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(NOTE) Partial Change of Subjects of Entrance Examination and Examination Time of the 2015 Master's Program

Posted:2010/03/01

Please note the following change of specialized knowledge and examination time of the 2015 Master’s Program (General Academic Selection) to be held in August, 2014.

Please make sure to check the Guidelines for Applicants (scheduled for publication early in May) for the detailed information.

(1) Change of the Number of Subjects for the examination

2014

Specialized Knowledge:8 subjects

(1) Mathematics, (2) Physics (Mechanics), (3) Structural Mechanics, (4) Hydraulics, (5) Soil Mechanics, (6) Systems Analysis for Planning and Management,

(7) Engineering Geology, Rock Engineering, and Theory of Elasticity,

(8) Exploration Geophysics, instrumentation Engineering, and Wave Engineering

2015

Specialized Knowledge:9 subjects

(1) Mathematics, (2) Physics (Mechanics), (3) Structural Mechanics, (4) Hydraulics, (5) Soil Mechanics, (6) Systems Analysis for Planning and Management,

(7) Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics, (8) Exploration Geophysics and Measurement Technology, (9) Theory of Elasticity and Wave Physics

 

※Note: Questions for subjects(1)-(6) are given in English as well as Japanese. Questions for subjects (7)-(9) are given only in Japanese.

(2) Change of the Range of Questions

(Range of questions of the following subjects from abovementioned will be changed.)

2014

(7) Engineering Geology, Rock

Engineering, and Theory of

Elasticity

Physical and mechanical properties of rocks; Laboratory and in-situ testing of rock; Methods of geological survey; Hydraulic properties of rock mass; Rock mass improvement; Evaluation of slope stability; Stress, strain and displacement; Basic equations of linear elasticity; Stress function; Solution of two-dimensional elastic problem;
(8) Exploration Geophysics, instrumentation Engineering, and Wave Engineering Theory of exploration geophysics; Theory of seismic surveys (with reflection and refraction methods) and electric/electromagnetic surveys; Data analysis of seismic exploration; Basics of instrumental measurements (force and displacement, movement and vibration, fluid, and temperature); Response function of sensors; Electrical circuits for instruments; Statistical analysis of measured data; Vibration and wave phenomena; Basic theory of elastic and electromagnetic waves; Reflection, refraction and diffraction

2015

(7)Engineering Geology and Rock

Mechanics

Physical and mechanical properties of rocks; Laboratory and in-situ testing of rock; Methods of geological survey; Hydraulic properties of rock mass; Rock mass improvement; Evaluation of slope stability
(8)Exploration Geophysics and Measurement Technology Theory of exploration geophysics; Theory of seismic surveys (with reflection and refraction methods) and electric/electromagnetic surveys; Data analysis of seismic exploration; Basics of instrumental measurements (force and displacement, movement and vibration, fluid, and temperature); Response function of sensors; Electrical circuits for instruments; Statistical analysis of measured data
(9) Theory of Elasticity and Wave Physics Stress, strain and displacement; Basic equations of linear elasticity; Stress function; Solution of two-dimensional elastic problem; Vibration and wave phenomena; Basic theory of elastic and electromagnetic waves; Reflection, refraction and diffraction

(3) Change of the number of subjects to be taken

2014

General Academic Selection

Mathematics, Physics (Mechanics)

Candidates must select two questions from the following four questions and answer them. (For each subject, two questions are given respectively)

(1) Mathematics, (2) Physics (Mechanics)
Specialized engineering knowledge

Candidates must select five questions from the following twelve questions and answer them. (For each subject, two questions are given respectively)

(1) Structural Mechanics, (2) Hydraulics, (3) Soil Mechanics, (4) Systems Analysis for Planning and Management, (5) Engineering Geology, Rock Engineering, and Theory of Elasticity, (6) Exploration Geophysics, instrumentation Engineering, and Wave Engineering

2015

General Academic Selection

Mathematics, Physics (Mechanics)

Candidates must take the examination for subject (1) and (2). (For each subject, one question is given respectively)

(1) Mathematics, (2) Physics (Mechanics)
Specialized engineering knowledge

Candidates must select three questions from the following seven questions and answer them. (For each subject, one question is given respectively)

(1) Structural Mechanics, (2) Hydraulics, (3) Soil Mechanics, (4) Systems Analysis for Planning and Management, (5) Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics, (6) Exploration Geophysics and Measurement Technology, (7) Theory of Elasticity and Wave Physics

(4) Change of Examination Time

2014

General Academic Selection

Mathematics, Physics (Mechanics)

90 min.

Specialized engineering knowledge

180 min.

2015

General Academic Selection

Mathematics, Physics (Mechanics)

90 min.

Specialized engineering knowledge

120 min.