CHEM 458

Statistical Thermodynamics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Also: CHEM 555

Relationship of macroscopic properties to molecular energy levels; the molecular basis of entropy and irreversibility. Probabilities, ensembles and fluctuations. Illustration of these ideas for selected applications


  • Credit will be granted for only one of CHEM 458, CHEM 555.
  • A combined undergraduate and graduate course.


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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

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

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