Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8060040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然環境システム
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Earth Environmental Systems
サクノ ユウジ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Fri1-2:ENG 107
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
We have a chalk talk. 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students  
Keywords ocean. atmosphere. environment, dynamics, wave, wind 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Vehicle and Environmental Systems
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The area of environmental engineering and fluid dynamics: Technical knowledge on environmental engineering and fluid dynamics relating to vehicle and environmental engineering.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The area of environmental engineering and fluid mechanics: The ability to use technical knowledge on environmental engineering and fluid dynamics to solve issues relating to vehicle and environmental engineering. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Basic knowledge about the natural environment system represented by the ocean and the atmosphere is acquired. 
Class Schedule lesson1 What is the Earth Environmental Systems ? (Guidance)
lesson2 Atmospheric vertical, thermodynamics
lesson3 Rainfall process (rain, aerosol, cloud)
lesson4 Atmospheric radiation (black body, greenhouse effect)
lesson5 Atmospheric dynamics (wind, air pressure)
lesson6 Atomspheric measurement (ground, satellite)
lesson7 1st Examination
lesson8 El Nino
lesson9 Ocean light and sound environments
lesson10 Physical property of seawater
lesson11 Statistical characteristic of wave
lesson12 Wave hindcasting and prediction
lesson13 Marine organism and marine pollution
lesson14 Ocean measurement method (ground, satellite)
lesson15 2nd Examination

Two times examinations 
(1) Y. Ogura: Ippan kishogaku, The Univ. of Tokyo Press.
(2) T. Yanagi: Umino kagagu Kaiyougaku nyumon, Tokyo Denki Univ. Press.
(3) W. Mitsuyasu, Kaiyouha no butsuri, Iwanami Press. 
PC or AV used in
Text book, Image and Movie 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
lesson 1 to 8: Please read Textbook of No.(1)
lesson 2 to 15: Please read Textbook of No.(2) 
Grading Method Summation of 1st and 2nd examinations (50% + 50%) 
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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