Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7123030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 専門有機化学IV
Subject Name
センモンユウキカガク 4
Subject Name in
Advanced Organic Chemistry IV
Instructor TANAKA RYO
タナカ リョウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues1-2,Weds3-4:ENG 115
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture and exercises using blackboard and presentation slides 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Chemistry
Eligible Students 3rd-Year, Second Semester, Term 3
Keywords Carboxylic acid, α-carbon reaction of carbonyls, pericyclic reactions, SDG_09 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This course is categorized as "(Ka) To acquire reliable basic knowledge" in the program of applied chemistry. For details, please refer to the content of major program at the following URL:

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.

Program of Biotechnology
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquisition of basic and advanced knowledge relating to biotechnology and life science. (Target/Lecture class) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
1. To understand properties and reactivities of carboxylic acid derivatives
2. To understand acidity of an alpha position of carbonyl compounds and reactions therefrom
3. To understand pericyclic reactions and Woodward-Hoffmann rules  
Class Schedule lesson1 Carboxylic acid derivatives-1 (Chapter 18)
lesson2 Carboxylic acid derivatives-2 (Chapter 18)
lesson3 Carboxylic acid derivatives-3 (Chapter 18)
lesson4 Chemistry of carbonyl alpha position-1 (Chapter 19)
lesson5 Mid-term exam for chapter 18
lesson6 Chemistry of carbonyl alpha position-2 (Chapter 19)
lesson7 Chemistry of carbonyl alpha position-3 (Chapter 19)
lesson8 Chemistry of carbonyl alpha position-4 (Chapter 19)
lesson9 Chemistry of carbonyl alpha position-5 (Chapter 19)
lesson10 Pericyclic reactions-1 (Chapter 23)
lesson11 Mid-term exam for chapter 19
lesson12 Pericyclic reactions-2 (Chapter 23)
lesson13 Pericyclic reactions-3 (Chapter 23)
lesson14 Intramolecular reactions and neighboring group participation (Chapter 24)
lesson15 Intramolecular reactions and neighboring group participation (Chapter 24)

Mid-term and Final exam 
Maitland Jones, Jr. "Organic Chemistry" 5th ed.  
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Lesson 1-15: Carefully read the corresponding part in the textbook prior to each lesson. 
Requirements This course is continued from Advanced Organic Chemistry I - III and especially related to the contents of Advanced Organic Chemistry III. Reviewing these previous series is highly recommended.
Those who taking "Exercises in Organic Chemistry" is highly recommended to take this course. 
Grading Method Grade will be based on mid-term exam (33% x2) and final exam (33%).  Scores over 60% in total is needed to get credits. 
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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