Academic Staff and Fellows

Masahiro YONEDA
Professor Doctor of Enginnering
Department/Civil and Environmental Engineering  Graduate school/Environmental Engineering

Bridges that hold up and survive, even when typhoons with wind speeds of 80 meters per second arrive, and also when earthquakes of magnitude 8 strike. Bridges for which no shaking occurs that will cause discomfort when vehicles pass by or when people are walking. We do research on such bridges.

Walking characteristics of pedestrian and vibration of the footbridge induced by human walking

Research Area Bridge Engineering, Structural Engineering, Structural Dynamics
Research Interests Bridge Engineering, Vibrations caused by pedestrian, Walking characteristics of pedestrian, Wind resistant bridge design, Seismic bridge design
Selected Publications (1)FullL scale measurements and dynamic response analyses taking into account the neural-oscillator for human-induced lateral vibration on existing pedestrian suspension bridge, Journal of JSCE : Division A1 (Structural & Earthquake Engineering), Vol.68,No.3,pp.569-582(2012).
(2) Human-induced lateral vibration on existing pedestrian suspension bridge and suppression with tuned liquid dampers,Journal of JSCE : Division A1 (Structural & Earthquake Engineering) , Vol.70, No.2, PP.221-226(2014).
(3)Effects of stationary people on structural damping of footbridge due to dynamic interaction in vertical motion, Journal of JSCE : Division A1 (Structural & Earthquake Engineering), Vol.70,No.3,pp.435-443(2014).
(4)Quantitative evaluation indices for hemiplegic gait characteristics based on power spectrum density for time history signals measured by accelerometers attached to the lumbar part,  Transactions of the JSME,Vol.84,No.865,PP.1-19(2018).
(5)Some considerations on personal authentication method based on power spectrum density for time history signals measured by accelerometers attached to the lumbar part, Journal of Japan Ergonomics Society,Vol.54,No.5,PP.205-208(2018).
Research and Achievements
Education
(Undergraduate Course)
BE and ME from Kanazawa University, DE from University of Tokyo

Bridge Engineering Laboratory

E-mail yoneda(at)civileng.kindai.ac.jp
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Academic Staff and Fellows