Schrodinger Equation


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Savannah Torella 1L
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Schrodinger Equation

Postby Savannah Torella 1L » Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:44 pm

I was just wondering if anyone had an example of a word problem where the Schrodinger equation would be used. I'm having trouble understanding its application to current questions we have been approaching.

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Re: Schrodinger Equation

Postby Gabe_Ek 1G » Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:53 pm

I had a similar question as well. It is confusing how Planck's constant may be introduced into this equation as I have seen before yet it is not within the original equation

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Re: Schrodinger Equation

Postby Lillian » Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:19 pm

I've been wondering the same. How would we compute the variables, which variables would be given, and where would we see this equation being used and what for?

Joseph Hsing 2C
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Re: Schrodinger Equation

Postby Joseph Hsing 2C » Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:23 pm

I feel that the actual math operations behind Shrodinger's equation are well beyond the scope of a general chem class. I think we should focus on the conceptual idea behind what the equation stands for including that electrons can be described by a wave function which then describes electron orbitals.

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Re: Schrodinger Equation

Postby 905579227 » Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:50 pm

Hey if anyone can explain this equation to me, it would be super helpful. I am completely and utterly lost whenever i see this equation on anything. It not like there is a pice i dont understand its the whole thing.

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Re: Schrodinger Equation

Postby 205323697 » Thu Dec 17, 2020 9:07 am

I noticed that there are two different constants, why and when would we use both of them.

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