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KEMM30 Molecular driving forces and chemical bonding

The course is worth 15 credits and runs full time during the first half of the autumn semester.

Dive into the atomic and nanoscale world and learn how molecules and atoms interact and bond with each other. Get a grip on temperature and why it is so important in controlling balances in chemistry and living cells. We cover spectroscopy, quantum chemistry, intermolecular interactions, statistical thermodynamics, and a primer on using Python programming in chemistry.

Course material and communication

Online course material, course communication and other information can be found on Canvas. You will only have access to the course in canvas after you have been registered. 

In case of absence

In case you are ill or will miss mandatory classes for any other reason you should report this to the lecturer responsible for that part of the course. 

Course coordinator

Course literature

Atkins P.W., DePaula J.
Physical Chemistry
Latest edition, Oxford University Press

Dill K. A., Bromberg S.
Molecular Driving Forces: Statistical Thermodynamics in Biology,
Chemistry, Physics and Nanoscience

2nd edition, Taylor & Francins, 2011