States of matter. Equations of states. Kinetic theory of gases. Molecular diameter of gases. Collision frequency and distribution of molecular velocity. Phase changes and liquefaction of gases. Introductory Chemical Kinetics ( reaction rate, order of reactions

, molecularity, methods of measuring reaction rates). Detailed derivation and application of the rate expression for 1ST , 2 ND and 3RD orders of reactions. Factors influencing reaction rate. Activation energy, Arrhenius equationand its application. Elementary treatment of first reactions and the theories of reaction rates.

Level of Study: 200 Level