## Literature

- P. W. Atkins: Physical Chemistry, any edition from 6th, Oxford University Press
- M. J. Pilling, P. W. Seakins: Reaction kinetics, Oxford Science Publications, 1996

- P. W. Atkins: Physical Chemistry, any edition from 6th, Oxford University Press
- M. J. Pilling, P. W. Seakins: Reaction kinetics, Oxford Science Publications, 1996

The course is via consultation on Thursday 10:00-11:00.

- At least grade 2 (passed) on the corresponding calculus course (KMN303G)

University regulations are observed in cases not mentioned.

- week: Statistical thermodynamics: application.
- week: Theories of bimolecular reactions: collision theory.
- week: Transition state theory.
- week: Complex reactions: reversible, parallel, consecutive reactions.
- week: Kinetics of radioactive decays, distribution of products.
- week: Enzyme kinetics. Reversible and irreversible inhibition.
- week: Principles of photochemistry.
- week: Surface reactions: BET adsorption isotherm, kinetics of surface catalyzed reactions.
- week: Transport processes. Fick's 1st and 2nd laws.
- week: Kinetics of reactions in solution: diffusion-controlled reactions, cage reactions.
- week: Experimental techniques for fast reactions in gas and liquid phase.
- week: Dynamic electrochemistry. Butler-Volmer-equation. Tafel-equation. Corrosion.
- week: Stochastic kinetics.
- week: Basics concepts of irreversible thermodynamics: entropy production, theorem of minimum entropy production, phenomenological equations.

B. Transition state theory.

C. Stochastic reaction kinetics.

D. Complex reactions. Parallel and reversible reactions.

E. Consecutive reactions. Kinetics of radioactive decays, distribution of products.

F. Enzyme kinetics. Reversible and irreversible enzyme inhibition.

G. Principles and applications of photochemistry.

H. Surface reactions: BET adsorption isotherm, kinetics of surface catalyzed reactions.

- Transport processes. Fick’s 1st and 2nd laws. Material balance equation.
- Kinetics of reactions in solution: diffusion- and activation-controlled reactions.
- External effects on the rate coefficients of reactions in solution.
- Experimental techniques for fast reactions in gas and liquid phase.
- Principles of dynamic electrochemistry. Polarization, overpotential. Corrosion and protecting materials against corrosion.
- Butler-Volmer-equation and its derivation. Tafel-equation.
- Statistical thermodynamics: applications
- Basics concepts of irreversible thermodynamics: entropy production, theorem of minimum entropy pro- duction, phenomenological equations.

Thursday 10:00-11:00