Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8712040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 建築防災
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Disaster Prevention of Buildings
ミウラ ヒロユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 4th-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon3-4,Weds3-4:ENG 104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 4 : Undergraduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students
Keywords Earthquake, Ground motion, Building damage, Disaster mitigation system, SDG_09, SDG_11 
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.  ((2) Comprehensive and advanced knowledge and ability to develop basis for building engineers.  Being able to summarize documents of the advanced contents on either a), b) or c) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This lecture gives technical knowledge for earthquake disaster mitigation strategy including
(1) Ground motion characteristics
(2) Seismic wave propagation theory
(3) Ground motion prediction equations
(4) Earthquake disaster mitigation system
(5) Earthquake countermeasure acts 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction and Earthquake disaster mitigation
lesson2 Fault movement and Seismic waves
lesson3 Earthquake observation and ground motion intensity
lesson4 Ground motion attenuation
lesson5 Seismic wave propagation theory
lesson6 Ground motion prediction equations
lesson7 Input ground motion for seismic design
lesson8 Ground motion intensity and building damage
lesson9 Earthquake risk analysis
lesson10 Effects of long-period motion to high-rise buildings
lesson11 Tsunami hazard
lesson12 Panic and evacuation
lesson13 Disaster response by remote sensing technology
lesson14 Real-time earthquake warning system
lesson15 Summary and Final examination 
Handouts are distributed 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Powerpoint 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lessons 1-7: Ground motion prediction equations
Lessons 8-10: Building damage caused by ground motion
Lessons 11-14: Earthquake countermeasure acts 
Grading Method Reports (30%) and Final examination (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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