Curriculum List

Curriculum List

Sophomore year Spring semester Special basic subjects

Subject Comments Related subject
Applied mathematical analysis 1
(Recommended subject)
A differential equation is one of the important tools to describe and analyze phenomena in the Science and Technology field. Students are encouraged to learn how to derive differential equations to describe phenomena on their own as well as practical skills to analyze phenomena by actually solving the equations. -Mathematics B1
-Engineering Mathematics
System of information processing
(Recommended subject)
Subject Changed
from 2008
(Ex:Computer basic)
In order for students to learn about computers as basic knowledge that is necessary for research, this lecture lectures an overview of mechanism of mainstream computer operations as well as basic concepts of programming. -information processing practice
-Programming practice

Sophomore year Fall semester Special basic subjects

Subject Comments Related subject
circuits and systems 2
(Recommended subject)
Advanced contents on circuits and systems -circuits and systems 1
-Signal processing
Architectural space planning and designI Learn about basics of design and drafting and methods of spatial structures. Students learn about methods to design and express architecture such as how to draw a ground plan, elevation view, sectional view, elevation view, perspective view and how to make models. In addition, students experience the basics of spatial structure methods through designing small architectural designs with limited purposes and small residents. The goal is to learn from the drawing basics to spatial structure methods for small architectural designs. -Design literacy exercise
-Architectural space design
Social-economic perspective of science and technology
(Recommended subject)
[Not attended]
In a part of this lecture, outside experts are invited to speak about their current specific examples so that students get to know about a spreading effect of science and technology and are encouraged to think about clues to support the future.
-Introduction to engineering
-Off-campus work-study program
Introduction of environmental chemistry
(Started from 2008)
This lecture focuses on global environment, matter cycle, water quality formation process and burial disposal of waste. Chemically understanding global environmental problems. In order to do so, case analysis are presented and students learn about the analysis methods. Students are encouraged to learn about mass transfer theory. Chemistry B
Architectural Environmental Engineering
Dynamical systems
(Recommended subject) 
In dynamical system, students are encouraged to gain basic knowledge on how to express, analyze and clarify the dynamics of various engineering system so that they can apply such knowledge to actual physical systems such as dynamical system, electrical system, thermal system and fluid system. Engineering mathematics
Linear control theory
Mathematical Programming
Electromechanical energy conversion
(Recommended subject) 
Technology products that are used in our homes and in society are based on electromagnetic phenomena. Also, there are many products that are combination of dynamic systems and electrical systems such as motors and sensors. Students are encouraged to learn while having an interest in how the law of nature is applied to actual manufacturing. Electromagnetic engineering
Optics system
Electrical machine systems 
Thermofluid dynamics 2
(Recommended subject) 
The classes focus on fluid dynamics and fluid engineering that can be immediately applied to system designing. Thermofluid dynamics 1
Thermal energy engineering 
Programming
practice
(Recommended subject: Changed to compulsory subject from 2013) 
By understanding the basic configuration of a computer for measurement control and the basics of input-output and programming exercises using C programming language, students gain the basic knowledge of information processing such as system measurement control/image processing that are required as a computer user and acquire programming techniques. Computer basic
Geometric modeling for cad-cam 
Analysis of statical and dynamical phenomena
(Recommended subject) 
This subject is established for the purpose of learning about the basics of characteristics and response analysis of Mechanical Modeling after learning about the basics of modeling on the dynamics and mechanics from Mechanical Modeling. This subject is basic and important for acquiring the knowledge of statics, dynamics, machine mechanics and material mechanics as the basic knowledge of mechanical engineering, architectural engineering and civil engineering. In recent years, interdisciplinary fields such as engineering and robot engineering often cover dynamical system, so students can learn about the basics of engineering in a wide range. Modeling of statical and dynamical phenomena
Analysis of statical and dynamical phenomena 
Probability and Statistics
(Recommended subject)
Started from 2008
  Mathematics B2
Engineering mathematics 

Junior year Spring Semester Department Special Subjects

Subject Comments Related subject
Electronics design Electronic circuits have been greatly developed in the today’s engineering field and complicated. Students learn about simple circuits using transistors and analog integrated circuits to gain knowledge of basics of electronic circuits. By doing do, students have the basic knowledge to handle no matter how complicated a circuit design is. Electrical machine systems
Power electronics
Stochastic systems
[Not attended]
By explaining about various irregular phenomena, way to look at irregular phenomena, modeling and methods for the analysis are lectured. The lecture also includes modeling of irregular phenomena and mathematical methods of probability and statics as basics of analysis. In addition, the lecture includes modeling of regular dynamical systems and theory of stochastic process as basics of analysis as well as methods for response analysis of liner systems and spectrum analysis. Mathematical Programming
Systems engineering
Spatial and structural mechanics In this lecture, after learning about general matters of various structural systems that make up the architectural space, the mechanical behaviors are analyzed so that students can learn about the basic approaches to design and the basic theories of methods. Understanding the basics of structural mechanics is the focus. Analysis of statical and dynamical phenomena
Structural system
Architectural space design Students gain basic knowledge that is necessary for architectural/urban spatial design as well as learn technology in designing. As an exercise theme, design of medium-sized architectural designs such as schools and condominiums are done. Through the theme, students learn about construction methods of complicated space design that is made up by many unit spaces. Home Architectural history
Architectural space planning and designA
Exercise on system design engineering
Geometric modeling for cad-cam Recognizing the graphic expressing technology as one of the component technologies in man machine interface for the CAD/CAM systems, the lecture covers the graphics methods from this perspectives. The lecture explains about the meanings, methods and procedures of designing, data structures and constructing methods of the computer model in the CAD/CAM systems, a method to construct and express the free-surface model, coordinate/projection transformations and shading technologies and the application of such processing technologies. Programming practice
Computer simulation
Building thermal and air quality engineering The modeling method, analysis and design method in the architectural environments are lectured. Through the lecture, architectural environments including humans can be learned. Especially for complicated environmental modeling and analysis, commentaries are done using videos that show experiments and CGs. Environmental chemistry
Thermal energy engineering
Geosphere physics
Energy conversion systems
Signal processing In signal analysis and signal processing system, the lecture focuses especially and mainly on digital signal processing. Students will learn both signal processing system and processing system design. This is basic engineering that is necessary for all kinds of fields in System Design Engineering, so those who want to study the mechanical field and the architectural field will benefit from them. Circuits and systems 2
Linear control theory Students learn about designing linear feedback control. The objectives are specifically designed to understand the basics of frequency range design method that is based on input-output characteristics such as frequency response and step response as well as to acquire an ability to apply design methods by understanding the basics of time domain design method and through design exercises. Dynamical systems
Control systems design
Electrical machine systems This lecture explains about basic characteristics of principle of motor. The principle of motor adopts fundamental law of electromagnetics, but there are 3 types of basic forms that are: DC (Direct Current) motor, induction motor and synchronous motor. This lecture explains about basic characteristics such as operation principle and speed characteristics and basics of speed control. The objective of this lecture is to gain knowledge to design optimum system while practical systems use various motors depending on a purpose of use. Optics system
Electronics design
Thermal energy engineering By understanding the mechanism of the transfer process of thermal energy that is one of the various energy forms and used the most often, students learn about a methodology of how to efficiently utilize the thermal energy system. Students also gain an understanding how to express the transportation process of the momentum based on the conservation law, the heat and the substance from the transportation phenomena of heat conduction, convection and emission. Also, taking out problems in convection in laminar flow and turbulent flow, simultaneous transfer of the heat and material, the heat transfer with phase change, the lecture explains about the application to thermo energy devices such as a heat exchanger. Thermofluid dynamics 2
Architectural Environmental Engineering
Machine design In this lecture, first, the basic concept of the machine system design is explained. Then, regarding various functional parts that make up the machine system, the structure, the functions and the basic designing methods are explained. Manufacturing system
Mechanical synthesis The purpose is to learn about methods of static design and kinetic design. For static design, basics of design method using numerical analysis are focused whereas the dynamic design focuses on the optimization based on the variational method and the optimized control. Through problems in optimizing simple structures and optimizing control of automobile’s active suspensions, students gain the basic knowledge. Modeling of statical and dynamical phenomena
Analysis of statical and dynamical phenomena
Spatial and structural mechanics
Manufacturing system This lecture explains about technologies that are required for the sophisticated production system to be made possible.  
-System components (by Professor Tojiro Aoyama)  
Taking up a hardware that makes up a production system, the sophisticated design method is illustrated. Especially, the spindle unit and the table system configuration that makes up a processing equipment and its leading design technology are described.
-Computer aided manufacturing system (by Professor Hideki Aoyama)  
Molding system (injection mold, press mold), computer aided processing system,computer aided measuring system,machining process monitoring sensing system are explained.
Machine design

Junior year Fall semester Department specialized subjects

Subject Comments Related subject
Optics system Optics Basic Electromechanical energy conversion
Electrical machine systems
Energy conversion system The objectives are to understand the nature of energy, learn about transformation technology for utilizing energy and acquire fundamental technology and to design energy environment system. Architectural Environmental Engineering
Heat engine systems
Residential facilities design engineering This lecture covers living environmental facilities (architectural facilities) in architectural space. Lecturing about overview and functions of various architectural facilities. Also, relationships between current major society issues such as global warming and conservation of resources/energy and architectural facilities are lectured. As well, the lecture covers architectural facilities that accommodate the future computerized and aging society. Moreover, this lecture introduces actual architectural facilities, and students get to visit housing equipment that is the origin of the architectural facilities (housing showroom). Geosphere physics
Heat engine systems
System life engineering
Engineering materials Materials that are used in the engineering field are focused in terms of dynamics and electromagnetic dynamics are lectured. The goal is for students to learn about basic knowledge of materials that are required to develop and design equipment as well as understand concepts of material design. Mechatronics
Structural system Students learns about analysis methods for structural systems based on energy principle and for phenomena that affects safety of structural systems such as buckling and plastic collapse. As the energy principle, students learn about reciprocal theorem, Castigliano’s theorem, principle of virtual work and the principle of minimum potential energy as well as a method using FEM (Finite Element Method) to analyze continuums as a discrete system and an ultimate analysis method to find plastic collapse load of a structural system by using the principle of virtual work.  
*Precondition: Modeling of statical and dynamical phenomena、Analysis of statical and dynamical phenomena、Spatial and structural mechanics *Prerequisites: Mechanical Modeling, Mechanical Analysis, Spatial and Structural Mechanics
Mechanical Modeling
Mechanical Analysis
Spatial and Structural Mechanics
Earthquake engineering
Computer simulation Computer simulation is to learn about analysis methods to understand phenomena. This lecture is exercise-based. After learning about interpolation and numerical integration, students learn about solving methods for ordinary/partial differential equation using difference method and FEM. Also, students learn about differences in numerical analysis. The second half of the lecture, engineering analysis on structure, fluidity and heat transfer are done, and through the numerical experiments, students acquire the ability to model the phenomena and evaluate them.  
*Precondition: Programming practice *Prerequisite: Programming Exercise
Programming practice
Geometric modeling for cad-cam
Intelligent systems design
Earthquake engineering Students learn about ways of thinking, technologies and measures to protect buildings from seismic disasters. Spatial and structural mechanics
Structural system
Steel structures
Reinforced concrete structure
Measurements and experimental analysis in flow systems In this lecture, students learn about measurement methods that are necessary to “understand systems”. Also, out of principles and fundamental rules of information processing, students also aim to gain knowledge mainly on various sensors, queue, highs frequency design and distribution lines along with other subjects to complete knowledge that is required to understand the principles and fundamental rules.
Especially, queuing theory and sensors engineering can be applied to a wide range of the architectural field, so they are the learning contents that are strongly encouraged to learn.
Signal processing
Communication technologies
Systems engineering Students learn about the theory and method of system engineering, the latest topics and the application of system engineering to a large-scale project such as an outer space development. Stochastic systems
Distributed processing system
Measurements and experimental analysis in flow systems
Control systems design The lecture systematically summarizes how to express physical behaviors of a control target in a model before designing control, while doing so, what kind of discrepancies in Modelization needs to be considered and how to design a controller that satisfies specifications such as stability, low sensitivity characteristics and target value following characteristics when there are discrepancies in Modelization and disturbance and a design method to design the digital control that is important in the actual system. Linear control theory
Nonlinear engineering
Geosphere physics The lecture explains about a figure of the earth, the overall figures of the earth and the outer space that surrounds the earth and relating topics in Physics. Each lecture completes in on lecture. Architectural Environmental Engineering
Residential facilities design engineering
Communication methods The lecture explains about communication methods such as analog commutations, digital communications, radio communications, CDMA, UWB (Ultra-wide band) and optical communications and clarifies the physical layers of communications. Measurements and experimental analysis in flow systems
Human interface engineering
Steel structures Regarding the steel structure, which is a major structural form in architecture, students learn about the material’s mechanical characteristics, design methods for member section and junction and the frame design. Spatial and structural mechanics
Structural system
Earthquake engineering
Heat engine systems The lecture explains about various engineering problems in various energies such as oils, nuclear energy, geothermal power, solar power, fluids and oceans and the principle and application of transforming and transmitting among these. Then, students learn about the principle, structure, thermodynamics and design of overall thermo motors. Lastly, students research on how lively various engineering technology systems bond based on the understanding that the internal-combustion engine is a basic system engineering. For students to view the outlook of the future, the lecture introduces a part of an engineer’s work who challenge himself in efficient usage of energy and natural resources and reducing the environmental load to aim for building a sustainable society. The lecture provides topics on “the essence of matters” and “the essence of phenomena”. These topics will sure change students to have different views for thermodynamics, combustion engineering and life-cycle engineering. Energy conversion systems
Residential facilities design engineering
Power
Electronics
Behaviors of power semiconductor devices/circuits and the topology. -First, the power conversion methods are lectured. Especially in circuits and the topology, taking out analysis/design of nonlinear circuits, the lecture clarifies the physical meanings of active power and reactive power in addition to the main circuit format and how to make it. Also, in the power conversion method, on top of the conversion methods such as DC to DC, DC to AC, AC to DC and AC to AC, the systems such as the power storage and uninterruptable power supply are also lectured. Then, case studies on several systems that use the power electronics technologies are done, and students have discussions on the principle, the system analysis and the designs. Electronics design
Energy net system
Human interface engineering In order for the network and computer system to penetrate into society, the human interface is essential for people to use the system easily and enjoyable. In this lecture, students learn about the perspectives of interface design in new systems. Communication technologies
Energy net system
Nonlinear engineering
Multi-media systems design
Intelligent systems design
Distributed processing system The lecture is about the mechanism of hardware and software that are required to connect multiple computers through networks and allow them to work together. In the second half the lecture, network programming exercises will be done. For the network era, basics for applying networks will be the focus. Systems engineering
Computer simulation
Energy net system
Nonlinear engineering
Multi-media systems design
Intelligent systems design
Intelligent manufacturing system Regarding the production system that consists of designing, manufacturing, measuring and assembling processes, the lecture covers basic items for these processes, the hardware configurations to carry out these processes, required production quality and conditions to achieve economy. In addition, the lecture covers the basics that make up high accuracy/high efficiency systems. As well, environmental problems that come along with the manufacturing process is mentioned to present problems that today’s production technology if facing and technological challenges that need to be resolved in the future. Mechatronics
Product planning
Energy net system
Mechatronics The lecture focuses on the current electric machines, various element technologies that make up a robot and their systemizing technologies. First, after the overview of analog and digital signal processing is lectured, VHKL for describing FPGA, mechanisms of CPU or DSP and interface circuits such as A/D, D/A and DIO and programming are lectured. As well, after optical semiconductor and sensing technology that are important to mechatronics are lectured, element technology that is related to the mechanism in mechatronics and the systemizing technology for mechatronics is lectured. Engineering materials
intelligent manufacturing system

Senior year Spring semester Department special subjects

Subject Comments Related subject
Intelligent systems design Students learn about the basics and system design of intelligent systems that apply Fuzzy, AI (Artificial Intelligence), neuro, GA (Genetic Algorithm) and chaos through the introductions of many actual examples in the industry. Distributed processing system
Human interface engineering
Mathematical programming Mathematical programming uses the basics of mathematics, but the method is used in a wide variety of fields such as optimization of experimental conditions, financial systems, and overall design of large scale systems in addition to the engineering system. The method itself is provided as a program package, but it is important to fully understand the principle before using it. Dynamical systems
Stochastic systems
Architectural space planning and design 3 The subjects are for those who completed Architectural Space Planning and Design A, and the students learn about more sophisticated ways of space planning to create and summarize a spatial form given design conditions such as public facilities including museums and district redevelopment. Architectural space planning and designA
Space design overseas field study
Exercise on system design engineering
Construction management
(Subject Changed, Ex:Construction execution and method)
From a comprehensive perspective, the lecture covers systems of architectural structures (construction method) and how to construct them (construction) in the architectural production system. Students learn about the architectural production system and the basic matters in architectural projects and basic technological knowledge of construction methods such as major construction method and elemental structure and construction technologies based on a type of construction. Also, students understand about advanced cases of the architectural production system and rationalization method for the production systems such as industrialization, automation and informatization through visiting building construction sites.  
This lecture is for students to prepare for state exams such as Class-1 Architects after graduating and complete an operational experience.
Steel structures
Reinforced concrete structure
Building administration Taking out the urban planning and standards/systems concerning building restrictions, the lecture covers our country’s natural environment and social conditions as the background, the history of our country’s cities and buildings, needs/contents of such standards and roles they play in the economy/society. Especially, regarding the city planning, using case studies, the lecture introduces new systems in details that accommodate the cities’ recent challenges such as urban regeneration and city center revitalization. Also, in addition to the development of architectural technologies, conditions such as economic globalization and progressing sophisticated informatization surrounding the building codes have been changing drastically. Along with such changes, building codes are being improved and having new initiatives. Regarding these, the lecture clarifies the latest initiatives and the future outlook. Architectural Environmental Engineering
Residential facilities design engineering
Reinforced concrete structure Students understand ways to think about structural design of reinforced concrete building, aseismic design and evaluation of seismic capacity (structural analysis, seismic response analysis) Spatial and structural mechanics
Earthquake engineering
Steel structures
Nonlinear engineering The real world has many problems of which essence is nonlinear rather than being composed of linear elements. In order to analyze such nonlinear phenomena and for engineering application, it is necessary to gain basic knowledge of a nonlinear system. In this lecture, first, as actual nonlinear phenomena, nonlinear oscillation, bifurcation phenomena, chaotic phenomena, friction and non-dominated drive systems are introduced. Then, as a nonlinear phenomenon analysis method, phase plane analysis method, describing function technique, perturbation method, harmonic mean method, Liapounov’s theorem and small gain theorem are explained. Lastly, applications of nonlinear engineering using chaos, fractal and (neuro, fuzzy) are outlined. Control systems design
Distributed processing system
Multi-media systems design Leaning the basics of multimedia that is important for designing and building systems, which are various information media such as images, movie images and audio. The basics includes methods to save, compress and communication vehicle. In addition, students learn about network as a vehicle to communicate information, encryption and understanding of multimedia information for learning about applying information processing in various fields. Distributed processing system
Human interface engineering
Life cycle assessment In order for humans to develop continuously, it is required to sustain/improve people’s lives while overcoming global environmental issues and limitations of resources/energy. In this lecture, students study about building the society system as an overall system that utilize resources and energy optimally with the perspective of LCA (Life Cycle Analysis). Energy conversion systems
Heat engine systems

Senior year Fall semester Department special subjects

Subject Comments Related subject
Energy Networking System Complicated and large scale electric power systems are indispensable for the current society. The lecture is about power flow calculation method that is to analyze active power and reactive power as energy input-output (energy net). Next, the stability that is important for dynamic characteristics of nonlinear electric system is analyzed in terms of steady-state stability and transient stability. Also, taking up various problems with interconnection system associated with frequency control and economic operation problems, the actual electric system operation is lectured to expand the knowledge of such large scale system design. The objective is to acquire minimum knowledge that students should know as engineers. Power Electronics
Optical System
Social and economic aspects of architecture and urban design Taking up various systems and laws relating to architectural, residents and cities, social conditions and economic activities that are behind those systems and laws and their contents and introduced. Especially, in addition to architecture and urban development as a hardware, understanding widely about economic activities such as real estate and finance, contracts relating to architectures, other laws, environmental problems and needs of urban development and development of regions will be an opportunity to correctly understand the current architecture, residents and urban development. Building administration
Residential facilities design engineering
System life engineering Life system is characterized by self-organization, environment adaptability, self-healing, multi-component system, layered structure and orientation. Especially, the life system skillfully adapts as the outside world environment changes and remodel from molecular/cellular levels to organ levels. For example, endothelial cells that are in contact with blood within blood vessels receive mechanical stimulation and change their forms and functions to adapt their mechanical environment. In summary, students discuss remodeling that is thought to be the ultimate system design of life forms. Also, discussions include differences in regular machines when compared to lives and organisms that adapt flexibly to environment and where the essence of the design of life is from the perspectives of morphosis, mechanism that moves, protein as a molecular machine, scaling and information processing of organisms. Energy conversion systems
Geosphere physics
Product planning Through the examples of unprecedented life innovative products, methods to develop emerging products are introduced for students to learn how to compose product plans and business plans. As well, through planning their original products that enlighten their own qualities and potentials, they can gain an ability to draft a way to industrialize products. Engineering Materials
Manufacturing Analysis
Technical
Communication
Students learn the rules of writing in English that is accurate, easy to understand and logical. By learning about effective English writing that students need to know through lectures and exercises, students will be able to write a thesis and reports on research results in English and apply such skills in writing reports and proposals after they go out into society. Seminar in system design engineering
Bachelor's thesis
Urban infrastructure system Regarding problems in cities, CO2 emissions are causing global warming, and energy consumption and the decrease in green space coverage are causing the heat island phenomena. The range of city infrastructures is wide and includes city transportation (roads, railroads, airports and seaports), electricity, gas, community air-conditioning systems, communications, water supply, sewage and recycled wastewater. Considering the history of each infrastructure, problems in cities are clarified especially with the perspective of environment/energy. As well, along with challenges of architectural facility systems that use city infrastructures, solutions based on the latest information and technology trends are introduced so that students can deepen the understanding of city infrastructure systems. Residential facilities design engineering
Building administration