An Introduction to Theoretical Chemistry

An Introduction to Theoretical Chemistry

by Jack Simons
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521823609

ISBN-13: 9780521823609

Pub. Date: 04/01/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Jack Simons returns to basics and focuses on the foundations of modern theoretical chemistry. He emphasizes the concepts, tools and equations governing the three main theoretical chemistry sub-disciplines in this introductory-level text. An associated website (http://simons.hec.utah.edu/Theorypage/index.html) supplies supplementary material plus many links to

Overview

Jack Simons returns to basics and focuses on the foundations of modern theoretical chemistry. He emphasizes the concepts, tools and equations governing the three main theoretical chemistry sub-disciplines in this introductory-level text. An associated website (http://simons.hec.utah.edu/Theorypage/index.html) supplies supplementary material plus many links to other theoretical chemistry sites. The book contains over fifty multi-part exercises and worked solutions and provides a concise account of modern theoretical chemistry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521823609
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Background Material: 1. The basics of quantum mechanics; 2. Model problems that form important starting points; 3. Characteristics of energy surfaces; 4. Some important tools of theory; Part II. Three Primary Areas of Theoretical Chemistry: 5. An overview of theoretical chemistry; 6. Electronic structure; 7. Statistical mechanics; 8. Chemical dynamics.

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