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Course No. 
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1  Phy.Chem:601  Adv. Mathematics for Chemist 
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2  Phy.Chem:602  Statistical Treatment of Experimental Data 
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3  Phy.Chem:701  Chemical Kinetics 
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3

4  Phy.Chem:702  Chemical and Statistical Thermodynamics 
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5  Phy.Chem:703  Quantum Chemistry 
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6  Phy.Chem:704  Molecular Spectroscopy 
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7  Phy.Chem:705  Electrochemistry 
3

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8  Phy.Chem:706  Environmental Chemistry 
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9  Phy.Chem:707  Colloid Chemistry 
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10  Phy.Chem:708  Polymer Chemistry 
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11  Phy.Chem:709  Instrumental Method of Analysis 
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12  Phy.Chem:710  Heterogeneous Catalysis: IPrinciples 
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Course No.: Phys. Chem. 601
Credit Hours: 3.0
Title: Adv. Mathematics for chemists
 Concept of Functions and Their Graphs:
Logarithmic, Exponential, Trigonometric, Inverse functions, Partial fractions.
 Coordinate systems:
Rectangular, Plain polar and spherical polar, Elliptical.
 Dimensional analysis and units:
Force, Pressure, Energy.
 Differentiation using Ab Initio method:
Rules for differentiating Logarithmic, exponential, trigonometric functions, and polynomials, Second order differentiation and concept of minima, maxima and inflection point. Partial differentiation and its geometric meaning.
 Integration:
Definite and Indefinite Integrals, Rules for Integration of polynomials, Logarithmic, exponential and trigonometric functions.
 Differential equations:
First order, second order, homogeneous partial differential equation of second order & first degree.
 Probability:
Definition of probability, Combination and permutation, Concept of factorial, Calculation of average, second moment, variance and standard deviation, Concept of distribution function.
 Series and limits:
Arithmetic and geometric series MaClaurin’s series, L’Hopital Rule.
Recommended Books
1 
P. Tebbutt 
Mathematics for ChemistsJohn Wiley, 1998. 



2 
D.M. Hirst 
Mathematics for ChemistsMacmillan, 
3 
E. Steiner 
The Chemistry Maths BookOxford, 1996. 
Course No. Phy: Chem: 602
Credit Hours: 3.0
Title: Statistical Treatment of Experimental Data
 MEASUEMENTS, ERRORS AND ESTIMATES:
Limitation of analytical methods, Classification of Errors, Accuracy, Precision, Measurement of Central Tendency, Mean, Measurement of Dispersion, The standard Deviation, Standard Deviation and the Zvalue
 DISTRIBUTION OF DATA AND UNCERTANTIES:
Distribution of random error, Probability and random error, The standard normal curve, Normally distributed random variable, Normal probability plot.
 TESTS FOR THE RELIABILITY OF RESULTS:
Confidence interval and the students, Comparison of means of two samples, Tests of significance, Criteria for rejection of the data, the Q value Control Charts
 ACCURACY AND PRECISION IN HANDLING RESULTS:
Significant figures and computation rules, the propagation of random error, the propagation of systematic error
 THE ELEMENTARY STATISTICS OF CALIBRATION:
Filling a straight line to calibration data, linear regression with one independent variable, the coefficient of determination, linear correlation
Recommended Books
1 
M. Cario, 
Measurement Analysis: An introduction to the Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data in Physics, Chemistry and Life Science. 
2 
D. McCormick & A. Roach 
Measurement, Statistics and Computation. 
3 
D.C. Harris, 
Quantitative Chemical Analysis 
4 
N.A. WEIS 
Introductory Statistics, 
Course No: 701
Credit Hours: 3.0
Title: Chemical Kinetics
1 
Basic Kinetics Concepts:Scope of chemical kinetics, Reaction Stoichiometry, rates of consumption and formation, Extent of Reaction, Rate of reaction, Empirical rate equation, Elementary, composite and Chain reactions 
2 
Analysis of Kinetics Results:Differential Method, Method of integration, Isolation method, Half life method, Comparison of methods, Opposing reactions, Reaction in flow system, Correlation of physical properties with concentration, Conventional experimental techniques, Techniques for very fast reactions and influence of temperature on reaction rates 
3 
Mechanism of Elementary Reactions:Potential energy surfaces, Kinetic theory of collision, Conventional transition state theory and its application, Comparison of two theories, Thermo chemical formulation of transition state theory, Lindemann Christiansen hypothesis for unimolecular reactions, Kinetics isotope effect. 
4 
Reactions in solutions: 
5 
Composite Reactions:Parallel reactions, Consecutive reactions, steady state treatment, Reactions involving free radical mechanism, 
.
Recommended Books
1 
P. L. Houston, 
Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics 
2 
M. Mortimer 
Chemical Kinetics and Mechanism 
3 
G. D. Billing 
Advanced Molecular Dynamics and chemical Kinetics. 
4 
K. J. Laidler, 
Chemical Kinetics, 3rdedition,Harper and Row, 1987. 
5 
Steinfeld, Francisco and Hase 
Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics, 
Course No: Phy. Chem: 702
Credit Hours: 3.0
Title : Chemical and Statistical Thermodynamics
 INTRODUCTION:
Fundamental concepts, the Zeroth law.
 Energy and First law of Thermodynamics:
Heat flow, heat capacity and work and heat, Energy as state function, empirical temperature enthalpy energy equation of steady flow, the heat engine and the refrigerator.
 SECOND AND THIRD LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS:
Entropy, Clausius and KelvinPlanck statements of the second Law, Helmholtz and Gibb”s function. The third law,
 STATISTICAL THERMODYNAMICS:
Introduction: Macroscopic and microscopic variables, The BoseEinstein statistics, The FermiDirac statistics. The Maxwell Boltzmann statistics, Distribution function, Partition function, applications.
RECOMMENDED BOOKS
1 
F. W.Sears 
Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics (3rd Edition)John Wiley, 1975. 
2 
B.N. Roy 
Fundamentals of Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics 
3 
H.B. Callen 
Thermodynamics and Introduction to Thermostatistics, 2nd Edition 
Course No.: Phys. Chem: 703
Credit Hours: 3
Title: QUANTUM CHEMISTRY
I 
Introduction: 
2 
Free/Bound Particles: 
3 
Quantum Mechanics: 
4 
The Harmonic Oscillator: 
5 
Angular Momentum: 
6 
The Hydrogen Atom: 
7 
More Quantum Mechanics: 
8 
Approximations in Quantum Mechanics: 
9 
Multielectron Systems: 
10 
Molecular Systems: 
11 
Theoretical Quantum Chemistry: 
Recommended Books
1 
P. W. Atkins, R. S. Friedman 
Molecular Quantum Mechanics, Oxford, 1996 
2 
D. A. McQuarrie, 
Quantum Chemistry, University Science Books, 1983 
3 
I.N. Levine 
Quantum Chemistry, Prentice Hall, 2000 
4 
J. P. Lowe 
Quantum Chemistry, Academic Press, 1993 
Course No: Phy.Chem: 704
Credit Hours: 3.0
Title: MOLECULAR SPECTROSCOPY
1 
Introduction: 
2 
Pure Rotation Spectra: 
3 
Vibrations of Molecules: 
4 
Electronic Spectroscopy, Diatomic Molecules: 
5 
Electronic Spectroscopy, Polyatomic Molecules: 
6 
Resonance Spectroscopy: 
Recommended Books
1 
J. M. Brown 
Molecular Spectroscopy 
2 
S. Duckett 
Foundation of Spectroscopy 
3 
C. Banwell 
Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy 
4 
J. M. Hollans 
Modern Spectroscopy 
5 
J. I. Steinfeld 
Molecules and Radiation: An Introduction to Modern Molecular SpectroscopyMIT Press, 1978 
Course No.: Phys.Chem. 705
Credit Hours. 3.0
Title: Electrochemistry
1 
Basic electrochemistry: 
2 
Electrodes and electrolytes: 
3 
Electroanalytical Techniques: 
4 
Applications: 
Recommended Books

Electrochemistry: Principles, Methods, and Applications 
2. F, Scholz (Ed.) 
Electroanalytical Methods: Guide to Experiments and Applications,SpringerVerlag, Berlin, 2002. 

Electrochemical Sensors in Bioanalysis 
Phys.Chem. 706
Credit Hours: 3.0
Title: Environmental Chemistry
1 
Introduction: 
2 
Air Pollution: 
3 
Water Pollution: 
4 
Solid Pollutants: 
5 
Toxic and Hazardous Waste: 
Recommended Books
1 
S. E. Manahan 
Environmental Chemistry, 
2 
C. Baird 
Environmental Chemistry 
3 
S. S. Dara 
A Text Book of Environmental Chemistry and Pollution Control 
4 
S. Chose 
Environmental Chemistry 
Phys.Chem.: 707
Title: Colloidal Chemistry
1 
Colloidal Materials: 
2 
Colloidal Forces: 
3 
Electrokinetic Phenomena: 
4 
Colloidal Association: 
Recommended Books
1 
P.c. Hiemenz, R. Rajagopalan 
Principles of Colloidal and Surface Chemistry, 
2 
A.W. Adamson 
Physical Chemistry of Surfaces 
3 
D. F. Evans, H. Wennerstrom 
The Colloidal Domain: Where Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Technology Meet. 
4 
R. J. Huntetr 
Foundation of Colloid Science, Volume I., 
5 
W. B. Russel, D. Saville, W. Schowalter 
Colloida; Dispersions, 
Phy.Chem. 708
Credit Hours: 3.0
Title : Polymer Chemistry
 Introduction:
The Science of large molecules, basic concepts of polymer science, History of macromolecular science, molecular forces and chemical bonding in polymers.
 Polymer Synthesis:
Step Growth polymerization, Free Radical Chain Polymerization Ionic, Polymerization, Copolymerization, emulsion polymerization.
 Characterization of polymers:
Dissolution of polymers, Solubility parameters, Entropy of mixing. End Group Analysis, Colligative property, Measurement, Light Scattering, Solution viscosity, Ultracentrifugation.
 Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Polymers:
The Glass Transition Temperature (Tg), Methods of determining the Tg, Viscoelastic state, linear viscoelastic behaviour of amorphous polymers, TimeTemperature superposition Principle.
 Structure Property Relationship:
General consideration, Control of Tm and Tg, Plasticizers, Crystallinity and Mechanical response, Applications to fibers, elastomers and plastics.
 Special topics in Polymer Chemistry:
Polymer Liquid Crystals, Polymers in Electronic Industry, Polymer composites and Blends, Polymers and Environment, High Temperature specialty polymers, Poly electrolytes, Polymers for food packaging Degradable polymers.
Recommended Books
1 
J.MN.G. Cowie 
Polymers: chemistry and Physics of Modern Materials ( 2nd Edition)Blackie glasgow, 2001. 
2 
George Odian 
Principles of Polymerization (2nd edition), John Wiley (1981). 
3 
R.B. Seymour, C.E. Carraher 
Polymer Chemistry 
4 
R. Sheldon 
Composite Polymeric Materials 
5 
J.W. Nicholson 
The chemistry of polymers (2nd Edition) 
Course No.: Phys. Chem. 709
Credit Hours: 3.0
Title: Instrumental Methods of Analysis
 Introduction:
Introduction to instrumental methods, its comparison with classical methods of analysis Importance. Electromagnetic Radiations: Theirnature, spectrum, regions. Interaction with matter.
2. Absorption Methods / Emission methods.
UV/Vis spectroscopy: theory, Beer;s Law, its deviation instrumentation, sources of radiation, detectors, various spectrophotometers ( single and double beam ).
3.. Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy:
Instrumentation, optical atomization, detection limit, interferences.Flame photometry, flame emission spectroscopy.
4..Electron and Ion Spectroscopic Methods:
Scanning electron microscopy. Principle, instrumentation, limits Transmission electron microscopy. Principle, instrumentation, limits transmission electron.
5..I.R. Spectroscopy :
Principle , instrumentation, sources of radiation, I.R. Spectral assignment for single compounds. Fomier transform I.R. For, Mid and Near I.R.
6..Electrochemical Methods:Potentiometry:
Conductiometry, Polmography, stripping voltammetry.Instrumentation and applications Mobility and Zeta Potential Measurement.
 Thermometric Techniques:
Thermograrimetric analysis (TGA)/, Differential thermal analysis (DTA), and Differential Scanning calorimetry (DSC): Instrumentation and application.
Recommended Books
1 
D.A. Skoog 
Principles of Instrumental analysis, 5thed.Brooks Cole, 1997. 
2 
K. A, Robinson J. F. Robinson 
Contemporary Instrumental AnalysisPrintice Hall, 2000. 
3 
Frank A, Settle 
Handbook of Instrumental Techniques for Analytical Chemistry 
4 
D. A. Skoog 
Fundamental of Analytical ChemistryPrintice Hall, 1997. 
5 
G. W. Ewing 
Instrumental Methods of Chemical analysisMcGrawHill, 1988 
Course No.: Phy.Chem: 710
Credit Hours: 3
Title: HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSIS: IPrinciples
Introduction:Historical, Definition of catalysis, The basis of catalytic action, Requirement of an industrially useful chemical reaction, Kinetics of catalyzed reaction, Implication of the definition of catalysis, Catalysts in action, Classification of catalytic systems, Classification of solid catalysts. 
Adsorption on Solid Surfaces:Adsorption of molecule at solid surfaces, Adsorption isotherms, Surface area and porosity. 
Chemisorption at Metal Surfaces:Metal surface for fundamental research, Adsorbed states of molecules on metals, Potentialenergy curves for adsorption, Descriptive chemistry of chemisorption on metals, Quantitative aspect of chemisorption on metals. 
Chemisorption at Oxide Surfaces:Introduction, Electrical conductivity of solids, The Band Theory of solids, Chemisorption at semi conducting oxides, Adsorption on insulator oxides. 
Kinetics of Catalyzed Reactions:Rates and order of reactions, Effect of temperature on the rates of catalyzed reactions, Masstransport limitation of catalyzed reactions. 
Recommended Readings:
1 
M. Bowker 
Basics and Application of Heterogeneous Catalysis 
2 
B.C. Gates 
Catalytic chemistry 
3 
G.C.Bond 
Heterogeneous Catalysis: Principals and applications, 
4 
M. Boudart and G.D. Mariadassou 
Kinetics of Heterogeneous catalytic reactions, 