5.111 Principles of Chemical Science

Course Description

5.111 is an introductory chemistry course, emphasizing basic principles of atomic and molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base and redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, and catalysis. This course also introduces the chemistry of biological, inorganic, and organic molecules.

Copyright Information

Catherine Drennan and Elizabeth Vogel Taylor, 5.111 Principles of Chemical Science, Fall 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Chemistry/5-111Fall-2008/CourseHom... (Accessed December 1, 2009). License: Creative commons BY-NC-SA
5.111 Principles of Chemical Science

Titration curve for weak acid/strong base. (Figure by MIT OCW.)
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Video Lectures & Study Materials

# Lecture Play Lecture
I. Atomic Theory
1 Atomic Theory of Matter (41:59) Play Video
2 Nucleus (35:14) Play Video
3 Radiation (46:08) Play Video
4 Particle-like Nature of Light (47:32) Play Video
5 Matter As a Wave (44:23) Play Video
6 The Hydrogen Atom (47:24) Play Video
7 Hydrogen Atom Wavefunctions (49:59) Play Video
8 P Orbitals (50:10) Play Video
9 Electronic Structure of Multielectron Atoms (50:04) Play Video
10 Periodic Trends in Elemental Properties (35:53) Play Video
II. Bonding
11 Covalent Bonds (47:11) Play Video
12 Lewis Diagrams (45:49) Play Video
13 Breakdown of Octet Rule (50:10) Play Video
14 Molecular Orbital Theory (50:51) Play Video
15 Valence Bond Theory and Hybridization (49:54) Play Video
16 Hybridization and Chemical Bonding (51:29) Play Video
17 Bond Energies, Bond Enthalpies (47:24) Play Video
18 The Standard Free Energy of Formation (47:47) Play Video
III. Equilibrium
19 Chemical Equilibrium (42:55) Play Video
20 Chemical Equilibrium II (44:31) Play Video
IV. Acids and Bases
21 Acid-Base Equilibrium (50:04) Play Video
22 Acid-Base Equilibrium II (48:13) Play Video
23 Acid-Base Equilibrium: Titrations (49:24) Play Video
24 Acid-Base Titrations (50:04) Play Video
V. Electrochemistry
25 Oxidation/Reduction Play Video
26 Oxidation/Reduction II (48:10) Play Video
27 Transition Metals (50:39) Play Video
VI. Crystal Field Theory
28 Transition Metals: Crystal Field Theory (40:22) Play Video
29 The Shapes of Molecules (43:18) Play Video
30 Transition Metals (49:42) Play Video
VII. Kinetics
31 Kinetics (40:21) Play Video
32 Kinetics II (47:38) Play Video
33 Kinetics III (42:46) Play Video
34 Kinetics IV (43:22) Play Video
35 Kinetics V (48:23) Play Video
36 Review (31:26) Play Video


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chirihama wrote 12 years ago.
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chirihama wrote 12 years ago.
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