Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K6323020 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 原子力工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Nuclear Engineering
Instructor ENDO SATORU
エンドウ サトル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon5-8:ENG 220
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Face-to-face classes are planned, but will be changed to online classes be teams depending on the COVID19 situation. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students 3rd of clusters 1 and 2
Keywords Nuclide, radiation, uclear energy, nuclear reactor, nuclear energy 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Energy Transform Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill.

Program of Electrical,Systems and Information Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Concepts, knowledge and methods which are the basis for studies related to electrical, systems, and information engineering. 
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 Atomic structure and periodic law (1)
lesson3 Atomic structure and periodic law (2)
lesson4 Nuclides and radiations (1)
lesson5 Nuclides and radiations (2)
lesson6 Video, DVD (Origin of nuclides)
lesson7 Nuclear reaction and neutrons
lesson8 Nuclear fission and nuclear fuel (1)
lesson9 Nuclear fission and nuclear fuel (2)
lesson10 Principal of nuclear reactor
lesson11 Kinds of nuclear reactors
lesson12 Cycle of nuclear fuel
lesson13 Energy resources
lesson14 Nuclear accident
lesson15 Safety measure of nuclear reactor

Partial tests, examination at the end of term  
Use of distributed print copies 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
1.Understanding the necessity of unit and SI unit
2.  Understanding origin of the atom name , structure of atom
3.   Understanding periodic law and atomic mass
4.   Understanding size of atoms
5.   Understanding decay of nuclides and half lives
6.   Understanding origin of nuclides
7.   Understanding nuclear fission
8.   Understanding nuclear fuel
9.   Key wards of reactor
10.  How to work nuclear reactor
11.  PWR and BWR
12.  What is cycle of nuclear fuel
13.  Energy resources
14.  How to occur nuclear accidents
15.  What is safety measure of reactor
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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