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Study of macroscopic and microscopic phenomena in chemical systems in terms of physical laws and concepts [thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, kinetic theory, quantum mechanics...].

Physical chemistry deals with the study of macroscopic and microscopic phenomena in chemical systems in terms of physical laws and concepts [thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, kinetic theory, quantum mechanics ...].

Some of the subfields that physical chemistry includes are:

  • Quantum chemistry.
  • Chemical kinetics.
  • Surface chemistry.
  • Electrochemistry.
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