CHEM 452

Reaction Mechanisms and Dynamics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: CHEM 352

Predicting the kinetic behaviour of different types of mechanisms. Deduction of mechanisms and interpretation of activation parameters from experimental data. Predicting and controlling rate by varying solvents, substituents, catalysts, etc. Use of a wide range of examples from inorganic and organic chemistry to illustrate these ideas.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of CHEM 452, CHEM 352.


Undergraduate course in Chemistry offered by the Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 Summer 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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