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Introduction to Civil Engineering and Architecture(2.0 credits)

Code:10204
Course Type:Related Specialized Courses
Class Format:Lecture
Course Name : Chemistry Fundamental and Applied Physics Automotive Engineering Automotive Engineering
Starts 1 : 3 Autumn Semester 4 Autumn Semester 4 Autumn Semester 4 Autumn Semester
Elective/Compulsory : Elective Elective Elective Elective
Lecturer : Associated Faculty   Associated Faculty  

•Course Purpose
The objectives of this course are (1) to establish scenarios for certain social infrastructure projects, and thereby introduce relevant civil engineering theories and construction technology, as well as conduct site-visits; (2) to survey, through technical site visits, various aspects of urban and architectural studies, including building material experiments, energy conservation, and the recent development of regional disaster mitigation activities.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand civil engineering theories and construction technology
2. Understand urban and architectural studies.

•Prerequisite Subjects
As the objective of this class is to understand fundamentals of civil engineering and architecture, no background class is assigned.

•Course Topics
Lecture and Site-visit 1: Preservation of Historical Area
Lecture and Site-visit 2: Architecture and culture
Lecture and Site-visit 3: Nagoya University Disaster Mitigation Research Canter
Lecture 4: Social infrastructure and civil engineering (1) Expressway Development in Japan
Lecture 5: Social infrastructure and civil engineering (2) Maintenance and Operation of Expressway
Site-visit 6: Maintenance and Operation of Expressway
Site-visit 7: Traffic Control Center of Expressway

Reports will be assigned in each lecture.

•Textbook
Suggested in the class, if necessary.

•Additional Reading
Suggested in the class, if necessary.

•Grade Assessment
Students will be evaluated on written reports. To pass, students must understand the fundamentals of civil engineering theories and construction technology, and urban and architectural studies.

•Notes
No condition is required.

•Contacting Faculty
Questions are welcome. Please send your questions by e-mail.
E-mail: nakamura@genv.nagoya-u.ac.jp (Dr. Nakamura), tobita@sharaku.nuac.nagoya-u.ac.jp(Dr. Tobita).

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