Ibaraki University's
College of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor

KURUMADA Akira

  • Tel.0294-38-5038
  • Fax.0294-38-5047

Academic degrees

  1. Master Ibaraki University
  2. Doctor Ibaraki University

Current state of research and teaching activities

Lessons : New materials, Machine drawing I,II, Experiments in mechanical engineering I,II, Mechanical engineering seminar II, Advanced nuclear new materials, Advanced experiments in mechanical engineering I,II,III, etc.
Research subjects : Development of carbon fiber reinforced bio-ceramics composite materials and its superplastisity, Fatigue properties and microstructures of zirconia ceramics, Superplasticity of tungsten materials, Superplasticity of Zn-Al alloys, Irradiation effects on mechanical properties of carbon materials, etc.

Research Areas

  1. Composed Materials and Properties
  2. Structural and Functional Materials

Research keywords

  1. Mechanical properties, Evaluation of Material properties,

Subject of research

  1. Evaluation of Thermal Shock Resistances of Plasma Facing Materials 1990-Present
  2. Study of Applications of Tungsten Materials for Fusion Reactor タングステン材料の 2000-Present

Proposed theme of joint or funded research

  1. Study of Applications of Tungsten Materials for Fusion Reactors Joint research with other research organizations such as universities.
  2. 高強度アルミ合金の水素脆化に関する研究 Wish to undertake joint research with industry and other organizations including private sector. Joint research

Papers

  1. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint 6061アルミニウム合金の疲労特性に及ぼす試験温度と試験環境の影響 車田 亮、伊藤吾朗、望月健吾 軽金属 日本軽金属学会 67/ 1 2017/01 水素貯蔵蓄圧器用6061アルミニウム合金について、その疲労特性に及ぼす試験温度と試験環境の影響を究明した。
  2. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint Tensile Properties of Recrystallized and Unrecrystallized Tungsten at Elevated Temperatures Nobuatsu Tano, Junya Kobayashi, Goroh Itoh, Akira Kurumada and Shingo Mukae Materials Science Forum Superplasticity in Advanced Materials Trans Tech Publications 838-839, 272-277 2016 再結晶材および未再結晶材のタングステン材料について、高温における引張特性を究明した。
  3. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint 茨城大学における原子力工学教育の取り組み 松村邦仁、関東康祐、田中伸厚、三枝幹雄、菊地賢司、車田 亮 Maintenology 日本保全学会 14/ 2, 14-20 2015/07 1348-7795 茨城大学の原子力工学教育について、その取り組みおよび成果を解説した。
  4. Research paper (international conference proceedings) Joint Change of hardness of copper sheet by spliting process Akira Kurumada, Goroh Itoh, Masamichi Sugita, Takaaki Sakuma, Masakatsu Seki Procedia Engineering 81, 861-866 2014/10 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.10.089
  5. Research paper (scientific journal) Joint Hardness Change in a Copper Sheet by Splitting Process Akira Kurumada, Goroh Itoh, Masamichi Sugita, Takaaki Sakuma J. of Japan Institute of Copper 53/ 1, 101-105 2014/08

Research presentations

  1. Symposium workshop panel(public) Neutron Radiation Effects of Mechanical Properties and Microstructures at Joining Surface between Tungsten and Copper Workshop of Tohoku University and SCK・CEN at Tokyo 10 years of MICADO 2015/10/21

Intellectual property rights

  1. リン酸カルシウム系材料を含む炭素繊維強化複合材料成形体、その製造方法およびこれを用いた人工骨 特願2003-065433号 2003/03/11
  2. 大気中アーク放電によるカーボンナノチューブ製造法 特願2002-253317号 2002/08/30

Prizes

  1. 日本機械学会畠山賞 1982

Alloted class

  1. 設計製図I(A)
  2. 機械工学実験I
  3. 設計製図I(B)
  4. 機械工学特別実験I
  5. 機械工学特別実験III

Memberships of academic societies

  1. 日本原子力学会
  2. 軽金属学会
  3. 日本機械学会