Reference Books and Other Publications

General Texts

Buy at Amazon Steinfeld, J. I., J. J. Francisco, and W. L. Hase. Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1998. ISBN: 9780137371235.

Group Additivity

Buy at Amazon Benson, S. W. Thermochemical Kinetics; Methods for the Estimation of Thermochemical Data and Rate Parameters. 2nd ed. New York: Wiley, 1976. ISBN: 9780471067818.

Unimolecular Reactions, RRKM Rate Theory, Pressure Dependence

Buy at Amazon Gilbert, Robert G., and Sean C. Smith. Theory of Unimolecular and Recombination Reactions. Malden MA: Blackwell Science, 1990. ISBN: 9780632027491.

Buy at Amazon Holbrook, Kenneth A., Michael J. Pilling, and Struan H. Robertson. Unimolecular Reactions. 2nd ed. New York: Wiley, 1996. ISBN: 9780471922681.

Buy at Amazon Baer, Tomas, and William L. Hase. Unimolecular Reaction Dynamics: Theory and Experiments. International Series of Monographs on Chemistry, 31. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. ISBN: 9780195074949.

Buy at Amazon Forst, Wendell. Theory of Unimolecular Reactions. New York: Academic Press, 1974. ISBN: 9780122623509.

Kinetics of Important Systems

See the series: Comprehensive Chemical Kinetics, published by Elsevier. For example, volume 35 in the series is: Buy at Amazon Pilling, M. J., ed. Low-temperature Combustion and Autoignition. New York: Elsevier, 1997. ISBN: 9780444824851.

Reference Papers and Articles

Canonical and Microcanonical Rate Constants

Miller, W. H. "Direct and Correct Calculation of Canonical and Microcanonical Rate Constants for Chemical Reactions." J. Phys. Chem. A. 102 (1998): 793-806.

Internal Rotors

Knayazev, V. D., and W. Tsang. "Non-harmonic Degrees of Freedom: Densities of State and Thermodynamic Functions." J. Phys. Chem. 102 (1988): 9167-9176.

McClurg, R. B., R. C. Flaga, and W. A. Goddard. "The Hindered Rotor Density-of-States Interpolation Function." J. Chem. Phys. 16 (1997): 6675-6680.

Supplemental Readings

Hints on Quantum Chemistry (PDF)

Indistinguishable Particles (PDF)

Sample Signal to Noise Calculation (PDF)