Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 11028001 Subject Classification Peace Science Courses
Subject Name 安全な社会環境の構築をめざして
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Toward Construction of Safe Social Environment
ミウラ ヒロユキ,ナカライ ケンイチロウ,モリ タクロウ,カワイ ケンジ,チョウ シュンキツ,タナカ タカヒロ,テラモト アツシ,ナカムラ ナオヒロ,ハタ トシロウ,オオハシ アキヨシ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon5-8:IAS K211
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture by the professors participating the civil engineering and the architecture.
Detailed information will be given at the first lecture or via My momiji.
Face-to-face classes in principle. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 21 : Fundamental Competencies for Working Persons
Course Area(Discipline) 02 : Peace Education
Eligible Students
Keywords Safe, Social Environment, Engineering 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Rethink and learn on the problems of Peace from the view point of social environment, while presenting the latest engineering technology 
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Sustainability of social environment is one of the most important subjects in the domain of the engineering. The final goal is to think profoundly about the technology for Peace as social environment, through the examples of reconstruction of natural disaster and man-made disaster. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction (Hiroyuki Miura)
lesson2 Earthquake damage and timber structures (Takuro Mori)
lesson3 Urban Planning: Postwar Reconstruction Plan in Hiroshima (Takahiro Tanaka)
lesson4 Urban Planning: Sustainable City (Takahiro Tanaka)
lesson5 Analysis and simulation of building’s seismic behavior for disaster mitigation. (Naohiro Nakamura)
lesson6 Seismic performance of reinforced concrete buildings (Atsushi Teramoto)
lesson7 Hisotry of earthquake disasters and seismic activities in Japan (Hiroyuki Miura)
lesson8 Ground shaking, building damage and prevention of indoor damage  (Hiroyuki Miura)
lesson9 Maintenance and management of bridges: Part 1 (Kenichiro Nakarai)
lesson10 Maintenance and management of bridges: Part 2 (Kenichiro Nakarai)
lesson11 Lifestyle and energy consumption (Junyi Zhang)
lesson12 Water conflict and safe water (Akiyoshi Ohashi)
lesson13 Geotechics and energy development (Toshirou Hata)
lesson14 Safe and reliable society by concrete (Kenji Kawai)
lesson15 Nuclear waste disposal (Kenichiro Nakarai) 
give information as needed. 
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Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
lesson1 - 2 : study on building structures.
lesson3 - 4 : study on architectural design and planning
lesson5 - 8 : study on earthquake engineering and disaster prevention
lesson9 - 10: study on maintenance and management of bridges
lesson11 - 13: study on energy,  geotechnics and water supply
lesson14 - 15:  study on nuclear waste and concrete 
Grading Method Obligation of the submission the visit report (monument in Hiroshima). The scores of reports in each lecture are summed up and more than 60 points are required to pass the lecture. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Lectures of design, construction, maintenance and management for actual civil and building structures will be provided by professors with practical experience. 
Other You are required to submit a report entitled "My Approach to Peace" as a common assignment for Peace Science Courses. When you fail to submit the report, the credit will not be given.
【the period of the report submitting】
The 2nd term course--> from June 16th to June 29th
The 3rd term course--> from October 10th to October 23th
The 4th term course--> from December 8th to December 21th
Night program course--> according to the direction of the teachers
See the link below for further details.
【In the case of the number of applicants exceeds the capacity of the course, a computerized random drawing will be held.】 
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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