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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Kinetic Theory of Matter

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15KIN ZK 2 1+0
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Department of Nuclear Chemistry
Synopsis:

Study of kinetic behaviour of matter based on its inner structure, properties of structural elements, mutual interactions and force fields. Description and explanation of laws affecting behaviour of particles systems. Molecular level description of particles systems. Practical applications and basic calculations.

Requirements:

fundamentals of physical chemistry

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Kinetic description of matter in the aggregate states.

2.Principles of molecular chaos.

3.Pressure of ideal gas.

4.Kinetic derivation of temperature.

5.Boltzmann distribution, partition functions.

6.Maxwell - Boltzmann distribution law and its consequencies.

7.Molecular collisions, intermediate free path of molecules.

8.Classical equipartition theorem.

9.Transport processes in gases.

10.Kinetic concept of real gas.

11.Ideal liquid, theoretical aspects of liquid state.

12.Flow properties of liquids, liquid crystals and gasses.

13.Diffusion in liquids.

14.Particles movement in liquids.

15.Einstein - Smoluchowski relation.

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Study Objective:

Getting knowledge of kinetic model of gases and liquids, and relations of molecular speed, pressure and temperature. Knowledge of practical calculations (effusion, molecular speed, intramolecular collisions).

Study materials:

Key references:

M. Pospíšil: Kinetic Theory of Matter, CTU Publishing House, Prague, 1997

Recommended references:

P. Atkins, J. de Paula: Atkins? Physical

Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 7th Edition, 2002

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