[Description of the course] In this course, the instructor will give instructions on basic tasks of chemical experiments for sophomore students who studied Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry Laboratories I a/b and I b/a, to cultivate their skills in experimental tasks and their understanding of organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and analytical chemistry. From the viewpoint of a practical chemical industry education, two themes are set following Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry Laboratory II a/b; (1) “synthesis and dyeing of azo compound”, for learning pigment synthesis as a model of dye industry, and (2) “synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite”, for learning synthesis of the magnetic material which was invented in our institute and has been studied as advanced materials today, and demonstration of magnetic recording.
[Aim of the course] For understanding the connection of basic chemistry and materials society, it is essential to deeply examine the experimental results obtained by synthesis reaction through analyses and comprehension. One must learn fundamental tasks with certainty and then approach the experiments with the underlying principles of reactions and safety. In this experiment, students first learn the essentials of fundamental tasks in a lecture and experimental presentation. Then, they practice fundamental tasks while going through the three themes. Examinations on basic knowledge and practical thinking as well as writing experimental reports for each theme will enable the students to acquire correct synthetic and analytical techniques and to cultivate discussion skills.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) apply fundamental operations such as filtration, washing, drying, vacuum distillation, and so on to a number of unit processes.
2) complete a general style of the experimental report including results, discussions, and survey details.
3) explain historical background and practical materials related to each theme.
4) acquire systematic knowledge from experiments and to develop a plan for a safe and productive chemical experiment.
(synthesis and dyeing of azo compound) azo dye, diazotization reaction, diazo coupling, Lambert-Beer law, dyeing, ultraviolet and visible absorption spectrum, fiber (natural/artificial polymer),
(synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite) ferrite, Ellingham diagram, control of non-stoichiometry, magnetic susceptibility, thermogravimetric analysis, density measurement
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
In this course, all the students will start with (1) experimental presentation. Then, the students are divided into two groups to learn the following two experiments in turn: (2) synthesis of azo compound and dyeing, and (3) synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite. In the last day, exercise problems and interpretation of the answers will be given to assess the students’ level of understanding.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Guidance of experimental outline and fundamental operations||Understand an outline of an experiment and draw up a plan|
|Class 2||Experimental presentations of the fundamental operations||Understand an outline of an experiment and draw up a plan|
|Class 3||Synthesis of acid azo dye||Explain diazotization reaction and diazo coupling.|
|Class 4||Dyeing with acid azo dye||Explain dyeing mechanism of acid azo dye on fiber.|
|Class 5||Thin layer chromatography||Evaluate the purity of a synthetic compound.|
|Class 6||Analysis of UV/Vis absorption spectrum||Analyze ultraviolet/visible absorption spectrum of acid azo dye.|
|Class 7||Determination of λmax and εmax of acid azo dye||Determine λmax and εmax using UV/Vis spectrophotometer.|
|Class 8||Naphthol dye||Explain differences in the dyeing mechanism between acid azo dye and naphthol dye.|
|Class 9||Synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite: wet synthesis (filtration under reduced pressure, drying)||Prepare metal oxide by wet synthesis.|
|Class 10||Synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite: dry synthesis (control of oxygen non-stoichiometry)||Prepare metal oxide by dry synthesis.|
|Class 11||Synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite: composition analysis (titration analysis)||Evaluate oxidation number by titration analysis.|
|Class 12||Synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite: composition analysis (thermogravimetric analysis)||Evaluate oxidation number by thermogravimetric analysis.|
|Class 13||Synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite: Measurement of physical properties (density measurement)||Measure the density of a solid.|
|Class 14||Synthesis and composition analysis of ferrite: Measurement of physical properties (Measurement of magnetic susceptibility, magnetic recording)||Explain magnetic recording.|
|Class 15||Exercise problems to assess the students’ level of understanding and interpretation of the answers||Use the exercise problems to better understand the topics covered, and evaluate one’s own progress.|
Textbook for the Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry Laboratory II 2016 (In Japanese), edited by committee for the chemical engineering and industrial chemistry laboratory (Tokyo Institute of Technology, School of Materials and Chemical Technology, Department of Chemical Science and Engineering). This textbook will be distributed during the first class.
In order to safely perform the experiments (continued), -Basic Operations and Basic Measurements (In Japanese)", 3rd Ed., edited by Kagakudojin (Kagakudojin Co., Ltd.), ISBN: 978-4-7598-1081-3
Students will be assessed on their achievements of learning outcomes based on the quality of reports on two themes (83%) and examination (17%).
A student may fail the course if he/she repeatedly comes to class late or does not submit assignments too often.
The prerequisite to take this course is that you have acquired the credits of "Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry Laboratory II a/b".
Without having acquired the credits of the above course, the credits of this course will not be counted as the necessary number of credits for graduation.
Students must have successfully completed both Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry Laboratory I a/b (CAP.B201.R) and Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry Laboratory I b/a (CAP.B202.R) or have equivalent knowledge.
Takashi Ishizone: tishizon[at]polymer.titech.ac.jp
Hideyuki Otsuka: otsuka[at]polymer.titech.ac.jp
Akira Ohtomo: aohtomo[at]apc.titech.ac.jp
Tetsuro Murahashi: mura[at]apc.titech.ac.jp
Shigekazu Ito: ito.s.ao[at]m.titech.ac.jp
Eiichi Suzuki: esuzuki.e.ac[at]m.titech.ac.jp
Masataka Oishi: moishi[at]o.cc.titech.ac.jp
Toshiki Sawada: tsawada[at]polymer.titech.ac.jp
Raita Goseki: rgoseki[at]polymer.titech.ac.jp
Kohei Yoshimatsu: k-yoshi[at]apc.titech.ac.jp
Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.