Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Chemistry Program
Lecture Code WSD02000 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 無機化学概論
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Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
マツバラ ヒロキ,クメ ショウコ,ニシハラ サダフミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon1-2,Tues3-4:SCI E211
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Oral lectures will be given with blackboard writings.
Some paper documents as references will be provided.  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Chemistry
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)
Class Objectives
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In this lecture, the characteristics and properties of inorganic compounds will be lectured in an omnibus style from the viewpoints of magnetism, redox, photochemistry, and colloid chemistry.
Lesson 1 to 5: The theories and methods of electron transfer, and related reactions and phenomena (Kume).
Lesson 6 to 10: Colloid chemistry and applications (Matsubara).
Lesson 11 to 15: Physical and chemical properties of inorganic solid materials (Nishihara) 
Class Schedule lesson1: Electron Transfer : Introduction
lesson2: Electron Transfer : Analytical Methods
lesson3: Electron Transfer : Theories(1)
lesson4: Electron Transfer : Theories(2)
lesson5: Electron Transfer : Application for Electrosynthesis
lesson6: Definition of Colloidal State
lesson7: Liquid-gas and liquid-liquid interfaces
lesson8: Solid-gas and solid-liquid interfaces
lesson9: Charged Interfaces
lesson10: Stability of Colloids
lesson11: Review ofquantum chemistry, Localized electron system
lesson12: Fundamentals of magnetism
lesson13: Itinerant electron system
lesson14: Band theory
lesson15: Examination: From Lesson11-14 
Paper documents will be provided. 
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(More Details) Blackboard writings are principal use.
Distributed paper documents and PC slide shows on LC projector will be used as references. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review the contents of each lesson just after the lecture. 
Grading Method Total evaluation of 3 exams (or reports) and attendance 
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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