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71024: Physical Chemistry

Instructor: Dr. Yael Mishael

Course Level: undergraduate
Thermodynamic principles. The First and Second laws. Partial molar quantities. Chemical potential in ideal systems. Real systems. Osmotic pressure. Gibbs-Durham equation. Phase rule. Electrochemistry. Electrochemical cells. Average activity coefficients. Debye-Huckel theory (outline).Transport processes. Electrolytic conductivity. Viscosity. Diffusion. Selected topics in chemical kinetics. 


Designing and employing organic-inorganic sorbents

My scientific interests within the fields of soil chemistry and mineralogy center on colloid and interface phenomena. My approach has been to conduct basic science studies which serve as a basis for environmental application-oriented research.