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Physical chemistry is the branch of chemistry that deals with the physical structure of chemical compounds, the way they react with other matter and the bonds that hold their atoms together.
An example of physical chemistry is nitric acid eating through wood.
the branch of chemistry dealing with the physical changes associated with chemical reactions
Scientific analysis of the properties and behavior of chemical systems primarily by physical theory and technique, as, for example, the thermodynamic analysis of macroscopic chemical phenomena.