Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7508030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 粉体工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Powder Technology
フクイ クニヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues3-4,Thur3-4:ENG 115
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture and Exercise. Based on the text "Particle/Powder Technology for beginner" Published by "Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun" 
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) 08 : Chemical Engineering
Eligible Students Under-graduate student, 3rd
Keywords SDG_7, 13 Fine particle, Particle size, Separation, Particle movement, Filtration, Grinding 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
In this course, students will learn more and develop further understanding about powder technology using what the students have learned in the fundamental subjects such as industrial mathematics and physics. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Chemical Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Definite learning of basic chemistry and chemical engineering and cultivation of application ability
chemical engineering field  
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this class is to understand  basic phenomena related to particle separation, particle size measurement.
Students should be also able to understand the basic theory based on particle movement. 
Class Schedule lesson1   Particle size measurement
lesson2   Various particle size distribution
lesson3   Particle shape factor and specific surface area
lesson4  Particle movement and sedimentation velocity
lesson5  Basic theory of particle size measurement
lesson6  Packed column and pressure drop
lesson7  Theory of particle colection
lesson8  centrifugal separation and cyclone separator
lesson9  Electrostatic precipitator and theory
lesson10  Air filter and bag filter
lesson11  Theory of cyclone separator
lesson12  Theory of liquid filtration
lesson13  Theory of air filter
lesson14  Particle separation theory
lesson15  Filtration equation and grinding theory

2 Tests and several reports 
"Particle/Powder Technology for beginner" Published by "Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun" 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, handouts, presentation software 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Enough preparation and review of each class is necessary because many contents are taught in each class.
All reports should be submitted. 
Grading Method Up to 30 points for the midterm exam.
Up to 50 points for the final exam.
Up to 20 points for the submitted report and quiz. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message https://powder.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/ 
Other https://www.chemeng.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/ 
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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