Course Title : Design for InfrastructureⅡ

Code 35300
Course Year 3rd year
Term
Class day & Period Tuesday・4
Location N3
Credits 2
Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language English
Instructor Related Faculty members,

Course Description

Civil Engineering widely contributes to our society. This course explains Civil Engineering from the viewpoint of how technology and knowledge is applied and integrated for a safe, comfortable and sustainable society. This class consists of lectures not only from academic staffs but also visiting lecturers and it is expected to comprehensive teach what is Civil Engineering including the expected roles and ethics for civil engineers.

Grading

The grade is evaluated based on the record of attendance and reports assigned by lecturers.

Course Goals

To understand how technology and knowledge cultivated in Civil Engineering contributes to the promotion of social infrastructure, prevention or diminishment of disaster, and creation of environment. Furthermore, by overviewing the current research trend, it is expected to comprehend the challenges and future directions of Civil Engineering.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Expected role for Civil Engineers 2 Firstly, the outline of this course is explained. Then, reflecting the current examples, the role and the field related to civil engineers are explained. Finally, the ethics for Civil Engineers are explained.
Application of Civil Engineering to the society 7 It is explained how technology and knowledge cultivated in Civil Engineering contributes to the promotion of social infrastructure, prevention or diminishment of disasters, and creation of environment. Concretely, the relationship between the academic studies and the application to practice, and the real image of Civil Engineering are explained from the viewpoint of major fields where many Civil Engineers work.
Understanding the currentresearches in Civil Engineering 5 Firstly, the research trend in Civil Engineering, which aims to realise safe, comfortable and sustainable society, is explained. Then, each student selects specific research field based on his/her interests and investigates their research topics and future directions
Achievement assessment 1 The achievement of the lecture is assessed.

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