Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8167040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 水理学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
イノウエ タクヤ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues1-2,Fri1-2:ENG 107
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Writing on whiteboard 
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) 13 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students Students in the second year or later of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Keywords SDG_11, Momentum, Kinetic energy, Open channel flows, Specific energy, Specific force, Friction loss, Pipe flows 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This class belongs to Civil and Environmental Engineering and is a basic course of fluid dynamics.  
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Civil and Environmental Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Ability to structuralize problems 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this class is to understand the basics of hydraulics, especially, flows in an open channel and a pipe are focused on in this course.
Students should be able to understand Rapidly varied flow, Uniform flow, Gradually varied flow, Steady flow through a pipe, Laws of friction. 
Class Schedule lesson1:Introduction of hydraulics
lesson2:Rapidly varied flow – Specific energy / Critical depth
lesson3:Rapidly varied flow – Water surface profiles in subcritical and supercritical flows
lesson4:Rapidly varied flow – Specific force / Hydraulic jump
lesson5:Rapidly varied flow – Flow through a sluice gate
lesson6:Intermediate exam
lesson7:Uniform flow – Empirical formulae of average velocity
lesson8:Uniform flow – Normal depth / Critical depth
lesson9:Non-uniform flow – Basic equations of gradually varied flow
lesson10:Non-uniform flow – Water surface profiles of gradually varied flow
lesson11:Non-uniform flow – Examples of water surface profiles / Control section
lesson12:Steady flow through a pipe – Basic equations
lesson13:Steady flow through a pipe – Energy loss due to friction
lesson14:Laws of friction, Other energy losses
lesson15:Hydraulic bore

Intermediate and final examinations; Around 2 reports 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Microsoft Teams, Bb9 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1-15
Enough preparation and review of each class is necessary because many contents are taught in each class.
Requirements Students are required to attend all lectures and submit all reports. 
Grading Method Up to 80 points for the intermediate and term-end examinations.
Up to 20 points for reports. 
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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