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 Mechanical Engineering Program
Lecture Code WSH20302 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Advanced Reactive Gas Dynamics
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Advanced Reactive Gas Dynamics
エンドウ タクマ,ジョウザキ トモユキ,キム ウキョン
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon5:ENG 110, (3T) Mon6-8
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
If face-to-face lectures are impossible by some reasons, the lectures will be given online (on-demand). 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students Master-course students
Keywords Dimensional Analysis, Plasma, Radiation, Gaseous Explosion 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Students learn fundamentals of dimensional analysis, plasma physics, radiative processes, and gaseous explosion. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction, Dimensional Analysis (period of a pendulum, pressure drop in a flow through a straight tube) [Endo]
lesson2: Dimensional Analysis (basic quantity and derived quantity, dimensional matrix, Pi theorem) [Endo]
lesson3: Dimensional Analysis (relevance list, procedure of dimensional analysis, viscosity of an ideal gas) [Endo]
lesson4: Dimensional Analysis (mass flow rate of a steady incompressible flow in a cylindrical straight tube, Navier-Stokes equation, principle of an experiment with a model) [Endo]
lesson5: Introduction of radiative process [Johzaki]
lesson6: Black body radiation [Johzaki]
lesson7: Radiative Transfer 1(derivation, emittance) [Johzaki]
lesson8: Radiative Transfer 2 (Surface brightness, radiative temperature) [Johzaki]
lesson9: Emission, Absorption and Scattering Processes [Johzaki]
lesson10: Numerical  Solution of radiative transfer equation [Johzaki]
lesson11: Chemical Kinetics (Zeroth order reactions, First order reactions, Second order reactions) [Kim]
lesson12: Chemical Kinetics (Chemical equilibrium, Consecutive reactions, Rate-determining step) [Kim]
lesson13: Flame propagation and Instabilities (Burning velocity, Flame stretch, Dimensionless numbers) [Kim]
lesson14: Flame propagation and Instabilities (Diffusional-thermal instability, Hydrodynamic instability, Rayleigh-Taylor instability) [Kim]
lesson15: Flame propagation and Instabilities (Flame acceleration, Self similar, Fractal dimension) [Kim]

Term-end paper 
Handouts will be distributed. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC projector.
Handouts will be distributed. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
lessons 1-4: Dimensional Analysis
lessons 5-10: Plasma, Radiation Process
lessons 11-15: Gaseous Explosion 
Grading Method Term-end paper.
60% or more is required. 
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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