Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HG210000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 化学演習
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Exercises in Chemistry
オカダ カズマサ,アベ ミノリ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Tues3-4:SCI E210
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
(More Details)
Excercise in solving problems,Writing on the blackboard 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Chemistry
Eligible Students Department of Chemistry, School of Science
Keywords Quantum Theory, Molecular Structure,Chemical Equilibrium, Statistical Thermodynamics, Chemical Kinetics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Review the special subjects by solving the problems of physical chemistry and improve the ability to resolve the various problems of chemistry. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Abilities and Skills)
・To acquire ability to apply chemical knowledge, witch is already acquired, into chemical issues. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Not only the knowledge and understanding of physical chemistry but also applied skills are necessary to perform research in chemistry. In this class, you will review the special subjects in the previous semesters from a viewpoint of physical chemistry, and improve your applied skills by solving the past tests of the entrance exam of graduate schools. 
Class Schedule <lessons 1-8: Okada>
lesson 1: Schroedinger Equation (1)--a Particle in a Box
lesson 2: Schroedinger Equation (2)--Rotation, Vibration
lesson 3: Hydrogen Atom
lesson 4: Variational Method
lesson 5: Perturbation Theory
lesson 6: Molecular Orbitals and Energy Levels of Diatomic Molecules
lesson 7: Molecular Symmetry
lesson 8: Summary or Midterm Exam

<lessons 9-16: Abe>
lesson 9: Thermodynamics--Thermodynamic Functions
lessons 10, 11: Thermodynamics-- Gibbs energy, Chemical Equilibrium
lesson 12: Thermodynamics--Phase trantition, solution, Gibbs phase rule
lessons 13, 14: Statistical Thermodynamics--Canonical Partition Function (Molecular Partition Function), Boltzmann Distribution
lessons 15, 16: Chemical Kinetics--Extent of Reaction, Reaction Rate, Reaction Rate Coefficient

Submit some papers and/or take regular exams. 
No textbooks are assigned. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbooks on physical chemistry 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
<Lessons 1-8: Okada>
Lesson 1: Review the lecture note of Basic Physical Chemistry B.
Lessons 2 and 3: Review the lecture note of Physical Chemistry IB.
Lessons 4-7: Review the lecture note of Physical Chemistry IIB
Lesson 8: Review the 1st-7th lessons.

<Lessons 9-16: Abe>
Book a: 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10版(東京化学同人) ISBN:978-4-8079-0908-7 (Jpn.)
Book b: 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(下)」第10版(東京化学同人) ISBN:978-4-8079-0909-4 (Jpn.)
Lesson 9: Chaps. 2 and 3 in Book a.
Lesson 10: Chaps. 4 and 5 in Book a.
Lesson 11: Chaps. 5 and 6 in Book a.
Lessons 12 and 13: Chap. 15 in Book b.
Lessons 14 and 15: Chap. 20 in Book b.
Lesson 16: Review the 9th-15th lessons. 
Requirements Auditors are required to have taken the following classes: Basic Physical Chemistry A/B and Physical Chemistry IA/IB/IIA/IIB. 
Grading Method Grade is evaluated on the basis of the total score of the assignments and exams. 
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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