Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8161140 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 大気質と水質の環境化学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Environmental Chemistry for Atmosphere and Water
オザキ ノリアツ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Tues3-4:ENG 102, (1T) Fri3-4:ENG 107
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lecture with blackboard, slide projector,  and handouts 
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) 13 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students 2nd year, 4th division of Fac. of Eng
Keywords Air and water pollution; global warming; ozone layer destruction; trace toxic substances
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 B, and C. 
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Program of Civil and Environmental Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Ability to structuralize problems
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to discover problems 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This class studies the cause of a variety of environmental pollution and the relationship with the natural environment.
This class studies about water pollution and air pollution in particular.

The evaluation item "knowledge and understanding", and "the ability and skill" is as follows.
1. To understand the measures to prevent the environmental pollution also an overview of pollution and environmental problems of air, water, and soil pollution. (B)
2. When the information related to the pollution, it is possible to formulate a causal relationship between pollution sources. In addition, the goal is to acquire the ability of the following as a basis for that. (D)
2-1. You will understand how to measure and meaning of general air quality and water quality items that are basic knowledge of environmental analysis.
2-2. You will understand the various basic processes related to environmental fate of pollutants in the environment. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Overview of global environmental problems
lesson2 Water pollution (1) Overview
lesson3 Water pollution (2) Water quality indices
lesson4 Water pollution (3) Pollution loadings and self purification
lesson5 Water pollution (4) Mechanisms of lake water quality changes
lesson6 Water pollution (5) Mechanisms of biological decomposition processes
lesson7 Air pollution (1) Overview
lesson8 Air pollution (2) Air quality indices
lesson9 Air pollution (3) Present status
lesson10 Air pollution (4) Dispersion of air pollution
lesson11 Air pollution (5) Physico- and chemical processes
lesson12 Global air pollution (1)
lesson13 Global air pollution (2)
lesson14 Trace toxic substances (1)
lesson15 Trace toxic substances (2)

One petit examination and Final examination 
Handout is delivered in the first 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 six basic topics and the students recognize the each specific topics before the class.
Grading Method One petit examination (20%) and Final examination 80%) 
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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