Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Chemical Engineering Program
Lecture Code WSF20201 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 微粒子工学論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Fine Particle Technology
フクイ クニヒロ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues3:ENG 114, (3T) Tues4,Thur1-2
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Exercises to deepen understanding of the lecture content are also conducted during the course. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Chemical Engineering
Eligible Students Graduate School of Engineering (Master course)
Keywords SDG_7,13, particles properties, particle behavior, gas-solid reaction, solid catalytic reaction, grinding, dust collection, recycling, X-ray 
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 specialized powder technology based on what the students have learned in the fundamental subjects, powder technology and reaction engineering. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand theoretical and empirical prediction methods of particle properties and dynamics for the solution of air quality problems, and to understand how to solve the problem concerning the catalytic reaction and gas-solid reaction.
1. Charging phenomenon and optical properties of the particles
2. Interaction force (electrostatic force and liquid bridging force) of the particles
3. Grinding theory
4. Modeling and formulation of solid catalyst reaction
5. Modeling of gas-solid reaction and equipment design method
6. Solid catalyst reaction in non-isothermal system
7. Rare metals resource issues and strategies
8. Rare metal recycling
9. Material recycling for recycling society
10. Properties, applications and biological effects of X-ray 
Class Schedule [1] Guidance, Introduction
[2] Charging and optical properties of particle
[3] Charging and optical properties of particle
[4] Dynamics and rate for the pulverization
[5] Catalytic reaction (1)
[6] Catalytic reaction (2)
[7] Catalytic reaction (3)
[8] Gas-solid reaction (1)
[9] Gas-solid reaction (2)
[10] Gas-solid reaction (2)
[11] Latest trend for powder handling process
[12] Recycle of rare metal
[13] Material recycle in circulation-type society
[14] Physicochemical properties and applications of X-ray
[15] Biological effects of X-ray

homework reports, final examination

The lectures are generally conducted on site or via an interactive web-based system, but the examinations will be conducted face-to-face. 
Chikao Kanaoka and Hisao Makino, "Hajimeteno Syujin Gijutsu", Nikkan-Kogyo (2013) 
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. 
Grading Method Up to 75 points for the midterm and final exams.
Up to 25 points for the submitted report and quiz. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other https://powder.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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