Dr. Yoshio Arai


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Address: 255 Shimo-ookubo, Sakura-ku, Saitama, Saitama 338-8570, JAPAN
Strength of Materials Laboratory,
Division of Mechanical Engineering and Science,
Graduate School of Science and Engineering,
Saitama University

Research Interests

  • Nondestructive evaluation of fatigue life using ultrasonic technique Target: Steels for nuclear power plant, earthquake loading, remaining fatigue life Idea: Development of realistic measurement and evaluation method for power plant condition
  • Study on mechanism of fatigue and fracture in metal matrix composites Target: Disk brake for high speed railway application, Al/SiC/Al2O3 composites, Brake loading Idea: Quantitative prediction of disk life under realistic brake conditions
  • Optimum fatigue design of high pressure hydrogen composite tank for fuel cell vehicles Target: Fuel cell vehicles, CFRP/Al composite tank, cyclic pressure, Leak before break Idea: Fatigue crack initiation characteristics in hydrogen environment
  • Strain effect on photo-characteristics of semiconductor quantum dots Target: Solar cell application, strain induced band gap shift, InGaAs quantum dots in GaAs Idea: Optimization of solar cell by strain design

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