Introduction to Computational Chemistry

Author: Frank Jensen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118825950

Category: Science

Page: 664

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Introduction to Computational Chemistry 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive account of the fundamental principles underlying different computational methods. Fully revised and updated throughout to reflect important method developments and improvements since publication of the previous edition, this timely update includes the following significant revisions and new topics: * Polarizable force fields * Tight-binding DFT * More extensive DFT functionals, excited states and time dependent molecular properties * Accelerated Molecular Dynamics methods * Tensor decomposition methods * Cluster analysis * Reduced scaling and reduced prefactor methods Additional information is available at: www.wiley.com/go/jensen/computationalchemistry3

Computational Chemistry

Introduction to the Theory and Applications of Molecular and Quantum Mechanics

Author: Errol G. Lewars

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9048138604

Category: Science

Page: 664

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This corrected second edition contains new material which includes solvent effects, the treatment of singlet diradicals, and the fundamentals of computaional chemistry. "Computational Chemistry: Introduction to the Theory and Applications of Molecular and Quantum Mechanics" is an invaluable tool for teaching and researchers alike. The book provides an overview of the field, explains the basic underlying theory at a meaningful level that is not beyond beginners, and it gives numerous comparisons of different methods with one another and with experiment. The following concepts are illustrated and their possibilities and limitations are given: - potential energy surfaces; - simple and extended Hueckel methods; - ab initio, AM1 and related semiempirical methods; - density functional theory (DFT). Topics are placed in a historical context, adding interest to them and removing much of their apparently arbitrary aspect. The large number of references, to all significant topics mentioned, should make this book useful not only to undergraduates but also to graduate students and academic and industrial researchers.

Essentials of Computational Chemistry

Theories and Models

Author: Christopher J. Cramer

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0470091835

Category: Science

Page: 618

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Essentials of Computational Chemistry provides a balanced introduction to this dynamic subject. Suitable for both experimentalists and theorists, a wide range of samples and applications are included drawn from all key areas. The book carefully leads the reader thorough the necessary equations providing information explanations and reasoning where necessary and firmly placing each equation in context.

Modern Quantum Chemistry

Introduction to Advanced Electronic Structure Theory

Author: Attila Szabo,Neil S. Ostlund

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486134598

Category: Science

Page: 480

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This graduate-level text explains the modern in-depth approaches to the calculation of electronic structure and the properties of molecules. Largely self-contained, it features more than 150 exercises. 1989 edition.

Handbook of Computational Quantum Chemistry

Author: David B. Cook

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486443078

Category: Science

Page: 805

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This comprehensive text provides upper-level undergraduates and graduate students with an accessible introduction to the implementation of quantum ideas in molecular modeling, exploring practical applications alongside theoretical explanations. Topics include the Hartree-Fock method; matrix SCF equations; implementation of the closed-shell case; introduction to molecular integrals; and much more. 1998 edition.

Molecular Modelling for Beginners

Author: Alan Hinchliffe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119964814

Category: Science

Page: 428

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A concise, basic introduction to modelling and computational chemistry which focuses on the essentials, including MM, MC, and MD, along with a chapter devoted to QSAR and Discovery Chemistry. Includes supporting website featuring background information, full colour illustrations, questions and answers tied into the text,Visual Basic packages and many realistic examples with solutions Takes a hands-on approach, using state of the art software packages G03/W and/or Hyperchem, Gaussian .gjf files and sample outputs. Revised with changes in emphasis and presentation to appeal to the modern student.

Quantum Chemistry

Author: Donald Allan McQuarrie

Publisher: University Science Books

ISBN: 9781891389504

Category: Science

Page: 690

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One of the best-selling Quantum Chemistry textbooks in the US.

Computational Chemistry Using the PC

Author: Donald W. Rogers

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471474913

Category: Science

Page: 349

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Computational Chemistry Using the PC, Third Edition takes the reader from a basic mathematical foundation to beginning research-level calculations, avoiding expensive or elaborate software in favor of PC applications. Geared towards an advanced undergraduate or introductory graduate course, this Third Edition has revised and expanded coverage of molecular mechanics, molecular orbital theory, molecular quantum chemistry, and semi-empirical and ab initio molecular orbital approaches. With significant changes made to adjust for improved technology and increased computer literacy, Computational Chemistry Using the PC, Third Edition gives its readers the tools they need to translate theoretical principles into real computational problems, then proceed to a computed solution. Students of computational chemistry, as well as professionals interested in updating their skills in this fast-moving field, will find this book to be an invaluable resource.

Quantum Chemistry

A Concise Introduction, Second Edition

Author: Ajit Thakkar

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN: 1681746387

Category:

Page: 135

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This book provides non-specialists with a basic understanding ofthe underlying concepts of quantum chemistry. It is both a text for second or third-year undergraduates and a reference for researchers who need a quick introduction or refresher. All chemists and many biochemists, materials scientists, engineers, and physicists routinely user spectroscopic measurements and electronic structure computations in their work. The emphasis of Quantum Chemistry on explaining ideas rather than enumerating facts or presenting procedural details makes this an excellent foundation text/reference. The keystone is laid in the first two chapters which deal with molecular symmetry and the postulates of quantum mechanics, respectively. Symmetry is woven through the narrative of the next three chapters dealing with simple models of translational, rotational, and vibrational motion that underlie molecular spectroscopy and statistical thermodynamics. The next two chapters deal with the electronic structure of the hydrogen atom and hydrogen molecule ion, respectively. Having been armed with a basic knowledge of these prototypical systems, the reader is ready to learn, in the next chapter, the fundamental ideas used to deal with the complexities of many-electron atoms and molecules. These somewhat abstract ideas are illustrated with the venerable Huckel model of planar hydrocarbons in the penultimate chapter. The book concludes with an explanation of the bare minimum of technical choices that must be made to do meaningful electronic structure computations using quantum chemistry software packages.

Computational Chemistry

A Practical Guide for Applying Techniques to Real World Problems

Author: David Young

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471458430

Category: Science

Page: 408

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A practical, easily accessible guide for bench-top chemists, this book focuses on accurately applying computational chemistry techniques to everyday chemistry problems. Provides nonmathematical explanations of advanced topics in computational chemistry. Focuses on when and how to apply different computational techniques. Addresses computational chemistry connections to biochemical systems and polymers. Provides a prioritized list of methods for attacking difficult computational chemistry problems, and compares advantages and disadvantages of various approximation techniques. Describes how the choice of methods of software affects requirements for computer memory and processing time.

Quantum Mechanics in Chemistry

Author: George C. Schatz,Mark A. Ratner

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486136728

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Advanced graduate-level text looks at symmetry, rotations, and angular momentum addition; occupation number representations; and scattering theory. Uses concepts to develop basic theories of chemical reaction rates. Problems and answers.

Ideas of Quantum Chemistry

Author: Lucjan Piela

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0444594574

Category: Science

Page: 1078

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Ideas of Quantum Chemistry shows how quantum mechanics is applied to chemistry to give it a theoretical foundation. From the Schroedinger equation to electronic and nuclear motion to intermolecular interactions, this book covers the primary quantum underpinnings of chemical systems. The structure of the book (a TREE-form) emphasizes the logical relationships among various topics, facts and methods. It shows the reader which parts of the text are needed for understanding specific aspects of the subject matter. Interspersed throughout the text are short biographies of key scientists and their contributions to the development of the field. Ideas of Quantum Chemistry has both textbook and reference work aspects. Like a textbook, the material is organized into digestible sections with each chapter following the same structure. It answers frequently asked questions and highlights the most important conclusions and the essential mathematical formulae in the text. In its reference aspects, it has a broader range than traditional quantum chemistry books and reviews virtually all of the pertinent literature. It is useful both for beginners as well as specialists in advanced topics of quantum chemistry. An appendix on the Internet supplements this book. Presents the widest range of quantum chemical problems covered in one book Unique structure allows material to be tailored to the specific needs of the reader Informal language facilitates the understanding of difficult topics

Mathematics for Quantum Chemistry

Author: Jay Martin Anderson

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486151484

Category: Science

Page: 160

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Introduction to problems of molecular structure and motion covers calculus of orthogonal functions, algebra of vector spaces, and Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulation of classical mechanics. Answers to problems. 1966 edition.

Computational Quantum Chemistry

An Interactive Introduction to Basis Set Theory

Author: Charles M. Quinn

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080488530

Category: Science

Page: 237

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Computational Quantum Chemistry removes much of the mystery of modern computer programs for molecular orbital calculations by showing how to develop Excel spreadsheets to perform model calculations and investigate the properties of basis sets. Using the book together with the CD-ROM provides a unique interactive learning tool. In addition, because of the integration of theory with working examples on the CD-ROM, the reader can apply advanced features available in the spreadsheet to other applications in chemistry, physics, and a variety of disciplines that require the solution of differential equations. This book and CD-ROM makes a valuable companion for instructors, course designers, and students. It is suitable for direct applications in practical courses in theoretical chemistry and atomic physics, as well as for teaching advanced features of Excel in IT courses.

Quantum Chemistry

A Unified Approach Second Edition

Author: David B Cook

Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company

ISBN: 1911299581

Category: Science

Page: 332

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This book is a presentation of a qualitative theory of chemical bonding, stressing the physical processes which occur on bond formation. It differs from most (if not all) other books in that it does not seek to “rationalise” the phenomena of bonding by a series of mnemonic rules. A principal feature is a unified and consistent treatment across all types of bonding in organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry. Each chapter has an Assignment Section containing “problems” which might be usefully attempted to improve the understanding of the new material in that chapter. The new edition has had several appendices added which give support to concepts which, if included in the main text, would have hindered the main thrust of the presentation. These new appendices are an attempt to clarify oversights and errors which have been tacitly ignored and which have now become part of the conventional wisdom.

Introduction to Computational Materials Science

Fundamentals to Applications

Author: Richard LeSar

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107328144

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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Emphasising essential methods and universal principles, this textbook provides everything students need to understand the basics of simulating materials behaviour. All the key topics are covered from electronic structure methods to microstructural evolution, appendices provide crucial background material, and a wealth of practical resources are available online to complete the teaching package. Modelling is examined at a broad range of scales, from the atomic to the mesoscale, providing students with a solid foundation for future study and research. Detailed, accessible explanations of the fundamental equations underpinning materials modelling are presented, including a full chapter summarising essential mathematical background. Extensive appendices, including essential background on classical and quantum mechanics, electrostatics, statistical thermodynamics and linear elasticity, provide the background necessary to fully engage with the fundamentals of computational modelling. Exercises, worked examples, computer codes and discussions of practical implementations methods are all provided online giving students the hands-on experience they need.

Theory and Applications of Computational Chemistry

The First Forty Years

Author: Clifford Dykstra,Gernot Frenking,Kwang Kim,Gustavo Scuseria

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080456243

Category: Science

Page: 1336

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Computational chemistry is a means of applying theoretical ideas using computers and a set of techniques for investigating chemical problems within which common questions vary from molecular geometry to the physical properties of substances. Theory and Applications of Computational Chemistry: The First Forty Years is a collection of articles on the emergence of computational chemistry. It shows the enormous breadth of theoretical and computational chemistry today and establishes how theory and computation have become increasingly linked as methodologies and technologies have advanced. Written by the pioneers in the field, the book presents historical perspectives and insights into the subject, and addresses new and current methods, as well as problems and applications in theoretical and computational chemistry. Easy to read and packed with personal insights, technical and classical information, this book provides the perfect introduction for graduate students beginning research in this area. It also provides very readable and useful reviews for theoretical chemists. * Written by well-known leading experts * Combines history, personal accounts, and theory to explain much of the field of theoretical and compuational chemistry * Is the perfect introduction to the field

A Practical Introduction to the Simulation of Molecular Systems

Author: Martin J. Field

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139465813

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Molecular simulation is a powerful tool in materials science, physics, chemistry and biomolecular fields. This updated edition provides a pragmatic introduction to a wide range of techniques for the simulation of molecular systems at the atomic level. The first part concentrates on methods for calculating the potential energy of a molecular system, with new chapters on quantum chemical, molecular mechanical and hybrid potential techniques. The second part describes methods examining conformational, dynamical and thermodynamical properties of systems, covering techniques including geometry-optimization, normal-mode analysis, molecular dynamics, and Monte Carlo simulation. Using Python, the second edition includes numerous examples and program modules for each simulation technique, allowing the reader to perform the calculations and appreciate the inherent difficulties involved in each. This is a valuable resource for researchers and graduate students wanting to know how to use atomic-scale molecular simulations. Supplementary material, including the program library and technical information, available through www.cambridge.org/9780521852524.

Introduction to Computational Physical Chemistry

Author: Joshua Schrier

Publisher: University Science Books

ISBN: 9781938787904

Category: Science

Page: 520

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This book will revolutionize the way physical chemistry is taught by bridging the gap between the traditional "solve a bunch of equations for a very simple model" approach and the computational methods that are used to solve research problems. While some recent textbooks include exercises using pre-packaged Hartree-Fock/DFT calculations, this is largely limited to giving students a proverbial black box. The DIY (do-it-yourself) approach taken in this book helps student gain understanding by building their own simulations from scratch. The reader of this book should come away with the ability to apply and adapt these techniques in computational chemistry to his or her own research problems, and have an enhanced ability to critically evaluate other computational results. This book is mainly intended to be used in conjunction with an existing physical chemistry text, but it is also well suited as a stand-alone text for upper level undergraduate or intro graduate computational chemistry courses.