Course title
M20690001
General Chemistry B

paolo mele
Course description
This course is the direct continuation of General Chemistry A. This course introduces foundations of chemistry at the university level, including equilibrium phenomena; nuclear chemistry; chemistry of the main group of elements; the transition elements and coordination compounds; the rare earth elements.
Purpose of class
The aim of this course is to help students acquire an understanding of the principles of chemistry and chemical elements on the advanced level.
Goals and objectives

Goals and objectives Course Outcomes
1. The student understands the quantum theory of atom, thermodynamics, and equilibria
A-1
2. The student possesses a basic knowledge of nuclear chemistry and the chemistry of elements
A-1
3. The student masters general chemistry and chemistry of the elements
A-1
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Introduction to the course and explanation of the entrance exam lecture review at home 170分
2. Entrance examination in the classroom lecture review at home 170分
3. Solubility and complex ion-equilibria lecture review at home 170分
4. Thermodynamics and equilibrium lecture review at home 170分
5. Acids and bases chemistry lecture review at home 170分
6. Mid-term exam #1 and discussion over the correct answers preparation for mid-term exam #1 200分
7. Nuclear chemistry lecture review at home 170分
8. Chemistry of main-group elements part 1 lecture review at home 170分
9. Chemistry of main-group elements part 2 lecture review at home 170分
10. Mid-term exam #2 and discussion over the correct answers preparation for mid-term exam #2 200分
11. Chemistry of transition elements part 1 lecture review at home 170分
12. Chemistry of transition elements part 2 lecture review at home 170分
13. Chemistry of rare earth elements lecture review at home 170分
14. Final examination and discussion over the correct answers preparation for final examination 380分
Total. - - 2650分
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Mid-term exam #1 Mid-term exam #2 Final exam Total.
1. 30% 30%
2. 30% 30%
3. 40% 40%
Total. 30% 30% 40% -
Evaluation method and criteria
The Mid-term exam #1 will contribute 30% of student`s grade.
The Mid-term exam #2 will contribute 30% of student`s grade.
The Final exam will contribute 40% of student`s grade.
To pass the student must earn a total score of 60% or more.
Textbooks and reference materials
General Chemistry by Darrell Ebbing and Steven D. Gammon, 11th edition Chemistry of the Elements by N.N. Greenwood and A. Earnshaw, 2nd edition
Prerequisites
This course can be followed only by students who have enough knowledge of the contents of General Chemistry A.
Therefore, who did not follow nor pass General Chemistry A must take a detailed examination on the contents of General Chemistry A. The examination will be carried on during the second class of General Chemistry B. Score of 60% is required to be enrolled.
Who has followed and passed General Chemistry A can directly follow the course.
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Contact via e-mail for establishing an appointment, the e-mail addresses to Paolo Mele: pmele[at]shibaura-it.ac.jp (substitute "[at] with "@")
Regionally-oriented
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
More than one class is interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicable
N/A N/A
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
  • 3.GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
  • 4.QUALITY EDUCATION
  • 6.CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
  • 7.AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY
  • 13.CLIMATE ACTION
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