Associated projects

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI 22340112).

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(KAKENHI 21540388).
「 塑性流動の新理論に向けての統計力学と流体力学のコラボレーション」

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(KAKENHI 23540452).
「ペーストと破壊の相互作用」 科学研究費補助金・基盤研究C

DST-JSPS Joint Research Project
「表面破壊における力学および電磁気学的外場を用いた制御」 二国間交流事業インドとの共同研究

Nara Workshop on Fracture and Related Topics


Date  Oct. 12 - 14, 2011
Place   Nara Women's University/奈良女子大学

Short tour in morning on Oct. 12

 Visit to a kudzu starch facutory in Yoshino
for looking starch columnar joints of kudzu.

Workshop on Oct. 12-13

Middle meeting room of Faculty of Human Life and Environment on the second floor in Bldg.F. /生活環境学部会議室、F棟2F

Workshop on Oct. 14

Meeting room of Facaulty of Human Life and Environment on the first floor in  Bldg.A./生活環境学部会議室、A棟1F 

(The first floor in Bldg.A is on the same level with the second floor in Bldg.F.)

From our guest house:  NWU Nara house / NWU奈良会館   [map]

Time Presenters

Oct. 12 (Wed.)  15:50 - 17:00

15:50 - 16:25 
Hiroto Kuninaka(Mie Univ.) 
Structural properties of nanoclusters in "super rebounds"

16:25 - 17:00 
Nobuyasu Ito (Tokyo Univ.), N. Yoshioka and F. Kun,
Simulation study on thermally activated breakdown phenomena

Oct. 13(Thu.)  10:15 - 17:10

10:15 - 11:30    Invited talk
Hiroaki Katsuragi (Nagoya University)
Impact fracture of hard and soft materials

11:30 - 11:40  Break time

11:40 - 12:15 
Shio Inagaki (Kyoto Univ.)
Playing with sands: segregation induced by mechanical agitation

12:15 - 12:50 
Chiyori Urabe (FIRST, Aihara Innovative Mathematical Modelling Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency), and Shinji Takesue(Kyoto Univ.)
Fracture Phenomena in a Simple Model of Soft/Hard Composites

12:50 -14:30   Lunch time

14:30 -15:45  Invited talk
Sujata Tarafdar (Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India)
Crack Petterns in Composites: The Fracture Percolation Threshold

15:45 - 16:00  Break time

16:00 - 16:35
Sinichi Ito (Osaka Univ.)
Simulation of drying fractures by SPH and their statistical properties

16:35 - 17:10
So Kitsunezaki (Nara Women's Univ.)
Drying process of paste with elastic deformation

Oct. 14(Fri.)  10:15 - 16:20

10:15 - 11:30    Invited talk
Tapati Dutta (St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, India)
Dessicating Clay Composite in the presence of Electrostatic Field

11:30 - 11:40    Break time

11:40 - 12:15 
Akio Nakahara (Nihon Univ.)
Memories of paste and its visualization as crack patterns

12:15 - 12:50
OOSHIDA Takeshi (Tottori Univ.)
Continuum theory of Nakahara effect in Maxwell-like plastic fluid

12:50 - 14:30     Lunch time

14:30 -15:45   Invited talk
Atsushi Toramaru (Kyushu University)
Pattern transition and scaling in systems including diffusion, advection
and nucleation-growth kinetics:Insights from experiments of columnar
joints and Liesegang bands

15:45 -16:20 

Hiroyuki Ebata (Tokyo Univ.)
Bifurcation from stable holes to replicating holes in vibrated dense

 Japanese Members of  three projects,
  •  DST-JSPS Joint Research Project,  
  •  "Fracture Control through Rheology of Plastic Fluids"(KAKENHI  22340112),
  •  "Interaction of cracks and paste" (KAKENHI 23540452),
 supported by JSPS,  Japan.
Contact   Akio Nakahara (中原明生), Nihon univ.

  So Kitsunezaki (狐崎創), Nara Women's Univ.
  TEL:    0742-20-3988
  ROOM:   C113 (on the first floor in Bldg.C, Faculty of Science)

Kudzu factory (by A.Nakahara)Workshop (by A.Nakahara)