Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2021Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8159040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 材料学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Materials Science
カワイ ケンジ,オガワ ユウコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-4,Thur3-4:ENG 107
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 13 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students Students in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Program
Keywords SDG_11, Materials science, Inorganic materials, Organic materials, Metallic materials, Rheology 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
This subject is related to (B) ability to find problems and (C) ability to understand the components of problems, in the learning and educational goals of the program. 
Criterion referenced
Program of Civil and Environmental Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Ability to structuralize problems
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to discover problems 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To learn fundamental properties of materials that are used for infrastructures.
The evaluation items of 'knowledge and understanding' and 'ability and skill' are as follows:
1. To understand the kind and properties of principal structural materials, and to explain the characteristics of materials ((B) ability to find problems)
2. To explain the changes in properties of materials caused by exogenous actions and the causes ((C) ability to understand the components of problems) 
Class Schedule lesson1 Composition and structure of substances (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson2 Kind and characteristics of materials (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson3 Production and structure of materials (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson4 Powder and colloid (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson5 Interface phenomena and behavior of water (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson6 Phase equilibrium diagram (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson7 Instrumental analysis (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson8 Midterm examination (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson9 Kind and properties of inorganic materials (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson10 Kind and properties of organic materials (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson11 Kind and properties of metallic materials (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson12 Heat treatment and structure of steel (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson13 Model and rheology (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson14 Degradation of material and its mechanism (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)
lesson15 Degradation of material, its mechanism, and its prevention (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko)

lesson 16 Final examination (Kawai Kenji, Ogawa Yuko) 
None. Handouts will be provided if necessary.
Reference books
Taketo Sakuma and Hiromitsu Ino: Introduction to materials science, Asakura Publishing Co. Ltd.(2000), ISBN4254236913, \3,570 (in Japanese)
Hiroaki Yanagida and Masayuki Nagai: Basic inorganic material science, Shokodo Co. Ltd.(1988), ISBN4785621044, \3,150 (in Japanese) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, PC(PowerPoint) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Previous lessons should be reviewed before the next lesson. 
Grading Method Every week quiz (20%), Reports (20%), Midterm examination (30%) and Final examination (30%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message This subject is provided in Japanese. The handouts are also written in Japanese. 
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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