MINAMI Fumiyoshi

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MINAMI Fumiyoshi
Osaka University
Joining and Welding Research Institute
Job title
Dr. of Engineering(Osaka University)
Other affiliation
Osaka UniversityOsaka UniversityOsaka University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

: Osaka University, Research Associate,  
: Nuclear Research Center of Karlsruhe, Guest,  
: Osaka University, Associate Professor,  
-: - Osaka University, Professor,  


Welding Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
Welding Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University

Committee Memberships

American Welding Society (AWS)  Award Committee Member
-: American Welding Society (AWS) Award Committee Member

Awards & Honors

Distinguished Award for Education and Research
JWS Best Author Award of the Year
Best 30 Paper in 7th International Pipeline Conference (IPC)
Achievement prize
Paper Award of the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers

Published Papers

Study on Rational Inspection Method for welds Considering Detectability of NDT
K.Satoh, M.Toyoda, F.Minami, T.Fujimori and T.Nakatsuji
   Jan 1980
Reliability of Inspected Welds Taking Defect Detectability of NDT into Account and Influence Factors to Reliability of Welds
Kunihiko Satoh, Masao Toyoda, Fumiyoshi Minami, Toshiaki Fujimori and eruyuki Nakatsuji
   Feb 1981
A Decision Method of Critical Rejection Level Taking Defect Detectability of NDT into Account
K.Satoh, M.Toyoda, F.Minami, T.Fujimori and T.Nakatsuji
   Apr 1981
Effects of Fracture Controlling Factors on Cleavage Fracture Initiation in Specimens with Heterogeneity along Crack Front
Kunihiko Satoh, Masao Toyoda and Fumiyoshi Minami
   Aug 1981
Study on Reasonable Inspection Methods for Welds Considering Detectability of NDT
K. Satoh, M. Toyoda, F. Minami, T. Fujimori and T. Nakatsuji
   Nov 1982


Effect of Mechanical Heterogeneity on Fracture Toughness Evaluation of Steel Welds
Transactions of the Japan Welding Society   16(2) 170-177   1985
Engineering Fracture Mechanics   26(3) 433-444   1987
Probabilistic Analysis of Fracture Toughness of Weld HAZ with LBZ
Transactions of the Japan Welding Society   19(2) 125-133   1988
Influence of Extraction Method of CTOD Specimen on HAZ Toughness Measurement
Proc. 10th Int. Conf. OMAE   3A,109-116/,    1991
Tempering Effect by Succeeding Weld Passes on Multi-Layered HAZ Toughness
Proc. 10th Int. Conf. OMAE   3A,73-79/,    1991

Books etc

Fracture Toughness Evaluation of Welded Joints of High Strength Steels with the Consideratiuon of Strength Mismatch Effect
Fumiyoshi Minami, Mitsuru Ohata et al. (Part:Joint Work)
The Japan Welding Society   Apr 2005   
JSME Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, Manufacturing and Machine Tool Technology
Kazutoshi Nishimoto,Masaru Zako, Fumiyoshi Minami, Kazuyuki Saida et al. (Part:Joint Work)
The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers   Oct 2006   
Databook for Welding and Joining Technologies
Masao Ushio, Itsuhiko Sejima, Harukata Nakamura, Hirokazu Nomura, Fumiyoshi Mnami and Nobutaka Yurioka (Part:Joint Work)
Service Center for Industry Technologies   Jul 2007   
Handbook of Iron and Steel, 5th Edition, Vol. 3
Fumiyoshi Minami (Part:Joint Work)
Institute of Steel and Iron of Japan   Aug 2014   ISBN:978-4-930980-82-3
Guidelines for Repair Welding of Pressure Equipment in Refineries and Chemical Plants
Fumiyoshi Minami, et al. (Part:Joint Work)
Chemical Plant Welding Research Committee, The Japan Welding engineering Society   Oct 2014   ISBN:978-4-907200-05-3


Method for Assessment of Brittle Fracture in Steel Weldments Subjected to Cyclic and Dynamic Large Straining
1998 - 2003
Improvement in Reliability of Welding and Brazing Technolodies for Space Crafts
2001 - 2003
International Standardization of Fracture Toughness Evaluation Procedure for Fracture Assessment of Steel Structures
2002 - 2005
Study on Fracture Performance of Pipeline Girth Welded Joints with Strength Mismatch Incorporated wi
ISO 27306, Method of Constraint Loss Correction of CTOD Fracture Toughness for Fracture Assessment of Steel Components

Research Grants & Projects

Fracture Toughness Evaluation for Fracture Performance Evaluation of Structural Components
Project Year: 2002 - 2005
Fracture and Strength of Welded Joints in Steel Structures under Dynamic Loading
Project Year: 1994 - 2003
Adhesive Strength Evaluation of Coated Materials
Project Year: 2000 - 2005
Fracture Performance Evaluation of Laser Welds of Structural Steels
Project Year: 2000 - 2005
Procedure for Fracture Performance Evaluation of Steel Structures