Intelligent Mechanical Engineering

Education of engineers with new and original ideas in mechatronic field.

Educational Features

The graduate study program of the Department of Intelligent Mechanical Engineering consists of the following four fields of study : (1)Fundamentals of Intelligent Mechanical Engineering which studies the theories and applications of heat, and fluid machinery and systems, the non-destructive evaluation and the physical properties of solids at high pressure, (2)Intelligent Machine Design for Mechatronics which studies strength of materials, tribology and various vibration phenomena, (3)Ultra-Precision Machining Systems which study high speed automation of machining technologies such as precise metal forming, bonding, highly precise cutting tools, and (4)Measurement and Control which studies adaptive control, robust control and digital signal processing, and their applications.

Curriculum

  • Advanced Topics in Thermal & Fluid Engineering I
  • Advanced Topics in Thermal & Fluid Engineering II
  • Seminar in Intelligent Mechanical Engineering Fundamentals
  • Advanced Machine Design I
  • Advanced Machine Design II
  • Advanced Vibration Engineering
  • Seminar in Intelligent Machine Design
  • Advanced Metal Forming I
  • Advanced Metal Forming II
  • Advanced Precision Machining Technology
  • Seminar in Ultra Precision Machining
  • Advanced Control Engineering I
  • Advanced Control Engineering II
  • Advanced Sensor Engineering
  • Seminar in Measurement & Control

The Teaching Staff and Research Topics

FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRONIC AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Egashira Theoretical study on a two-fluid model equation system for bubbly liquids and applied research of micro-bubble

MACHINE DESIGN FOR MECHATRONICS

Prof. Dr. H. Abiru Development of Micro Hydroelectric Power generation system
Prof. Dr. S. Zhu Design,microstructural characterization and mechanical behavior of advanced materials
Prof. Dr. B. Suciu Investigations on the nano-damping

ULTRA-PRECISION MACHINING SYSTEMS

Prof. Dr. T. Senba Development of Mechanical Micro Fabrication Systems
Prof. Dr. K. Hirota Development of precision metal forming processes
Prof. Dr. H. Fujiyama Study on functional thin film

MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL ENGINEERING

Prof. Dr. Y. Kawamura Wide range of research fields such as Laser measurement/micromachining, Experimental approach to the greenhouse effect, being based on ”Measurement”, ”Control” and ”Manufacturing”
Prof. Dr. H. Kino Studies on wire driven robots, virtual reality systems and analysis of human motions
Prof. Dr. R. Murayama Study on non destructive evaluation method using ultrasonic wave
Assoc. Prof. Dr. T. Kato Research on fluid power systems