Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2019Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Engineering (Master course)
Lecture Code U2010201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Advanced Thermal Engineering
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Advanced Thermal Engineering
マツムラ ユキヒコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Weds1-2,Weds5-6:ENG 113
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction E : English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Mechanical Engineering
Eligible Students Master students
Keywords Thermal properties, Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Analogy, Chemical reactions, Molecular dynamics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Class Objectives
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In order to apply thermal engineering learned undergraduate course “Heat Transfer” to actual problems, explanation for deeper understanding and introduction of actual examples are made.  
Class Schedule 1. Thermal properties
2. Conduction
3. Numerical calculation of conduction
4. Numerical calculation of conduction (solid-liquid interface)
5. Model development including convection
6. Numerical calculation of convection
7. Calculation of boiling heat transfer
8. Thermosiphon and heat pipe
9. Fixed bed and fluidized bed
10. Radiation
11. Heat pump (The 2nd law of thermodynamics and exergy)
12. Chemical dehumidification
13. Molecular dynamics
14. Student presentation
15. Student presentation 
PC or AV used in
Distribution materials 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Study related thermal engineering textbooks. 
Requirements Undergraduate knowledge on thermodynamics and heat transfer is wanted.  
Grading Method Grading is made by the final report (80) and small exam (20) given in every lecture. 
Message Lecture is made in English.  Japanese version of this class will be given by Prof. Inoue in the 3rd term.
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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