Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K5207010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 燃焼工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Combustion Engineering Fundamentals
ミヨシ アキラ,シモクリ ダイスケ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues5-6:ENG 220, (1T) Thur3-4:ENG 219
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture with slides and movie, also with blackboard for fundamental matters. May be held online depending on the situation. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 09 : Mechanical Engineering
Eligible Students 3rd grader & holdover
Keywords Combustion Kinetics, Reaction Thermodynamics, Reacting Flow, Flame, Combustion Diagnostics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Mechanical Systems Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill.

Program of Material Processing
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquiring basis of mechanical system, material creation and processing engineering steadily, and being able to apply

Program of Energy Transform Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This lecture teaches fundamentals of combustion technology that convert chemical energy to thermal energy.  The subjects include basic knowledge for designing or optimizing combustors or relevant energy technology. 
Class Schedule lesson-1 Fundamentals of combustion - complete combustion, heating value, A/F ratio, equivalence ratio
lesson-2 Combustion equilibrium and adiabatic flame temperature
lesson-3 Elementary reaction and reaction mechanism
lesson-4 Chain reactions and autoignition
lesson-5 Autoignition limits and engine knock
lesson-6 Emission and reduction
lesson-7 Combustion technology for improved efficiency
lesson-8 Flammability limits
lesson-9 Combustion of liquids
lesson-10 Burning velocity - measurements
lesson-11 Burning velocity - theory and multicomponent treatment
lesson-12 Burning velocity - thermal theory
lesson-13 Numerical modeling of combustion
lesson-14 Flame spectroscopy
lesson-15 Recent combustion technology

quiz, end-of-term exam & assignment 
provide handouts 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) LCD projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
no prep required.
further study on subject of interest is encouraged.
Grading Method Graded based on the final exam or report work, homework, quiz and attendance. 
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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