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
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