MORI Ken-ichiro

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MORI Ken-ichiro
Toyohashi University of Technology
Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Job title
Doctor of Engineering(Kyoto University)

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Kyoto Institute of Technology, Research Assistant
Kyoto Institute of Technology, Associate Professor
Osaka University, Associate Professor
- Toyohashi University of Technology, Professor


Apr 1978
Oct 1979
Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Kyoto University
Apr 1976
Mar 1978
Kobe University
Apr 1972
Mar 1976
Faculty of Engineering, Osaka Institute of Technology


Tomoyoshi Maeno, Ken ichiro Mori, Tomoki Ogihara, Tomohiro Fujita
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology   97 3827-3837   Aug 2018
© 2018, Springer-Verlag London Ltd., part of Springer Nature. To produce ultra-high-strength steel parts for improving fuel consumption and collision safety of automobiles, a compact hot-stamping process having resistance heating was developed. In...
Yuki Nakagawa, Ken ichiro Mori, Tomoyoshi Maeno
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology   95 459-467   Mar 2018
© 2017, Springer-Verlag London Ltd. The springback-free mechanism in hot stamping of ultra-high-strength steel parts was clarified by the mechanical, thermal and transformation viewpoints. In hot stamping, the effects of elastic recovery during un...
Yohei Abe, Takato Saito, Ken Ichiro Mori, Toru Kato
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture   232 644-649   Mar 2018
© 2017, © IMechE 2017. Ultra-high-strength steel sheets having a tensile strength of more than 1 GPa and a low ductility were joined by mechanical clinching with dies for control of metal flow. The bottom angle of the die was modified to increase ...
Y. Abe, W. Daodon, N. Takahashi, K. Mori
Production Engineering   10(6) 551-562   Dec 2016
© 2016, German Academic Society for Production Engineering (WGP). The seizure resistance in ironing of ferritic stainless steel drawn cups using a die having lubricant pockets was improved by roughening the sidewall of the cups. The effect of the ...
Ken Ichiro Mori
Seimitsu Kogaku Kaishi/Journal of the Japan Society for Precision Engineering   84 773-776   Jan 2018
Y. Abe, Y. Okamoto, K. Mori, H. Jaafar
Journal of Materials Processing Technology   250 372-378   Dec 2017
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. The deformation behaviour of a sharing sheet and the flying behaviour of a cut scrap in trimming of ultra-high strength steel sheets were observed to reduce the flying speed of the scrap and noise level. As the sheet strength ...
Yuki Nakagawa, Ken ichiro Mori, Tomoyoshi Maeno
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology   91 2811-2817   Jul 2017
© 2017, Springer-Verlag London. Carbon fibre-reinforced plastic parts were manufactured by sandwiching carbon fibres between upper and lower ABS layers made by a 3D printer using fused deposition modelling. Carbon fibre-reinforced plastic tensile ...
T. Maeno, K. Mori, Y. Ichikawa, M. Sugawara
Journal of Materials Processing Technology   244 273-281   Jun 2017
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. To use liquid lubricants for cold forging and extrusion operations causing severe deformation without phosphate-conversion coatings, automatic re-lubricating using pulsating motion of a servo press was enhanced. In backward ex...
Ken ichiro Mori, Tomoyoshi Maeno, Makoto Tsuchiya, Tatsuhiro Nanya
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology   90 3585-3594   Jun 2017
© 2016, Springer-Verlag London. Hot stamping operations of a quenchable steel sheet were included in progressive-die plate forging to produce a tailored high strength gear part without additional heat treatments. As process design for the inclusio...
Liyana Tajul, Liyana Tajul, Tomoyoshi Maeno, Takaya Kinoshita, Ken ichiro Mori
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology   89 3731-3739   Apr 2017
© 2016, Springer-Verlag London. A successive forging process of tailored blanks having a thickness distribution supplied for hot stamping was developed. In this process, a blank having a uniform thickness was successively compressed with the upper...
Ken Ichiro Mori, Tomoyoshi Maeno, Masato Sakagami, Masanori Ukai, Yuki Agatsuma
Procedia Engineering   207 681-686   Jan 2017
© 2017 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. A 2-stage progressive-die hot stamping process using partial resistance heating was developed to produce a small-sized ultra-high strength steel parts without additional heat treatments. In the 1st st...
Yohei Abe, Ken Ichiro Mori, Kazuma Nakagawa
Procedia Engineering   207 974-979   Jan 2017
© 2017 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. Ultra-high strength steel hollow parts were produced by 3-stage hemming using a pre-bent inner sheet. To prevent fracture of the ultra-high strength steel sheet having small ductility, the edge of the...
K. Mori, P. F. Bariani, B. A. Behrens, A. Brosius, S. Bruschi, T. Maeno, M. Merklein, J. Yanagimoto
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology   66 755-777   Jan 2017
© 2017 The demand for new processes to produce high strength parts, under appropriate cost and productivity, has grown with weight reduction and crash safety improvements in automobile design. The hot stamping processes of quenchable steel sheets ...
Yuki Nakagawa, Ken Ichiro Mori, Yoshimitsu Murata, Tomoyoshi Maeno
Procedia Engineering   207 693-698   Jan 2017
© 2017 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. Tailored blanks having a thickness distribution without welds were produced by successive forging, and the length of the transient region in which the thickness gradually decreases was reduced by an i...
Yohei Abe, Wataru Ijichi, Ken Ichiro Mori, Sadao Miyazawa
Procedia Engineering   207 1629-1634   Jan 2017
© 2017 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. A bending process for improving the angle distribution in bending of ultra-high strength steel sheet having a wall thickness distribution was developed. First, a sheet thickness distribution of ultra-...
Tomoyoshi Maeno, Ken ichiro Mori, Ryosuke Yachi
CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology   66 269-272   Jan 2017
© 2017 To improve the formability and productivity in conventional cold stamping of high-strength aluminium aircraft parts, a hot stamping process of heat-treatable aluminium alloy sheets using quick heating below the solution treatment temperatur...
C. J. Tan, C. J. Tan, A. Aslian, A. Aslian, Y. Abe, K. Mori
International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology   87 1-7   Nov 2016
© 2016, Springer-Verlag London. Good boundary lubrication is necessary during cold stamping of high-strength steel sheets to prevent die wear and seizure of the parts owing to the high contact pressure. This study is aimed to improve the seizure r...
Y. Abe, K. Mori, F. Hatashita, T. Shiba, W. Daodon, K. Osakada
Journal of Materials Processing Technology   234 195-207   Aug 2016
© 2016 Elsevier B.V. Seizure resistance was improved by using a TiCN-based cermet die having fine lubricant pockets by polishing a shot-peened surface. A TiCN-based cermet die having a fine polished surface without lubricant pockets was applied to...
Z. Hamedon, Z. Hamedon, Y. Abe, K. Mori
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering   114    Mar 2016
© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. In the shrinkage flanging, the wrinkling tends to occur due to compressive stress. The wrinkling will cause a difficulty in assembling parts, and severe wrinkling may leads to rupture of parts. The ...
C. J. Tan, C. J. Tan, Y. Abe, W. Daodon, N. Takahashi, K. Mori, J. Purbolaksono, J. Purbolaksono
Journal of Materials Processing Technology   229 804-813   Mar 2016
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. The seizure resistance in the ironing process of aluminium alloy cups was improved with lubricants containing SiO2nanoparticles, and the ironing limit of the cups was increased. The effects of suspending d...
Y. Nakagawa, K.Mori, T. Maeno
Key Engineering Materials   716 487-493   2016
K. Mori, T. Maeno, Y. Yanagita
Key Engineering Materials   716 262-269   2016
Y. Abe, K. Mori, R. Kosaka
Key Engineering Materials   716 428-434   2016   [Refereed]
Z. Hamedon, Y. Abe, K. Mori
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering   114(1) 012001.   2015   [Refereed]
Hot semi-punching and cold scrap removing processes for hot stamping of ultra-high strength steel parts
K. Mori, T. Maeno, T. Suganami
Manufacturing Review   2(11) 1-8   2015
Simplified Three-Dimensional Simulation of Ring Rolling with Grooved Rolls by Rigid-Plastic Finite Element Method Using Generalized Plane-Strain Modeling
Transactions of NAMRI/SME   29 3-8   2001
Finite element simulation of orbital forging of large disk with rocking die using axi-symmetric approximation
Transactions of NAMRI/SME   28 9-14   2000
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences   42(4) 785-798   2000
Journal of Materials Processing Technology   95(1/3) 116-121   1999
Journal of Materials Processing Technology   92/93 433-438   1999
Net Shape Approach for Sintering Process of Graded Laminated Powder Materials Using Finite Element Simulation
Annals of the CIRP   48(1) 239-242   1999
Ejection of Central Liquid Metal in Slab during Solidification Using Sequential Forging with Specified Dies
Transactions of NAMRI/SME   27 25-30   1999
Prediction of coiling conditions of plate in coilbox by controlled FEM simulation
International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture   38(10-11) 1149-1163   1998
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences   40(10) 989-999   1998
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engeering   42(5) 847-856   1998
Int. J. Mach. Tools Manufact.   37(9) 1327-1336   1997
Determination of Roll Speed in Twin Roll Strip Casting Using Finite Element Simulation and Model Experiment
Trans. NAMRI/SME   25 7-12   1997
Predication of Forming Limit in Deep Drawing by Combination of Finite Element Simulation and Criterion for Ductile Fracture
Trans.NAMRI/SME   24 143-148   1996
Simplified Three-Dimensional Simulation of Non-Isothemal Filling in Metal Injection Molding by the Finite Element Method
Engineering Computations   12(2/3/4) 111-121   1996
Controlled FEM Simulation for Determining History of Blank Holding Force in Deep Drawing
Annals of the CIRP   44(1) 234-246   1995
An Expert System for Roll Pass Design in Shape Rolling of H-Beams
Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute of SME   23 7-12   1995
International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture   35(6) 851-859   1995
Finite Element Analysis of Peening Process with Plastically Deforming Shot
Journal of Materials Processing Technology   45 607-612   1994
International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture   34(7) 939-948   1994
Finite Element Simulation and Expert System for Shape Rolling
Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Modelling of Metal Rolling Processes   692-706    1993
Deep Drawing of Copper/Steel Sheet Metal Laminate
Proc. 4th Int. Conf. Tech. Plasiticity   3,1657-1662    1993
Finite Element Simulation of Plane-Strain Three-Roll Bending of Plates
Proc. 4th Int. Conf. Tech. Plasticity   3,1596-1601    1993
Finite Element Simulation of Three-Dimensional Buckling in Upsetting and Heading of Cylindrical Billet
Proc. 4th Int. Conf. Tech. Plasticity   2,1047-1052    1993
Determination of Optimum Forming Path in Three-Roll Bending by Combination of Fuzzy Reasoning and Finite Element Simulation
Annals of the CIRP   42(1) 291-294,9-15   1993
Finite Element Modelling of Forming Process of Solid Metal with Liquid Phase
Journal of Materials Processing Technology   27    1991
International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering   30(8) 1431-1440   1990
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences   29(4) 229-238   1987
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences   26(9/10) 515-525   1984
Measurement of Contact Pressure in Metal Forming by Pressure Sentive Film
Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology   106(2)    1984
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences   25(11) 775-783   1983
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences   24(9) 519-527   1982
International Journal of Mechanical Sciences   24(8) 459-468   1982

Books etc

FEM Simulator with Mesh Generator for Shape Rolling
Trans. of NAMRI/SME   1993   
Finite Element Modelling of Nonuniform Shrinkage in Sintering of Ceramic Powder Compact
Computer Aided Innovation of New Materials II, Elsevier Science Publishers   1993   
Microscopic Modelling of Non-Uniform Shrinkage by FEM
Computer Aided Innovation of New Materials II, Elsevier Science Publishers   1993   
Finite Element Simulation of Nonuniform Shrinkage in Sintering of Ceramic Powder Compact
NUMIFORM 92, Balkema   1992   
Nummerical Modelling of Material Deformation Processes
Springer-Verlag   1992   


Finite Element Simulation of Hydroforming
Development of Diagonal Rigid-Plastic FEM

Research Grants & Projects

Finite Element Simulation of Forming Processes
Application of Knowledge Engineering to Forming Processes
Optimization of Forming Conditions in Advanced Forming Processes
Finite Element Simulation of Forming Processes