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Nesbitt, David

Professor Adjoint



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courses taught

  • CHEM 5541 - Chemical Dynamics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2022
    Lect. Discussion of mechanism and rate of chemical reactions from a fundamental point of view. Discusses nature of collision and develops concepts of cross section and rate constant. Theories of elementary bimolecular and decay processes are critically examined. Department enforced prerequisite: undergraduate physical chemistry.
  • CHEM 5581 - Introductory Quantum Chemistry
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Lect. Basic principles and techniques of quantum mechanics with applications to questions of chemical interest. Quantum dynamics of atoms, molecules and spin; electronic structure of atoms and molecules. Department enforced prerequisite: two semesters of physical chemistry and graduate standing or instructor consent.
  • CHEM 6901 - Research in Chemistry
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2022 / Spring 2023 / Fall 2023
    May be repeated up to 15 total credit hours.
  • PHYS 7810 - Special Topics in Physics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Fall 2021 / Fall 2023
    Various topics not normally covered in the curriculum; offered intermittently depending on student demand and availability of instructors. May be repeated up to 7 total credit hours.


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