Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7155030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 電気化学
Subject Name
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オオヤマ ヨウスケ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues3-4,Fri3-4:ENG 117
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, Exercise, Power Point 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Chemistry
Eligible Students Enrolled students in 2015 and current students, Faculty of Engineering, Cluster 3
Keywords Ion, Electrode, Batteries, Electron Transfer, Electrical Potential  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
In this course, students will learn more about character of ions, electron transfer of substances and batteries, and develop further understanding for the electrochemistry in modern society. 
Criterion referenced
Applied Chemistry
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Wide range of basic knowledge on liberal arts and specialized education, and professional basic knowledge on chemistry.
・Advanced technical knowledge of applied chemistry.
・The conception ability based on logical thinking supported by basic and technical knowledge.

Chemical Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Definite learning of basic chemistry and chemical engineering and cultivation of application ability (C3) chemical basis. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this class is to understand the fundamental concept and the knowledge in electrochemistry for modern science and technology.

1:Chemical change and energy of substances
2:Electrode potential
4:Electrode reaction / Electron transfer
5:Batteries / Photoelectric conversion
6:Plating / Surface treatment
Class Schedule lesson1:Introduction to electrochemistry
lesson2:Chemical change and energy of substances
lesson3:Electrode potential (1)
lesson4:Electrode potential (2)
lesson5:Electrolytic current
lesson6:Voltammetry (1)
lesson7:Voltammetry (2)
lesson8:Midterm examination and lecture
lesson9:Electrode reaction
lesson11:Solid electrolyte
lesson13:Photoelectric conversion
lesson14:Plating / Surface treatment
lesson15:Term-end examination and lecture

More than 70% of weekly class attendance is necessary to take the examinations.

Welcome questions in class.  
Text: “Physical Chemistry” by P. Atkins, Japanese translation by Nakamura and Chihara: Eighth Edition, Chapter 3,5,7,21 and 25, TokyoKagakudojin

Reference book: “Denkikagaku” by T. Watanabe et al., Maruzen
The visual materials based on the reference book is mainly used in class.
PC or AV used in
Textbook・Handouts・Visual materials (Video/PC/Others) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1-7:Enough preparation and review of chapter 25 in text
Lesson 2 and 11: Enough preparation and review of chapter 5 in text
Lesson 3-5: Enough preparation and review of chapter 7 in text
Lesson 5 and 11: Enough preparation and review of chapter 21 in text
Grading Method Up to 50 point for the term-end and the midterm examinations, respectively. 
Message Office Hours:After the class. 
Other Make serious efforts for the class. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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