Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering (Master's Course) Division of Advanced Science and Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering Program
Lecture Code WSM20101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 地盤工学特論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Geotechnical Engineering
ハタ トシロウ,キド リュウノスケ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Thur3-6:ENG 106
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture and excercises 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 13 : Civil Engineering
Eligible Students Master students in Civil and Environmental engineering and artchtecture Engineering
Keywords Liquefaction, ground improvement, landslide and debris flow 
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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This lecture is focusing on resilience and mitigates infrastructure maintenance technics under any natural disaster.
The three topics are selecting and explain the mechanism of rehabilitation or reinforcement of physical properties. 
Class Schedule Lesson 1:Outline of the liquefaction and earth quake
Lesson 2:The mechanism of the liquefaction
Lesson 3:Coutremesure techniques of liquefaction
Lesson 4:Student presentation 1
Lesson 5:Outline of the Ground improvement
Lesson 6: Chemical stabilization of sandy and silty soil
Lesson 7: Biological stabilization of sandy and silty soil
Lesson 8, Immobilization of the toxic elements with chemical or biological stabilization
Lesson 9: Nano-to-Micro scale visualization of crystal generation
Lesson 10:Student presentation 2
Lesson 11: Outline of the landslide and debris flow
Lesson 12: Slope failure mechanisms
Lesson 13: Debris flow mechanisms
Lesson 14: Countermeasure methods of landslide and debris flow
Lesson 15:Student presentation 3

Examinations are not carried out. 
Text is prepared. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Exercise is essential to understand the lecture. 
Grading Method Score is given for the presentation. Score more than 60 is necessary for pass. 
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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