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Introduction to Engineering


Numbering Code
  • U-ENG20 12108 LJ77
Term 2020/Intensive, First semester
Number of Credits 1 credits
Course Type Lecture
Target Student Undergraduate
Language Japanese
Day/Period Intensive
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Senior Lecturer OHTA HIROTO
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Senior Lecturer KANEKO KENTAROU
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Senior Lecturer YOROZU KAZUAKI
Outline and Purpose of the Course Engineering is to inquire after truth, to develop useful technologies, and to establish ways how to give back development results of technology to the society.
First, we offer special lectures regarding the basic knowledge that students in faculty of engineering are expected to have.
Then, we offer a series of intensive lectures about how engineering can suggest solutions of current and future problems of our society, the value of technology, and the responsibilities that researchers and engineers are expected to fulfill.
Course Goals Students learn basic matters such as attitudes and responsibilities they are expected to take as a member of social community. They find value in studying engineering and become to consider what they do in future by understanding technology can suggest solutions of problems our society is facing, especially problems about safety and security.
Schedule and Contents Special lectures,1time, About basic knowledge and attitude as students who start to learn engineering, and the role of engineering in society.
Intensive lectures,6times, A series of lectures offered by special lecturers playing on global stages of science and technology. Lectures are for understanding the role that technology is playing in modern society, for reconfirming importance to study engineering and to work as a researcher and engineer in society, and are to be opportunities to consider own future path. Essays are assigned in every lecture to summarize the lecture content and opinions of other students.
Schedule of the lectures are announced later.
Grading Policy Evaluation will be based on participation and essays assigned in every intensive lecture.
Prerequisites None
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