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Basic Principles of Chemical Reactions and Their Thermodynamics

Introduction

This course covers the fundamentals of chemical thermodynamics, including the first and second laws, reaction enthalpy, chemical equilibrium, Gibbs free energy, and their applications in industrial processes and environmental impact. It also explores the relationship between chemical kinetics and thermodynamics, as well as recent developments in biological systems, material science, and energy conversion.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of the basic principles of chemical reactions and their thermodynamics, as well as the practical skills to apply this knowledge in industrial and environmental contexts.

Course program

Fundamentals of Chemical Thermodynamics
Thermodynamics of Reaction Enthalpy
The Second Law of Thermodynamics and Spontaneity
Chemical Equilibrium and Thermodynamics
Gibbs Free Energy and Work Potential in Chemical Systems
Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics in Industry
Frontiers in Chemical Thermodynamics