Kinetics of Chemical Reactions

Course Info

Course Number/Code: 10.652J (Spring 2003)
Course Title: Kinetics of Chemical Reactions
Course Level: Graduate
Offered By: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Department: Chemistry
Course Instructor(s): Prof. William Green, Jr.
Prof. Jeffrey Steinfeld
Course Introduction:
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Steinfeld, J. I., J. J. Francisco, and W. L. Hase. Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1998. ISBN: 9780137371235.

This text will be supplemented by journal articles and other handouts.


5.62 or 10.37 or 10.65.

Course Project

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