Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8829010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 自然エネルギー利用工学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Natural-Energy Utilization Engineering
イワシタ ヒデツグ,リー ハンスウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Tues1-4:ENG 106
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture, Student presentation, Discussions 
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) 10 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students Transportation Systems Program 3rd-year students
Keywords Natural energy, Renewable energy, Earth system, Earth environment 
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 Transportation Systems
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・The area of environmental engineering and fluid dynamics: Technical knowledge on environmental engineering and fluid dynamics relating to transportation equipment and coexistence
(Abilities and Skills)
・The area of environmental engineering and fluid mechanics: The ability to use technical knowledge on environmental engineering and fluid dynamics to solve issues relating to transportation equipment and coexistence with the environment

Program of Energy Transform Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
(1) To understand the relationship between the Earth environment and energy
(2) To learn conversion processes, efficiencies, and densities of natural energy resources
(3) To learn the renewable energy resources for low environmental impacts
(4) To understand the relationship between sustainable development and natural energy utilizations 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction (Energy science)
lesson2 Solar energy and nuclear energy(1)
lesson3 Solar energy and nuclear energy(2)
lesson4 Wind energy and ocean energy(1)
lesson5 Wind energy and ocean energy(2)
lesson6 Energy and Society(1)
lesson7 Energy and Society(2)
lesson8 Report
lesson9 History of wind turbine
lesson10 Wind energy
lesson11 Aerodynamic design of wind turbine(Momentum theory)
lesson12 Aerodynamic design of wind turbine(BEMT)
lesson13 Optimization
lesson14 Matching between wind turbine and generator
lesson15 Connection of the system

Report Exam 
Text:None (material will be distributed.)
Reference books (in Japanese):
1.柳父 悟, 西川 尚男(2004).エネルギー変換工学―地球温暖化の終焉へ向けて、東京電機大学出版局、284p.
2.藤井 照重, 土本 信孝, 中塚 勉, 毛利 邦彦(2007).環境にやさしい新エネルギーの基礎、森北出版株式会社、199p.
3.浜川 圭弘, 辻 毅一郎, 西川 禕一(2001).エネルギー環境学、オーム社、135p. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Power Point, Computer, and Projector 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Basic knowledge and interests in energy and environmental issues from recent newspaper articles and public media are desirable. 
Grading Method Learning attitude (30%), Report (40%) and students presentation (30%)
60% or more in total is required. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other Office hour: Wednesday 3~4 class slot (after the class hour) 
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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