Annual Report of Research Institute

Vol.04 (2013)

I. Outline of the Institute
1. Operation and Organization 1
2. Staff 3
II. Activity Reports(FY2012)
1. Center Activities
  1-1 Center for Industry and Public Relations 5
  1-2 Automotive Technology Research Center 14
  1-3 Building Environment Research Center 20
  1-4 Advanced Chemistry and Bioengineering Research Center 23
  1-5 Service Innovation Research Center 30
2. Active Reports of MEXT-Supported Program for the Strategic Research Foundation at Private Universities 35
3. External Funds and Patents 40
III. Collection of Papers
1. Original Articles
Improvement of Physicochemical Properties of Natural Rubber Reinforced with Nanofibrillated Woody Cellulose
• Kohei Shiraishi (Faculty of Engineering Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry Professor)
• Toru Yano (Nishikawa Rubber Co.,Ltd)
• Hirotaka Mita (Faculty of Engineering Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry Student)
• Takashi Endo (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST))
43
Rheological Properties of Wood Pulp Suspensions
• Masaru Sumida (Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering Professor)
• Taro Fujimoto (MHI Solution Technologies Co.,Ltd)
49
Material Flow by Tools for Friction Stir Spot Welding
• Akihiko Ikuta (Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor)
• Hideki Kyogoku (Faculty of Engineering Department of Robotics Professor)
• Thomas H. North (University of Toronto)
55
Measurement and evaluation of whole-body vibration in driving electrically powered scooters
• Junya Tatsuno (Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor)
• Kenta Tsuchiya (Graduate School of Systems Engineering Student)
• Makiko Yonehara (Research Institute of Fundamental Technology for Next Generation Post Doctoral Fellow)
• Hitomi Nakamura (Faculty of Engineering Department of Informatics Lecture)
• Shin Takehara (Faculty of Engineering Department of Robotics Professor)
• Setsuo Maeda (Faculty of Literature,Arts and Cultural Studies Depatrment of Cultural and Historical Studies Professor)
63
Direct Laser Sintering of Tool Steel Powder
• Hideki Kyogoku (Faculty of Engineering Department of Robotics Professor)
• Akihiko Ikuta (Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Profssor)
• Takeshi Uemori (Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering Associate Profssor)
• Takuya Yamane (Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering Student)
• Kenichi Yoshikawa (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN))
• Hitoshi Omori (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN))
71
Development of Structural Systems for Housing Exteriors with Photovoltaic Array using Built-up Thin-walled Beams
• Shinya Matsumoto (Faculty of Engineering Department of Architecture Associate Professor)
• Hiroyoshi Yamada (Nisso Pronity Co.,Ltd)
• Susumu Yamashita (Nisso Pronity Co.,Ltd)
• Yoshinori Yamaguchi (Nisso Pronity Co.,Ltd)
77
2. Reprinting Articles
Fabrication of the Plasma-Chemical Indicator Strip for the Detection of Plasma Processing Effects
• Tatsuhiko Ihara (Kindai University Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry)
• Masato Katsuta (Kindai University Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry)
• Seisaku Ohshiro (Central Reserch Laboratory Sakura Color Products Corp.)
• Keiko Nakamura (Central Reserch Laboratory Sakura Color Products Corp.)
• Seisiro Ito (Kindai University Department of Biotechnology and Chemistry)
87
Research Trend and Practical Use of Laser Additive Manufacturing Technology
• Hideki Kyogoku (Kindai University Faculty of Engineering Department of Robotics Professor)
93
Stability under Force Control and its Index
• Hideki Sakai (Kindai University)
99
A Numerical Study on Dynamic Behavior of Steering System and Vehicle System under Force Control
• Hideki Sakai (Kindai University)
107
A Physical Interpretaion of Lead Time Constant of Yaw Angular Velocity in Planar Motion of Automobile
• Hideki Sakai (Kindai University)
115
Development of a Small Underwater Robot using Tensegrity Structure
• Takahiro Miyamura (Kindai University)
• Mizuho Shibata (Kindai University)
• Shigeharu Miyata (Kindai University)
127
A Comprehensive Solution in Production Planning using Bayesian Estimation
• Takayuki Kataoka (Kindai University Faculty of Engineering)
• Atsushi Hanafuji (Kindai University Faculty of Engineering)
• Masakazu Kanezashi (Kindai University Faculty of Engineering)
131