Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K6326020 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name エネルギー発生・変換
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Electric Energy Generation and Conversion
ヨリノ ナオト,ササキ ユタカ,カネダ カズフミ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Thur3-4,Fri5-6:ENG 219
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) 11 : Electrical, Systems, and Control Engineering
Eligible Students
Keywords Power system,  Power generation plants, Hydro, Thermal, Nuclear, Renewable energy, Electric machinery, Transformer, Rotating machine, D.C. machine, Induction machine, Synchronous machine, SDGs, CN 
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)
Program of Electrical,Systems and Information Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Concepts, knowledge and methods which are the basis for studies related to electrical, systems, and information engineering.

Program of Electronic Devices and Systems
(Abilities and Skills)
・Ability to apply basic concepts, knowledge, and methods of electronics engineering to concrete/technical problems. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this class is to understand thefundamentals of electic power generation and energy conversion. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction of electric power generation and transmission
lesson2: Hydro power generation 1
lesson3: Hydro power generation 2, Thermal power generation 1
lesson4: Thermal power generation 2
lesson5: Thermal power generation 3
lesson6: Nuclear power generation, Renewable energy
lesson7: Recent problems and new technologies  
lesson8: Summary of the former half lessons
lesson9: Electric machinery in power system, Advanced study of electric machinery and apparatus
lesson10: Fundamentals of Transformers (Faraday's law, Magnetic flux, Magnetizing current, Inductance)
lesson11: Fundamentals of Transformers (Principles of Ideal Transformer, Auto transformer, Instrument transformer)
lesson12: Equivalent circuit of Transformers (Mechanism, Equivalent circuit, Voltage regulation, Efficiency and Losses)
lesson13: Reactor and Capacitor, Magnetic energy and Electrostatic energy
lesson14: Fundamentals of Rotating machines (Fleming's law, D.C. machines)
lesson15: Fundamentals of A.C. machines (Rotating magnetic field, Synchronous machine, Induction machine)
lesson 16: Test

lesson 16: Test 
Lessons 1-7: The materials are provided in the lecture.
Lessons 9-15: T. Fukao, "Outline of Electric Machinery and Power Electronics," Ohmsha (in Japanese) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook・Handouts・Audio materials・Visual materials (Video/PC/Others) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Enough preparation and review of each class is necessary. 
Requirements Students are required to attend all lectures and submit all reports.
Lessons 1 - 8 are assigned to Friday class, and Lessons 9 - 15 are assigned to Thursday class. 
Grading Method The final grade is based on the student's attitude in class and examinations (full score of 100). A score of 60 or more is required for credit earning of this class, taking into account the student's attitude. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other Class Website (Lessons 9-15):
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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