Hironori Yasukawa

Last Updated :2017/09/23

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Engineering, Professor
E-mail
yasukawanaoe.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
I'm Hironori YASUKAWA of Marne Transportation System Lab., Department of Transportation and Environmental Systems.

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Kyushu University
  • Master of Engineering, Kyushu University

Research Fields

  • Engineering;Integrated engineering;Naval and maritime engineering

Research Keywords

  • ship performance
  • tank tests
  • ship maneuverability
  • ship seakeeping
  • ship motion simulations
  • electoric propulsion ships
  • Multi-hull ships

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Second Semester, Science of Vehicle and Transportation
  2. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Fundamentals in Dynamics
  4. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Special Research Project
  5. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Transportation Vessels and Vehicles I
  6. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Logistics Planning and Design
  7. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Project Management
  8. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Initial Design of Marine Vehicles
  9. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Initial Design of Marine Vehicles
  10. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research I
  11. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research II
  12. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research V
  13. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar I
  14. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. A Theoretical Study of Hydrodynamic Derivatives on Ship Maneuvering in Restricted Water, Selected Paper from Journal of the Society of Naval Architects of Japan, 163, 119-129, 19880601
  2. A Rankine Panel Method to Calculate Unsteady Hydrodynamic Forces, Journal of the society of naval architects of japan, 168, 131-140, 19901201
  3. Bank Effect on Ship Maneuverability in a Channel with Varying Width, Transactions of The West-Japan Society of Naval Architects, 81, 85-99, 19910301
  4. A Theoretical Study on Free-Surface Flow around Slowly Moving Full Hull Forms in Short Waves, Journal of the society of naval architects of japan, 170, 143-151, 19911201
  5. Hydrodynamic Interactions among Hull, Rudder and Propeller of a Turning Thin Ship, Transactions of The West-Japan Society of Naval Architects, 84, 59-83, 19920801
  6. Shallow Water Effects on Hydrodynamic Characteristics of a Turning Thin Ship, Transactions of The West-Japan Society of Naval Architects, 85, 57-69, 19930301
  7. A Rankine Panel Method to Calculate Steady Wave-Making Resistance of a Ship Taking the Effect of Sinkage and Trim into Account, Transactions of The West-Japan Society of Naval Architects, 86, 27-35, 19930801
  8. A Rankine Source Kochin-Function Method to Remove the Negative Ship Wave Resistance, Ship Technology Research, 45(2), 47-53, 19980501
  9. Ship Form Improvement using Genetic Algorithm, Ship Technology Research, 47(1), 35-44, 20000201
  10. Simulation Study on Motions of a Towed Collector for a Manganese Nodule Mining System, Proceedings of ISOPE-Ocean Mining Symposium= Tsukuba= Japan, 61-67, 19951101
  11. Motion Analysis of a Towed Collector for Manganese Nodule Mining in Ocean Test, Proceedings of the 9th International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE)= Vol.I= Brest= France, 9, 100-107, 19990501
  12. Application of a 3-D Time Domain Panel Method to Ship Seakeeping Problems, Proc. 24th Symp. on Naval Hydrodynamics= Fukuoka= Japan, 24, 20020701
  13. Experimental Analysis on Motions of Riser for IODP Deepwater Riser Drillship,, Proceedings of the 12th International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE)= Kitakyushu= Japan, 12, 20020501
  14. Unsteady Wash Generated by a High Speed Vessel, Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, 16, 20010401
  15. Nonlinear Time Domain Analysis of Hydrodynamic Forces on a Ship Advancing in Waves, Proc. 4th Osaka Colloquium on Seakeeping Performance of Ships= Osaka= Japan, 4, 281-290, 20001001
  16. Prediction of Wave Pressure and Loads on Actual Ships by the Enhanced Unified Theory, 23rd Symp. on Naval Hydrodynamics= Val de Reuil= France, 23, 20000901
  17. Investigation of Global and Local Flow Details by a Fully Three-dimensional Seakeeping Method, 23rd Symp. on Naval Hydrodynamics= Val de Reuil= France, 23, 20000901
  18. Nonlinear Time Domain Analysis of Ship Motions in Regular Head Waves, 3, 20000901
  19. Added Resistance for a Fully Three-Dimensional Ship Seakeeping Method, 2, 19990801
  20. Computation of Ship Wave and Resistance using a RANS Solver, 2, 19990801
  21. Unsteady Wash Computation for a High Speed Vessel, 2, 19990801
  22. Application of the Enhanced Unified Theory to Seakeeping Calculations of Actual Ships, 4, 59-66, 19990701
  23. Deep Water Drilling Riser Systems, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology= Fukuoka= Japan, 2, 301-307, 19981201
  24. A Rankine Source Method for Wave Resistance Minimization, 1, 19980901
  25. Computation of Effective Rudder Forces of a Ship in Shallow Water, 125-133, 19980901
  26. A Method to Predict Limiting Wave Height of a Deep Sea Riser in Disconnected Mode, Proceedings of the 8th International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE)= Vol.II= Montreal= Canada, 8, 199-206, 19980501
  27. Hydrodynamic Forces on a Ship Moving with Constant Rudder Angle: A Theoretical Treatment of Rudder Angle Test, 435-447, 19960901
  28. Wave Resistance Minimization of a Simple Form Ship with Protruded Bow by Rankine Source Method, Proceeding of 15th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, 11, 19960301
  29. Effect of Steady Disturbance on Free-Surface Flow around Slowly Moving Full Hull Forms in Waves, Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies, 9, 189-192, 19940401
  30. A Theoretical Approach to Evaluate Steady Turning Performance of a Thin Ship in Shallow Water, 641-650, 19930901
  31. Numerical Calculation of Steady Turning Performance of a Thin Ship, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Maneuvering and Control of Marine Craft= Southampton= UK, 423-436, 19920701
  32. Calculation of Free-Surface Flow around a Ship in Shallow Water by Rankine Source Method, 6th International Conference on Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics, 5, 643-653, 19890901
  33. Rankine Source Methods for Seakeeping Problems, Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft 90. Band= Springer-Verlag, 90, 411-425, 19960401
  34. Hub Network Design for Marine Transportation, 106, 115-124, 20030801
  35. Maneuvering Simulation of a Traning Ship "Hiroshima-Maru" (1st Report: Captive Model Test of Heeled Ship), 109, 101-114, 20050301
  36. Maneuvering Simulation of a Traning Ship "Hiroshima-Maru" (2nd Report: Comparison with Fullscale Test Results), 109, 115-125, 20050301
  37. Influence of Outrigger Position on the Performances of a High Speed Trimaran (1st Report: Resistance and Wave Wash), 1, 77-83, 20050601
  38. Simulation of Ship Collision Caused by Hydrodynamic Interaction Between Ships, 20030801
  39. Influence of Outrigger Position on the Performances of a High Speed Trimaran (2nd Report: Wave-Induced Motions in Head Sea), JOURNAL OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND OCEAN ENGINEERS, 189-195, 20051201
  40. Influence of Outrigger Position on the Performances of a High Speed Trimaran (3rd Report: Maneuverability), JOURNAL OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND OCEAN ENGINEERS, 197-203, 20051201
  41. Improvement of cource-keeping ability of a high speed mono-hull by skegs, JOURNAL OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND OCEAN ENGINEERS, 125-131, 20060601
  42. Simulations of Slewing Motion of a Towed Ship, JOURNAL OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND OCEAN ENGINEERS, 137-146, 20060601
  43. Hydrodynamic Force Characteristics on Maneuvering of Pusher-Barge Systems, JOURNAL OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND OCEAN ENGINEERS, 133-142, 20070601
  44. Hydrodynamic derivatives investigation of unconventionally arranged pusher-barge systems, Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 13(3), 256-268, 20080821
  45. Maneuvering simulations of pusher-barge systems, Journal of Marine Science and Technology, Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 13(2), 117-126, 20080529
  46. Maneuvering Force Characteristics of a Ship with Azimuth Thrusters, 20080529
  47. Improving Course Stability of a Ship with Azimuthing Thrusters, 20090528
  48. Tank Test on Low Speed Maneuvering of a Ship with VecTwin Rudder, THE JOURNAL OF JAPAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION, 265-271, 20110301
  49. Maneuvering motions of KVLCC1 and KVLCC2 using MMG model, Proc. Workshop on Verification and Validation of Ship Manoeuvering Simulation Methods, E51-E55, 20080401
  50. Maneuvering simulation of MOERI container ship, Proc. Workshop on Verification and Validation of Ship Manoeuvering Simulation Methods, E68-E73, 20080401
  51. Evaluation of ship-bank and ship-ship interaction forces using a 3D panel method, Proc. International Conference on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water: Bank Effects, 127-133, 20090501
  52. Trim Effect on Maneuverability of a Training Ship "Toyoshio-Maru", THE JOURNAL OF JAPAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION, 81-89, 20120301
  53. Maneuvering Fullscale Trial of a Ship with Azimuth Propellers to Capture the Trim Effect, MARSIM2012, MARSIM2012, CDROM, 20120401
  54. Maneuverability of a Training Ship "Toyoshio-Maru" in Heeled Condition, THE JOURNAL OF JAPAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION, 129, 93-98, 20131201
  55. Maneuverability of a Semi-Displacement Typed High Speed Mono-Hull, Journal of the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers, 47-60, 20140601
  56. Stern Skeg Effects on Course Stability of a Ship with Azimuthing Propellers, Proceedings of the Twenty-fourth (2014) International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, Busan, Korea, June 15-20, 2014, 20140601
  57. Maneuvering simulations of pusher-barge systems, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 13(2), 117-126, MAY 2008
  58. Hydrodynamic derivatives investigation of unconventionally arranged pusher-barge systems, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 13(3), 256-268, AUG 2008
  59. Comparison study of a pusher-barge system in shallow water, medium shallow water and deep water conditions, OCEAN ENGINEERING, 46, 9-17, JUN 2012
  60. Course stability and yaw motion of a ship in steady wind, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 17(3), 291-304, SEP 2012
  61. Course stability of a ship towing system in wind, OCEAN ENGINEERING, 64, 135-145, MAY 15 2013
  62. Shallow Water Effect on the Hydrodynamic Interaction between Two Ships with Rudder in Close Proximity,, 3rd Int. Conf. on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water, 20130601
  63. Wind Effect on Directional Stability of a Ship Moving in a Channel, 3rd Int. Conf. on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water, 20130701
  64. Directional stability of a ship in close proximity to channel wall, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 19(4), 376-393, DEC 2014
  65. Introduction of MMG standard method for ship maneuvering predictions, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 20(1), 37-52, MAR 2015
  66. Theoretical and experimental analysis of a slack towline motion on tug-towed ship during turning, OCEAN ENGINEERING, 99, 95-106, MAY 1 2015
  67. Wind and Current Correction Methods for Speed Trial Analysis of Ships, Ship Technology Research, 62(3), 173-185, 2015, October
  68. Maneuvering Simulation of a KVLCC2 Tanker in Irregular Waves, International Conference on Marine Simulation and Ship Maneuverability (MARSIM'15), 2015, September
  69. CFD Analysis of Hydrodynamic Force Characteristics of Pusher and mulita Barges in Steady-State Manoeuvres, International Conference on Marine Simulation and Ship Maneuverability (MARSIM'15), 2015, September
  70. High-Speed Ship Maneuverability, JOURNAL OF SHIP RESEARCH, 60(4), 239-258, DEC 2016

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Prediction of Ship Maneuvering in Waves, Hironori Yasukawa, International Conference on Marine Safety & Environment, 2013/12, With Invitation
  2. A Research Project on Maneuvering Motion in Waves and Minimum Power Requirement of Ships, Hironori Yasukawa, International workshop on environmentally friendly ships, 2015/03/04, With Invitation, Yokohama National University, Center for Oceanic Studies and integrated education, Yokohama, Japan
  3. Japanese R & D Project on Maneuvering in Adverse Condition and Minimum Power Requirement of Ships, Yasukawa, H., Joint ITTC-SHOPERA Public Workshop, London, UK, 2016/04/13, With Invitation, ITTC (International Towing Tank Conference) and SHOPERA (Energy Efficient Safe SHip OPERAtion, EU project), London, UK
  4. Japanese R & D Project on Maneuvering in Adverse Condition and Minimum Power Requirement of Ships – continued --, Yasukawa, H., SHOPERA Public Workshop, 2016/09/28, With Invitation, SHOPERA (Energy Efficient Safe SHip OPERAtion), EU project, Athens, Greece
  5. Development of a Double-Ended Ferry with Electric Propulsion System Sakurajima-Maru, Yasukawa, H., 3rd International Conference on Ocean, Mechanical & Aerospace --Scientists & Engineers-- (OMAse 2016), 2016/11/07, With Invitation, International Society on Ocean, Mechanical & Aerospace --Scientists & Engineers-, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. committee member, 2014/10, 2015/03, International towing tank conference
  2. committee member, 2015/04, 2016/03, International towing tank conference
  3. Committee member, 2016/04, 2017/03, International towing tank conference