Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology

Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7048


Ivan A Gargurevich

Ivan A Gargurevich
Chemical Engineering Consultant, Combustion and Process Technologies,
32593 Cedar Spring Court, Wildomar, CA 92595

  • Review Article
    Computational Quantum Chemistry of Chemical Kinetic Modeling
    Author(s): Ivan A GargurevichIvan A Gargurevich

    The earth orbiting the sun, the electron bonded to a proton in the hydrogen atom are both manifestations of particles in motion bound by an inverse-square force and both are governed by the principle of least action (of all the possible paths the particles may take between two points in space and time, they take those paths for which the time integral of the Lagrangian or the difference, kinetic energy-potential energy, is the least) and shaped by the same Hamiltonian (or total energy) structure. For both types of motion, the invariants (or properties that are conserved) are the energy and angular momentum of the relative motion, and the symmetry is that of the rotational motion. Differences arise because the electric force bounding the electron to the proton is forty two orders of magnitude stronger than the gravitational force, and the smallness of the hydrogen atom brings about ?quant.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7048.1000286

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