Notes: Courses with ** limit the number of students.
Fundamental Engineering Mathematics
Assoc. Prof. K. Horiuti, Assoc. Prof. T. Sato / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
The aim of this lecture is to
I. Provide knowledge for the basic and applied mathematics, which is required in the mechanical and aerospace engineering.
II. Provide knowledge on the partial-differential equations, Fourier analysis, and Laplace transformation.
Applied Engineering Mathematics
Assoc. Prof. K. Horiuti / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
Fundamentals of Analytical Dynamics
Prof. M. Endo, Assoc. Prof. H. Takahara / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
I. Lecture of presenting the basic methods of Analytical Dynamics which holds the higher abstraction and generality in contrast to the classical Newtonian mechanics.
II. Calculus of variations, Lagrange's equation, Hamiltonfs principle, Hamilton's canonical equation.
Fundamentals of Thermodynamics
Prof. T. Inoue / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
This lecture gives basic concepts and knowledge on thermodynamics for mechanical engineering, such as the first law of thermodynamics, entropy, the second law of thermodynamics, ideal gas, real gas(vapor),.cycles.
Environment and Energy
Prof. S. Hirai / 1st Semester / 2-1-0
This lecture gives students a basic knowledge about environment and energy, specially global warming problems and its measures, which originate in huge consumption of fossil fuel. The lecture also includes basics of combustion and energy conversion, i.e., fuel cell, co-generation, and seminars are also given. This lecture is strongly related with other lectures ( thermodynamics , fluid mechanics)
Heat and Mass Transfer
Prof. T. Inoue / 2nd Semester / 2-1-0
I. This lecture gives fundamentals of heat and mass tarnsfer with demonstrations and practices.
II. Heat conduction, Heat transfer, Forced convection, Natural convection, Phase change, Heat exchanger, and Diffusion.
Thermofluids in Space Engineering
Prof. T. Inoue / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
This lecture gives basic knowledge on thermofluids phenomena in aeronautics and astronautics; gas turbine, jet engine, rocket engine, thermal management of space satellite.
Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics
Prof. T. Miyauchi, Assoc. Prof. M. Tanahashi / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
I. This lecture gives students a basic knowledge about fundamental aspects and basic equations of inviscid fluids and solution methods of these equations in fundamental flows.
II. Basic Equations, Euler Equations, Vorticity and Circulation, Bernoulli Equation, Streamline and Stream Function, Velocity Potential, D'Alembert Paradox, Kutta-Joukowski Lift Theorem, Vortex Theorem, Motion of Vortex Filament, and Karman Vortex Street.
Real Fluid Dynamics
Prof. T. Miyauchi, Assoc. Prof. M. Tanahashi / 2nd Semester / 2-1-0
I. Following Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics, this lecture gives students a basic knowledge about fundamental aspects and basic equations of viscous fluids and solution methods of these equations in fundamental flows.
II. Viscosity, Navier-Stokes Equations, Reynolds Number and Similarity Rules, Parallel Flow, Couette-Poiseuille Flow, Hagen-Poiseuille Flow, Rayleigh Problem, Stokes Approximation, Oseen Approximation, and Boundary Layer.
Applied Continuum Mechanics
Prof. T. Miyauchi, Assoc. Prof. M. Tanahashi / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
Following Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics, Basic Solid Mechanics and Real Fluid Dynamics, this lecture gives students a unified knowledge about Continuum Mechanics based on mass conservation and momentum conservation. Also, a knowledge about newly emerging field of Fluid Dynamics, Turbulence will be explained.
Basic Solid Mechanics
Prof. A. Todoroki, Assoc. Prof. Y. Mizutani, Assist. Prof. R. Matsuzaki / 1st Semester / 2-1-0
I. Mastering basic knowledge about mechanics of solid materials applied to various structures such as from ICs and space stations. The solid mechanics deals with response of solid due to external force, heat, impact and inertia force. This course also provides training of the solid mechanics for mechanical structures.
II. Mechanical Properties, Elastic deformation and Plastic deformation, Stress and Strain, Tension, Compression, Bending, Elastic Strain Energy, Impact
Structural Mechanics and Control
Prof. A. Todoroki, Assoc. Prof. Y. Mizutani / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
I. Mastering basic knowledge and analytical method about control of strength and deformation of solid materials for mechanical structures after the course of Basic Solid Mechanics.
II. Strength Design, Theory of Elasticity, Plastic Deformation, Pressure Vessel, Rotating Disc, Stress Concentration, Structural Control Design
Fracture Mechanics and Control
Prof. A. Todoroki, Assoc. Prof. Y. Mizutani / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
I. Mastering basic knowledge and analytical method about fracture mechanisms of solid materials, structural fracture, fracture mechanics and fracture control design.
II. Fracture of Solid Materials, Strength of Materials, Energy Release Rate, Stress Intensity Factor, Plastic Deformation at Crack Tip, Crack Tip Opening Displacement, Fracture Toughness, Fracture Resistance Curve, Fracture Control Design
Introduction to Material Science and Aerospace Materials
Prof. M. Yoshino / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
I. This lecture gives the fundamentals of material sciences, and the properties and utilization of engineering materials related to aerospace and mechanical engineering.
II. Crystal structure, phase diagram, phase transformation, strengthening mechanisms, aerospace materials
Applied Material Science
Prof. M. Yoshino / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
I. The lecture gives fundamentals of solid state physics and advanced material science for mechanical engineering students, which are necessary for essential understanding on material behaviors under ultimate environments utilized in the advanced engineering.
II. Specific heat of solids, free electron, diffusion in solids, dislocation, surface properties.
Prof. M. Yoshino, etc / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
I. This course covers both fundamental knowledge and theoretical approaches on material processing technologies. Numerical simulation technique is also lectured to experience advanced CAE technology.
II. Machining, plastic forming, welding, plasticity theory, FEM
Assoc. Prof. E. F. Fukushima, Prof. S. Hirose / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
I. Learn basic knowledge for creating new robots.
II. Learn mechanical systems of robots and vector analysis for robot control.
Assoc. Prof. E. F. Fukushima, Lect. H. Kuwahara / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
I. Learn integral technology of mechanics and electronics with practical training of electric circuit.
II. Learn analog circuit, digital circuit, servo system, sensors, computer control of mechatronics devices.
Theory of Machine Control
Prof. S. Yokota, Assoc. Prof. K. Yoshida / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
I. Lectures on basic theories of automatic control, servo systems, and state space analyses
II. State space, transfer function, response, stability, controllability, observability, pole assignment, design of robust control systems
Mechanical System Modeling
Prof. K. Amaya / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
The Mechanical System Modeling course takes an in-depth look at both fundamental and applied engineering, including systems engineering, modeling and optimization. Graduates of this course are expected to be able to model and optimize the practical engineering problem.
Prof. M. Endo, Assoc. Prof. H. Takahara / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
I. Lecture of presenting the fundamental knowledge on the various vibrational phenomena and the methods of analysis.
II. Free vibration/ Forced vibration of One-degree-of-freedom systems, Resonance phenomenon, Transient responses, Coupling vibrations of Multi-degree-of-freedom systems, Natural oscillation, Orthogonality of natural vibration modes.
Prof. M. Endo, Assoc. Prof. H. Takahara / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
I. Lecture on fundamentals of vibrations of continuous system and nonlinear system
II. vibration of strings, beam and plate, trajectory of phase plane, perturbation method, averaging method
Fundamental Space Engineering
Assoc. Prof. S. Matunaga, Assoc. Prof. H. Furuya / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
I. Fundamentals of Orbital Mechanics and Rocket Motion
II. Basic Concepts, Celestial Relationships, Keplerian Orbits, Orbital Maneuvers, Relative Motion, Orbit Perturbations and Applications
III. Rocket Propulsion, Thrust, Exhaust Velocity, Flight Performance, Multistage Vehicles, Launch Motion
Space Systems Engineering
Assoc. Prof. S. Matunaga, Assoc. Prof. H. Furuya, Lect. J. Kawaguchi / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
I. Interplanetary Flights, Orbit Determination and Control.
II. Kinematics, Dynamics and Control of Spacecraft Attitude Motion.
III. Coupling Vibration, Flutter, Divergence, Aeroelasticity, Flexible Structure Systems.
Space Development Engineering
Visiting Prof. M. Oda, Visiting Assoc. Prof. A. Noda, Visiting Assoc. Prof. N. Inaba / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
Lectures on design, development, operation and applications of large rocket and artificial satellite systems JAXA developed.
Engineering of Flight Vehicles
Lect. K. Kawachi / 1st Semester / 1-0-0
Lectures on performances, Characteristics and Motion of Aerospace Vehicles.
Introduction to Machine Creation
Each prof's. (Assoc. Prof. S. Matsunaga) / 1st Semester / 1-0-1
I. Learn basic knowledge for creating machines experientially and inventively
II. Disassemble and assemble mechanical systems such as small gasoline engine etc.
Prof. S. Hirose, Assoc. Prof. E. F. Fukushima, Assist. Prof. T. Aoki / 2nd Semester / 1-0-2
I. Lean creative methodology with experiencing design and manufacture of original systems.
II. Planning, designing, manufacturing a computer-controlled robot for street performance competition.
Fundamentals of Numerical Analysis
Assoc. Prof. K. Horiuti, Assoc. Prof. T. Nagasaki / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
The aim of this lecture is to
I. Provide the basic concept for the architecture of computer systems, and basic knowledge of numerical analysis.
II. Provide basic skills of programming for computer graphics through the exercises using PC.
Introduction to Numerical Simulation
Assoc. Prof. M. Yoshino, Assoc. Prof. K. Amaya / 1st Semester / 2-1-0
I. This lecture gives fundamentals of finite difference mehotd (FDM) and finite element method (FEM) through simple numerical simulaitons. Numerical approaches to engineering problems can bring an essential understanding of physics.
II. Numerical simulation of heat conduction, foced convection and boundary layer with FDM, Numerical simulation of stress analysis, machining and electromagnetics with FEM.
Prof. K. Horioka, Prof. T. Okamura / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
Following to a brief introduction of the physics of laser generation, this lecture will provide an overview of the laser technology. Equal emphasis will be given to the basic principles and applications including diagnostics, spectroscopic methods, metal works, laser assisted micro-fabrications, and energy sciences.
Prof. K. Kimura / 2nd Semester / 2-0-0
Introduction to Micro- and Nano-Technology
Assoc. Prof. T. Shinshi, Assoc. Prof. Y. Yanagida / 1st Semester / 1-0-0
I. Overview of mechanical engineering applicable to micro/nano mechanical system design
II. Micro/nano fabrication, Microactuator, Microsensor and BioMEMS
Invention and Patent
Lect. H. Isoyama / 1st Semester / 1-0-0
Learn invention and patent by experiencing investigation of earlier technology and writing detailed statements of patent.
Lect. K. Tatebayashi / 1st Semester / 2-0-0
From business machines to aerospace structures, optimizations of performance are not significant targets for actual products, but robustness against variation is indispensable. Taguchi method is widely accepted quality control design method provides robustness against variation of parts and reliability of entire system. This lecture gives basic knowledge of Taguchi method and training of the usage.
Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering B (in English)
Visit. Prof. Sangmin Choi / 2nd Semester / ?-?-0
In this class, the basics of thermodynamics that you have already studied, will be lectured in English. The objective of this class is for you to get accustumed to English lectures.
Mechano-Aerospace Engineering Design and Drawing
Prof. S. Hirose, Assoc. Prof. E. F. Fukushima, Lect. S. Iikura, Lect. M. Jinno, Lect. H. Ogawa, Lect. T. Miyakawa / 1st Semester / 0-0-2
I. Learn designing process and drawing with practical exercise of creative design.
II. Learn basics of technical drawing, creative designing of mechanical systems with required specifications
Mechano-Aerospace Engineering Laboratory I
/ 2nd Semester / 1-0-1
Mechano-Aerospace Engineering Laboratory II
/ 1st Semester / 1-0-1
Mechano-Aerospace Engineering Seminar
/ 2nd Semester / 1-2-0
Practice in Mechano-Aerospace Engineering
/ 1st Semester / 0-0-2
Colloquim on Mechano-Aerospace Engineering
/ 1st Semester / 2-0-0