Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K0287040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name まちのかたちとくらし
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Lifestyle and the city
オザキ ノリアツ,イノウエ タクヤ,ハタ トシロウ,カワイ ケンジ,ツカイ マコト,ウチダ タツヒコ,フセ マサアキ,オガワ ユウコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Tues7-8,Fri7-8:ENG 103
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture with blackboard, slide projector,  and handouts 
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) 13 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students 1st year students
Keywords Infrastructure; Urban design 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This class is related to the programme objectives of A, and B. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Civil and Environmental Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・General culture and  breadth of vision
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to discover problems

Program of Architecture and Building Engineering
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Understanding on learning basic engineering knowledge. (Being able to explain basic contents of mathematics, physics and information technology.  Being able to apply the basic contents to architecture and building engineering) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Infrastructure facilities is fundamental for people to engage in life among the "town" shape the "town". For instance, they include some road, railway, station, power plant and dam, power network facilities, and water supply and sewerage systems.
In this lecture, you will learn the relationship with the people living in the city and infrastructure community development project in Hiroshima area.
And you will learn an overview of the latest technology that plan while in harmony with the environment and social infrastructure, design, construction, and maintenance.
It is planned site visits, lectures by OB of working people. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Guidance
lesson2 Infrastructure planning
lesson3 Concrete and people
lesson4  Cutting edge sciences of civil engineering
lesson5 Hydraulics and civil engineering
lesson6 Site visit (1)
lesson7 Site visit (2)
lesson8 OB lecture
lesson9 OB lecture
lesson10 OB lecture
lesson11 Groupe work (1)
lesson12 Groupe work (2)
lesson13 Groupe work (3)
lesson14 Groupe work (4)
lesson15 Groupe work (5) Final presentation 
Handout is delivered in every class 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Lecture with blackboard, slide projector,  and handouts 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
This study contains basic topics related with civil engineering and the students recognize the each specific topics before the class. 
Grading Method Attendance (30points) Assignment (50points) Final presentation (20points) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Infrastructure is a "fundamental necessary facilities for people to engage in normal life". And at the same time is the "unsung hero" ,and the importance and value is not understood except for the case of major disastors.This course, you have a theme of social infrastructure facilities such as specific disaster prevention facilities, and you will learn about social infrastructure that is the important work while sober from a broad perspective.  
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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