Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K5140010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 放射線工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Radiation Engineering
タナカ ケンイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri1-4:ENG 108
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students 3rd grade
Keywords nucleus, radiation, accelerator, radiation detector  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Mechanical system engineering program.In this course, students will learn basis of mechanical system engineering and its applications. 
Criterion referenced
Program of Energy Transform Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this class is to understand the physical properties of atom and nucleus, interaction between radiation and materials, and the basis of radioisotope and accelerator. Also, learning the basis of the analysis technique, measurement of the radiation, principle and application of accelerator is attempted. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: SI-unit
Lesson 2: Periodic law of element
Lesson 3: Atomic structure
Lesson 4: Discovery of electron , proton , and neutron.
Lesson 5: Basic characteristics of nucleus
     Fundamental particle, atomic size

Lesson 6: Basic characteristics of nucleus
     Quantum and relativistic consideration

Lesson 7: Binding energy of nucleus and atomic mass
Lesson 8: Disintegration of nucleus
  Alpha, beta, and gamma disintegration

Lesson 9 : Production of radiation
Lesson 10: Interaction of radiation and material 1
Lesson 11: Interaction of radiation and material 2
Lesson 12: Radiation detector, type and principle
Lesson 13: Application 1, X-ray imaging.
Lesson 14: Application 2, Imaging using radioactive nuclide.
Lesson 15: Application 3, Magnetic resonance imaging 
The materials are instructed at the first lecture. 
PC or AV used in
Textbook, Handouts, Power point, DVD 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Preparation using the documents given at the class and review of each class with exercise problems are required. 
Grading Method 70 points for the term-end examination, 30 points for report. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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