Physical and Chemical Kinetics: includes CD-ROM by R. Stephen Berry

Physical and Chemical Kinetics: includes CD-ROM

byR. Stephen Berry, Stuart A. Rice, John Ross

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Physical and Chemical Kinetics concludes the three-volume set of Physical Chemistry, Second Edition, by R. Stephen Berry, Stuart A. Rice, and John Ross (OUP 2000). With the same precision and efficiency as the other two volumes, Physical and Chemical Kinetics discusses the elements of physicaland chemical kinetics and presents advanced discussions of unimolecular reactions, kinetics of photochemically induced reactions, chain reactions, nonlinear phenomena, fluctuations in chemical kinetics, symmetry rules for chemical reactions, catalysis, and the kinetics of electrode reactions.Up-to-date and thorough, this valuable reference provides the cutting-edge information and theory that today's students and researchers need to understand past scientific accomplishments as well as to make future contributions to the field of physical chemistry.

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R. Stephen Berry and Stuart A. Rice are both at University of Chicago. John Ross is at Stanford University.

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Title:Physical and Chemical Kinetics: includes CD-ROMFormat:HardcoverDimensions:276 pages, 8.39 × 10.59 × 0.79 inPublished:September 15, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195147502

ISBN - 13:9780195147506

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PrefacePART III: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL KINETICS27. Molecular Motion and Collisions27.1. Kinematics27.2. Forces and Potentials27.3. Collision Dynamics27.4. Types of Collisions27.5. Scattering Cross Sections27.6. Elastic Scattering of Hard Spheres27.7. Elastic Scattering of Atoms27.8. Quantum Mechanical Scattering28. The Kinetic Theory of Gases28.1. Distribution Functions28.2. Collision Frequency in a Dilute Gas28.3. The Evolution of Velocity Distributions in Time28.4. The Maxwell-Boltzmann Distribution28.5. Collision Frequency for Hard-Sphere Molecules28.6. Molecular Fluxes of Density, Momentum Density, and Energy Density28.7. Effusion28.8. Transport Properties of Gases28.9. Energy Exchange Processes28.10. Sound Propagation and Absorption29. The Kinetic Theory of Dense Phases29.1. Transport Properties in Dense Fluids29.2. Some Basic Aspects of Brownian Motion29.3. Stochastic Approach to Transport29.4. Autocorrelation Functions and Transport Coefficients29.5. Transport in Solids29.6. Electrical Conductivity in Electrolyte Solutions30. Chemical Kinetics30.1. General Concepts of Kinetics30.2. Interactions between Reactive MoleculesVignette: Quantum Mechanical Computations of Potential Energy Hypersurfaces, by H.F. Schaefer III30.3. Collisions between Reactive MoleculesVignette: Femtochemistry--Reaction Dynamics with Atomic Resolution, by A.H. Zewail30.4. Hard-Sphere Collision Theory: Reactive Cross Sections30.5. Hard-Sphere Collision Theory: The Rate Coefficient30.6. Activated-Complex Theory Vignette: Present- Day View of Transition State Theory, by D.G. Truhlar30.7. Activated-Complex Theory: Thermodynamic Interpretation30.8. Theory of Reaction Kinetics in SolutionVignette: Kramers' Theory of Reactions in Solutions, by M.O. Vlad and J. RossVignette: Chemical Reactions in Condensed Phases, by P.G. Wolynes30.9. Linear Free-Energy Relationships30.10. Experimental Methods in Kinetics30.11. Analysis of Data for Complex Reactions30.12. Mechanisms of Chemical Reactions30.13. Bimolecular ReactionsVignette: Electron Transfer Reactions, by R.A. Marcus30.14. Unimolecular Reactions30.15. Termolecular Reactions31. Some Advanced Topics in Chemical Kinetics31.1. More about Unimolecular Reactions31.2. Kinetics of Photochemically Induced Reactions31.3. Chain Reactions31.4. Nonlinear Phenomena31.5. Fluctuations in Chemical Kinetics31.6. Symmetry Rules for Chemical Reactions31.7. Introduction to Catalysis31.8. Enzyme Catalysis31.9. Acid-Base Catalysis31.10. Metal-Ion Complex and Other Types of Homogeneous Catalysis31.11. Heterogeneous Reactions: Adsorption of Gas on a Surface31.12. Heterogeneous Catalysis31.13. Kinetics of Electrode Reactions (a Vignette by C.E.D. Chidsey)Vignette: Applications of Physical Chemistry: A Biological Example, by B. EisenbergAppendicesI. Systems of UnitsII. Partial DerivativesIII. Glossary of SymbolsIV. Searching the Scientific LiteratureIndex