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WAKI Hiroyuki

Professor

Affiliation

Mechanical Science and Engineering
[Master's Program] Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
[Doctoral Program] Systems Innovation Engineering

Specialties

Mechanics of Materials
Fracture Mechanics
Strength of Materials

My Areas of Research

Research into the high-temperature strength of gas turbine and jet engine materials

Research into the high-temperature strength of gas turbine and jet engine materials. Our laboratory proposes a high precision method for assessing the mechanical properties, such as residual stress and strength and the elastic properties of the thermal barrier coatings that are essential to understanding damage mechanisms. We are also working to develop new assessment methods using resonant ultrasound, laser speckles and so on, and to elucidate the high-temperature mechanical properties of new materials.

My Teaching Philosophy

My goal is to establish a basic knowledge of mechanics of materials, fracture mechanics and materials strength science in mechanical engineering. I also attempt to create graduates with a wide field of scientific vision who can perform well in an era of globalization.

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