CH 354M CH 354M. Introduction to Computational Methods in Chemistry. 3 Hours.
Construction and implementation of numerical algorithms for solving differential equations which are common in chemistry. Subjects include chemical reaction rates, quantum mechanics, molecular dynamics, normal modes of vibration, and Monte Carlo methods. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Chemistry 354M, 368 (Topic: Applied Math and Computation in Chemistry), 368 (Topic: Computational Chemistry), 368 (Topic: Intro to Computational Methods in Chemistry). Prerequisite: The following coursework with a grade of at least C- in each: Chemistry 302 or 302H, and Chemistry 353 or 353M.