Department of Mechanical Engineering

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2003
2 Citations (Scopus)

Feedback Control of Omni-Directional Vehicles Using Two Wheels Caster Type Odometer

Ushimi, N., Yamamoto, M. & Mohri, A., 2003, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Vol. 4. p. 3540-3545 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Feedback control
Wheels
Trajectories

Heat transfer characteristics of a natural circulation liquid cooling system for electronic components

Takamatsu, H., Honda, H., Wei, J. J. & Yamashiro, H., Mar 2003, 6th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Conference (CD-ROM). p. TED-AJ03-1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

15 Citations (Scopus)

Improved single crystalline mirror actuated electrostatically by terraced electrodes with high-aspect ratio torsion spring

Sawada, R., Yamaguchi, J., Higurashi, E., Shimizu, A., Yamamoto, T., Takeuchi, N. & Uenishi, Y., Jan 1 2003, 2003 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 153-154 2 p. 1233512. (2003 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Torsional stress
Aspect ratio
Mirrors
Crystalline materials
Electrodes

Influence of welding parameters on fatigue strength of spot-welded joint considering nugget size

Chaya, T., Yoshimura, T. & Noguchi, H., 2003, Fatigue Damage of Materials: Experiment and Analysis. Varvani-Farahani, A., Brebbia, C. A., Varvani-Farahani, A. & Brebbia, C. A. (eds.). p. 321-331 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Welding
Welds
Fatigue strength
Fatigue of materials
Heat transfer

Nanostructures of hydrogen absorbing alloys

Akiba, E., Enoki, H. & Nakamura, Y., Dec 1 2003, Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials XII. Srivatsan, T. S. & Varin, R. A. (eds.). p. 442-452 11 p. (Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials XII).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrogen
Nanostructures
Hydrogenation
Transmission electron microscopy
Rietveld analysis

NN-compensator with fuzzy based switching for controlling 3-DOF underactuated manipulator

Watanabe, K., Udawatta, L., Izumi, K. & Kiguchi, K., Jan 1 2003, Proceedings - 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation: Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation for the New Millennium. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 79-84 6 p. 1222067. (Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, CIRA; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compensator
Manipulator
Manipulators
Robot Manipulator
Augmentation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Recognizing object surface properties using impedance perception

Kikuuwe, R. & Yoshikawa, T., Jan 1 2003, MHS 2003 - Proceedings of 2003 International Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 251-258 8 p. 1249944. (MHS 2003 - Proceedings of 2003 International Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface Properties
Electric Impedance
Surface properties
Stiffness matrix
Robots
4 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability problem prevention method for automotive components - Development of GD3 activity and DRBFM (Design Review Based on Failure Mode)-

Shimizu, H., Imagawa, T. & Noguchi, H., Dec 1 2003, SAE Technical Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Failure modes
Systems analysis
Fault tree analysis
Innovation
2002

Boiling heat transfer to subcooled nitrogen from thin wire in narrow space

Takata, Y., Kubota, H. & Ito, T., Jan 1 2002, Heat Transfer. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 3. p. 199-204 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Boiling liquids
Wire
Heat transfer
Nitrogen
Bubble formation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of nesting of fiber bundles on micro fracture of laminated woven fabric composite

Osada, T., Nakai, A. & Hamada, H., Jan 1 2002, Textile Engineering. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), p. 37-40 4 p. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fibers
Composite materials
Laminating
Tensile testing
Optical microscopy

Effect of the size of micro-pin-fin on boiling heat transfer from silicon chips immersed in FC-72

Takamatsu, H., Honda, H. & Wei, J. J., Aug 2002, 12th International Heat Transfer Conference. Vol. 4. p. 75-80 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Flame propagation into lean region in stratified methane mixture

Kitagawa, T., Kido, H., Kim, K. S., Koga, H. & Fujioka, K., Dec 1 2002, Powertrain and Fluid Systems Conference and Exhibition.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Methane
Jet fuel
Flammability
Air
Ignition

Fusion

Matsuoka, T., Yamamoto, M., Ushimi, N., Inoue, J., Sugimoto, T., Araoka, M., Kiriki, T., Yamaguchi, Y., Hasegawa, T. & Mohri, A., Dec 1 2002, RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V. p. 643-647 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 2377 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fusion
Fusion reactions
Robot
Robots
Join
6 Citations (Scopus)

Localization and obstacles detection using omni-directional vertical stereo vision

Matsuoka, T., Araoka, M., Hasegawa, T., Mohri, A., Yamamoto, M., Kiriki, T., Ushimi, N., Sugimoto, T., Inoue, J. & Yamaguchi, Y., Dec 1 2002, RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V. p. 429-434 6 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 2377 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Obstacle Detection
3D Measurement
Autonomous Mobile Robot
Stereo vision
Stereo Vision
13 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling and simulation for extra heavy oil gasification on entrained flow gasifier

Watanabe, H., Otaka, M., Hara, S., Ashizawa, M., Kidoguchi, K. & Inumaru, J., Jan 1 2002, Proceedings of the 2002 International Joint Power Generation Conference. p. 667-674 8 p. (Proceedings of the 2002 International Joint Power Generation Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gasification
Crude oil
Gases
Computer simulation
Atomization
2 Citations (Scopus)

On-line navigation of mobile robot among moving obstacles using ultrasonic sensors

Ushimi, N., Yamamoto, M., Inoue, J., Sugimoto, T., Araoka, M., Matsuoka, T., Kiriki, T., Yamaguchi, Y., Hasegawa, T. & Mohri, A., Dec 1 2002, RoboCup 2001: Robot Soccer World Cup V. p. 477-483 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 2377 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ultrasonic sensors
Mobile Robot
Mobile robots
Navigation
Sensor

Photographic observations of homogeneous charge compression ignition combustion with pulsed flame jets

Murase, E., Hanada, K. & Hidaka, M., Dec 1 2002, International Symposium on Combustion Abstracts of Works-in-Progress Posters. 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ignition
Propane
Jet fuel
Flammability
Air
37 Citations (Scopus)

Single Si crystal 1024 ch MEMS mirror based on terraced electrodes and a high-aspect ratio torsion spring for 3-D cross-connect switch

Sawada, R., Yamaguchi, J., Higurashi, E., Shimizu, A., Yamamoto, T., Takeuchi, N. & Uenishi, Y., Jan 1 2002, 2002 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMs, OMEMS 2002 - Conference Digest. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 11-12 2 p. 1031419. (2002 IEEE/LEOS International Conference on Optical MEMs, OMEMS 2002 - Conference Digest).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Torsional stress
MEMS
Aspect ratio
Mirrors
Switches
1 Citation (Scopus)

Study on cooperative multiple manipulators with passive joints

Hirano, G., Yamamoto, M. & Mohri, A., 2002, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Vol. 3. p. 2855-2860 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Manipulators
End effectors
2001

Absorption of water vapor by LiBr aqueous solution in a vertical smooth tube

Takamatsu, H., Yamashiro, H., Takata, N., Honda, H. & Kasatsugu, K., Nov 2001, IIR Conference of Commission B1 : Thermophysical Properties and Transfer Processes of New Refrigerants. p. 258-265 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Acquisition of exercise skill represented by fuzzy control rules for a rings gymnastic robot

Yamada, T., Watanabe, K., Kiguchi, K. & Izumi, K., Jan 1 2001, Proceedings - 2001 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation: Integrating Intelligent Machines with Humans for a Better Tomorrow, CIRA 2001. Zhang, H. & Liu, P. X. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 368-373 6 p. 1013227. (Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, CIRA; vol. 2001-January).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fuzzy control
Fuzzy Control
Exercise
Robot
Robots
3 Citations (Scopus)

Acquisition of fuzzy control based exercises of a rings gymnastic robot

Yamada, T., Watanabe, K., Kiguchi, K. & Izumi, K., Sep 15 2001, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 2584-2589 6 p. (Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fuzzy control
Robots
Fuzzy rules
Motion control
End effectors
5 Citations (Scopus)

An interactive fuzzy satisficing approach using genetic algorithm for multi-objective problems

Kiyota, T., Tsuji, Y. & Kondo, E., 2001, Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society - NAFIPS. Smith, M. H., Gruver, W. A. & Hall, L. O. (eds.). Vol. 2. p. 757-762 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Genetic algorithms
Multiobjective optimization
8 Citations (Scopus)

Feed-back control of crane based on inverse dynamics calculation

Yanai, N., Yamamoto, M. & Mohri, A., 2001, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Vol. 1. p. 482-487 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cranes
Feedback control
State feedback
Linearization
Derivatives
4 Citations (Scopus)

Fuzzy-neuro control of an exoskeletal robot for human elbow motion support

Kiguchi, K., Kariya, S., Watanabe, K., Izumi, K. & Fukuda, T., Sep 15 2001, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. p. 3668-3673 6 p. (Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Controllers
Skin
15 Citations (Scopus)

Inverse dynamics analysis and trajectory generation of incompletely restrained wire-suspended mechanisms

Yanai, N., Yamamoto, M. & Mohri, A., 2001, Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. Vol. 4. p. 3489-3494 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dynamic analysis
Trajectories
Wire
Cranes
Kinematics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Novel hydrogen absorbing alloys with a BCC structure and their applications

Akiba, E., Enoki, H. & Nakamura, Y., Dec 1 2001, Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials X. Srivatsan, T. S., Varin, R. A., Srivatsan, T. S. & Varin, R. A. (eds.). p. 199-213 15 p. (Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials X).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrogen
Hydrides
Crystal structure
Solid solutions
Neutron diffraction

Short and long length-scale disturbances leading to rotating stall in an axial compressor stage with different stator/rotor gaps

Inoue, M., Kuroumaru, M., Yoshida, S. & Furukawa, M., Jan 1 2001, Aircraft Engine; Marine; Turbomachinery; Microturbines and Small Turbomachinery. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stators
Compressors
Rotors
Wavelength
Wavelet transforms
27 Citations (Scopus)

Trajectory planning of mobile manipulator with end-effector's specified path

Mohri, A., Furuno, S. & Yamamoto, M., 2001, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Vol. 4. p. 2264-2269 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

End effectors
Manipulators
Trajectories
Planning
2000
8 Citations (Scopus)

A gradient-based approach to collision-free quasi-optimal trajectory planning of nonholonomic systems

Iwamura, M., Yamamoto, M. & Mohri, A., 2000, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Vol. 3. p. 1734-1740 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trajectories
Collision avoidance
Planning
Cost functions
Manipulators
9 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative studies on short and long length-scale stall cell propagating in an axial compressor rotor

Inoue, M., Kuroumaru, M., Tanino, T., Yoshida, S. & Furukawa, M., Jan 1 2000, Aircraft Engine; Marine; Turbomachinery; Microturbines and Small Turbomachinery. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compressors
Rotors
Pressure distribution
Vortex flow
Pressure transducers
13 Citations (Scopus)

Inverse kinematics analysis for incompletely restrained parallel wire mechanisms

Yamamoto, M. & Mohri, A., 2000, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Vol. 1. p. 504-509 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Inverse kinematics
Wire
End effectors
Cranes

Numerical simulation of solidification in twin-belt caster

Ito, T., Takata, Y., Shirakawa, H., Hamaguchi, H. & Sousa, A. C. M., Dec 1 2000, Advanced Computational Methods in Heat Transfer VI. Sunden, B., Brebbia, C. A., Sunden, B. & Brebbia, C. A. (eds.). p. 311-319 9 p. (Computational Studies; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solidification
Computer simulation
Continuous casting
Metals
Heat transfer coefficients

Stability of vapor film in subcooled film boiling on a sphere

Takamatsu, H., Honda, H. & Yamashiro, H., Aug 2000, 34th National Heat Transfer Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

45 Citations (Scopus)

Unsteady flow behavior due to breakdown of tip leakage vortex in an axial compressor rotor at near-stall condition

Furukawa, M., Saiki, K., Yamada, K. & Inoue, M., Jan 1 2000, Aircraft Engine; Marine; Turbomachinery; Microturbines and Small Turbomachinery. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Unsteady flow
Compressors
Vortex flow
Rotors
Flow simulation
1999

Condensation of downward-flowing R407C in a staggered bundle of horizontal low-finned tubes

Honda, H., Takamatsu, H., Takata, N. & Tawaraya, M., Dec 1 1999, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Thermophysics (ICET '99). Tien, C-L., Cai, R., Xu, J., Tien, C-L., Cai, R. & Xu, J. (eds.). p. 404-411 8 p. (Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Thermophysics (ICET '99)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Heat transfer coefficients
Condensation
Mass transfer
Vapors
Momentum transfer

Effect of the behavior of generated vapor on the minimum-heat-flux point during rapid quenching of a thin horizontal wire

Takamatsu, H., Honda, H. & Yamashiro, H., Mar 1999, 5th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Conference (CD-ROM). p. AJTE99-6366

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Effect of water temperature on the cooling characteristics and non-crystallinity of FeSi7.5B15 wires rapidly solidified by the in-rotating-water spinning method

Takamatsu, H., Cho, K. S., Honda, H. & Nakahama, H., Mar 1999, 5th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Conference. p. AJTE99-6466

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

35 Citations (Scopus)

Inverse dynamics and control of crane-type manipulator

Yamamoto, M., Yanai, N. & Mohri, A., 1999, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. IEEE, Vol. 2. p. 1228-1233 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cranes
Manipulators
Wire
Trajectories
End effectors
4 Citations (Scopus)

Propagation of multiple short length-scale stall cells in an axial compressor rotor

Inoue, M., Kuroumaru, M., Tanino, T. & Furukawa, M., Jan 1 1999, Aircraft Engine; Marine; Turbomachinery; Microturbines and Small Turbomachinery. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compressors
Rotors
Turbomachine blades
Vortex flow
Pressure transducers
1998
24 Citations (Scopus)

An efficient motion planning of flexible manipulator along specified path

Mohri, A., Sarkar, P. K. & Yamamoto, M., Jan 1 1998, Proceedings - 1998 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 1998. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1104-1109 6 p. 677238. (Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Flexible manipulators
Motion planning
Manipulators
Actuators
Robots

Cooperative motion planning for grasp-work type manipulators

Hirano, G., Yamamoto, M. & Mohri, A., Jan 1 1998, Proceedings - 1998 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 1998. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 940-945 6 p. 677206. (Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Motion planning
Manipulators
Point contacts
Trajectories
Friction

Effect of fin geometry on condensation of downward-flowing R123/R134a in a staggered bundle of horizontal low-finned

Takamatsu, H., Honda, H. & Takata, N., Nov 1998, Eurotherm Seminar 62. p. 456-465 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical method to minimize tracking error of multi-link elastic robot

Sarkar, P. K., Yamamoto, M. & Mohri, A., 1998, Innovations in Theory, Practice and Applications. Anon (ed.). IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 685-690 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Manipulators
Numerical methods
Actuators
Robots
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Physical explanations of tip leakage flow field in an axial compressor rotor

Inoue, M., Furukawa, M., Saiki, K. & Yamada, K., Jan 1 1998, Turbomachinery. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compressors
Flow fields
Vortex flow
Rotors
Leakage (fluid)

Stability of vapor film in subcooled forced-convection film boiling on a horizontal cylinder

Takamatsu, H., Honda, H. & Yamashiro, H., Aug 1998, 11th International Heat Transfer Conference. Vol. 2. p. 297-302 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)

The role of tip leakage vortex breakdown in compressor rotor aerodynamics

Furukawa, M., Inoue, M., Saiki, K. & Yamada, K., Jan 1 1998, Turbomachinery. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Turbo Expo; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compressors
Aerodynamics
Vortex flow
Rotors
Vorticity
10 Citations (Scopus)

Time-optimal motion planning of skid-steer mobile robots in the presence of obstacles

Yamamoto, M., Iwamura, M. & Mohri, A., 1998, Innovations in Theory, Practice and Applications. Anon (ed.). IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 32-37 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Collision avoidance
Motion planning
Splines
Mobile robots
Actuators
1997

Condensation of downward-flowing zeotropic mixture HCFC-123/HFC-134a on a staggered bundle of horizontal finned tubes

Takamatsu, H., Honda, H. & Takata, N., Jun 1997, 2nd International Sympodium on Heat Transfer Enhancement and Energy Conservation. p. 30-36 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Condensation of zeotropic mixture HCFC-123/HFC-134a on a staggered bundle of horizontal finned tubes

Takamatsu, H., Honda, H. & Takata, N., Nov 1997, SAREK '97 Annual Winter Conference. p. 53-60 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution