Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 63220002 Subject Classification Foundation Courses
Subject Name 一般化学[2工一]
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General Chemistry
フクオカ ヒロシ,カワサキ リク
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Tues5-8:ENG 112
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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We use PowerPoint slides, handouts, and blackboard in the class.   
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Chemistry
Eligible Students Undergraduate students in their second year (or higher)
Keywords Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonds, Chemical Reactions, Materials Science 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
As pre-specialized education, which is organically linked to specialized education, Foundation Courses are aimed at providing students with the basic knowledge necessary to understand specialized studies in their chosen areas, and thereby providing them w 
Expected OutcomeTo understand, acquire, and be able to explain the logical structure and system of the basic disciplines in accordance with each subject and the knowledge and skills necessary for further academic development. 
Class Objectives
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The main goal of the course is the development of fundamental understanding in chemistry learned in the high school based on the modern theoretical process. The objectives of the class are to provide the students with fundamental modern chemistry such as quantum chemistry, crystallography, theories of chemical reactions, etc., which are necessary to study modern material science.  
Class Schedule lesson1:Orientation
    Chemistry and Materials (Chapter 1)
lesson2: Quantum Chemistry (Chapter 2) and Atomic Structure (Chapter 3) I
lesson3: Quantum Chemistry (Chapter 2) and Atomic Structure (Chapter 3) II
lesson4: Quantum Chemistry (Chapter 2) and Atomic Structure (Chapter 3) III
lesson5: Chemical Bonding (Chapter 4) I
lesson6: Chemical Bonding (Chapter 4) II
lesson7: Coordination Chemistry(Chapter 5) I
lesson8:  Coordination Chemistry(Chapter 5) II
lesson9: Thermodynamics (Chapter 6) I
lesson10: Thermodynamics (Chapter 6) II
lesson11: Chemical Kinetics (Chapter 8)
lesson12: Electrochemistry (Chapter 9)
lesson13: Organic Chemistry (Chapter 10) I
lesson14: Organic Chemistry (Chapter 10) II
lesson15: Organic Chemistry (Chapter 10) III 
教科書「大学生の一般化学」 久保園芳博・山崎岳共編著 培風館
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Students are expected to read the chapter sections for each lesson.
All videos are available until the end of the course.  
Requirements Students are required to have taken high-school level chemistry classes. 
Grading Method Contributions to overall course scores:
Quiz and report
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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