Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8764040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 建築設備I
Subject Name
ケンチクセツビ 1
Subject Name in
Building Services I
キンダイチ サヤカ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon5-6:ENG 116, (1T) Weds5-6:ENG 111
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students 3rd-Year, First Semester, First
Keywords SDG_11, SDG_7, Air conditioning system, Comfortable thermal environment, Energy use 
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
Followings are lectured.
1) Outline of building services
2) Energy-savings in buildings
3) Cooling/heating load calculation
4) Air conditioning systems
Aim of this lecture is to understand the outline of building services and the method of energy utilization planning and air conditioning system planning. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction (1): Role and transition of building services
lesson2 Introduction (2): Environment-conscious technologies, Energy consumption
lesson3 Introduction (3):Energy savings in buildings, Renewable energy
lesson4 Basic knowledge on air conditioning: Purpose, Function, Thermal comfort, Zoning, Energy efficiency
lesson5 Cooling/heating load calculation (1): Flow, Components, Terms
lesson6 Cooling/heating load calculation (2): Calculation methods, Design of cooling/heating equipment
lesson7 Psychrometric Chart
lesson8 Air conditioning systems(1): Types of air conditioning systems
lesson9 Air conditioning systems(2): Central and individual air conditioning system
lesson10 Air conditioning systems(3): Types of heat source machines
lesson11 Air conditioning systems(4): Types of chillers
lesson12 Air conditioning systems(5): Heat pump, Thermal energy storage
lesson13 Air conditioning systems(6): Air conditioning system
lesson14 Air conditioning systems(7): Air distribution system
lesson15 Air conditioning systems(8): Piping system

Participants will submit reports and take final exam. 
"Zusetsu Kenchiku Setsubigaku (Illustrated "Building Services")" Gakugeisyuppan, 2016 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handout, MS-PowerPoint, Movie 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Reviewing the "Architectural Environment I" and "Architectural Environment II" is needed because the contents of this class is strongly related with them. (#1-#15) 
Grading Method Evaluation will be based on Report(30%) and Exam(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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