Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7113030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 化学実験I
Subject Name
カガクジツケン 1
Subject Name in
Chemical Experiments I
ナカヤマ ユウショウ,カワサキ リク,アダチ ヨウヘイ,ミキエ ツバサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Mon5-8,Thur5-8,Fri5-8
Lesson Style Experiment Lesson Style
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Chemical Reagents, Glasswares 
Credits 4.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Chemistry
Eligible Students Cluster 3, Applied Chemistry
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of 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.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Creativity to solve various problems related to applied chemistry utilizing acquired knowledge and skills
・Socially acceptable sense of moral and designing ability of research and development, which allow demonstrating the ability to solve issues as a researcher ・engineer.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Self-motivating and continuous learning ability
・Attitudes actively trying to take multiple approaches for solving problems as an independent researcher or engineer utilizing the following items: information collection, skill improvement, development of research methods, analysis and understanding of research outcomes and results.
・Abilities for logical description, presentation, and discussion in Japanese language. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students will learn the following contents through the chemical experiments of several organic reactions:
・Building experiment plans
・Handle of the reaction reagents and solvents
・Handle of labwares
・Reaction operations
・Purification of materials (distillation, recrystallization, extraction, reprecipitation, etc.)
・How to write experiment notebook, report
・Various analyses (GC, LC, TLC, IR, NMR, the molecular weight measurement) 
Class Schedule lesson1: Guidance
lesson2: Guidance and instruction for experiments,・Extraction of caffeine from tea
lesson3-5: Extraction of pigments from planta・Purification of pigments using silicagel column chromatography
lesson6: Finishing, Clean up
lesson7-8: Preparation of thermo-responsive hydrogel using PNIPAM
lesson9-10: Synthesis of methylorange
lesson11: Finishing, Clean up
lesson12: extraction procedure
lesson13-14: Synthesis of iodobenzene by diazotization of aniline
lesson15: Synthesis of p-iodoaniline
lesson16: Synthesis of pyrrol derivatives by Knorr condensation
lesson17: Melting point measurement, Analysis of spectra
lesson18: Finishing, Clean up
lesson19: Guidance (Installation of ChemDraw, User registration for SciFinder)
lesson20: SciFinder workshop
lesson21: ChemDraw workshop
lesson22: Dibromination of trans-Stilbene
lesson23: Hydroxybromination of trans-Stilbene
lesson24: Preparation of Grignard Reagent and Its Nucleophilic Addition
lesson25: Dibromination of 3-hexylthiophene
lesson26: Synthesis of poly(3-hexylthiophene)
lesson27: Purification of poly(3-hexylthiophene)
lesson28: Finishing, Clean up
lesson29: Guidance
lesson30: Wittig-Horner reaction
lesson31: Diels-Alder reaction
lesson32: Aldol reaction
lesson33: Cross-coupling reaction
lesson34: Synthesis of Nylon 66
lesson35: Synthesis of poly(vinyl acetate)
lesson36: Synthesis of poly(vinyl alcohol)
lesson37: Measurement of Molecular Weight
lesson38: Finishing, Clean up
lesson39: Guidance
lesson40: Synthesis of acetylferrocene
lesson41: TLC Analysis of acetylferrocene, Synthesis of 1-hydroxyethylferrocene
lesson42: Synthesis of vinylferrocene
lesson43: Copolymerization of MMA and vinylferrocene
lesson44: TLC Analysis of ferrocene and derivatives
lesson45: Finishing, Clean up

Several reports and tests will be assigned.

The instructors and the contents can be changed depending on the situation.  
Lecture style: Organic experiments instructed by teachers
Textbook: Distributed original textbook, and Kagaku Dojin Henshubu eds."Jikken wo anzen ni okonau tameni", Kagaku Dojin
Reference book: Kazuo Hata, Ken-ichi Watanabe, "Kiso jikken kagaku", Maruzen 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
lesson1-45: Prepare for each experiment. Understand the properties and handrings of the chemical reagents, experimental procedures, and attentions to be paid before starting each experiment. Submit your experiment reports in the designated format by the due date.  
Requirements Prerequisite: "Basic Experiments in Chemistry" 
Grading Method Evaluation will be based on attitude to experiments (40%) and the submitted reports (60%). 60 Points or more at one hundred perfect score will be required for credit. It is necessary to finish all the experiments and to submit all the reports before evaluation.  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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