
3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9 
Note: in 6th & 7th
editions, this material is in Chapter 3: The First Law: Machinery 
9 

Lecture 9  The Machinery of the First Law

2.102.12 & Further Info
(Ch. 3) 
P2.26, M2.11, 2.29, 2.30,
2.31, 2.32, 2.33, M2.12, P2.23a, P2.23b, P2.24, P2.30, P2.34
Exercises 
3.10, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14,
3.15, 3.16, 3.17, 3.18, P3.12, P3.13, P3.14, P3.17, P3.24 
Monday,
Oct. 16: MidTerm #1  All material up to this point 
Selfguided tutorial &
answer key  summarizing
Chapters 13 
Chapter 3: The Second Law: Concepts 
10 

Lecture 10  Introduction to the Second Law, Entropy 
3.13.3
(4.14.3) 
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 
4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7 
3.5, M3.1, M3.2, M3.3,
M3.4, M3.5
 Exercises
 Solutions 
4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.13 
11 

Lecture 11  Entropy Accompanying Specific Processes 
3.3
(4.3) 
M3.6, 3.5, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10,
M3.7, 3.14, 3.15
 Exercises
 Solutions 
4.14, 4.15, 4.18, 4.19, 4.20, 4.24, 4.25, 4.26 
12 

Lecture 12  Third Law and Gibbs and Helmholz
Energies 
3.43.6
(4.44.6) 
3.6, 3.7, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13,
P3.5 
4.16, 4.17, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23,
P4.5 
Note: in 6th & 7th
editions, this material is in Chapter 5: The Second Law: Machinery 
13 

Lecture 13  The Second Law  Machinery
***clarification for Ex. 5.4 (6th) &
5.7 (7th) 
3.73.9 & Further Info
(5.15.5) 
M3.8, 3.16, 3.17, 3.18,
M3.9, 3.19, 3.20, 3.21, 3.22 
5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9, 5.10, 5.12, 5.13 
M3.10, P3.22, P3.23a,
P3.23b, M3.11, P3.24, P3.25, P3.26a, P3.26b, P3.27, P3.28, P3.30 P3.33
Exercises
Solutions 
5.14a, 5.14b, 5.15a, 5.15b,
P5.1, P5.5, P5.6, P5.7, P5.8, P5.9, P5.10, P.5.14, P5.21 
Chapter 4: Physical Transformations of Pure Substances 
14 

Lecture 14  Phase diagrams
***
vapour pressure proof 
4.14.6
(6.16.6) 
4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6,
4.7a, M4.1, DQ4.4, 4.8., 4.9, 4.10,
DQ4.6
Exercises & Solutions 
6.4, 6.5, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10a,
6.2a, 6.2b, 6.11, 6.12,
6.13, 6.3a 
15 

Lecture 15  Phase Transitions and Surfaces 
4.7, 18.7,
18.8
(6.76.10)

18.10, 18.11, 18.12, P4.1,
P4.2, P4.22
Exercises & Solutions 
6.14, 6.15, 6.16,
P6.1, P6.2, P6.21 
Wed., Nov. 15
MidTerm #2  Up to and including curved surfaces 
Chapter 5: Simple Mixtures  Sections 7.1  7.5 
16 

Lecture 16  Simple Mixtures 
5.15.3
(7.17.3) 
5.1, 5.2, 5.3, SelfTest
5.2 (p. 141 Atkins 8th), 5.4, M5.1, 5.5, 5.6
Exercises & Solutions 
7.4, 7.5, 7.6, SelfTest 7.2, (p. 166 Atkins 7th), 7.7,
7.8, 7.9, 7.10 
17 

Lecture 17  Properties of Solutions 
5.45.5
(7.47.5) 
5.7, 5.8, 5.9, 5.10, 5.11,
5.12, M5.2, 5.13, 5.14
Exercises & Solutions 
7.11, 7.12, 7.13, 7.14, 7.15, 7.16, 7.17, 7.18, 7.19 
Chapter 6: Phase Diagrams 
18 

Lecture 18  The Phase Rule 
6.16.3
(8.18.3) 
6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.7,
DQ6.3, DQ6.4, DQ6.5, DQ6.6, 6.9
Exercises & Solutions 
8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.10, 8.2a,
8.2b, 8.3a, 8.3b,
8.12 


Proof of equation on slide 13
(eq. 86, 6th and 7th editions)

Material to accompany
lecture 18 
19 

Lecture 19  Phase Diagrams 
6.16.3
(8.48.6) 
6.10, 6.11, 6.12, 6.13,
6.14, 6.15, 6.16, 6.17
Exercises & Solutions 
8.13, 8.14,
8.15, 8.16, 8.17, 8.18, 8.19, 8.20 


Lecture 19
 Demo notes 



Sample phase diagrams and
micrographs: Cu/Al and Si/Al alloys 
Material to accompany
lecture 19
Please review this material, and compare with the "interactive
phase diagram" from Southhampton. 
Wed.,
Dec. 13, 12:00 p.m. Final Examination, comprehensive, Chapters 1  6
(Chapters 18 in 6th and 7th editions) 
Please study: all
problems assigned/covered in class, tutorials and laboratories.
Credits: These notes were developed from P.W. Atkins "Physical
Chemistry" 6th edition by R.W. Schurko at the University of Windsor.
Some helpful discussion on the Second Law is from the notes of
Neal Woodbury in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the
University of Arizona. You are welcome to download copies of these
notes for personal use.
If these notes
or portions of these notes are posted on a public website, or are to be used
for commercial purposes, permission must be obtained from Rob Schurko and
the University of Windsor. 