5.111 Principles of Chemical Science

Fall 2005

Titration curve for weak acid/strong base.
Titration curve for weak acid/strong base. (Figure by MIT OCW.)

Course Highlights

This course features a full set of video lectures.

Course Description

5.111 is an introductory chemistry course, emphasizing basic principles of atomic and molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base and redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, and catalysis. This course also introduces the chemistry of biological, inorganic, and organic molecules.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .rm and .mp3.

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Staff

Instructors:
Prof. Sylvia Ceyer
Prof. Catherine Drennan

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Three sessions / week
1 hour / session

Recitations:
Two sessions / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate