Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HJ180000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 無機化学演習
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Exercises in Inorganic Chemistry
クメ ショウコ,オカモト ヤスアキ,クボ カズユキ,ニシハラ サダフミ,マツバラ ヒロキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Fri9-10:SCI E102,SCI E104,SCI E209
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Exercises, Writing on Blackboard, Discussion 
Credits 1.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Chemistry
Eligible Students
Keywords Inorganic chemistry, Analytical chemistry, Solid material chemistry, Coordination chemistry 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
In order to understand inorganic chemistry in a comprehensive manner, students will solve exercises related to learning contents in “Fundamental Inorganic Chemistry” and “Inorganic Chemistry I, II, III” 
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
The objectives are to broaden and deepen the student’s fundamental knowledge and understanding of the course contents of analytical and inorganic chemistry. The exercises will be performed in the class of small organization. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Exercises in Analytical Chemistry (Chemical equilibria, Electrolyte solution, Acid-Base equilibria)
lesson2: Exercises in Analytical Chemistry (Redox reactions, Precipitation equilibria)
lesson3: Exercises in Analytical Chemistry (Complexes, Chelates)
lesson4: Exercises in Analytical Chemistry (Titrations)
lesson5: Midterm Examination (Lesson 1-4)
lesson6: Exercises in Solid Material Chemistry (Nuclear reaction, Electronic state, Energy and atomic radius of hydrogen atom, Atomic spectra, Moseley's law)
lesson7: Exercises in Solid Material Chemistry (Effective nuclear charge, Orbital and Quantum number, Wave function, Electron spin and Bohr magneton, Ionization energy and electron affinity, Pauling's and Mulliken's electronegativity, Covalent radius)
lesson8: Exercises in Solid Material Chemistry (Binding energy, Dipole moment, VSEPR theory, Three-center four-electron bond, Closest packing in ionic crystals, Ionic radius, Ionic crystal structures)
lesson9: Exercises in Solid Material Chemistry (Lattice energy of ionic crystals, Born–Haber cycle, Miller index and crystal lattice, Bragg's law, Crystal structure factor)
lesson10: Midterm Examination (Lesson 6- 9)
lesson11: Exercises in Coordination Chemistry (Sigma /π‐bonding energy and the periodic law, Lone‐pair electrons)
lesson12: Exercises in Coordination Chemistry (Nomenclature, Crystal field splitting of tetrahedral and octahedral complexes, Crystal field stabilization energy, Spectrochemical series)
lesson13: Exercises in Coordination Chemistry (Geometrical isomer, Optical isomer, Magnetic moment, Crystal field theory)
lesson14: Exercises in Coordination Chemistry (Irving-Williams series, Conformation, Polarization, Trans effect, Ligand substitutions)
lesson15: Term-end Examination (Lesson 11- 14) 
Original printed matter 
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(More Details) PC and projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
All students are expected to solve the exercises prior to the seminar. 
Grading Method Term examinations 50%
Attendance and class participation 50% 
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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