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Quantum Chemistry & Spectroscopy, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition

By Thomas Engel

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Sep 27, 2012

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Engel and Reid’s Quantum Chemistry and Spectroscopy gives students a  contemporary and accurate overview of physical chemistry while focusing on basic principles that unite the sub-disciplines of the field. The Third Edition continues to emphasize fundamental concepts and presents cutting-edge research developments that demonstrate the vibrancy of physical chemistry today. MasteringChemistry® for Physical Chemistry – a comprehensive online homework and tutorial system specific to Physical Chemistry – is available for the first time with Engel and Reid to reinforce students' understanding of complex theory and to build problem-solving skills throughout the course.

Table of Contents

1. From Classical to Quantum Mechanics
2. The Schrödinger Equation
3. The Quantum Mechanical Postulates
4. Using Quantum Mechanics on Simple Systems
5. The Particle in the Box and the Real World
6. Commuting and Noncommuting Operators and the Surprising Consequences of Entanglement
7. A Quantum Mechanical Model for the Vibration and Rotation of Molecules
8. The Vibrational and Rotational Spectroscopy of Diatomic Molecules
9. The Hydrogen Atom
10. Many-Electron Atoms
11. Quantum States for Many- Electron Atoms and Atomic Spectroscopy
12. The Chemical Bond in Diatomic Molecules
13. Molecular Structure and Energy Levels for Polyatomic Molecules
14. Electronic Spectroscopy
15. Computational Chemistry
16. Molecular Symmetry
17. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

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$48.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-260651-6