Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K7601030 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 再資源工学
Subject Name
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Recycling engineering
ニシジマ ワタル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Tues1-4:ENG 116
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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On-demand materials will be supplied throughout Moodle and no handout will be supplied. 
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) 08 : Chemical Engineering
Eligible Students 3rd year students or higher in Faculty of Engineering
Keywords Green process, Resource circulation, Environment management, Recycle technology, Environmantal laws
SDGs: 6, 7, 13 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
This course is a major subject of Cluster III in Faculty of Engineering and a subject to (A) and (C) C1 and C4 for students of Chemical Engineering program. Refer the website of Chemical Engineering (http://www.chemeng.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/). 
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
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・To improve multiple thinking ability and understanding of relations among human, society, nature, and engineering.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Definite learning of basic chemistry and chemical engineering and cultivation of application ability
engineering basis.
・Definite learning of basic chemistry and chemical engineering and cultivation of application ability
chemical engineering field

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
This course teaches the methods to establish a Sound Material-Cycle Society from point of view of Engineering, Social and Environmental Sciences. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Introduction
lesson2: Resource and environmental issues
lesson3: Limitation and cyclic use of resources
lesson4 Waste management
lesson5: Systems and laws to establish a Sound Material-Cycle Society
lesson6: Environmental regulation and corporate social responsibility
lesson7: Inverse manufacturing
lesson8: Green sustainable chemistry
lesson9: Life cycle assessment
lesson10: Recycling technologies for metals
lesson11: Recycling technologies for plastics
lesson12: Recycling technologies for organic wastes
lesson13: Recycling technologies for debris
lesson14: Recycling technologies for water
lesson15: Summary

Short test on each lecture day will be carried out.
A final examination will be carried out. 
1st to 6th time: Read Annual Report on the Environment, the Sound Material-Cycle Society and the Biodiversity in Japan and review the contents of the lectures. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) On-demand materials will be supplied throughout Moodle and no handout will be supplied. Power point materials will be used on face-to-face lectures. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
On-demand materials will be supplied throughout Moodle. You can use them for review.  
Requirements Attendance of every lecture is required in principal. 
Grading Method Final examination (75%) and short tests after each lecture (25%). 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it Practical experiences: Management of experimental waste liquid and wastewater treatment for water reuse.
Lecture on water reclamation processes in lesson 14. 
Message The contents related to "6: Clean water and sanitation", "7: Affordable and clean energy", and "13: Climate action" in the SDGs are included in this lecture. 
Other http://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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