Homepage for Chemistry 51, Accelerated General Chemistry. It provides links to and information on the course description, handouts, problem sets, sample examinations, laboratory experiments, the syllabus, etc.
Chemistry-Study and teaching; Outlines; Syllabi and course descriptions
Syllabus by Professor Steinmetz for a general chemistry course. Chemistry 1a is an introductory course in chemistry that is designed for two groups, those who wish a survey of molecular science and those who plan to concentrate in one of the...
Chemistry-Study and teaching; Handouts; Valence (Theoretical chemistry); Chemical bonds; Electrons; Molecular orbitals
In class, we have used the Valence Bond (VB) approach to understand chemical
bonding. At the qualitative level, VB is relatively easy to use and does not require a deep
knowledge of quantum mechanics and group theory. The electron-dot formalism of...