Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7171030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 触媒化学
Subject Name
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Catalysis Chemistry
サダカネ マサヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues5-6:ENG 117, (3T) Thur1-2:ENG 115
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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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 Undergraduate School of Enginering (Bachelor course)
Keywords Catalyst chemistry, Solid catalyst, Reaction kinetics, Reaction scheme, Preparation method of catalyst 
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. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Catalyst is one of important technologies for chemical industries. The following concepts will be given. (1) Role of catalyst, (2) Fundamental concepts of catalyst, and (3) Preparation of catalyst and evaluation of catalytic performance. 
Class Schedule 1) Guidance: What is catalyst? (chapter 1)
2) What is catalyst (chapter 1)
3) Catalytic process (chapter 2)
4) Catalytic process -Heterogeneous catalyst- (chapter 5)
5) Catalytic process -Heterogeneous catalyst- (chapter 5)
6) Adsorption and reaction kinetics (chapter 9)
7) Adsorption and reaction kinetics (chapter 9)
8) Examination (1)
9) Catalysis materials and preparation (chapter 8)
10) Catalysis materials and preparation (chapter 8)
11) Catalysts for energy and chemicals (chapter 3)
12) Catalysts for energy and chemicals (chapter 3)
13) Characterization of catalysts (chapter 10)
14) Characterization of catalysts (chapter 10)
15) Catalysts for environmental related fields (chapter 7)

There are two examinations (1) and (2). Quiz and homeworks 
菊池、射水、瀬川、多田、服部 共著、新版 新しい触媒化学、三共出版 
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(More Details) Text, Handout, Power Point 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Please read related chapters of the textbook.
1) Chapter 1
2) Chapter 1
3) Chapter 2
4-5) Chapter 5
6-7) Chapter 9
8) Chapter 1,2,5 and 9
9-10) Chapter 8
11) Chapter 3
12) Chapter 3 and 4
13-14) Chapter 10
15) Chapter 7 
Grading Method Sum of two examinations, Examination(1) (50%) and Examination(2) (50%), should be more than 60%. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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