Practice in Social Systems  (3400382)
Department of Environmental Engineering and Architecture, G30 Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Program
Course  :  Master's Course
Subject Type  :  Type 3 Subject
Instructor  :  Professor MORIKAWA, Takayuki
Associate Professor MIWA, Tomio
Credits  :  1
Semester  :  Spring
Class schedule  :  Tue.   4th
Classroom  :  Room 102/School of Engineering, Building 8
Understanding the fundamentals of infrastructure and spatial planning, and learning basic analytical methods and presentation skill.
Students who want to take this course are required to send email to lecturer until May 1st.
The class implementation method will be announced through email.
Lecturer: Associate Professor Miwa (miwa [at]

1. Orientation: analytical tools for infrastructure planning
2. Exercise on statistical test
3. Exercise on correlation analysis and regression analysis
4. Exercise on demand function
5. Exercise on cost benefit analysis
6. Group working on empirical studies (Data collection and analysis, preparation of presentation)
7. Presentation in English
Reports will be assigned by each instructor.
Grading Criteria
Level of understanding of fundamentals of analytical methods for infrastructure and spatial planning, and presentation skill will be evaluated. All reports and final presentation are required. 60% of evaluation is required for credit earning.
Course Textbook
Materials will be distributed.
Recommended Reference Books, Other Study Material, and notes
Materials to be introduced.
Language in class
▪ Presentation & Materials : Japanese and English
▪ Oral explanations : Japanese and English
▪ Questions in English : Available
e-mail address / Tel No / Room of Instructor(s)
Associate Professor MIWA, Tomio