Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8780040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 建築倫理
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Ethics of Architecture
ナカムラ ナオヒロ,キンダイチ サヤカ,ミウラ ヒロユキ,タガワ ヒロシ,モリ タクロウ,ナカゾノ テツヤ,タナカ タカヒロ,ミズタ ススム,テラモト アツシ,スミクラ ヒデアキ,クボタ テツ,オオクボ タカアキ,ニシナ ダイサク
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon1-2,Thur1-2:ENG 111
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 14 : Architecture
Eligible Students
Keywords SDG_12, SDG_16 
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Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding on cultivation of a sense of ethics for engineers  (Being able to enumerate and explain examples for effects of actions and products of engineers on our society and to express their opinions.  Learning liberal arts for humanities and social science to find their directions from a global point of view)
(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
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This lecture, for the purpose of fostering a "wide range of insight" that is required to the building engineers who are active in the international society of the 21st century, architectural design and planning, architectural environment and equipment, building construction, building construction, such as the problems of each area for, I course gives discussions from involvement with architecture ethics.
In this class is the main goal is to learn the following basic abilities.
(1) social issues involved in building technology, Students have multifaceted recognize the merits and demerits or production of the building will bring is look like.
(2) should take what attitude as an architectural engineer in the production of the building, students are able to recognize 
Class Schedule Lesson 1 Outline of ethics of architecture,  Building ethics and structural design
Lesson 2 Problems in ordering system for design and construction and ethics of building construction management
Lesson 3 Problems in design input ground motion and ethics of building engineers
Lesson 4 Ethics of construction engineers involved in design, manufacture and construction of steel structures
Lesson 5 Ethics of building engineers concerning the safety of timber structures
Lesson 6 Architectural materials, structures and ethics of engineers technology
Lesson 7 Ethics involved in the architectural and urban environment
Lesson 8 Ethics in architectural design
Lesson 9 Ethics in housing
Lesson 10 Ethics in architectural history
Lesson 11 Environmental ethics and pro-environmental behavior
Lesson 12 Ethics in sustainable development
Lesson 13Ethics of building engineers in equipment design and saving of energy
Lesson 14 The group discussion about of ethics of architecture
Lesson 15 Final presentation

The contents are for the lecture in last year, and will be changed slightly by the change of lecturers.
Order of lectures is subject to change and will be shown at the first lecture. 
Teachers will distribute the materials if necessary. 
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(More Details) Video (video / PC / other image information), handouts 
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Preparation and
The lectures are omnibus, after each class, it needs to review the relevant item desirable. Students are recommended to read the related books of engineering ethics over engineering technicians in general. Also for academic philosophy, thought system, the students should read the book to obtain basic knowledge. Read the news related to engineering ethics from newspaper articles, etc., that you wear a habit to interpret on their own. 
Grading Method Discussion and presentation situation for each lecture will be evaluated in the 100-point by each test, report. The evaluation of the overall achievement and pass more than 60 points by the average score of all lectures. 
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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