Chemistry 8565: "Chemical Reaction Dynamics" (Spring 2024)

Readings for 2023

Recommended general texts

Readings for 2017

Readings for 2018

Readings for 2019


"Chemical Equilibrium in Relation to Chemical Kinetics” by K. Denbigh (PDF)

Translation of "Coupling of electron and nuclear motion in molecules and crystals" by M. Born (PDF)

"Potential Energy Curves for N2, NO, O2 and Corresponding Ions" by F. R. Gilmore (PDF)

J. Chem. Ed. articles

“Interpretation of Activation Energy,” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 55, 309-311 (1978).

“Nearly Encounter-Controlled Reactions: The Equivalence of the Steady-State and Diffusional Viewpoints,” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 62, 104-106 (1985).

“Molecular Modeling of Environmentally Important Processes: Reduction Potentials," A. Lewis, J. A. Bumpus, D. G. Truhlar, and C. J. Cramer, Journal of Chemical Education 81, 596-604 (2004).
Erratum: 84, 934 (2007).

“The Concept of Resonance,” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 84, 781-782 (2007).

“Are Molecular Orbitals Delocalized?” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 89, 573-574 (2012).

“Dispersion Forces – Neither Fluctuating Nor Dispersing,” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 96, 1671-1675 (2019).

"Classical Number and Density of States," W. Hase, Journal of Chemical Education 60, 379-381 (1983).