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Principles of Chemical Science

This course provides an introduction to the chemistry of biological, inorganic, and organic molecules.Theemphasis ison basic principles of atomic and molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base and redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, and catalysis.In an effort to illuminate connections between chemistry and biology, a list of the biology-, medicine-, and MIT research-related examples used in 5.111 is provided in Biology-Related Examples.Development and implementation of the bio...

Start Date: Sep 01, 2008 Topics: Medicine, Biology, Chemistry
Cost: Free

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This course provides an introduction to the chemistry of biological, inorganic, and organic molecules.Theemphasis ison basic principles of atomic and molecular electronic structure, thermodynamics, acid-base and redox equilibria, chemical kinetics, and catalysis.In an effort to illuminate connections between chemistry and biology, a list of the biology-, medicine-, and MIT research-related examples used in 5.111 is provided in Biology-Related Examples.Development and implementation of the biology-related materials in this course were funded through an HHMI Professors grant to Prof. Catherine L. Drennan.

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  • Dates: Sep 01, 2008 to Dec 20, 2008
  • Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructors: Dr. Elizabeth Vogel Taylor, Prof. Catherine Drennan
  • Cost: Free
  • Institution: MIT OCW
  • Topics: Medicine, Biology, Chemistry

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