ME 342 Chemical Kinetics

Non-equilibrium processes in chemically reacting gases. Example applications to combustion, atmospheric chemistry, plasmas, chemical and materials processing, rocket nozzles and gaseous lasers. Bimolecular reaction theory (collision theory); transition state theory; unimolecular and association reactions; complex reactions; straight chain reactions; explosions and branched chain reactions; photochemistry, photophysics; atmospheric chemistry, vibrational relaxation; experimental techniques.




ME 244 or ME 241