Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 51004002 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 産業と技術[旧パッケージ]
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Industry and Technology
ナカヤマ ユウショウ,カメダ スグル,ワキタニ シン,ヤマダ ケイジ,ムツダ ヒデミ,ジョウザキ トモユキ,ムラマツ ヒサヨシ,ニシジマ ワタル,マツギ カズヒロ,フジエ マコト,タナカ ヨシカズ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Mon1-4:IAS L201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 10 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students Students with an interest in modern industry and technology
Keywords Industry, Society, Advanced Material, Advanced technology, Technology Development, Technology Innovation, Engineering 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Area Courses(Courses in Natural Sciences) Category:Physics / Astronomy / Applied Physics
*Students who got admitted in 2018 or after can take this course as an “Area Course”. For this group of students, credits from this course will be regarded as credits from an “Area Course”.
If students who got admitted in 2017 or before take this course, it is regarded as a “Package-Based Subject”. The latter group of students cannot take this course as an “Area Course”. 
Expected Outcome1. To be able to explain the changes that technological advances have brought so far to industry and social structures, and the impact of advanced technology on our lives.
2. To be able to explain historical and contemporary issues that span multiple academic disciplines from multifaceted perspectives. 
Class Objectives
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To recognize what changes advances in technology previously bring to industry and social structure and to think about what influences advanced technologies currently make on our life. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1: Guidance, Polymer industry supporting our daily life (Yuushou Nakayama)
Lesson 2: Machining for manufacuturing (Keiji Yamada)
Lesson 3: Future robot industry and mechanical engineering (Hisayoshi Muramatsu)
Lesson 4: Eco-friendly transportation science (Hidemi Mutsuda)
Lesson 5: Structure and nondestructive inspection (Yoshikazu Tanaka)
Lesson 6: Plasma technology and energy source development (Tomoyuki Jozaki)
Lesson 7: Casting of jet engine turbine blades and Rodin's "Gate of Hell" (Kazuhiro Matsugi)
Lesson 8: Introduction to feedback control for industrial systems (1) (Shin Wakitani)
Lesson 9: Introduction to feedback control for industrial systems (2) (Shin Wakitani)
Lesson 10: Wireless communication network (Suguru Kameda)
Lesson 11: Environmentally friendly bioplastics (Yuushou Nakayama)
Lesson 12: Application of life sciences to industrial use (1) (Makoto Fujie)
Lesson 13: Application of life sciences to industrial use (2) (Makoto Fujie)
Lesson 14: Technologies for a sustainable society (1) (Wataru Nishijima)
Lesson 15: Technologies for a sustainable society (2) (Wataru Nishijima)

Regarding assignment, report and/or examination, an instructor will provide guidance in each lesson.

The Lesson 1 will be held at the second class (3rd and 4th hour, 10:30~12:00) on Monday, December 2. 
No textbook is specified.
Documents will be distributed if necessary.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Handouts, PC(PowerPoint) 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Lesson 1: Following a short guidance of the entire course, the first lecture will be given. Lessons 1-15: From many different industrial fields, various technological issues will be lectured and discussed to understand today's industry and technologies.
Course materials and handouts will be provided in each lecture. No specialized knowledge or prerequisites is required.  
Requirements Students are expected to have a strong interest in trends of modern industry and technology. The lectures will present many latest and interesting challenges in various industries and technologies. Students from any majors will be welcome. 
Grading Method Each instructor gives a score by evaluating the assignment, report and/or examination results. The grade is the sum of the score given by each instructor, considering the teaching load of an instructor. A pass grade is more than 60%. 
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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