Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8824040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然エネルギー利用工学 I
Subject Name
シゼンエネルギーリヨウコウガク 1
Subject Name in
Natural-Energy Utilization Engineering I
Instructor LEE HANSOO
リー ハンスウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Weds1-2:ENG 106
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Student presentation, Discussions 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students Vehicle and Environmental Systems Program 3rd-year students
Keywords Natural energy, Renewable energy, Earth system, Earth environment 
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 mechanics: 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
(1) To understand the relationship between the Earth environment and energy
(2) To learn conversion processes, efficiencies, and densities of natural energy resources
(3) To learn the renewable energy resources for low environmental impacts
(4) To understand the relationship between sustainable development and natural energy utilizations 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction (Energy science)
lesson2 Climate change and Environment
lesson3 Energy conversion
lesson4 Thermal energy
lesson5 Student presentation (1)
lesson6 Hydro power
lesson7 Ocean power
lesson8 Wind power
lesson9 Student presentation (2) and Report theme
lesson10 Solar energy
lesson11 Nuclear power
lesson12 Biomass energy
lesson13 Energy and Society
lesson14 Student presentation (3)
lesson15 Summary of class and Check for class achievement based on class objectives test (Report)

Report Exam 
Text:None (material will be distributed.)
Reference books (in Japanese):
1.柳父 悟, 西川 尚男(2004).エネルギー変換工学―地球温暖化の終焉へ向けて、東京電機大学出版局、284p.
2.藤井 照重, 土本 信孝, 中塚 勉, 毛利 邦彦(2007).環境にやさしい新エネルギーの基礎、森北出版株式会社、199p.
3.浜川 圭弘, 辻 毅一郎, 西川 禕一(2001).エネルギー環境学、オーム社、135p. 
PC or AV used in
Power Point, Computer, and Projector 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Basic knowledge and interests in energy and environmental issues from recent newspaper articles and public media are desirable. 
Grading Method Learning attitude (30%), Report (40%) and students presentation (30%)
60% or more in total is required. 
Other Office hour: Wednesday 3~4 class slot (after the class hour) 
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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