Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation(Master)
Lecture Code X0050154 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name バイオマス利用学
Subject Name
(Katakana)
バイオマスリヨウガク
Subject Name in
English
Biomass Utilization
Instructor MATSUMURA YUKIHIKO,ENDO TAKASHI,NAKASHIMADA YUTAKA
Instructor
(Katakana)
マツムラ ユキヒコ,エンドウ タカシ,ナカシマダ ユタカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Fri1-4:IDEC 201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture and presentation by students 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 21 : Globalization/International cooperation studies
Eligible Students Master students
Keywords Biofuel, Ethanol, Biodiesel 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Learn about production, utilization, and introduction of biofuels.  
Class Schedule 1. What is biomass? / Variety and availability of biomass
2. Biomass conversion
3. Pellets and briquettes
4. Gasification and carbonization
5. Supercritical water gasification, other thermochemical conversions
6. Biodiesel and other liquid fuel production
7. Biomethanation (1) Principle and apparatus
8. Biomethnation (2) Examples and system
9. Ethanol fermentation (1) Principle and apparatus
10. Ethanol fermentation (2) Expamples and system
11. Ethanol fermentation (3) Lignocellulose and latest technologies
12. System (1) System design and evaluation
13. System (2) Econmic analysis
14. System (3) Fundamental of LCA
15. Final presentation 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Asian Biomass Handbook (Available from http://www.jie.or.jp/biomass/AsiaBiomassHandbook.html) 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
Distributed materials 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Read corresponding part of the handbook. 
Requirements None 
Grading Method Grading is made by the final report (70) and small exam given in every lecture (30).  
Message Lecture is made in English.
(講義は英語で行う)
 
Other   
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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