Suemasu Hiroshi

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Suemasu Hiroshi
Master of Engineering(The University of Tokyo), Doctor of Engineering(The University of Tokyo)
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1975-1980 graduate student, accorstic fatigue of the airplane panel due to jet engine noise
1980-1983 Research associate, University of Tokyo, Probabilistic approach of unidirectional composite, Fracture energy of composite material during crack growth
1983-1985 Uiversity of Illinoi, USA, Interlaminar delamination and compressive instability, probabilistic approach on damage mechanics in short fiber composite,
1986- Sophia University, Damage and fracture of composite materials and composite structures.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Professor, Sophia University Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Apr 1980
Apr 1981
Research Associate, Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics, University of Tokyo
Apr 1981
Mar 1986
Research Associate, Institute of Interdisciplinary Research, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo
Aug 2002
Mar 2003
visiting researcher, National Space Development Agency of Japan
Apr 2003
Sep 2003
Visiting researcher, National Space Development Agency of Japan

Published Papers

Hiroshi Suemasu
Advanced Composite Materials   25(1) 1-18   Jan 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Makoto ICHIKI and Hiroshi SUEMASU
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers   81(826) 1-12   May 2015   [Refereed]
Failure mechanism of composite laminates with impact damage subjected to compression was studied using finite element
analysis. The impact damage was modeled as a double-spiral-damage which consisted of fan-shaped delaminations and matrix
cracks. ...
Hiroshi Suemasu, Shintaro Takizawa, Tetsuya Morimoto, Masahiro Hojo
Journal of the Japan Society for Composite Materials   41(3) 94-101   May 2015   [Refereed]
An interlaminar tensile strength of the CFRP laminates was measured following a test method (ASTM D 6415). L-shape specimens having three different corner curvatures were prepared and loaded by 4 point bending setup. The tested data were analyzed ...
Hiroshi Suemasu, Yusuke Tanikado
Advanced Composite Materials   24(5) 451-466   May 2014   [Refereed]

Books etc

The manga guide to mechanics of materials
Suemasu Hiroshi (Part:Joint Work)
Ohmsha   Jan 2012   ISBN:978-4-274-06875-1
Comprehensive Overview of Composite Materials and their Technology
Suemasu Hiroshi (Part:Supervisor, 32-34, 648-649)
Jun 2011   ISBN:978-4-915957-52-9
Mechanics of composite materials : introduction to engineering beginners
Suemasu Hiroshi (Part:Editor, 47-70, 143-154)
Baifukan Co., Ltd   Sep 2009   ISBN:978-563-06778-6
A numerical study on compressive behavior of composite plates with multiple circular delaminations considering delamination propagation
Suemasu Hiroshi
Elsevier Applied Science Publishers   Sep 2008   ISBN:02663538
Mechanics of materials : new
Suemasu Hiroshi
Baifukan   Apr 2008   ISBN:9784563067625

Conference Activities & Talks

Hiroshi Suemasu1, Shintaro Takizawa1, Tetsuya Morimoto2 and Masahiro Hojo
SEA-Japan Conference on Composite Materials   23 Sep 2015   
On impact damage and compression strength reduction (CAI) of composite laminates
Hiroshi Suemasu
5 Aug 2015   
Damage Estimation in Nonlinear Laminates Subjected to a Transverse Concentrated Load
Hiroshi Suemasu
20th International Conference on Composite Materials   19 Jul 2015   
A Cohesive Element for Analysis of Delamination Growth under Arbitrary Mixed-mode Failure Condition
SUEMASU HIROSHI, Atsushi Kondo1, Naoyuki Watanabe
ACCM-8(the 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials)   8 Nov 2012   Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials
A Numerical Study on Low Failure Strength of CFRP Laminates with Impact Damage
SUEMASU HIROSHI, Makoto Ichiki and Yuichiro Aoki
ACCM-8(the 8th Asian-Australasian Conference on Composite Materials)   6 Nov 2012