WANG Fawu

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Name
WANG Fawu
Affiliation
Shimane University
Degree
(BLANK)(Kyoto University), (BLANK)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2012
 - 
Today
Assistant Professor, Shimane University Interdisciplinary Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Geoscience
 

Education

 
 
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1999
Graduate School, Division of Natural Science, Kyoto University
 

Published Papers

 
Investigation of shallow landslides triggered by heavy rainfall during typhoon Wipha (2013), Izu Oshima Island, Japan
Hufeng Yang, Fawu Wang, Masakatsu Miyajima
Geoenvironmental Disasters   2(15) 1-10   Jun 2015   [Refereed]
Huiming Tang, Giovanni B. Crosta, Fawu Wang
Engineering Geology   186 1-2   Feb 2015   [Invited]
Stochastic analysis of rainfall effect on earthquake induced shallow landslide of Tandikat, West Sumatra, Indonesia
Fikri Faris, Fawu Wang
1(12) 1-13   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Huiming Tang, Giovanni B. Crosta, Fawu Wang
Engineering Geology   182 1-2   Nov 2014   [Invited]
Investigation of the initiation mechanism of an earthquake- induced landslide during rainfall: a case study of the Tandikat landslide, West Sumatra, Indonesia
Fikri Faris, Fawu Wang
Geoenvironmental Disasters   1(4) 1-18   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Key factors influencing the mechanism of rapid and long runout landslides triggered by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, China
Fawu Wang, Ping Sun, Lynn Highland, Qiangong Cheng
Geoenvironmental Disasters   1(1) 1-16   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Ogbonnaya Igwe, Fawu Wang, Kyoji Sassa, Hiroshi Fukuoka
Geosciences Journal   18 31-44   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
The dominant factors initiating the transformation of landslides into catastrophic debris flow are examined. The research found that a threshold pore pressure determined from theoretical and experimental analysis was enough to initiate liquefactio...
Xiaoguang Cai, Xiaoguang Cai, Jingshan Bo, Kamai Toshitaka, Fawu Wang, Juwen Li
Applied Mechanics and Materials   256-259 2200-2206   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Several earthquakes record that the residential fills always suffer severe damages. In order to know the seismic damage mechanism and evaluate the damage extent of residential fill ground, research is carried out on two fill grounds in the eastern...
Fawu Wang, Kyoji Sassa
Physics and Chemistry of the Earth   35 149-161   May 2010   [Refereed][Invited]
In 1988, Dr. Kyoji Sassa proposed a geotechnical model [Sassa, K., 1988. Geotechnical model for the motion of landslides. In: Proceedings, 5th International Symposium on Landslides, vol. 1, pp. 37-56] to simulate landslide motion and to establish ...
Ping Sun, Fa Wu Wang, Yue Ping Yin, Shu Ren Wu
Dizhen Dizhi   32 98-106   Mar 2010   [Refereed]
The 2008 great Wenchuan earthquake caused multiple rapid and long run-out landslides, which resulted in a lot of deaths and property loss. Donghekou landslide, a typical rapid and long run-out landslide triggered by Wenchuan earthquake,is located ...
Ming Jian Hu, Fa Wu Wang, Qian Gong Cheng
Yantu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering   31 1602-1606   Oct 2009   [Refereed]
Tremendous Yigong landslide occurred in Yigong River in Bomi, Tibet. It can be called the largest and longest rapid landslide in China. A lot of researchers paid great attention to the huge rapid landslide and carried out research works on it. Aim...
Daniela Boldini, Fawu Wang, Kyoji Sassa, Paolo Tommasi
Landslides   6 231-240   Sep 2009   [Refereed]
The island of Stromboli (Southern Italy) is a 4,000-m-high volcanic edifice about 900 m above sea level. Most of the NW flank is formed by a wide scar (Sciara del Fuoco) filled by irregular alternations of volcaniclastic layers and thin lava flows...
Yueping Yin, Fawu Wang, Ping Sun
Landslides   6 139-151   Jun 2009   [Refereed]
The 2008 Wenchuan earthquake (M s∈=∈8.0; epicenter located at 31.0° N, 103.4° E), with a focal depth of 19.0 km was triggered by the reactivation of the Longmenshan fault in Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province, China on 12 May 2008. This earthquake ...
Fawu Wang, Qiangong Cheng, Lynn Highland, Masakatsu Miyajima, Huabin Wang, Changgen Yan
Landslides   6 47-54   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
The M s 8.0 Wenchuan earthquake or "Great Sichuan Earthquake" occurred at 14:28 p.m. local time on 12 May 2008 in Sichuan Province, China. Damage by earthquake-induced landslides was an important part of the total earthquake damage. This report pr...
Xianqi Luo, Fawu Wang, Zhenhua Zhang, Ailan Che
Landslides   6 27-37   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
A methodology for monitoring system of an impoundment-induced landslide in Three Gorges Reservoir Area, China is introduced. Currently, based on landslide geological classification, the monitoring regions and methods which include types of monitor...
Yong Hong, Tao Sun, Mao Tian Luan, Xiao Yu Zheng, Fa Wu Wang
Yantu Lixue/Rock and Soil Mechanics   30 628-634   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Based on the review of development and application of geotechnical ring shear apparatus at home and abroad, the course of ring shear apparatus design and its utilization are introduced. By summarizing the latest technical advances of ring shear te...
Mingjian Hu, Qiangong Cheng, Fawu Wang
Yanshilixue Yu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering   28 138-143   Jan 2009   [Refereed]
Aiming at the character of long-distance high-speed movement of Yigong landslide, and based on the advantage of large displacement shear test of ring shear apparatus, ring shear tests with different shear speeds and those under drained and undrain...
Huabin Wang, Huabin Wang, Gonghui Wang, Fawu Wang, Kyoji Sassa, Yuping Chen
Landslides   5 387-395   Nov 2008   [Refereed]
The 2004 Chuetsu earthquakes of Niigata (Japan) triggered numerous landslides, and the most widespread types of landslides were highly disrupted, relatively shallow slides and soil (debris) flows. This paper presented a method to evaluate slope in...
Fawu Wang, Yeming Zhang, Zhitao Huo, Xuanming Peng, Shimei Wang, Shintaro Yamasaki
Landslides   5 379-386   Nov 2008   [Refereed]
The first impoundment of the Three Gorges Dam reservoir in China started from a water surface elevation of 95 m on June 1, 2003 and reached 135 m on June 15, 2003. Shortly after the water level reached 135 m, many slopes began to deform and some l...
Fawu Wang, Yeming Zhang, Zhitao Huo, Xuanming Peng, Kiminori Araiba, Gonghui Wang
Landslides   5 321-329   Aug 2008   [Refereed]
The Shuping landslide was reactivated by the initial impoundment of the Three Gorges Dam Reservoir, China in June 2003. For purposes of landslide disaster mitigation in the reservoir area and identification of landslide movement and deformation ca...
Fawu Wang, Kyoji Sassa
Soils and Foundations   47 141-152   Dec 2007   [Refereed]
In May 2004, a landslide occurred at the right flank of the Jinnosuke-dani landslide, and transformed into a debris flow after fluidization. By analysis of the monitored video images of the debris flow, field investigation on the source area of th...
Fawu Wang, Kyoji Sassa
Progress in Landslide Science   151-166   Dec 2007
In May 2004, a landslide occurred at the right flank of the Jinnosuke-dani landslide, and transformed into a debris flow after fluidization. By analysis of the monitored video images of the debris flow, field investigation on the source area of th...
Fawu Wang, Hiroki Shibata
Canadian Geotechnical Journal   44 1128-1136   Sep 2007   [Refereed]
The mobility of flowslides is influenced by various factors. In this paper, laboratory flume tests were used to evaluate the influence of soil permeability using different soils with different permeabilities in a model slope, while keeping the slo...
Ogbonnaya Igwe, Kyoji Sassa, Fawu Wang
Landslides   4 43-51   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
Three silica sand samples-well graded, intermediately graded, and narrowly graded-having different uniformity coefficients, were constituted to allow the investigation of the influence of particle size distribution on their mechanical behavior. Us...
Fawu Wang, Yeming Zhang, Gonghui Wang, Xuanming Peng, Zhitao Huo, Weiqun Jin, Changqi Zhu
Yanshilixue Yu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering   26 509-517   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
The Three Gorges dam construction on the Yangtze River in China is the largest hydroelectric project in the world. After the first impoundment in June 2003, many landslides occurred or were reactivated. Shuping landslide is one of the most active ...
Fawu Wang, T. Okuno, T. Okuno, T. Matsumoto
Landslides   4 19-31   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
The Jinnosuke-dani landslide is a giant landslide 2,000 m long and 500 m wide in the Haku-san Mountain area, Japan. It was also the first landslide to be designated as a "Landslide Prevention Area" according to the "Japan Landslide Prevention Law....
Deformation characteristics and influential factors for the giant Jinnosuke-dani landslide in the Haku-san Mountain area, Japan
Wang F.W., T. Okuno, T. Matsumoto
DOI 10.1007(s10346-006-0049-9)    2006   [Refereed]
Deformation features of the Shuping landslide Caused by Water Level Changes in Three Gorges Reservoir area, China.
Wang F.W., Y.M. Zhang, G. Wang, X.M. Peng, Z.T. Huo, W.Q. Jin, C.Q. Zhu
   2006   [Refereed]
Fa Wu Wang, Tatsunori Matsumoto, Yasuhiro Tanaka
Landslides   2 229-234   Oct 2005   [Refereed]
Due to a continual rainfall, a flowslide occurred in Yamashina area, Kanazawa City, Japan on November 8, 2002 in the Tertiary mudstone area. The sliding mass was fully fluidized during the motion and moved downward the slope for a long distance. O...
Kyoji Sassa, Hiroshi Fukuoka, Fawu Wang, Gonghui Wang
Landslides   2 125-134   Jul 2005   [Refereed]
During the 2004 Mid-Niigata Prefecture earthquake, thousands of landslides were triggered, among them two large-scale rapid landslides (Higashi Takezawa and Terano landslides) occurred within past landslide masses and dammed the river at the toe o...
Fa Wu Wang
Yanshilixue Yu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering   24 1654-1661   May 2005   [Refereed]
The difference between the fluidization mechanisms of the Tsukidate flowslide triggered by earthquake and the Yamashina flowslides induced by rainfall was examined through field investigations, soil tests and numerical simulations. In the case of ...
F.W. Wang, Y.M. Zhang, Z.T. Huo, T. Matsumoto, B.L. Huang
Landslides   Vo.1, No.2, pp.157-162 157-162   Jan 2004   [Refereed]
The Qianjiangping landslide occurred after the first impoundment of the Three Gorges Reservoir in July 2003. Field investigation revealed that failure occurred when the reservoir reached 135 m, but the stability of the affected slope was already r...
Kyoji Sassa, Gonghui Wang, Hiroshi Fukuoka, Fawu Wang, Takahiro Ochiai, Masanori Sugiyama, Tatsuo Sekiguchi
Landslides   1 221-235   Jan 2004   [Refereed]
Risk evaluation for earthquake-induced rapid and longtravel landslides in densely populated urban areas is currently the most important disaster mitigation task in landslide-threatened areas throughout the world. The research achievements of the I...
Hiroshi Fukuoka, Gonghui Wang, Kyoji Sassa, Fawu Wang, Tatsunori Matsumoto
Landslides   1 151-155   Jan 2004   [Refereed]
Deforming mechanism of the giant Jinnosuke-dani landslide in Haku-san mountainous area, Japan
F.W. Wang, T. Okuno
Vol.15, No.3, pp.48-54    2004   [Refereed]
Mechanism of the long runout Hiegaesi landslide triggered by heavy rainfall
F.W. Wang, K. Sassa, and G. Wang
No.14(15) 15-18   2003   [Refereed]

Misc

 
FAWU WANG, KYOJI SASSA, HIROSHI FUKUOKA
Soils and Foundations   40(1) 35-46   2000
Mechanisu of a long run-out landslide triggered by the August 1998 heavy rainfall in Fukushima Prefecture.
8th International Symposium on Landslides. "Landslides", Thomas Telford.   3 1533-1538   2000
Real sesmic-wave loading ring-shear test on the Nikawa landslide.
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Slope Stability Engineering-IS-Shikoku'99, Shikoku, Japan, "Slope Stability Engineering"   1 589-594   1999
Shear displacement behavior of sandy soils in different states of saturation and the seismic coefficient in cyclic-loading ring-shear tests.
Journal of Natural Disaster Science   19(1) 31-45   1998

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Fawu Wang, Tomokazu Sonoyama, Mitsuki Honda
Landslide Science and Practice: Complex Environment   1 Dec 2013   
Submarine landslides frequently damage communication cables and gas pipelines on the ocean floor, resulting in economic losses and social problems. To study the impact of submarine landslide motion on a pipeline or submarine cable, a rotatory appa...
Fawu Wang, Yueping Yin, Zhitao Huo, Gonghui Wang
Landslide Science and Practice: Risk Assessment, Management and Mitigation   1 Dec 2013   
In Three Gorges area of China, the biggest dam in the world was constructed from 1994 to 2008. During the reservoir operation up to now, many landslides occurred. In this report, research results on Qianjiangping landslide, which was triggered by ...
Fawu Wang, Yuepin Yin, Zhitao Huo, Yeming Zhang, Gonghui Wang, Renjie Ding
Landslides: Global Risk Preparedness   1 Oct 2013   
© 2013 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. All rights are reserved. Landslides may be triggered by water-level variation during the operation of a reservoir. The most severe landslide disaster occurred in Vajont water reservoir in Italy in 1963, an...
Wolfgang Eder, Kaoru Takara, Fawu Wang
Landslides - Disaster Risk Reduction   1 Jan 2009   
Numerous national and international organizations and initiatives - mainly under the umbrella of the UN "International Strategy for Disaster Reduction" (ISDR) - have engaged themselves in contributing to a "safer" world by promoting research proje...
Kyoji Sassa, Hiroshi Fukuoka, Gonghui Wang, Fawu Wang
Progress in Landslide Science   1 Dec 2007   
Landslides are gravitational mass movements of rock, debris or earth. Shear deformation in landslides before failure conforms to the field of statics. But shear deformation during seismic loading and post-failure motion of landslides conforms to t...
Kyoji Sassa, Hiroshi Fukuoka, Fawu Wang, Gonghui Wang
Progress in Landslide Science   1 Dec 2007   
This book presents current progress in landslide science and consists of four parts: progress in landslide science, landslide dynamics, landslide monitoring, and landslide risk assessment. It provides useful information to academics, practitioners...
Kyoji Sassa, Hiroshi Fukuoka, Fawu Wang, Gonghui Wang
Progress in Landslide Science   1 Dec 2007   
Many landslides are triggered by rainfall and many landslides are triggered by earthquakes. The probability that rainstorms (typhoons or hurricanes) and earthquakes attack same area is not high or rare. Combined effects of rainstorms and earthquak...
Landslides and slope deformation caused by water impoundment in the Three Gorges Reservoir, China
Wang F.W., X.M. Peng, Y.M. Zhang, Z.T. Huo, A. Takeuchi, K. Araiba, G. Wang
2006   
F. W. Wang, Y. Tanaka, K. Nakamura
Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnology in Harmony with the Global Environment   1 Dec 2005   
The difference between the fluidization mechanisms of the Tsukidate flowslide triggered by earthquake and the Yamashina flowslides induced by rainfall was examined through field investigations, soil tests and numerical simulations. In the case of ...
Deformation of Shuping Landslide induced by impoundment of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China.
Wang F.W., G. Wang, K. Araiba, A. Takeuchi, Y.M. Zhang, Z.T. Huo, X.M. Peng, W.Q. Jin
2005   
Fluidization mechanisms of the Tsukidate flowslide triggered by earthquake and the Yamashina flowslides induced by rainfall
Wang F.W., Y. Tanaka, K. Nakamura
2005   
Mechanism of landslide causing the December 2002 tsunami at Stromboli volcano (Italy)
Boldini D., F.W. Wang, K. Sassa, P. Tommasi
2005   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Fawu WANG
When triggered by earthquake, submarine landslide may occur at submarine slope and move for long distance at high velocity. When the submarine landslide travelled crossing an area with communication cables, the cables will be cut and cause communi...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2006 - 2008    Investigator(s): Fawu WANG
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2003 - 2005    Investigator(s): Fawu WANG
The Jinnosuke-dani landslide is a giant landslide 2,000 m long and 500 m wide in the Haku-san Mountain area, Japan. It was also the first landslide to be designated as a "Landslide Prevention Area" according to the "Japan Landslide Prevention Law"...
Mechanism fluidization Landslides
Simulation on Landslide motion