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Yoshitaka Furukawa Last modified date:2018.06.05



Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Homepage
http://www.nams.kyushu-u.ac.jp/~furukawa/
Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Ship Dynamics
Outline Activities
Outline of Research
- Prediction of Ship Manoeuvring Motion
- Prediction of Hydrodynamic Forces acting on a Ship
- Automatic Selection of Optimal Route for Ships
- Development of Automatic Navigation System for Ships
- Design of Dynamic Positioning System

Outline of Education
- For Postgraduate School Students
* Advanced Course of Dynamics of Ships
* Advanced Course of Offshore Structure Engineering
* Advanced Hydrydynamics I
* Advanced Hydrydynamics II
- For Undergraduate Students
* Ship Calculations and Seminar
* Dynamics of Ships
* Dynamics and Control of Ships
* Engineering of Marine Structures and Equipmen
* Experiments on Marine Systems Engineering
Research
Research Interests
  • Research on Manoeuvring of Ships in Restricted Water
    keyword : Manoeuvring Motion, Restricted Water, Shallow Water, Narrow Waterway
    2012.04~2015.03.
  • Development of Navigation Support System
    keyword : Route Optimization, Greenhouse Gas Reduction, Restricted Water
    2009.04.
  • Prediction of Hydrodynamic Forces acting on a Ship Hull using Three-dimensional Vortex Method
    keyword : Hydrodynamic Forces acting on a Ship Hull, Three-dimensional Vortex Method, Ship Manoeuvring
    2005.04.
  • Research on the Manoeuvring Performance of Trailer-type Barge System
    keyword : Barge, Ship Manoeuvring, Ship Manoeuvrability, Transport System
    2007.04~2009.03.
  • Development of Automatic Navigation System for Ships
    keyword : Ship, Automatic Navigation, Marine Accident, Collision Avoidance, Ship Manoeuvrability
    2001.04.
Academic Activities
Papers
1. Pengfei Guo, Yoshitaka Furukawa, Issei Habu, Ichiro Aoki, Study on Selection of the Optimum Route for Merchant Ships using Weather Forecasting Data, Proceedings of Advanced Maritime Engineering Conference (AMEC 2012), 386-391, 2012.12.
2. HIroshi IBARAGI, Yasuaki NAKIRI, Yoshitaka FURUKAWA, Experimental Study on Bank Suction, Proceedings of MARSIM 2012, 2012.04.
3. Fundamental Investigation on Estimation of Hydrodynamic Forces Acting on a Ship in Oblique Motion by Using Three Dimensional Vortex Method.
4. Yoshitaka FURUKAWA, Yasuaki NAKIRI, Katsuro KIJIMA, Prediction of Linear Hydrodynamic Derivatives in Shallow Water, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water: Ship to Ship Interaction (STS 2011), 147-152, 2011.05.
5. Yoshihiro Yamaguchi, Yoshitaka Furukawa and Hiroyuki Mutou, The Effect of Aft Hull Form on Overshoot Angles in Zig-zag Manoeuvre, Proceedings of The Twentieth (2010) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 2010.06.
6. Study on Prediction Method of Hydrodynamic Derivatives for Full Ships.
7. Estimation of High Reynolds Number Flow Field by Using Three Dimensional Vortex Method.
8. 古川芳孝,名切恭昭,貴島勝郎,茨木 洋, The Prediction of the Manoeuvrability of KVLCC1 and KVLCC2, Proceedings of Workshop on Verification and Validation of Ship Manoeuvering Simulation Methods, Volume 1, E9-E14, 2008.04.
9. 貴島勝郎,貴島勝郎,茨木 洋, Development of Automatic Collision Avoidance System using the Concept of Blocking Area, Proceeding of 7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft (MCMC 2006), 6pp (CD-ROM).
10. 李 聖旭,貴島勝郎,古川芳孝, Ship Manoeuvring Characteristics as Function of Ship Form in Shallow Water, Proceedings of International Symposium on Marine Simulation and Ship Manoeuvrability (MARSIM 2006), M-2-1-M-2-8.
11. 古川芳孝,貴島勝郎,茨木 洋, On the Development of Automatic Navigation System for Ships, Proceedings of International Symposium on Marine Simulation and Ship Manoeuvrability (MARSIM 2006), M-29-1-M-29-8.
12. An Estimation of Flow Field around a Ship in Oblique Motion.
13. On the Prediction Method for Maneuverability of a Full Scale Ship.
Presentations
1. Development of Automatic Collision Avoidance System using the Concept of Blocking Area.
2. On the Automatic Collision Avoidance System for Ships (2nd Report).
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers
  • Japan Institute of Navigation
Educational
Other Educational Activities
  • 2018.01.
  • 2017.04.
  • 2017.01.
  • 2016.09.
  • 2015.09.
  • 2015.01.
  • 2014.01.
  • 2012.09.
  • 2012.01.
  • 2010.12.
  • 2009.12, I organized a research exchange seminar between the students of Seoul National University and our students..
  • 2008.10.
  • 2006.08.
Social
Professional and Outreach Activities
International Towing Tank Conference (ITTC), Manoeuvring Committee, Chair person.