CM5232



Topics in Chemical Kinetics

Elementary reactions in the gas phase: rate of a bimolecular reaction, reaction cross section, unimolecular reactions, potential energy surface, transition state theory; reactions in solution: theoretical considerations, reactions between ions, reactions between ions and molecules, linear free energy relationship, fast reactions; catalysis: homogeneous catalysis in the gas phase and in solution, acid-base catalysis, autocatalysis and oscillating reactions, heterogeneous catalysis.

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