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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Lecture Code I7024001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 薬品物理化学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Pharmaceutical Physical Chemistry
キノシタ エミコ
Campus Kasumi Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Fri1-4:PHS Lecture Rm 2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Pharmaceutical Sciences
Eligible Students
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Pharmaceutical Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The basic knowledge and understanding of basic structures, physical characters and reaction of medicine and other inorganic and organic compounds. ●quality ⑤

Medicinal Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The knowledge of chemical compounds including medicine.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Development of knowledge of chemical compounds including medicine. (application) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The aim of this lecture is understanding physical properties of substance, the direction of substantially changing reactions. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Acid-base equilibrium
pH, buffer, pKa of medical and pharmaceutical products
lesson2 Constitution of chemical bond
Hybridized orbital, conjugation, resonance
lesson3 Intermolecular interaction
Several intermolecular forces
lesson4 Atom-molecule
Property of the electromagnetic wave, analytical method using the electromagnetic wave
lesson5 Radioactivity and radiation
Type of radiation and relationship with the medical care
lesson6 Midterm test
lesson7 Conditionsof substance being gaseous
Gas state equation, kinetic theory
lesson8  Energy
Thermodynamic and mechanical works, first law of thermodynamics
lesson9 The direction of substantially changing reaction
Entropy, Gibbs energy, second law of thermodynamics
lesson10 Physical equilibrium
Chemical potential, chemical equilibrium, equilibrium constant, equilibrium of three phase of substance,partition equilibrium, surface equilibrium
lesson11 Electrochemistry
Oxidation/reduction, chemical battery, membrane transport
lesson12 Chemistry of solution
Dissolution, colligative properties, refractive index of solution, optical rotation of solution, electrolyte solution, colloidal solution
lesson13 Chemical kinetics
Order of reaction, temperature/pH dependency of reaction kinetics, kinetics of enzyme reaction
lesson14 Movement of substance
Movement of charged substance, diffusion and dissolution, fluid dynamics
lesson15 End-of-term test 
東京化学同人  「スタンダード薬学シリーズ,(物理系薬学)」 日本薬学会編
化学同人 「薬学のための物理化学」 西庄重次郎編著 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) blackboard, PC 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
prepare the lesson and solve the practice problem 
Grading Method midterm test, end-of-term test 
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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