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Kentaro Yamaguchi Last modified date:2016.10.13

Associate Professor / Structural Engineering and Disaster Mitigation Section
Department of Architecture and Urban Design
Faculty of Human-Environment Studies


Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Building Structure, Sustainable Building Structure
Research
Research Interests
  • Retrofitting Method of Existing Unreinforced Masonry Structure
    keyword : Seismic retrofit, Wall reinforcing
    2010.04.
  • Development of Damping Wall by Friction-resistant Dry-masonry Structure
    keyword : Earthquake resilient construction, Recycling-oriented building structure, Reuse, Dry masonry, Damping effect, Concrete block
    2006.01Earthquake Resilient Construction, Sustainable structural system, Reuse, Dry masonry, Damping Effect.
  • Development of the Wooden Earthquake Resisting Element Reusing Lumber Collected from Deconstructed Wooden Buildings
    keyword : Reusing lumber, Wooden share wall, Braced frame
    2011.04.
  • Seismic Retrofit of World Heritage Site Buildings around Tabriz in Iran
    keyword : Masonry, Brick, Historic building, Seismic retrofit, Bazaar, Church
    2007.12Masonry, Brick, Historic Building, Seismic Strengthening, Bazaar.
  • Liquefaction Countermeasure Technique by Piling of Lumber from Deconstructed Wooden Buildings
    keyword : Reusing lumber, Liquefaction countermeasure, Cascade-type utilization
    2011.04.
  • Clarification of Mechanical Characteristics and Buildup of Design Method about Unbond Structure (Earthquake Resilient Construction) that Makes Building Materials Reusable
    keyword : Earthquake resilient construction, Itacolumite, Reuse, Dry masonry, Distributed unbond prestress, Brick
    1994.04Earthquake Resilient Construction, Itacolumite, Reuse, Dry masonry, Distributed Unbond Prestress.
  • Development of Technology that Utilizes Nonstructural Wall as Sustainable Damping Wall
    keyword : Nonstructural wall, Damping effect, Friction joint, Sustainable technology, Reuse
    2006.03Nonstructural Wall, Damping Effect, Friction Joint, Sustainable Technology, Reuse.
  • Site Investigation for Retrofit of Church and Long Term Maintenance of Wooden Structure
    keyword : Wooden structure, Quasi-public building, Long term maintenance, Seismic retrofit, Reuse
    2009.04.
  • Utilizing Large Quantity of Coal Ash for Concrete Effectively
    keyword : Concrete engineering, Stabilization of coal ash, Slurrying treatment
    1995.04Concrete engineering, Stabilization of coal ash, Slurrying treatment.
  • Quality Control of Concrete by Ultrasonic Wave
    keyword : Quality control of concrete, Ultrasonic transverse wave
    1992.04Quality control of concrete, Ultrasonic transverse wave.
Current and Past Project
  • Development of the built-up damping wall by dry-masonry of concrete blocks
  • Development of Integrated Assessment Prototype System for Sustainable City in East Asian Countries
Academic Activities
Reports
1. Future Scenario of Habitat System and Potential Amount of Environmental Load Reduction.
2. Suitable evolution and development of the construction method and structural system adaptable for reuse of materials in Japan.
Papers
1. 山口 謙太郎, 花里 利一, 前島 彩子, ザマニ アハリ ゴラムレザ, 中 遼太郎, 補強・修復技術の分類と効果
Classification and Effects of Strengthening and Retrofitting Techniques, 日本建築学会 2014年度大会 構造部門(壁式構造)パネルディスカッション資料, 2014.09.
2. Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Tomoyuki KOYAMA, Ryotaro KURODA, Development of a Damping System Using Friction-Resistant Dry-Masonry Wall - Proposal of the Construction Method which Controls a Slipping Layer and Horizontal Loading Test of the Wall and Frame Specimen -, Journal of Habitat Engineering and Design, Selected Papers from ISHED Conference 2012, Shanghai, 2013.03.
3. Gholamreza ZAMANI AHARI, Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Hiromi NISHIYAMA, Masakatsu MIYAJIMA, An Experimental Study on the Retrofitting of Unreinforced Masonry Specimens with ECC and AFRP Sheet, Journal of Structural Engineering 構造工学論文集, 59B, 2013.03.
4. Gholamreza ZAMANI AHARI, Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Masakatsu MIYAJIMA, Hayato TANAKA, Shear Behavior of Masonry Specimens Strengthened with Aramid Fiber Reinforced Polymer Sheet
アラミド繊維シートで補強された組積体のせん断挙動, Journal of Architecture and Urban Design, Kyushu University 都市・建築学研究 九州大学大学院人間環境学研究院紀要, 23, 2013.01.
5. Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Tomoyuki KOYAMA, Ryotaro KURODA, Development of Damping System Using Friction-Resistant Dry-Masonry Wall - Proposal of the Construction Method which Controls a Slipping Layer and Horizontal Loading Test of the Wall and Frame Specimen -, Proceedings of First International Conference on HABITAT Engineering and Design, CD-ROM, 7 pages, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, October 13-14, 2012, 2012.10.
6. Gholamreza ZAMANI AHARI, Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Masakatsu MIYAJIMA, Hiromi NISHIYAMA, Strength and Ductility of Masonry Prism and Triplet Retrofitted with Engineered Cementitious Composites
高靭性繊維補強セメント複合材料で補強された組積体の強度と靭性, Journal of Architecture and Urban Design, Kyushu University 都市・建築学研究 九州大学大学院人間環境学研究院紀要, 22, 2012.07.
7. Gholamreza Zamani Ahari, Kentaro Yamaguchi, Hiromi Nishiyama, Masakatsu Miyajima, STUDY ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SEISMIC RETROFITTING OF URM WALLS WITH HIGH PERFORMANCE FIBER REINFORCED CEMENT COMPOSITES, JOINT CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, 9th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering and 4th Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, pp.969-976, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, March 6-8, 2012, 2012.03.
8. Gholamreza ZAMANI AHARI, Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Analysis Strategies for Masonry Structures
- Application of Finite Element Analysis to a Historical Building -, Journal of Habitat Engineering and Design, 4, 1, 2012.03.
9. G. ZAMANI AHARI, K. YAMAGUCHI, Y. NINOMIYA, M. MIYAJIMA, APPROACH TO SEISMIC EVALUATION OF A HISTORICAL MASONRY BUILDING - TABRIZ BAZAAR IN IRAN, Proceedings of Sixth International Conference of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, CD-ROM, 9 pages, Tehran, Iran, May 16-18, 2011, 2011.05.
10. Kentaro Yamaguchi, Masakatsu Miyajima, Arjang Sadeghi, Abdolhossein Fallahi, Yuki Ninomiya, Gholamreza Zamani Ahari, Material Element Tests and FEM Analysis in Early Stages of Study on Seismic Retrofitting of Tabriz Bazaar in Iran, Proceedings of Bilateral Iran-o-Japan Seminar on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering of Historical Masonry Buildings, CD-ROM, 9 pages,
Azarbaijan University of Tarbiat Moallem, Tabriz, Iran,
October 10-11, 2010, 2010.10.
11. Gholamreza ZAMANI AHARI, Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, A Proposal of the Most Suitable Retrofitting Methods for URM Structures in Iran
- An Extensive Review of Recent Techniques -, Journal of Habitat Engineering, Volume 2, Number 2, pp.105-114, 2010.09.
12. Fumie OOBA, Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Yuki NINOMIYA, Asako NAGAMINE, Consideration of Long-term Conservation of the General Wooden Structures in Japan
- Deterioration Research of Churches Aged over 50 Years -, Journal of Habitat Engineering, Volume 2, Number 2, pp.135-144, 2010.09.
13. Miyajima Masakatsu, Tsurugi Masato, Fallahi Abdolhossein, Yamaguchi Kentaro, Yoshida Masaho, Vulnerability Assessment to Earthquake of Historical Masonry Building in Tabriz, Iran, Proceedings of X Chilean Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, CD-ROM, 8 pages,
Santiago, Chile,
May 22-27, 2010, 2010.05.
14. Kentaro Yamaguchi, Arjang Sadeghi, Abdolhossein Fallahi, Masakatsu Miyajima, Material Element Tests as the First Step of Seismic Retrofit of Tabriz Bazaar in Iran, Proceedings of the International Conference on Protection of Historical Buildings, PROHITECH 09, Vol.2, pp.1711-1716,
Rome, Italy,
June 21-24, 2009, 2009.06.
15. Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Yasunori MATSUFUJI, Frictional Damping Effect of Walls Connected by Dry Construction Method which has Potential to Contribute toward the Realization of Structural Design for Disassembly, Proceedings of the 2008 World Sustainable Building Conference, Vol.2, pp.542-549
Melbourne, Australia
21-25 September 2008, 2008.09.
16. Kentaro Yamaguchi, Yasunori Matsufuji, Tomoyuki Koyama, A new structural system: friction-resistant dry-masonry, Building Research & Information, Volume 35, Issue 6, pp.616-628, 2007.11.
17. Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Yasunori MATSUFUJI, Tomoyuki KOYAMA, Friction-Resistant Type Dry-Masonry Structure for REUSE of Materials, Proceedings of Rethinking Sustainable Construction 2006, Conference CD
Sarasota, Florida, United States of America
19-22 September 2006, 2006.09.
18. Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Yasunori MATSUFUJI, Tomoyuki KOYAMA, Hidehiro KOYAMADA, Strength Evaluation of Friction-Resistant Type Dry-Masonry Structure for Realizing REUSE, Proceedings of the 2005 World Sustainable Building Conference (SB05Tokyo), 09-028, pp.2713-2720
Tokyo, Japan
27-29 September 2005, 2005.09.
Presentations
1. Gholamreza ZAMANI AHARI, Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Hiromi NISHIYAMA, Masakatsu MIYAJIMA, AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE RETROFITTING OF UNREINFORCED MASONRY SPECIMENS WITH ECC AND AFRP SHEET, 第59回構造工学シンポジウム, 2013.04.20.
2. Kentaro YAMAGUCHI, Tomoyuki KOYAMA, Ryotaro KURODA, Development of Damping System Using Friction-Resistant Dry-Masonry Wall
- Proposal of the Construction Method which Controls a Slipping Layer and Horizontal Loading Test of the Wall and Frame Specimen -, First International Conference on HABITAT Engineering and Design, 2012.10.14.
3. ZAMANI AHARI Gholamreza, YAMAGUCHI Kentaro, Shear Behavior of Unreinforced Masonry Wall Specimens Retrofitted with Aramid Fiber Sheet, 日本建築学会2012年度大会, 2012.09.13.
Other Research Activities
  • 2009.08.
  • 2007.11.
  • 2006.04.
  • 2005.11.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Architectural Institute of Japan
  • Japan Concrete Institute
Educational
Other Educational Activities
  • 2015.03.
  • 2010.10.
  • 2009.12.
  • 2009.04.
  • 2008.10.
  • 2008.03.
  • 2005.05.
  • 2002.03.