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Chemistry (CHEM)

CHEM 459W Advanced Experimental Physical Chemistry (4) Laboratory experiments and projects for students interested in advanced study in physical chemistry.

CHEM 459W Advanced Experimental Physical Chemistry (4)

CHEM 459W Advanced Experimental Physical Chemistry is a project-based course designed as a follow-up to CHEM 457. CHEM 459W provides students with further experience in laboratory techniques used for quantitative experimentation and with the processing and interpretation of quantitative data. Experiments and short research projects are designed to complement the theoretical knowledge acquired in lecture courses so as to enhance students’ competence in problem solving in a research environment. Particular attention will be devoted to written communication of experimental results in an effective and concise manner according to American Chemical Society journal standards.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: CHEM 450, CHEM 457 Prerequisite or concurrent:CHEM 452

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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