Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering(Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Program
Lecture Code WSH22401 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 核エネルギー特論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Nuclear Energy Applications
エンドウ サトル,カジモト ツヨシ,タナカ ケンイチ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Thur1-4:ENG 104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students 3rd of cluster 2
Keywords Nuclide, radiation, uclear energy, nuclear reactor, nuclear energy 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Learning differences between atoms and nuclei, radiation and its applications, nuclear reactions, nuclear fission, nuclear reactor, nuclear energy, nuclear fuel and energy resources in future. Merits and demerits of nuclear energy can be considered. 
Class Schedule lesson1 guidance, SI unit
lesson2 Introduction of Special relativity
lesson3 Conservation law and kinematics
lesson4 Cross section
lesson5 Atom and Nuclei
lesson6 Nuclear decay
lesson7 Nuclear fission and and nuclear reactor
lesson8 Nuclear reactor and neutron cycle
lesson9 PWR and BWR
lesson10 Nuclear accident and safety measure
lesson11 Radiation shieldings
lesson12 Application of Accelarators
lesson13 Medical use of radiation - X-ray therapy -
lesson14 Medical use of radiation - Brachytherapy -
lesson15 Medical use of radiation - Neutron capture therapy -

Partial tests, examination at the end of term  
Use of distributed print copies 
PC or AV used in
PC projector 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1.Understanding the necessity of unit and SI unit
2.  Understanding the special relativity
3.   Understanding kinematics
4.   Understanding the cross section
5.   Understanding atoms and nuclei
6.   Understanding nuclear decay and radiations
7.   Understanding nuclear fission
8.   Understanding Nuclear reactor and neutron cycle
9.   How to work nuclear reactor
10.  Understanding nuclear accidents and safety measure
11.  Understanding radiation shieldings
12.  Understanding applications of accelerator
13.  Principal of X-ray therapy
14.  Principal of brachytherapy
15.  Principal of neutron capture therapy
Grading Method Partial test (30%), examination at the end of term (70%) 
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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