Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 65400401 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 燃料・燃焼と現代社会
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Fuel, Combustion, and Contemporary Society
スズキ ヤスヒロ,ミヨシ アキラ,マツムラ ユキヒコ,エンドウ タクマ,シモクリ ダイスケ,イチカワ タカユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Mon1-4:IAS K106
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Presentation by students.  
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 09 : Mechanical Engineering
Eligible Students Students who are interested in mechanical engineering, especially energy technology
Keywords Fuel, Combustion, Heat engine, Thermal efficiency 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Area Courses(Courses in Natural Sciences) Category:Physics / Astronomy / Applied Physics 
Expected OutcomeStudents will get precise understanding of fuels, combustion technology, and the technical issues as an essential energy source in the modern society. Also, students will deepen our understanding of future possibilities for internal and external combustion engines as heat engines. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Lectures will be given on fossil fuels, biofuels, hydrogen fuel, liquid fuels, combustion and safety of fuels, internal and external combustion engines for automobiles, thermal efficiency and environmental load of combustion systems.  Students understand correctly the above technologies and the status in the modern society.   
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction  SUZUKI
lesson2 Bio fuel 1  MATSUMURA
lesson3 Bio fuel 2  MATSUMURA
lesson4 Bio fuel 3  MATSUMURA
lesson5 Hydrogen fuel storage 1  ICHIKAWA
lesson6 Hydrogen fuel storage 2  ICHIKAWA
lesson7 Liquid fuel and combustion 1  MIYOSHI
lesson8 Liquid fuel and combustion 2  MIYOSHI
lesson9 Fundamentals of combustion and safety 1  SHIMOKURI
lesson10 Fundamentals of combustion and safety 2  SHIMOKURI
lesson11 Heat engine 1  SUZUKI
lesson12 Heat engine 2  SUZUKI
lesson13 Heat engine 3  SUZUKI
lesson14 Thermal efficiency (Super introduction to thermodynamics) 1  ENDO
lesson15 Thermal efficiency (Super introduction to thermodynamics) 2  ENDO

Report for each content 
Textbook on Fuel and Combustion, Combustion Engineering, Heat Engines, Thermodynamics 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Lecture materials will be distributed.  Movies will be used.   
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Prepare and review classes using the distributed materials.   
Grading Method Based on the average score of reports for all subjects 
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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