MASUDA Arata

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Name
MASUDA Arata
Affiliation
Kyoto Institute of Technology
Section
Graduate School of Science and Technology
Degree
Doctor of Engineering(Kyoto Institute of Technology)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
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Today
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kyoto Institute of Technology
 
Aug 2014
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Today
Professor, Center for Manufacturing Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology
 
1990
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1993
Sanyo Electric Co. , Researcher
 
1998
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2002
Kyoto Lustitute of Technology, Reseaech Associate
 
2000
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2001
North Carolina State University, Vusiting Scholar
 

Education

 
 
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1990
Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
 

Published Papers

 
S. Kato, S. Ushiki, A. Masuda
Journal of Physics: Conference Series   1052    Jul 2018
© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. This paper presents the design, fabrication and experimental verification of a broadband vibration energy harvester having a nonlinear oscillator using leaf springs and stoppers. In the conventional...
Arata Masuda, Yusuke Miyata, Sou Ushiki, Shingo Kato, Yuichi Nagahata
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   10595    Jan 2018
© 2018 SPIE. This paper presents a novel design of a magnetically-sprung mechanical resonator for electromagnetic vibration energy harvesting. The proposed resonator consists of a plastic cylinder, a moving magnet encapsulated in the cylinder, and...
Shintaro Futagawa, Daisuke Iba, Takahiro Kamimoto, Morimasa Nakamura, Nanako Miura, Takashi Iizuka, Arata Masuda, Akira Sone, Ichiro Moriwaki
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   10602    Jan 2018
© 2018 SPIE. Failures detection of rotating machine elements, such as gears, is an important issue. The purpose of this study was to try to solve this issue by printing conductive ink on gears to manufacture condition-monitoring sensors. In this w...
N. Kitamura, A. Masuda
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   10595    Jan 2018
© 2018 SPIE. This paper investigates the efficiency and the effectiveness of the stabilization control which makes the highest-energy steady-state solution of a nonlinear wideband piezoelectric vibration energy harvester globally stable. For the c...
Shunsuke Akahori, Yoshiyuki Higashi, Arata Masuda
IEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, Proceedings/TENCON   3542-3545   Feb 2017
© 2016 IEEE. In this study, we present an aerial robot which equipped with EPM (Electro Permanent Magnet) and two camera arms to conduct a visual inspection of the steel bridges instead of humans. Since bottom surfaces of steel bridges are complic...
D. Iba, S. Futagawa, T. Kamimoto, M. Nakamura, N. Miura, T. Iizuka, A. Masuda, A. Sone, I. Moriwaki
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   10168    Jan 2017
© 2017 SPIE. Health monitoring methods for machines have been the subject of considerable efforts to maintain it at an appropriate timing. Failures of rotating machine elements can cause severe accidents, thus, to detect such failures is an import...
Takeuchi Kazuya, Masuda Arata }, Akahori Shunsuke, Higashi Yoshiyuki, Miura Nanako
NONDESTRUCTIVE CHARACTERIZATION AND MONITORING OF ADVANCED MATERIALS, AEROSPACE, AND CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE 2017   10169    2017   [Refereed]
Kono Yuta, Masuda Arata, Yuan Fuh-Gwo
ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SMART STRUCTURES AND INTEGRATED SYSTEMS 2017   10164    2017   [Refereed]
Kitamura Norihiko, Masuda Arata
ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SMART STRUCTURES AND INTEGRATED SYSTEMS 2017   10164    2017   [Refereed]
STICK-SLIP ENERGY HARVESTING: A PRELIMINARY STUDY
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME CONFERENCE ON SMART MATERIALS, ADAPTIVE STRUCTURES AND INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS, 2017, VOL 1      2017   [Refereed]
Iba Daisuke, Futagawa Shintaro, Kamimoto Takahiro, Nakamura Morimasa, Miura Nanako, Iizuka Takashi, Masuda Arata, Sone Akira, Moriwaki Ichiro
JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MECHANICAL DESIGN SYSTEMS AND MANUFACTURING   11(6)    2017   [Refereed]
TENCON 2017 - 2017 IEEE REGION 10 CONFERENCE   1992-1996   2017   [Refereed]
T. Sato, S. Kato, A. Masuda
Journal of Physics: Conference Series   744    Oct 2016
© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. This paper presents a resonance-type vibration energy harvester with a Duffing-type nonlinear oscillator which is designed to perform effectively in a wide frequency band. For the conventional linea...
Kyohei Nagao, Arata Masuda
Journal of Physics: Conference Series   744    Oct 2016
© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. This paper proposes a systematic method to analyze the dynamic response of an overhead catenary with pantographs moving at constant speed. The overhead catenary is modeled as a onedimensional infini...
Daisuke Iba, Ricardo Rodriguez Lopez, Takahiro Kamimoto, Morimasa Nakamura, Nanako Miura, Takashi Iizuka, Arata Masuda, Ichiro Moriwaki, Akira Sone
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   9803    Jan 2016
© COPYRIGHT SPIE. Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only. The long-Term objective of our research is to develop sensor systems for detection of gear failure signs. As a very first step, this paper proposes a new method to c...
Riho Hashimoto, Arata Masuda, Hao Chen, Sou Kobayashi
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   9797    Jan 2016
© 2016 SPIE. The purpose of this paper is to develop load assisting clothes for caregivers. Low back pain is one of the most major reasons for caregivers to leave their jobs. In this study, load assisting clothes which reduce the risks of low back...
Arata Masuda, Takeru Sato
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   9799    Jan 2016
© 2016 SPIE. This paper presents an experimental verification of a wideband nonlinear vibration energy harvester which has a globally stabilized high-energy resonating response. For the conventional linear vibration energy harvester, the maximum p...
Yuki Koga, Arata Masuda
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   9799    Jan 2016
© 2016 SPIE. This study aims to develop a design principle of a nonlinear dynamic vibration absorber focusing on its robustness against the alteration of the natural frequency of the primary system. To this end, a 2-DOF coupled system consisting o...
T. Sato, A. Masuda, T. Sanada
Journal of Physics: Conference Series   660    Dec 2015
© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. This paper presents an experimental verification of a self-excitation control of a resonance- type vibration energy harvester with a Duffing-type nonlinearity which is designed to perform effectivel...
T. Maeguchi, A. Masuda, H. Katsumura, H. Kagata, H. Okumura
Journal of Physics: Conference Series   660    Dec 2015
© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. This paper presents a design of a piezoelectric hardening-type nonlinear vibration energy harvester which has widened resonance band while maintaining the same peak performance at the resonance freq...
Akira Sone, Tomoyuki Matsuda, Arata Masuda
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8    Jan 2015
Copyright © 2015 by ASME. This study describes a simple method to estimate the maximum response in the seismic response analysis of multi-input nonlinear system. There are many studies on the response analysis of a system having nonlinear properti...
Yasuhiro Hiraki, Arata Masuda, Naoto Ikeda, Hidenori Katsumura, Hiroshi Kagata, Hidenori Okumura
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   9431    Jan 2015
© 2015 SPIE. Wireless sensor networks need energy harvesting from vibrational environment for their power supply. The conventional resonance type vibration energy harvesters, however, are not always effective for low frequency application. The pur...
Sunao Kato, Akira Sone, Shinichi Ueyama, Arata Masuda, Jun Sakai
MOVIC 2014 - 12th International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control      Jan 2014
© 2014 The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. In this study, we propose a system to reduce the displacement of the tuned mass damper (TMD) with lever and pendulum mechanism that was placed in the roof for seismic response control of high-rise ...
Takashi Tanaka, Arata Masuda, Arata Masuda, Akira Sone
Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference   8    Jan 2014
Copyright © 2014 by ASME. This study presents the integrity diagnosis method of the bolted joint based on nonlinear wave modulation. When the structure that has the contact interface is vibrating at lowfrequency, the contact interface is tapping a...
Akira Sone, Ichiro Ichihashi, Arata Masuda
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8    Jan 2014
Copyright © 2014 by ASME. A number of artificial earthquake ground motions compatible with time-frequency characteristics of recorded actual earthquake ground motions as well as the given target response spectrum are generated using wavelet transf...
Akira Sone, Shinichi Ueyama, Arata Masuda, Sunao Kato
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8    Jan 2014
Copyright © 2014 by ASME. This paper proposes the mechanism using lever and attached weight at point of action of lever, installed horizontally in the space between two floor slabs for the purpose of seismic response control of a base isolated bui...
Arata Masuda, Koki Yamane, Akira Sone
MOVIC 2014 - 12th International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control      Jan 2014
© 2014 The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. This study concerns a piezoelectric vibration energy harvester consisting of a bistable nonlinear oscillator with hardening behavior designed to have wideband resonance characteristics. A vibration...
Akira Sone, Tatsuya Yamauchi, Arata Masuda
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8    Jan 2014
Copyright © 2014 by ASME. A load combination scheme for seismic response calculation of multi-degree-of-freedom (MDOF) piping systems with friction characteristics to multiple support excitations is presented. This scheme has an advantage, such th...
Arata Masuda, Akane Akisada, Takashi Tanaka, Akira Sone
MOVIC 2014 - 12th International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control      Jan 2014
This study concerns adhesive failure detection of bonded joint in a structure by utilizing a sensitive baseline-free structural health monitoring methodology referred to as nonlinear piezoelectric impedance modulation method. According to the prog...
Arata Masuda, Yasuhiro Hiraki, Koki Yamane, Akira Sone
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8    Jan 2014
Copyright © 2014 by ASME. In this study, a design of a regenerative damper for low-frequency applications, such as vibration suppression of long period infrastructures, tanks and pipings, and maritime and offshore structures, is presented. In this...
Takashi Tanaka, Arata Masuda, Akira Sone
MOVIC 2014 - 12th International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control      Jan 2014
This study presents the detection and localization method of contact-type failure based on the reflectivity modulation which is the reflectivity fluctuation caused by nonlinear wave modulation. When the structure including contact-type failure, su...
Arata Masuda, Atsuko Senda, Tatsuya Sanada, Akira Sone
Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures   24 1598-1612   Sep 2013
This article presents a resonance-type vibration energy harvester with a Duffing-type nonlinear oscillator that can perform effectively in a wide frequency range. To mitigate the power-bandwidth trade-off in conventional linear harvesters, the res...
MASUDA Arata, HASHIMOTO Nobuyuki, TANIGUCHI Shunsuke, FURUIKE Hironori
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   79(807) 4131-4140   Jan 2013
In this paper, a concept of power assistance of human motion, called "nonpositive power assistance" is proposed, mainly targeting the prevention of injuries in nursing-care activities. In this concept, only the human motions accompanied by isometr...
Arata Masuda, Yuya Ogawa, Akira Sone
ASME 2013 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, DSCC 2013   2    Jan 2013
This paper presents an improvement of a nonlinear piezoelectric impedance modulation (NPIM)-based damage detection method, a damage-sensitive, baseline-free structural health monitoring technique proposed by the authors, by introducing selfexcited...
ICHIHASHI Ichiro, MASUDA Arata
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   78(788) 1055-1071   Jun 2012
In this paper, a number of artificial earthquake ground motions compatible with time-frequency characteristics of recorded actual earthquake ground motion as well as the given target response spectrum are generated using wavelet transform. The var...
Arata Masuda, Atsuko Senda
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   8341    May 2012
In this paper, a wide-band vibration energy harvester using a nonlinear hardening oscillator with self-excitation circuit is presented. A vibration energy harvester is one of the energy-harvesting devices that collects unused energy from vibrating...
市橋一郎, 曽根彰, 増田新, 野間樹木
構造工学論文集 B   58 105-116   Mar 2012
山内達矢, 土川和雅, 増田新, 曽根彰
構造工学論文集 B   57 311-318   Mar 2011
A. Masuda, J. Aoki, J. Sasahara, D. Iba, A. Sone
COMADEM 2010 - Advances in Maintenance and Condition Diagnosis Technologies Towards Sustainable Society, Proc. 23rd Int. Congr. Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management   257-264   Sep 2010
In this paper, a nondestructive, in-service structural integrity monitoring methodology that can detect and characterize local structural damages of contact-type, i.e. damages and failures which come along with generation, growth and/or changes of...
A. Masuda, S. Nishimura, T. Fumimoto, K. Suzuki
COMADEM 2010 - Advances in Maintenance and Condition Diagnosis Technologies Towards Sustainable Society, Proc. 23rd Int. Congr. Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management   249-256   Sep 2010
In this paper, a method to identify the geometrical shape and the location of the defect included in a concrete structure by processing nonstationary thermal images of the structural surface acquired by infrared thermography is presented. In the p...
Arata Masuda, Junsuke Aoki, Daisuke Iba, Akira Sone
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   7650    Jun 2010
In this paper, a nondestructive, in-service structural integrity monitoring methodology that can detect and characterize local structural damages of contact-type, i.e. damages and failures which come along with generation, growth and/or changes of...
Daisuke Iba, Arata Masuda, Akira Sone
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8 159-167   Jun 2010
This paper proposes a new method for utilization of variable damping in a vibration system. The coefficient of variable damping can be changed as that in the case of a sine wave, i.e. parametric excitation whose frequency can be arbitrarily select...
Arata Masuda, Tomohiro Shinagawa, Daisuke Iba, Akira Sone
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   7295    Jun 2009
In this paper, a structural health monitoring (SHM) methodology that can detect and characterize local structural damages in early stage is developed, by merging the concepts of two existing SHM principles, a piezoelectric impedance-based methodol...
IBA Daisuke, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   74(745) 2145-2152   Sep 2008
This paper proposes a method of frequency response analysis of a vibration system with parametric excitation of damping coefficient and external harmonic excitation. A simple base-excited vibration system with a variable damper whose coefficient i...
MASUDA Arata, NAKAMURA Muneaki, IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   74(740) 789-797   Apr 2008
In this paper, a method to identify the geometrical shape and the location of the defect embedded in a concrete structure by processing the thermal image of the structural surface acquired by infrared thermography is presented. In the proposed met...
HASHIMOTO Yuito, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira, IBA Daisuke
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   73(729) 1361-1367   May 2007
In this paper, we propose a wavelet-based method to detect the discontinuities of the tangent stiffness of a hysteretic restoring force from acceleration data. The discontinuities of the tangent stiffness indicate that the system has suffered inel...
Zhang Song, Lba Daisuke, Sone Akira, Masuda Arata
PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASME PRESSURE VESSELS AND PIPING CONFERENCE 2007, VOL 8   11-16   2007   [Refereed]
IMANISHI Naoto, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, IBA Daisuke
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   72(724) 3782-3788   Dec 2006
In this report, a method to estimate a non-linearity or a hysteretic characteristics in the vibration response of a structure, whose yield point is not specific and stiffness gradually decreases according to the increase of deformation, is examine...
HASHIMOTO Yuito, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira, IBA Daisuke
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   72(723) 3517-3524   Nov 2006
In this paper, a method is proposed to identify the time and the location of the damage from responses of multi-degree-of-freedom (MDOF) structurs based on the wavelet transform, which has the capacity to detect singularities. First, propagation o...
OHTA Y.
Journal of Applied Mechanics, JSCE   9(0) 95-105   2006
IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   71(710) 2870-2874   Oct 2005
This paper proposes a design method of a passive dynamic absorber with robust performance. In this study, the dynamic absorber is designed from the view of feedback control. We consider that a extended model is constructed by two main systems whic...
IMANISHI Naoto, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   71(705) 1617-1624   May 2005
Infrared thermography has recently been utilized to detect faults in the concrete structures. It is, however, not easy to judge the internal conditions of concrete because the distribution of temperatures on the surface of the concrete structure c...
YAMASHITA Yoshitaka, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   71(703) 768-775   Mar 2005
In this study, a base isolation device using pseudoelastic shape memory alloy (SMA) wires is developed. A base isolation device using softening spring restricts acceleration transmission from the source of vibration so that pseudoelastic SMAs, whi...
IMANISHI Naoto, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   71(701) 29-36   Jan 2005
Health monitoring of slabs is generally carried out on the basis of their stiffness. So, in the first report, the method to identify spring constant, mass and damping coefficient separately by wavelet transform of an excitation force and response ...
IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   70(695) 1929-1936   Jul 2004
This paper proposes a design method of multi-degree-of-freedom dynamic absorbers which can suppress multiple vibration modes passively. Design parameters of the dynamic absorber are determined by utilizing the theory of the H_∞ static output feedb...
IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   70(693) 1228-1235   May 2004
This paper is concerned with design of simply supported type dynamic absorber for spindle. The dynamic absorber is designed from the view of feedback control. The design of the dynamic absorber is formulated as a decentralized H_∞ static output fe...
SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, MATSUURA Takashi, YAMAMURA Takahiko, YAMADA Makoto, YAMAMOTO Sizuo
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   70(693) 1318-1323   May 2004
In this paper, a jerk-dot sensor, which measures the second derivative of the acceleration, is developed. Its capability of detect the local damage in structural members is investigated through lowcycle fatigue tests, which prove its significant s...
IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, TSUTSUI Shinsuke
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   69(684) 1941-1946   Aug 2003
This paper proposes whirl vibration control of winder by using a tuned mass damper (TMD). The winder has a cantilever type spindle that is supported at one end and free at the other. Due to the long length of the spindle, amplitude of vibration in...
HATA Hiroaki, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   67(658) 1735-1742   Jun 2001
Identification of system parameters of structures is important for the damage detection or health monitoring of structures due to earthquake. Generally, the input and responses of structure is measured by the accelerometers during earthquake. Ther...
SEGAWA Ryutaro, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, YAMAMOTO Shizuo
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   67(654) 315-321   Feb 2001
It is very important to estimate the damage of structures after an earthquake by analyzing the observed records especially for important industrial structures. The structures deform large during an earthquake and cause the damage by extremely low ...
MASUDA Arata, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   65(638) 3978-3985   Oct 1999
This paper describes the identification of the time-varying transfer function from a pair of single realization of the input and output processes. We propose an identification method based on the nonstationary spectrum estimator with time-frequenc...
SEGAWA Ryutaro, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, HAMASU Tadashi
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(522) 29-35   Aug 1999
During a strong earthquake, the response of a structure with bilinear restoring force has discontinuity in jerk. In this paper, the method to estimate the ductility factor by the wavelet analysis of absolute acceleration response is proposed. It i...
YAMAJI Kunihiro, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, TAMURA Masami
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   65(635) 2750-2755   Jul 1999
In this paper, the method of monitoring of development of crack of structural member caused by dynamical load by angular velocity sensors using vibratory gyroscope is proposed. The one story structure having the test column with the artificial cra...
MASUDA Arata, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   65(634) 2243-2250   Jun 1999
This paper describes an approach to the identification of a time-varying transfer function which represents the instantaneous frequency response of a linear time-varying system. It is shown that the identification problem of the time varying trans...
SEGAWA Ryutaro, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, HATA Hiroaki
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(519) 41-46   May 1999
The method to estimate structural parameters by the wavelet transform of displacement response is proposed by authors. However, vibration is measured by accelerometer generally. Therefore, if it is possible to identify structural parameters by the...
TAMURA Masami, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(517) 53-60   Mar 1999
Detection of discontinuities in response of building on earthquake by using the jerk sensor combined with a vibratory gyroscope and a cantilever is reported in this paper. It is reported by authors that the discontinuities generated from the elast...
SONE Akira, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, MASUDA Arata, OKAMOTO Hidetaka
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(515) 37-43   Jan 1999
This paper deals with the active control of response of structures such as buildings and towers using a tuned mass damper with pendulum and lever mechanism(LP-TMD). During a strong earthquake, a structure shows the nonlinear response due to hyster...
TAMURA Masami, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   65(629) 122-129   Jan 1999
A machine and structure reduce their own strength by the cumulative damage caused by fatigue generated by dynamic loads. If the signals caused by the development of crack in materials are able to be detected, the condition of health of a machine a...
XIA Fang-Ming, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, TANAKA Syozo, TANAKA Hirohiko
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   64(627) 4248-4255   Nov 1998
The sound field coupled with inner and outer space separated at an enclosure has been analyzed by using the boundary element method and reported. It has been available that the most of sound energy more than 80% is flooded from the opening of the ...
SONE Akira, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, MASUDA Arata
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(512) 61-66   Oct 1998
The method to identify structural parameters of multi-degree of freedom structures by the wavelet transform of the input and responses is presented. For the input of a white noise, the stiffness matrices and damping matrices for two-degree-of-free...
TAMURA Masami, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(509) 61-68   Jul 1998
The health monitoring of structure is to detect the cumulative damage by the fatigue of structure for the vibration caused by transportation, wind and earthquake etc. The signal according to development of fatigue crack shall be detected the displ...
YOSHIKAWA Yukio, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, OKAMOTO Hidetaka
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(507) 45-51   May 1998
The non-linear damper system installed to base-isolated buildings is proposed and the effectiveness of this system is proved numerically.This non-linear damper is constituted with the rope arranged between moving pulleys and fix pulleys and the oi...
XIA Fang-Ming, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, TANAKA Syozo
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   64(621) 1634-1641   May 1998
The method of analysis of three dimenional sound field coupled between inner and outer space separated at an enclosure is developed by using the three demensional Boundary Element Method (BEM) for the object evaluating the method of reducing the s...
MASUDA Arata, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, SONE Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   64(621) 1580-1587   May 1998
A new discrete deconvolution procedure is developed that uses the wavelet packet based system decompositon. The system is decomposed into subsystems using the wavelet packet transform and the inversion of each subsystem is derived approximately. W...
SHIMADA Takayuki, YAMAMOTO Sizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   63(609) 1603-1609   May 1997
Enclosures of machines have openings that allow radiation of heat and sound leakage. It has been reported that a sound insulating device is effective for dissipating sound. In this paper, in addition to the conventional method, we suggest a method...
ABE Toshihiro, YAMAMOTO Sizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, KYOMOTO Takeru
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   63(607) 929-936   Mar 1997
This study deals with the hybrid control of response of pressure pulsation of gas in piping excited by a compressor. That is, the response of pressure pulsation of gas in piping is controlled passively by the branch pipe for the tuned mode and act...
YOSHIMURA Yuusuke, YAMAMOTO Sizuo, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(491) 47-53   Jan 1997
This paper deals with both passive and active control of seismic response of structures such as buildings and towers by using a tuned mass damper with lever and pendulum mechanism. First, the tuning condition in optimum is analytically obtaind for...
MASUDA Arata, YAMAMOTO Sizuo, SONE Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   63(605) 105-112   Jan 1997
In this paper, we present a new deconvolution method for a time series, which is distorted by the characteristics of the transfer system. First we show how to decompose the transfer system into subsystems using the discrete wavelet transform, and ...
SONE Akira, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, MASUDA Arata
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(490) 65-72   Dec 1996
The most convenient method to identify the dynamic characteristics such as natural periods and damping ratios of structures is to utilize the record of microtremor. Then, the method to identify them by the wavelet transforming the input and output...
SONE Akira, YAMAMOTO Shizuo, MASUDA Arata, NAKAMOKA Akira, ASHINO Ryuichi
Journal of structural and construction engineering. Transactions of AIJ   0(476) 67-74   Oct 1995
It is very important to estimate the cumulative damage of buildings by a strong ground motion quantitatively, because it is necessary to judge whether they are able to be used or not in future. Even after they are judged to be able to be used, it ...
Masuda Arata, Yamamoto Sizuo, Sone Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   61(590) 3812-3819   Oct 1995
Most of building floors are considered as thin plates which are supported by several beams. A BEM analysis of an eigenfrequency problem of rectangular plates supported by beams is described in this paper. Bending vibration of plates and beams, and...
Sone Akira, Yamamoto Shizuo, Masuda Arata, Nakaoka Akira, Ashino Ryuichi
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   61(589) 3552-3558   Sep 1995
The singularities of the output signals from a physical system depend upon both the singularities of input signals and the regularizing property of the physical system. Wavelet analysis is adequate for analysis of these singularities. In this pape...
Sone Akira, Yamamoto Shizuo, Arima Kouzo, Masuda Arata, Nakaoka Akira
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   61(586) 2340-2346   Jun 1995
It is very important to estimate the damage rate of machines and structures caused by low cycle fatigue under dynamic loading, from the point of view of guaranteeing their safety and developing the scheme of their maintenance. Therefore, the in-se...
Tanaka Syozo, Yamamoto Shizuo, Sone Akira, Masuda Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   60(578) 3364-3371   Oct 1994
It has been available that the most of sound energy generated by machines would be radiated to atmosphere through the opening of an enclosure of a machine and it would be effective for proofing noise to control it. Then, in this paper, the methods...
Tanaka Syozo, Yamamoto Shizuo, Sone Akira, Masuda Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   60(576) 2797-2804   Aug 1994
In the previous paper, the evaluation for accuracy of analysis of acoustic waves propagating through multilayered media consisting of gas and solid by the boundary element method had been presented. In this paper, the eigenvalues of the equation o...
Tanaka Syozo, Yamamoto Shizuo, Sone Akira, Masuda Arata
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   59(568) 3852-3859   Dec 1993
In this paper, the evaluation of analytic accuracy of acoustic wave propagation through multilayered mediums consisting of gas and solid phases by the boundary element method is presented. Usually, the Helmholz wave equation is used in analyzing a...
MATSUHISA Hiroshi, MASUDA Arata, HONDA Yoshihisa, SATO Susumu
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. C   57(543) 3565-3570   Nov 1991
Skiers control their stability by pumping their bodies up and down. The dynamic model of a skier traversing an undulant snowy surface was formulated in order to investigate the mechanism of a pumping strategy to minimize the vertical acceleration....

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田中昂大, 増田新, 赤堀俊輔, 東善之, 三浦奈々子
日本機械学会ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2018 ROMBUNNO.1A1‐B11   Jun 2018
石井祐之助, 射場大輔, 宮本諭, 三浦奈々子, 飯塚高志, 増田新, 曽根彰, 森脇一郎
日本機械学会機素潤滑設計部門講演会講演論文集   18th 67‐70   Apr 2018
二川真太郎, 射場大輔, 神本貴裕, 市川崇人, 三浦奈々子, 飯塚高志, 増田新, 曽根彰, 森脇一郎
日本機械学会機素潤滑設計部門講演会講演論文集   18th 71‐74   Apr 2018
水口拓海, 三浦奈々子, 曽根彰, 増田新, 東善之
日本機械学会評価・診断に関するシンポジウム講演論文集   16th 139‐142   Nov 2017
野中昭太, 増田新
日本機械学会評価・診断に関するシンポジウム講演論文集   16th 106‐109   Nov 2017
山下昂輝, 増田新, 田中昂
日本機械学会評価・診断に関するシンポジウム講演論文集   16th 31‐36   Nov 2017
二川真太郎, 射場大輔, 神本貴裕, 中村守正, 三浦奈々子, 飯塚高志, 増田新, 曽根彰, 森脇一郎
日本機械学会年次大会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.S1110104   Sep 2017
宮本諭, 射場大輔, 石井祐之助, 本宮潤一, 中村守正, 三浦奈々子, 飯塚高志, 増田新, 曽根彰, 森脇一郎
日本機械学会年次大会講演論文集(CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.S1120303   Sep 2017
松本紘輔, 増田新
Dynamics & Design Conference (CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.511   Aug 2017
山下昂輝, 増田新, 田中昂
Dynamics & Design Conference (CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.521   Aug 2017
柏木正至, 増田新
Dynamics & Design Conference (CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.518   Aug 2017
野中昭太, 増田新, 田中昂
Dynamics & Design Conference (CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.522   Aug 2017
加藤慎吾, 増田新, 牛木壮
Dynamics & Design Conference (CD-ROM)   2017 ROMBUNNO.508   Aug 2017
SENDA Atsuko, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics & Design Conference   2011(0) "112-1"-"112-7"   Sep 2011
This study concerns a electromagnetic vibration energy harvester with a nonlinear oscillator. The nonlinear oscillator can have multiple stable steady-state responses in resonance band typically the large and small amplitude solutions depending on...
IBA Daisuke, RODRIGUEZ LOPEZ Ricardo, KAMIMOTO Takahiro, NAKAMURA Morimasa, MIURA Nanako, IIZUKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, MORIWAKI Ichiro, SONE Akira
講演論文集   2016(53) "204-1"-"204-5"   Mar 2016
Yoshitaka Yamashita, Shigeyuki Kobayashi, Takayuki Usuda, Arata Masuda, Daisuke Iba
Quarterly Report of RTRI (Railway Technical Research Institute)   57 305-310   Jan 2016
In order to improve current collection performance as train running speeds increase, the authors have been working on the development of a feed-forward control technique for reducing contact force fluctuation, based on information about support sp...
HIRAMATSU Hidetaka, IBA Daisuke, HONGU Junichi, MIYAMOTO Satoru, NAKAMURA Morimasa, IIZUKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira, MORIWAKI Ichiro
Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2015(0) "S1120503-1"-"S1120503-5"   Sep 2015
The present paper proposes a new signal processing method, in which a neural oscillator synchronizes to a meshing frequency for estimating the angular position of the meshing gear pair without the help of speed sensors. Especially, as a very first...
NAKAKOJI Hayato, OHARA Hideki, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2015 "330-1"-"330-12"   Aug 2015
Recently, for the long-period ground motions by the Tokai earthquake, the Tonankai earthquake, et al., the safety of Tokaido-Shinkansen becomes a very important problem. In this research, using the analytical model of high-speed-moving railway veh...
Arata Masuda, Yasuhiro Hiraki, Naoto Ikeda, Akira Sone
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8    Jan 2015
Copyright © 2015 by ASME. In this study, a design of an energy harvesting damper for low-frequency applications, such as energy harvesting from long period infrastructures, tanks and pipings, and maritime and offshore structures, is presented. In ...
Daisuke Iba, Takashi Iizuka, Junich Hongu, Arata Masuda, Hidetaka Hiramatsu, Akira Sone, Morimasa Nakamura, Ichiro Moriwaki
2015 IFToMM World Congress Proceedings, IFToMM 2015      Jan 2015
The present paper proposes a synchronization method of a neural oscillator to a meshing frequency of the vibration signal from a gear pair. The proposed method could enable the angular position of the meshing gear to be estimated without any help ...
TANAKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series A   79(801) 1594-1601   Jul 2013
This paper concerns the estimation method of damage location based on the nonlinear wave modulation demodulation which has attracted much attention in the field of structural health monitoring. When a structure containing a contact-type damage is ...
Nguyen Xuan Thuan, Do Duc Nam, Nguyen Chi Hung, Akira Sone, Arata Masuda
MOVIC 2014 - 12th International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control      Jan 2014
© 2014 The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. This paper proposes a new bilateral control method of single master and Single Slave (SMSS) Tele-robot system. In this strategy, we propose a combination control method between PD and Scattering an...
OHARA Hideki, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, NAGAO Kyohei, NAKAKOJI Hayato
The Transportation and Logistics Conference   2014(23) 107-108   Nov 2014
Recently, for the long-period ground motions by the Tokai earthquake, the Tonankai earthquake, et al., the safety of Tokaido-Shinkansen becomes a problem. In this paper, Using the analytical model of high-speed moving railway vehicles proposed by ...
TANAKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2014(13) 127-130   Dec 2014
This study concerns damage localization method based on nonlinear wave modulation phenomenon. The detection technique based on nonlinear wave modulation is one of sensitive technique as nondestructive detection technique. When the structure includ...
Arata Masuda, Akira Sone
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8    Dec 2013
This study presents the estimation of the ductility responses of inelastic SDOF structures to an earthquake motion from the velocity responses of elastic SDOF structures. Based on the energy balance equation, the ductility response and the baselin...
Yuichi Matsumura, Arata Masuda, Yoshihiro Takita, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Hiroyuki Sugiyama
Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C   77(777) 1622-1629   Dec 2011
Tatsuya Yamauchi, Kazumasa Tsuchikawa, Arata Masuda, Akira Sone
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8 321-330   Dec 2011
A load combination method for seismic response calculation of piping systems with friction characteristics to multiple support excitations is presented. This method has an advantage, such that the cross-correlation among support excitations and "r...
Akira Sone, Kazumasa Tsuchikawa, Tatsuya Yamauchi, Arata Masuda
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8 13-22   Dec 2011
In this study, a practical method for obtaining the nonlinear seismic maximum response properties of multiple supported piping systems with friction characteristics in industrial plants such as the nuclear power plant and petrochemical plant is pr...
Tatsuya Yamauchi, Kazumasa Tsuchikawa, Atsushi Yokota, Arata Masuda, AKira Sone
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8 3-12   Dec 2011
Seismic response analysis of piping systems with friction characteristics to multiple support excitations is presented. By this analysis, the maximum responses of piping system are calculated and "response reduction factor" due to friction are tak...
SASAHARA Junpei, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics & Design Conference   2011(0) "153-1"-"153-7"   Sep 2011
This paper concerns a structural health monitoring (SHM) methodology, self-sensing,sensitive and baseline-free, that can detect and characterize local structural damages in early stage, named nonlinear piezoelectric impedance modulation (NPIM) met...
NAKASONE Yoshiko, MASUDA Arata, HASHIMOTO Shohei
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2011(0)    Sep 2011
Sasahara Junpei, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2011(0)    Sep 2011
山下 義隆, 池田 充, 増田 新
RTRI report   25(6) 5-10   Jun 2011
KATO Sunao, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, LI Mingming
Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2014(0) "J1010604-1"-"J1010604-5"   Sep 2014
In this study, we propose a system to reduce the displacement of the tuned mass damper (TMD) with lever and pendulum mechanism that was placed in the roof for seismic response control of high-rise buildings. This is a displacement magnifying mecha...
KAMISAKA Hirokazu, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, MATSUDA Tomoyuki
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2014 "448-1"-"448-10"   Aug 2014
A load combination method for seismic response calculation of piping systems with friction characteristics to multiple support excitations is presented. This method has an advantage, such that the cross-correlation among support excitations and "r...
TANAKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2014 "517-1"-"517-10"   Aug 2014
This article presents the estimation method of the contact-type failure location based on nonlinear wave modulation using multi-high-frequency waves. When the structure including contact-type failure is vibrating at low-frequency, the contact inte...
MASUDA Arata, TAKAHASHI Yuki, IIZUKA Takashi, NAKAMURA Morimasa, IBA Daisuke, MORIWAKI Ichiro, SONE Akira
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2014 "521-1"-"521-8"   Aug 2014
This study aims to develop a tool-wear condition monitoring system for a punching machine based on the wavelet analysis of the die acceleration responses during the punching process. In the proposed approach, the acceleration response of the die i...
Arata Masuda, Junsuke Aoki, Tomohiro Shinagawa, Daisuke Iba, Akira Sone
Smart Materials and Structures   20    Feb 2011
In this paper, a self-sensing, sensitive and baseline-free structural health monitoring methodology is developed, which aims to detect and characterize local structural failures of contact type, i.e. failures which arise along with the generation,...
MASUDA Arata, SENDA Atsuko
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2010(9) 118-123   Dec 2010
This study concerns a electromagnetic vibration energy harvester with a nonlinear oscillator. A vibrational energy harvester is an energy-harvesting device that is designed to collect extra energy from vibrating equipments, which is ordinarily dis...
UEYAMA Shinichi, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, SAKAI Jun
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2014 "440-1"-"440-11"   Aug 2014
In order to reduce the response of the base-isolated structure by the earthquake ground motion, this paper proposes base-isolated structure using the mechanism with lever and attached weight at point of action of lever, installed horizontally in t...
T. Yamauchi, K. Tsuchikawa, A. Masuda, A. Sone
COST ACTION C26: Urban Habitat Constructions under Catastrophic Events - Proceedings of the Final Conference   439-444   Dec 2010
Fundamental study on seismic response of multiple supported piping systems in industrial plants is described. Nonlinear characteristics such as friction appearing between the piping itself and supports are specifically investigated. From the numer...
Ichiro Ichihashi, Akira Sone, Arata Masuda, Daisuke Iba
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8 285-291   Dec 2010
In this paper, a number of artificial earthquake ground motions compatible with time-frequency characteristics of recorded actual earthquake ground motion as well as the given target response spectrum are generated using wavelet transform. The max...
MASUDA Arata, TAINAKA Yoshiki, KITADA Yoshimitu
M&M材料力学カンファレンス   2010(0) 524-525   Oct 2010
Super-elastic shape memory alloy (SE-SMA) has unique properties such as the stress saturation by stress-induced martensitic transformation, the recoverable strain over 6% and the huge hysteretic damping. By using those properties, its application ...
NAGAO Kyohei, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2014 "701-1"-"701-12"   Aug 2014
This paper deals with seismic response of the high-speed vehicle, such as Shinkansen. It is very important to study and analyze seismic behavior of railway vehicles because it will incur heavy casualties once a high-speed-moving vehicle is deraile...
MASUDA Arata, AOKI Junsuke, SASAHARA Junpei
Dynamics & Design Conference   2010(0) "450-1"-"450-6"   Sep 2010
In this paper, a nondestructive, self-sensing, baseline free structural health monitoring methodology is presented, based on a nonlinear piezoelectric impedance modulation phenomenon which is induced by the contact acoustic nonlinearity (CAN) at t...
MASUDA Arata, TAKAHASHI Yuki, IIZUKA Takashi, NAKAMURA Morimasa, IBA Daisuke, MORIWAKI Ichiro, SONE Akira
講演論文集   2014(52) "514-1"-"514-2"   2014
MASUDA Arata, NAKANO Daisuke, SENDA Atsuko
Dynamics & Design Conference   2010(0) "609-1"-"609-6"   Sep 2010
This study concerns a vibration energy harvester with a nonlinear oscillator. A vibrational energy harvester is an energy-harvesting device that can collect extra energy from vibrating equipments, which is ordinarily descarded as heat. A conventio...
OHARA Hideki, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
The Transportation and Logistics Conference   2013(22) 125-128   Dec 2013
Recently, for the long-period ground motions by the Tokai earthquake, the Tonankai earthquake, et al., the safety of Tokaido-Shinkansen becomes a problem. In this paper, using the analytical model of high-speed moving railway vehicles proposed by ...
FURUIKE Hironori, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics & Design Conference   2010(0) "636-1"-"636-6"   Sep 2010
In this paper, a study which aims to achieve noninvasive evaluation of compressive load acting on intervertebral disks by using change of the vibratory response of the vertebrae is presented. Usually methods of evaluation of the load acting on int...
TAKAHASHI Yuki, MASUDA Arata, IDUKA Takashi, SONE Akira
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2013(12) 62-65   Dec 2013
Immediate detection of abnormalities which occur in a production machine and taking a prompt and appropriate action are essential to maintain. Repair is required before the defective product is made in an actual production plants. This study aims ...
NAKASONE Yoshiko, IIDA Mitsuhiro, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics & Design Conference   2010(0) "301-1"-"301-6"   Sep 2010
This paper concerns an analysis of a quasi-passive dynamic walking (quasi-PDW) biped robot on level ground. In this study, a linearized "simplest walking model" is adopted as the biped walker model, and the constant torque inputs at the hip joints...
TANAKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2013(12) 142-146   Dec 2013
This study concerns integrity diagnosis method of bolted joint based on nonlinear vibro-acoustic modulation. When the structure that has the contact-type failure is vibrating at low-frequency, the pair of the contactsurfaces of two components is t...
Fukuda Kazusa, MASUDA Arata, NAKAMURA Kyohei, UEDA Taisuke, IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira, YAMASHITA Yoshitaka, IKEDA Mitsuru
Dynamics & Design Conference   2010(0) "320-1"-"320-5"   Sep 2010
This paper concerns the suppression of the contact force fluctuation between the pantograph and the overhead contact catenary of high-speed railway vehicles based on the concept of the impedance control. For the better compliance, the mechanical i...
SONE Akira, Ikai Yuki, NOMA Tatsuki, MASUDA Arata
Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2013(0) "G101031-1"-"G101031-5"   Sep 2013
This study is aimed at evaluating the variation of maximum response of target tanks and piping systems subjected to the artificial earthquake motions in industrial facilities.In the seismic design criteria for high-pressure gas equipment,these str...
YAMAUCHI Tatsuya, TSUCHIKAWA Kazumasa, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics & Design Conference   2010(0) "418-1"-"418-6"   Sep 2010
In this paper, for the conventional calculation method of maximum response of multiple supported piping systems with friction effect, using a simple analytical model of single degree freedom piping system friction characteristics subjected two sup...
UEYAMA Shinichi, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, KATO Sunao
Dynamics and Design Conference   2013(13) "D12-1"-"D12-8"   Aug 2013
This paper propose the mechanism using lever and attached weight at point of action of lever, installed horizontally in the space between two floor slabs for the purpose of seismic response control of a high-rise building. This mechanism produces ...
MASUDA Arata, FUMIMOTO Takuya, NISHIMURA Shinya
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2009(8) 54-58   Dec 2009
In this paper, a method to identify the geometrical shape and the location of the defect embedded in a concrete structure by processing nonstationary thermal images of the structural surface captured by a infrared thermography camera is presented....
KAMISAKA Hirokazu, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2013 "211-1"-"211-10"   Aug 2013
A load combination method for seismic response calculation of piping systems with friction characteristics to multiple support excitations is presented. This method has an advantage, such that the cross-correlation among support excitations and "r...
MASUDA Arata, AOKI Junsuke, SONE Akira
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2009(8) 108-113   Dec 2009
In this paper, a nondestructive, in-service structural integrity monitoring methodology that can detect and characterize local structural damages of contact-type, i.e. damages and failures which come along with generation, growth and/or changes of...
TANAKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2013 "520-1"-"520-8"   Aug 2013
This study describes the detection and localization method of contact failures based on reflectivity fluctuation caused by nonlinear vibro-acoustic modulation. When a structure including contact-type failures, such as fatigue crack, delamination o...
Tsuchikawa Kazumasa, Sone Akira, Masuda Arata, Iba Daisuke
Dynamics and Design Conference   2009(11) 142-147   Sep 2009
This study proposes a load combination method considering the correlation coefficient among support excitations for response analysis of multi-supported piping system. The traditional combination methods can lead to large errors depending on the c...
IBA Daisuke, HONGU Junich, NAKAMURA Morimasa, IIZUKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, MORIWAKI Ichiro, SONE Akira
講演論文集   2013(51) "714-1"-"714-2"   Feb 2013
ICHIHASHI Ichiro, IBA Daisuke, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics and Design Conference   2009(11) 152-156   Sep 2009
The design ground motions are usually defined to be compatible with the given response spectrum which is a useful measure of the linear dynamic response of the structure. Recently, a new synthesis method was proposed by Masuda et al. that can make...
NAKAO Toru, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics & Design Conference   2009(0) "134-1"-"134-6"   Aug 2009
In this study, a damage identification method for beam structures by separating and extracting guided wave is investigated. Especially in this paper, a spatial-frequency reflection intensity map which effectively displays the reflectivity at a spe...
MASUDA Arata, SHINAGAWA Tomohiro, AOKI Junsuke, IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira
Dynamics & Design Conference   2009(0) "123-1"-"123-6"   Aug 2009
This paper concerns a structural health monitoring (SHM) methodology that can detect and characterize local structural damages in early stage, developed by combining the concepts of two existing SHM principles, a piezoelectric impedance-based meth...
TANAKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2012(11) 31-35   Dec 2012
This study concerns damage localization method based on nonlinear elastic wave modulation spectroscopy. When fragments of a contact-type damage is rupping and crapping in synchronization with the low-frequency vibration, a high-frequency wave whic...
MASUDA Arata, HIRANO Aki-hiro, IBA Daisuke
Dynamics & Design Conference   2009(0) "302-1"-"302-6"   Aug 2009
In this paper, a strategy of power assistance of human motion, called "negative power assistance", which is especially targeting the nursing-care activities, is proposed. In this strategy, only the human motions accompanied by isometric and eccent...
TANAKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics & Design Conference   2012(0) "627-1"-"627-8"   Sep 2012
This paper concerns the estimation method of damage location based on the nonlinear wave modulation demodulation which has attracted much attention in the field of structural health monitoring. When a structure containing a contact-type damage is ...
NAKAMURA Kyohei, IBA Daisuke, Sakamoto Naoki, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics & Design Conference   2009(0) "525-1"-"525-6"   Aug 2009
This paper deals with power flow of a single-degree-of-freedom vibration system with parametric excitation of damping. A possibility of vibration control by the parametric excitation was introduced by Iba, et al. The proposed control method utiliz...
ICHIHASHI Ichiro, SONE Akira, MUSUDA Arata, NOMA Tatsuki
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2012(0)    Sep 2012
NAKAMURA Kyohei, IBA Daisuke, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
The Transportation and Logistics Conference   2008(17) 163-166   Dec 2008
This paper proposes a new control method of a transient response by a variable damper when a single-degree-of-freedom vibration isolation system with a stationary displacement input receives an impact input. In our previous study, we confirmed tha...
TANAKA Takashi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics and Design Conference : D & D   2012(0)    Sep 2012
A. Masuda, S. Kobashi, F. G. Yuan
Proceedings of the World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, SMSST'07   247   Dec 2008
This paper presents a modal-based, simplified and practical algorithm to evaluate the local flexibility of structural joints. The algorithm adopts local flexibility indices (LFIs) as damage metrics, that are then extended to define a modified dama...
Hung Nguyen Chi, Akira Sone, Daisuke Iba, Arata Masuda
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8 43-48   Dec 2008
This study deals with the robust design in designing passive suspension system of half railway vehicles via feedback control theory. This design with robustness performance is examined in the change of body weight corresponding to full and empty l...
M. N. Noori, Y. Cao, E. G. Yuan, T. Yokoi, A. Masuda
Proceedings of the World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, SMSST'07   555   Dec 2008
MASUDA Arata, NISHIMURA Shinya
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2008(7) 78-81   Nov 2008
In this paper, a method to identify the geometrical shape and the location of the defect embedded in a concrete structure by processing the thermal image of the structural surface acquired by infrared thermography is presented. In the proposed met...
ICHIHASHI Ichiro, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata, NOMA Tatsuki
Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2012(0) "S102011-1"-"S102011-5"   Sep 2012
In this paper, a number of artificial earthquake ground motions compatible with non-stationary time-frequency characteristics as well as the given target response spectrum are generated using wavelet transform. The maximum displacement, velocity a...
MASUDA Arata, SHINAGAWA Tomohiro, SONE Akira
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2008(7) 98-101   Nov 2008
In this paper, a novel monitoring methodology to detect and characterize damages accompanied by changes in the micro/macroscopic condition of surface contact is proposed. The presented system consists of a PZT patch attached on the structural surf...
SONE Akira, UEYAMA Shinichi, MASUDA Arata
Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2012(0) "J183012-1"-"J183012-5"   Sep 2012
In this paper, from the viewpoint of anti-earthquake design, the isolation performance of various types of base isolated structures with tuned mass damper (TMD) subjected to long-period earthquake motions is evaluated Using three types of dampers ...
MASUDA Arata, NISHIMURA Shinya
Dynamics & Design Conference   2008(0) "210-1"-"210-4"   Sep 2008
In this paper, a method to identify the geometrical shape and the location of the defect embedded in a concrete structure by processing the thermal image of the structural surface acquired by infrared thermography is presented. In the proposed met...
IBA Daisuke, SAKAMOTO Naoki, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics & Design Conference   2008(0) "425-1"-"425-6"   Sep 2008
This paper proposes a new method for utilization of variable damping in a vibration system. The coefficient of variable damping can be changed as that in the case of a sine wave, i.e. parametric excitation whose frequency can be arbitrarily select...
SENDA Atsuko, MASUDA Arata
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2011(10) 116-119   Dec 2011
This study describes an electromagnetic vibration energy harvester with a nonlinear oscillator. The oscillator with a nonlinear spring can have a bended resonance peak with multiple stable steady-state responses in the resonance band typically the...
Daisuke Iba, Arata Masuda, Akira Sone
Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C   74 2145-2152   Sep 2008
This paper proposes a method of frequency response analysis of a vibration system with parametric excitation of damping coefficient and external harmonic excitation. A simple base-excited vibration system with a variable damper whose coefficient i...
MASUDA Arata, MAEKAWA Satoshi
年次大会講演論文集 : JSME annual meeting   2008(6) 367-368   Aug 2008
In this paper, a novel monitoring methodology to detect and characterize damages accompanied by changes in the micro/macroscopic condition of surface contact is proposed. The presented system consists of a PZT patch attached on the structural surf...
千田温子, 増田新
日本機械学会評価・診断に関するシンポジウム講演論文集   10th 116-119   Dec 2011
MASUDA Arata, SHIMABUKURO Satoshi, CHEN Shusheng
年次大会講演論文集 : JSME annual meeting   2008(6) 405-406   Aug 2008
In this paper, a preliminary study on a shape-recoverable shock absorption structure consisting of hysteretic spring elements combined with a buckling mechanism which could achieve both high energy absorption efficiency and high energy dissipation...
NOMA Tatsuki, ICHIHASHI Ichiro, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2011(0) "J101012-1"-"J101012-5"   Sep 2011
In this paper, a number of artificial earthquake ground motions compatible with non-stationary time-frequency characteristics as well as the given target response spectrum are generated using wavelet transform. The maximum displacement, velocity a...
MASUDA Arata, NAKAMURA Muneaki, IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira
年次大会講演論文集 : JSME annual meeting   2008(6) 215-216   Aug 2008
In this paper, a method to identify the geometrical shape and the location of the defect embedded in a concrete structure by processing the thermal image of the structural surface acquired by infrared thermography is presented. In the proposed met...
野間樹木, 曽根彰, 増田新, 市橋一郎
日本機械学会年次大会講演論文集   2011 (CD−ROM) ROMBUNNO.J101012   Sep 2011
Daisuke Iba, Arata Masuda, Akira Sone
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering   6928    Jun 2008
This paper proposes a new method for the frequency response analysis of a vibration system with parametric excitation of damping coefficient. A base-excited single-degree-of-freedom model with a variable damper is considered. The variable damping ...
Song Zhang, Daisuke Iba, Akira Sone, Arata Masuda
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Pressure Vessels and Piping Division (Publication) PVP   8 11-16   May 2008
This paper proposes a new method that is an optimization design of a passive vibration system based on linear control theory. A Force generated by spring and damper that are the design parameters of the passive vibration system have the same prope...
Arata Masuda, Muneaki Nakamura, Iba Daisuke, Sone Akira
Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C   74 789-797   Apr 2008
In this paper, a method to identify the geometrical shape and the location of the defect embedded in a concrete structure by processing the thermal image of the structural surface acquired by infrared thermography is presented. In the proposed met...
MASUDA Arata
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2007(6) 140-142   Dec 2007
This paper concerns an algorithm for modal identification of large-scale structures by distributed sensor networks that have localized and decentralized computation capability. The sensor network assumed in the paper is to have a hierarchical stru...
YAMASHITA Yoshitaka, MASUDA Arata, UEDA Taisuke, IKEDA Mitsuru, IBA Daisuke, SONE Akira
Dynamics & Design Conference   2011(0) "116-1"-"116-9"   Sep 2011
The authors have been studying on the method for reduction in contact force fluctuation between catenary and pantograph using active control techniques. The active pantograph presented in this study has a pneumatic cylinder as an actuator, which i...
KUDO Yusuke, MASUDA Arata
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2007(6) 101-106   Dec 2007
This paper describes a preliminary study of an activity monitoring system for a residential house based on Bayesian networks. For the demonstrative purpose, a proof-of-concept system using vibration measurement has been proposed, in which specific...
ICHIHASHI Ichiro, SONE Akira, MASUDA Arata
Dynamics & Design Conference   2011(0) "514-1"-"514-9"   Sep 2011
A number of artificial earthquake ground motions compatible with time-frequency characteristics of recorded actual earthquake ground motions as well as the given target response spectrum are generated using wavelet transform. The Coefficient of va...
MASUDA Arata, NAKAMURA Muneaki, SONE Akira
Symposium on Evaluation and Diagnosis   2007(6) 61-64   Dec 2007
In this paper, a method to identify the geometrical shape and the location of the defect embedded in a concrete structure by processing the thermal image of the structural surface acquired by infrared thermography is presented. In the proposed met...
YAMAUCHI Tatsuya, YOKOTA Atsushi, MASUDA Arata, SONE Akira
Dynamics & Design Conference   2011(0) "515-1"-"515-10"   Sep 2011
A load combination method for seismic response calculation of piping systems with friction characteristics to multiple support excitations is presented. This method has an advantage, such that the cross-correlation among support excitations and "r...
Y. Cao, M. Noori, F. G. Yuan, T. Yokoi, A. Masuda
Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability, ICASP10   261-262   Dec 2007
Yoshitaka Yamashita, Arata Masuda, Akira Sone, Daisuke Iba
Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C   73 716-723   Mar 2007
In this paper, seismic response analysis is carried out both experimentally and numerically for a base isolation device with pseudoelastic shape memory alloy (SMA) springs as restoring force components. Owing to the material nonliniarity and the g...

Works

 
Classification of Abnormal Events Using Wavelet Trunsform and Neural Networks
2002

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Akira SONE
In this study, a damage detection and monitoring methodology, referred to as "nonlinear piezoelectric impedance modulation method", has been proposed by utilizing the modulation in the electric impedance of a piezoelectric material attached or emb...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2004 - 2006    Investigator(s): Akira SONE
In this study, damage detection methodologies that identify and characterize the extent, location and the nonlinearity of the structural damages with nonlinear nature such as loose bolts, gaps, kissing bonds and breathing cracks have been develope...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(一般研究(B), 基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 1995 - 1996    Investigator(s): Shizuo YAMAMOTO
It is very important to estimate the damage rate of machines under the verious dynamic loading from the point of view of guranteeing their safety and developing the scheme of their maintenance. In this study, the health monitoring system to monito...
Mechanical and Structural Health Monitoring
Vibration Control Using Smart Materials
Project Year: 2000