Course title
H09370003
River Engineering

miyamoto hitoshi
Course description
In this lecture, we learn about the following contents described in the class schedule that are important for river management.
Purpose of class
1. Students understand the basic concept of river engineering.
2. Students understand the physical, geomorphological, biological, and ecological characteristics of rivers.
3. Students understand well-known design patterns of planning and structures in river management.
4. Students understand current flood conditions due mainly to global climate change and their adaptation and countermeasures.
Goals and objectives
  1. To understand the basic concept of river engineering.
  2. To understand the physical, geomorphological, biological, and ecological characteristics of rivers.
  3. To understand well-known design patterns of planning and structures in river management.
  4. To understand current flood conditions due mainly to global climate change and their adaptation and countermeasures.
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Introduction: River and River Engineering Read the syllabus for understanding the lecture contents (Lecture Guidance) (preparation). 10minutes
Read this week’s topics in the text book/handout (preparation). 180minutes
2. River Topography Read this week’s topics in the text book/handout (preparation). 180minutes
3. River Hydrology Read this week’s topics in the text book/handout (preparation). 180minutes
4. River Hydraulics Read this week’s topics in the text book/handout (preparation). 180minutes
5. River Ecology Read this week’s topics in the text book/handout (preparation). 180minutes
6. River Planning Read this week’s topics in the text book/handout (preparation). 180minutes
7. Final Examination and Its Explanation Review the course’s contents (review). 480minutes
Total. - - 1570minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

Final Examination Small Practices Total.
1. 20% 5% 25%
2. 20% 5% 25%
3. 20% 5% 25%
4. 20% 5% 25%
Total. 80% 20% -
Evaluation method and criteria
Evaluation Method: Total score is 100%, consisting of Final Examination(80%) and Small Practices(20%).
Criteria: S (90% and above for excellent students), A (80-89%), B (70-79%), C (60-69%), and D (59% and below to fail). Proviso: The students with a low percentage of attendance (80% and below) are excluded for evaluation.
Textbooks and reference materials
Handouts for several topics are given in the lecture.
Prerequisites
Knowledge expectation for the students is basic fluid mechanics and basic hydraulics in steady flows, which are given in the following lectures in SIT; Introduction to Hydraulics (Grade 2, First Semester), Hydraulics I (Grade 2, Second Semester), and Hydraulics II (Grade 3, First Semester).
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • Office Hours: Lecture days, lunch breaks, at 09-G-32(office)
    Contact Method: e-mail given at the guidance (first lecture)
  • The supplemental materials are uploaded on the lecture website.
Regionally-oriented
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates an ability for utilizing knowledge
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
N/A
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
N/A 該当しない
Education related SDGs:the Sustainable Development Goals
  • 10.REDUCED INEQUALITIES
  • 11.SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES
  • 13.CLIMATE ACTION
  • 14.LIFE BELOW WATER
Last modified : Sat Mar 21 11:43:30 JST 2020