Archived Versions

5.62 Physical Chemistry II

As taught in: Spring 2008

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Three-dimensional random walk. (Figure courtesy of Ziad Ganim.)




Prof. Robert Field

Prof. Robert Guy Griffin

Course Features

Course Description

This course covers elementary statistical mechanics, transport properties, kinetic theory, solid state, reaction rate theory, and chemical reaction dynamics.


The staff for this course would like to acknowledge that these course materials include contributions from past instructors, textbooks, and other members of the MIT Chemistry Department affiliated with course #5.62. Since the following works have evolved over a period of many years, no single source can be attributed.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.