Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Science
Lecture Code HJ230000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 反応動力学
Subject Name
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Reaction Dynamics
コウグチ ヒロシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Thur3-4,Fri5-6:SCI E102
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 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 electronic structure, molecular orbital, quantum chemistry, group theory 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This course will learn the basic concepts for the electronic structure and properties of molecule, which these topics are a premise for succeeded several courses in the fifth or sixth semesters such as "quantum chemistry", "molecular structual chemistry", "photochemistry", and "molecular photochemistry". The knowledge learned in the "physical chemistry IB" course is assumed.  
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding and learning advanced expertise in several chemical and interdisciplinary areas. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course teaches the electronic structure of molecule, which is the fundamental concept of quantum chemistry to determine molecular structure and properties using molecular orbital theory. 
Class Schedule lesson1 classical and quantum mechanics
lesson2 Schroedinger equation of motion
lesson3 many electron atoms and spectral term
lesson4 perturbation and variational theory
lesson5 molecular Hamiltonian and Born-Oppenheimer approximation
lesson6 fundermentals of molecular orbital theory
lesson7 properties of various molecular orbitals
lesson8 examination
lesson9 fundermentals in group theory
lesson10 symmetry of molecule and character table
lesson11 molecular integral and symmetry
lesson12 molecular symmetry and molecular orbital
lesson13 hybrid and molecular orbitals
lesson14 fundermentals of Hueckel molecular orbital theory
lesson15 symmetry of molecule and reactivity 
P. Atkins, "Physical Chemistry", (review p298-390), Topic 9B(p391) - Topic 11C(p496) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) black board, projector slide 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
lesson 1: p298-325
lesson 2: p348-355、p378-390
lesson 3: p391-397
lesson 4: p403-410
lesson 5: p410-412
lesson 6: handout
lesson 7: p426, p447-449
lesson 8: p448-451
lesson 9: mid-term examination
lesson 10: p431-443
lesson 11: p475-483
lesson 12: p484-491
lesson 13: p492-496
lesson 14: p452-457
lesson 15: end-term examination 
Grading Method sum of two examinations 
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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