Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K5208010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 内燃機関
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Internal Combustion Engines
スズキ ヤスヒロ,ヤマカワ マサヒサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues5-6,Thur5-6:ENG 104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture-based, following the textbook, handouts, and slides. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 09 : Mechanical Engineering
Eligible Students 3rd year mechanical engineering students
Keywords Inernal combustion engine, Gas cycle, Combustion, Energy transfer 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Application of thermo dynamics, heat transfer and combustion 
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
Internal combustion engines are indispensable to modern industry and society as motive power for automobiles, ships, aircraft, railroads, and other mobile transportation machinery, as well as industrial machinery for agriculture, construction, civil engineering, and power generation. The history of the development of the internal combustion engine, its relationship with industry and society, its structure, operating principles, output performance, combustion process, and exhaust characteristics will be explained. The lecture will also cover recent innovations in internal combustion engines, such as low-carbon and high-efficiency engines, from the perspective of the global environment and energy conservation. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Types, history, and construction of internal combustion engines    SUZUKI
lesson2 Heat and thermodynamics    SUZUKI
lesson3 Expression of mechanism and performance for reciprocating engines    YAMAKAWA
lesson4 Gasoline engine    YAMAKAWA
lesson5 Diesel engine    YAMAKAWA
lesson6 Purification of exhaust gas    YAMAKAWA
lesson7 Fuel and lubrication    YAMAKAWA
lesson8 Hybrid system    YAMAKAWA
lesson9 Structure and applications of gas turbine engine    SUZUKI
lesson10 Performance of gas turbine engine    SUZUKI
lesson11 High efficiency gas turbine engines, and environmental technology    SUZUKI
lesson12 Jet engine    SUZUKI
lesson13 Rocket engine    SUZUKI
lesson14 Innovative technologies for jet and rocket engines    SUZUKI
lesson15 Summary    SUZUKI

5 reports, final examination (5 problems) 
Textbook "わかる内燃機関" 日新出版 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) LCD projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review the textbook, handouts, and notes.
Understand important points suggested in class. 
Grading Method 50% by reports, 50% by examinations. Passed with an overall 60%. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Real stories by guest professor working in corporate engine R&D departments of companies.  
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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