Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HG260000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 物理化学IA
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Physical Chemistry IA
ヤマサキ カツヨシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds3-4,Fri7-8:SCI E002 AV
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Chemistry
Eligible Students Department of Chemistry, School of Science
Keywords Phase Equilibrium, Chemical Potential, Mixed Solution, Colligative Property,Chemical Equilibrium 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Understanding of various macroscopic chemical phenomena on the basis of chemical potential 
Criterion referenced
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To thoroughly understand and learn knowledge of physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry.
・Understanding and acquiring logical frameworks and structure of basic studying and knowledge and skills necessary for learning construction. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Unified understanding of macroscopic chemical phenomena, e.g, phase equilibrium and chemical equilibrium, on the basis of the chemical potential connected with the knowledge acquired in the class in Basic Physical Chemistry A 
Class Schedule lesson1: Phase, Phase transition, Phase diagram, Phase rule
lesson2: Thermodynamic equations, Stability of phases, Chemical potential, Gibbs-Duhem equation
lesson3: Phase Boudary (Clapeyron equation, Clausius-Clapeyron equation)
lesson4: Partial molar quantity, Partial molar volume,Chemical potential
lesson5: Gibbs energy of mixing, Entropy of mixing
lesson6: Ideal solution (Raoult's Law)
lesson7: Ideal-dilute solution (Henry's Law)
lesson8: Colligative property (Ebullioscopy,Cryoscopy, Osmosis)
lesson9: Phase rule (Phase, Component,Degree of freedom)
lesson10: Pressure-composition diagram, Lever rule
lesson11: Temperature-composition diagram, Phase diagrams (gas-liquid)
lesson12: Activities of solvent and solute, Activity coefficient
lesson13: Extent of reaction, Reaction Gibbs energy, Standard reaction Gibbs energy

lesson14: Reaction quotient, Equilibrium constant
lesson15: Effect of pressure and temperature on chemical equilibrium

Take a final exam.  No intermediate exam or makeup exam. 
Textbook: Japanese version of P. Atkins and J. de Paula, Physical Chemistry, 10th ed., Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014. 「アトキンス 物理化学(上)」第8版(東京化学同人) ISBN:978-4-8079-0907-7 (Jpn.)
Reference book: K. Yamasaki, Monograph Series in Physical Chemistry 2 (2nd ed.), Hiroshima University Press, Higashi-Hiroshima, 2016. (Jpn.), Chap. 17, ISBN: 978-4-903068-40-4
K. Yamasaki, Chemical Equilibrium and Equilibrium Constant, Isaribi Press. (Jpn.)
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Chapters and pages in the textbook
lesson1: Chap. 4, pp.164-171
lesson2: Chap. 4, pp.172-178
lesson3: Chap. 4, pp.175-178
lesson4: Chap. 5, pp.189-193
lesson5: Chap. 5, pp.193-196
lesson6: Chap. 5, pp.196-197
lesson7: Chap. 5, pp.197-199
lesson8: Chap. 5, pp.204-209
lesson9: Chap. 5, p.168
lesson10: Chap. 5, pp.212-215
lesson11: Chap. 5, pp.215-217
lesson12: Chap. 5, pp.229-232
lesson13: Chap. 5, pp.258-260
lesson14: Chap. 5, pp.261-265
lesson15: Chap. 5, pp.267-270 
Grading Method Grade is evaluated on the basis of the final exam (90 %) and papers (10 %). 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other Reference books
K. Yamasaki, Monograph Series in Physical Chemistry 1, Hiroshima University Press, Higashi-Hiroshima, 2016. (Jpn.), Chap. 9, ISBN: 978-4-903068-30-5
K. Yamasaki, The Second Law of Thermodynamics and State Functions, Isaribi Press. (Jpn.)
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Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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