Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8203040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 建築一般構造
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Introduction of Building Structure
オオクボ タカアキ,ナカムラ ナオヒロ,ミウラ ヒロユキ,モリ タクロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon3-4:ENG 102, (2T) Thur3-4:ENG 115
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture main 
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) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students
Keywords Construction method, reinforced concrete structure, steel structure, wooden structure,Practical work experience 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Understanding on cultivation of expert knowledge and ability for architecture and building engineering.  ((1) General and basic knowledge and ability  c) Basic knowledge and ability for structural engineering) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students learn the following knowledge and ability to be the goal of the class.
(1) load external force-structure principle, the basics of shell and spatial structure.
(2) the basics of ground-foundation.
(3) the basics of wood structure.
(4) the basics of the steel structure.
(5) the basics, such as reinforced concrete, steel reinforced concrete structure and woodern structure 
Class Schedule lesson1 /lecture guidance / building construction / construction methods / various building standards / structure
lesson2 /earthquake mechanism / seismic / terrain and geological / ground survey
lesson3 /basic structure plan / soil pressure and basic support force / type of pile foundation
lesson4 /load classification and modeling / structure modeling /
lesson5 /stability principle / resistance mechanism / structure principle /
lesson6 /skeleton format / steel type / skeleton design example of commentary / seismic design of steel structure
lesson7 /skeleton design example of steel structure / fittings / Tsukamatsukuchi / brace / seismic isolation, damping
lesson8 /structure design  ramen structure / tube structure / core structure / wall-type structures
lesson9  /the basic of wooden buildings/ conventional shaft assembly method /
lesson10 /Wooden basic of frame construction / fittings
lesson11 Western-style roof truss / wood-based prefabricated / glulam structure / industrialized housing / residential design
lesson12 /structure principle of RC structure / reinforcement / formwork / structural member type / pillar / beam
lesson13 /wall / floor / design example of commentary / other structures of the RC structure (SRC, PC, Mason Lee)
lesson14  / Various construction sites roof / floor / wall /
lesson15 ceiling / stairs, handrail / joinery / furniture fittings / facilities and equipment / industrialized housing / outside structure / 
Text: use the materials (Architectural Institute of Japan) for building construction. Other appropriate, distribute materials 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) I intensive blackboard and slide(PPT). 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Each time, to preparation and review the drawings shown in the text. 
Grading Method By summing the midterm exam and final exam were evaluated by 100 points, and pass more than 60 points. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it I worked at Building Research Institute. 
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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