Hironori Yasukawa

Last Updated :2019/01/11

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. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Science of Vehicle and Transportation
  2. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Transportation
  3. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Fundamentals in Dynamics
  4. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Special Research Project
  5. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Transportation Vessels and Vehicles I
  6. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Logistics Planning and Design
  7. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Project Management
  8. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Initial Design of Marine Vehicles
  9. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Initial Design of Marine Vehicles
  10. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research II
  11. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research IV
  12. 2018, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research V
  13. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar II
  14. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research IA
  15. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research IA
  16. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Transportation and Environmental Systems Research IB
  17. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar IA
  18. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar IA
  19. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Transportation and Environmental Systems Seminar IB

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. Wave Pressure Computations for a VLCC in Regular Waves, 2, 19990801
  21. Computation of Ship Wave and Resistance using a RANS Solver, 2, 19990801
  22. Unsteady Wash Computation for a High Speed Vessel, 2, 19990801
  23. Application of the Enhanced Unified Theory to Seakeeping Calculations of Actual Ships, 4, 59-66, 19990701
  24. Deep Water Drilling Riser Systems, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Hydroelasticity in Marine Technology= Fukuoka= Japan, 2, 301-307, 19981201
  25. A Rankine Source Method for Wave Resistance Minimization, 1, 19980901
  26. Computation of Effective Rudder Forces of a Ship in Shallow Water, 125-133, 19980901
  27. 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
  28. Hydrodynamic Forces on a Ship Moving with Constant Rudder Angle: A Theoretical Treatment of Rudder Angle Test, 435-447, 19960901
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. A Theoretical Approach to Evaluate Steady Turning Performance of a Thin Ship in Shallow Water, 641-650, 19930901
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. Rankine Source Methods for Seakeeping Problems, Jahrbuch der Schiffbautechnischen Gesellschaft 90. Band= Springer-Verlag, 90, 411-425, 19960401
  35. Hub Network Design for Marine Transportation, 106, 115-124, 20030801
  36. Maneuvering Simulation of a Traning Ship "Hiroshima-Maru" (1st Report: Captive Model Test of Heeled Ship), 109, 101-114, 20050301
  37. Maneuvering Simulation of a Traning Ship "Hiroshima-Maru" (2nd Report: Comparison with Fullscale Test Results), 109, 115-125, 20050301
  38. Influence of Outrigger Position on the Performances of a High Speed Trimaran (1st Report: Resistance and Wave Wash), 1, 77-83, 20050601
  39. Simulation of Ship Collision Caused by Hydrodynamic Interaction Between Ships, 20030801
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. Simulations of Slewing Motion of a Towed Ship, JOURNAL OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND OCEAN ENGINEERS, 137-146, 20060601
  44. Hydrodynamic Force Characteristics on Maneuvering of Pusher-Barge Systems, JOURNAL OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS AND OCEAN ENGINEERS, 133-142, 20070601
  45. Hydrodynamic derivatives investigation of unconventionally arranged pusher-barge systems, Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 13(3), 256-268, 20080821
  46. Maneuvering simulations of pusher-barge systems, Journal of Marine Science and Technology, Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 13(2), 117-126, 20080529
  47. Maneuvering Force Characteristics of a Ship with Azimuth Thrusters, 20080529
  48. Improving Course Stability of a Ship with Azimuthing Thrusters, 20090528
  49. Tank Test on Low Speed Maneuvering of a Ship with VecTwin Rudder, THE JOURNAL OF JAPAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION, 265-271, 20110301
  50. Maneuvering motions of KVLCC1 and KVLCC2 using MMG model, Proc. Workshop on Verification and Validation of Ship Manoeuvering Simulation Methods, E51-E55, 20080401
  51. Maneuvering simulation of MOERI container ship, Proc. Workshop on Verification and Validation of Ship Manoeuvering Simulation Methods, E68-E73, 20080401
  52. 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
  53. Trim Effect on Maneuverability of a Training Ship "Toyoshio-Maru", THE JOURNAL OF JAPAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION, 81-89, 20120301
  54. Maneuvering Fullscale Trial of a Ship with Azimuth Propellers to Capture the Trim Effect, MARSIM2012, MARSIM2012, CDROM, 20120401
  55. Maneuverability of a Training Ship "Toyoshio-Maru" in Heeled Condition, THE JOURNAL OF JAPAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION, 129, 93-98, 20131201
  56. Maneuverability of a Semi-Displacement Typed High Speed Mono-Hull, Journal of the Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers, 47-60, 20140601
  57. 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
  58. Maneuvering simulations of pusher-barge systems, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 13(2), 117-126, MAY 2008
  59. Hydrodynamic derivatives investigation of unconventionally arranged pusher-barge systems, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 13(3), 256-268, AUG 2008
  60. Comparison study of a pusher-barge system in shallow water, medium shallow water and deep water conditions, OCEAN ENGINEERING, 46, 9-17, JUN 2012
  61. Course stability and yaw motion of a ship in steady wind, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 17(3), 291-304, SEP 2012
  62. Course stability of a ship towing system in wind, OCEAN ENGINEERING, 64, 135-145, MAY 15 2013
  63. 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
  64. Wind Effect on Directional Stability of a Ship Moving in a Channel, 3rd Int. Conf. on Ship Manoeuvring in Shallow and Confined Water, 20130701
  65. Directional stability of a ship in close proximity to channel wall, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 19(4), 376-393, DEC 2014
  66. Introduction of MMG standard method for ship maneuvering predictions, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 20(1), 37-52, MAR 2015
  67. Theoretical and experimental analysis of a slack towline motion on tug-towed ship during turning, OCEAN ENGINEERING, 99, 95-106, MAY 1 2015
  68. Wind and Current Correction Methods for Speed Trial Analysis of Ships, Ship Technology Research, 62(3), 173-185, 2015, October
  69. Maneuvering Simulation of a KVLCC2 Tanker in Irregular Waves, International Conference on Marine Simulation and Ship Maneuverability (MARSIM'15), 2015, September
  70. 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
  71. High-Speed Ship Maneuverability, JOURNAL OF SHIP RESEARCH, 60(4), 239-258, DEC 2016
  72. Effect of Engine Output on Maneuverability of a VLCC in Still Water and Adverse Weather Conditions, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 22(3), 574-586, SEP 2017
  73. Wind and current correction methods for speed trial analysis of ships, SHIP TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, 62(3), 173-185, 2015
  74. Effect of bilge keels on maneuverability of a fine ship, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 23(2), 302-318, JUN 2018
  75. Maneuverability of Cb-Series Full Hull Ships (2nd report: maneuvering simulations), 26, 63-70, 2017.12
  76. Improvement of Propulsive Performance of a Catamaran in Waves by a Biologically Inspired Hydrofoil, 11th Symp. on High-Performance Marine Vehicles (HIPER'17), , Zevenwacht, South-Africa, 11, 2017.9
  77. Manoeuvring Simulations of a VLCC in Adverse Weather Conditions - Effect of Load Condition -, 10th International Workshop on Ship and Marine Hydrodynamics, Keelung, Taiwan, 10, November, 2017
  78. Maneuverability of a pusher and barge system under empty and full load conditions, JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 23(3), 464-482, SEP 2018
  79. Improvement of maneuverability in a VLCC by a high lift rudder, OCEAN ENGINEERING, 165, 438-449, OCT 1 2018

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