Chemistry 8565: "Chemical Reaction Dynamics" (Spring 2023)

Syllabus 2023

Recommended general texts

Readings for 2017

Readings for 2018

Readings for 2019

Marcus_Vignette

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


J. Chem. Ed. articles

“Interpretation of Activation Energy,” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 55, 309-311 (1978). 
doi.org/10.1021/ed055p309
89.pdf

“Nearly Encounter-Controlled Reactions: The Equivalence of the Steady-State and Diffusional Viewpoints,” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 62, 104-106 (1985). 
doi.org/10.1021/ed062p104
234.pdf

“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).
doi.org/10.1021/ed081p596
Erratum: 84, 934 (2007). https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ed084p934.1
659incldingCorrection.pdf

“The Concept of Resonance,” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 84, 781-782 (2007). 
doi.org/10.1021/ed084p781
772.pdf

“Are Molecular Orbitals Delocalized?” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 89, 573-574 (2012). 
doi.org/10.1021/ed200565h
938.pdf

“Dispersion Forces – Neither Fluctuating Nor Dispersing,” D. G. Truhlar, Journal of Chemical Education 96, 1671-1675 (2019). 
doi.org/10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b01044
1224includingSI.pdf