2016 Indoor Air Environment

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Graduate major in Urban Design and Built Environment
Kagi Naoki 
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Course description and aims

The air environment in urban and buildings can affect human health. It is necessary to know the Influence of urban and buiding environments to human beings and the countermasure for better environment.
This course of air environmental engineering focuses on the air environment in urban and building environment, and can supply the latest information for your major.

Student learning outcomes

This lecture will be able to understood about not only urban and building air environment but also environmental quality, such as temperature, relative humidity, and so on.
Furthermore, you will be able to examine problems and solutions for urban and building environment in your research field.


environmental engineering, indoor air environment, air quality

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

In the first half of the course, lectures about urban and built environments are given. In the latter half, students should find out the research paper related your major about air environment, make a presentation and review.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Outline of this course Understand the outline of this course.
Class 2 Building environmental engineering Understand the course objectives.
Class 3 Building maintainace of sanitation Understand the building maintainace of sanitation.
Class 4 Indoor environment Understand the indoor environment.
Class 5 Latast research of indoor environments Understand the latest research of indoor environmen.
Class 6 Presentation (thermal environment) Introduce and discuss about thermal environments.
Class 7 Presentation (Light environment) Introduce and discuss about light environments.
Class 8 Presentation (Air environment) Introduce and discuss about air environments.


None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None required.

Assessment criteria and methods

Attendance and presentation

Related courses

  • ARC.E423 : Air Quality Engineering

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

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