Course description

This course is a continuation of CHEM E-1ax. Topics include thermodynamics and electrochemistry; rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions; phase transitions, structure, and bonding in solids; acids and bases; buffers and titrations; and environmental chemistry. See CHEM E-1bxl for the lab course.


  • Senior Lecturer on Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University.
  • Head Teaching Fellow in General Chemistry, Harvard Division of Continuing Education

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Extension School

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