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CHEM 2131 Module Reading List

Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics, 2021/22, Semester 1
Prof Dwayne Heard
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Reading List for CHEM 2131. Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics.

Prof Dwayne Heard (Chemical Kinetics)

Physical chemistry : quanta, matter, and change P. Atkins, J. de Paula and R. Friedman (Second Edition, OUP, 2014)       

Reaction kinetics Pilling and Seakins, Published:Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1995.  

Chemistry³ : introducing inorganic, organic and physical chemistry . Burrows, Holman, Parsons, Pilling and Price, Oxford University Press, 3rd Edition, 2017      

Elements of Physical Chemistry, Atkins and De Paula, 7th Edition, 2017.

Atkins' Physical Chemistry Atkins, DePaula, and Keeler, Published:Oxford : Oxford University Press. 11th Ed., 2018, Atkins Physical Chemistry is now available in e-book format via the library catalogue.  Chemical Kinetics is Focus 17. Click here: On-line book

Chemical kinetics and dynamics, Jeffrey I. Steinfeld, Joseph S. Francisco and William L. Hase, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1989.

Chemical Kinetics, Third Edition, K.J. Laidler, Harper Collins, New York, 1987.

Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics, International Edition, Paul L. Houston, McGraw-Hill, Singapore, 2001.

Chemical Structure and Reactivity, Second Edition, J. Keeler and P. Wothers, Oxford University Press, 2013  


Dr Daniel Stone (Thermodynamics)

Atkins' physical chemistry P. Atkins, J. de Paula and J. Keeler, Oxford University Press, 11th edition available in e-book format via the library catalogue, On-line book (older editions are also ok)  

Chemical Structure and Reactivity J. Keeler and P. Wothers, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition  

Basic chemical thermodynamics E.B. Smith, Imperial College Press

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics J.M. Seddon, J.D. Gale and M. Berry, Royal Society of Chemistry

Physical chemistry: quanta, matter, and change P. Atkins, J. de Paula and R. Friedman, Oxford University Press

Elements of Physical Chemistry, P. Atkins and J. de Paula, Oxford University Press

Physical chemistry T. Engel and P. Reid, Pearson Prentice Hall

Physical chemistry: A molecular approach D.A. McQuarrie and J.D. Simon, University Science Books


This list was last updated on 26/09/2021