Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7564030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 化学工学演習I
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Chemical Engineering Exercise I
ゴトウ タケヒコ,ヒラノ トモユキ,ナガサワ ヒロキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Fri5-8:ENG 117
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 08 : Chemical Engineering
Eligible Students
Keywords Unit Conversion, Mass balance, Energy balance, Momentum transport, Energy transport, Mass transport  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
In this class, students will learn more and develop further understanding about chemical engineering using seminars about what the students have learned in the fundamental subjects.
Students are supposed to have finished the class “Stoichiometry” before this seminar.
Students are preferred to take the class “Basic Chemical Engineering” with this seminar.
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Applied Chemistry
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Wide range of basic knowledge on liberal arts and specialized education, and professional basic knowledge on chemistry.
・Advanced technical knowledge of applied chemistry.
・The conception ability based on logical thinking supported by basic and technical knowledge.

Program of Chemical Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Definite learning of basic chemistry and chemical engineering and cultivation of application ability
chemical engineering basis

Program of Biotechnology
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Acquisition of basic and advanced knowledge relating to biotechnology and life science. (Target/Lecture class) 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this seminar is to acquire the knowledges and abilities as follows;
1) Ability to understand about handling of physical quantity and to calculate it including unit conversion
2) Ability to calculate mass balance in a system without reacton and with combustion reaction
3) Ability to calculate enthalpy balance without reaction
4) Ability to understand about handling of heat of reaction and to calculate enthalpy balance
5) Ability to calculate mass, heat and energy balance in flow system.
6) Ability to understand about basic heat transfer and to calculate engineering calculation.
7) Ability to calculate the heat balance for the design of heat exchanger.
8) Ability to understand about basic mass transfer and to calculate engineering calculation.
Class Schedule lesson1: Orientation, seminar in handling of physical quantity and unit conversion
lesson2: Seminar in mass balance in a system without reacton
lesson3: Seminar in mass balance in a system with combustion reaction
lesson4: Seminar in mass balance in a chemical process
lesson5: Seminar in change of physical state, heat of reaction  and enthalpy balance
lesson6: Seminar in enthalpy balance in a chemical process
lesson7: Test in order to evaluate the learning achievement about stochometry
lesson8: Seminar in flow, velocity distribution and friction
Lesson 9: Seminar in mass and energy balance and friction loss for flow in tubes.
Lesson 10: Seminar in thermal conductivity.  
Lesson 11: Seminar in heat conduction.
Lesson 12: Seminar in a design for a heat exchanger.
Lesson 13: Seminar in mass diffusivity.
Lesson 14: Seminar in gas absorption and mass transfer coefficients.
Lesson 15: Test in order to evaluate the learning achievement about a basic chemical engineering ( transport phenomena ).  
The materials are distributed at every seminar. Preparation and review of each class is necessary with textbooks as follows.
Koichi Asano, "Kagaku Purosesu Keisann", Kyoritsu Shuppan (Japanese)
Kenji Hashimoto and Fumimaru Ogino, "Gendai Kagaku Kougaku", Sangyo Tosho (Japanese) 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook・Handouts・Visual materials (PC)
*Since the communication equipments are not required in this seminor, you should put them away. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Prepare for understanding about following matters:
Lesson 1: Unit conversion for SI unit
Lesson 2: Mass balance
Lesson 3: Combustion reaction
Lesson 4: Chemical process
Lesson 5: Physical state,   heat of reaction and enthalpy
Lesson 6: Enthalpy balance in a chemical process
Lesson 7: There needs to be a total review about stocheometry of the lessons 1 to 6.
Lesson 8: Newton’s law of viscosity, turbulent flow, laminar flow, velocity distribution for tube flow, friction factors for flow and Hagen-Poiseuille law.  
Lesson 9: Momentum balance, mass balance, Bernouli equation, friction factor for tube and orifice performance.
Lesson 10:  Conduction heat transfer, Fourier’s law and thermal conductivity.
Lesson 11: Convection heat transfer and heat transfer coefficients.
Lesson 12:  Design of heat exchanger and over-all het-transfer coefficients
Lesson 13: Mass flux, Fick’s law, diffusion coefficient and diffusion in steady stae.
Lesson 14: Mass transfer coefficient, gas absorption, Henry’s law and over-all mass transfer coefficient .
Lesson 15: There needs to be a total review about transport phenomena of the lessons 8 to14.
Requirements Students are required to attend all seminars and submit all reports.
Prepare textbook, scientific electronic calculator, writing pad (A4), writing tools, stapler and ruler. 
Grading Method Up to 50 points for the mid-term and the term-end examinations.
Up to 50 points for every seminar attendance and all report submission.
Any score below 60 points counts as failure.
Less than 12 times attendances for seminars are disqualified. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it worked for engineering company for 3 years.
exhibit the examples of construction of chemical plant and how to utilize the knowledge of transport phenomena in the design of the plant. 
Message This seminar corresponds to advance chemical engineering for all education programs of cluster 3. Refer to following web to see details about objectives of the chemical engineering program. 
Other https://www.chemeng.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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