HIROSHI TAGAWA

Last Updated :2021/05/10

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Professor
Web Site
E-mail
htagawahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2012/08, Hiroshima University, Professor
  • 2001/10, 2012/07, Nagoya University, Associate Professor
  • 1996/06, 2001/09, Kyoto University, Research Associate
  • 2000/03, 2001/02, Georgia Institute of Technology, Visiting Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Kyoto University, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Department of Architecture, Japan, 1994/04, 1996/05
  • Kyoto University, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Department of Architecture, Japan, 1992/04, 1994/03
  • Kyoto University, Faculty of Engineering, Japan, 1988/04, 1992/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto University
  • Master of Engineering, Kyoto University

Educational Activity

  • 【Bachelor Degree Program】School of Engineering : Cluster 4(Civil Engineering and Architecture)
  • 【Master's Program】Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Architecture Program
  • 【Doctoral Program】Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Architecture Program

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Architecture and Building Engineering

Research Fields

  • Engineering;Architecture and building engineering;Building structures / Materials

Research Keywords

  • building structure
  • steel structure
  • seismic design
  • connection
  • vibration control system

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ)
  • Japan Association for Earthquake Engineering (JAEE)
  • Japan Society of Steel Construction (JSSC)
  • Japan Society of Seismic Isolation

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Architectural Project and Drawing II
  2. 2021, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Field Work in Architecture
  3. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Design Concepts of Steel Structures
  4. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Geotechnical and Architectural Foundation Engineering
  5. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Earthquake Resistant Structures
  6. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Structural Design
  7. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Design of Steel Structures
  8. 2021, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Peace Urbanism and Architecture
  9. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Directed Study in Architecture IIB
  10. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Architecture IIB
  11. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Architecture
  12. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Exercises on Architecture A
  13. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Exercises on Architecture A
  14. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Architecture B
  15. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Architecture B
  16. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Architecture
  17. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Advanced Design of Steel Structures
  18. 2021, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Practice of Structural Design for Steel Structures
  19. 2021, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Architecture

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Super elastic system using parallel spine frames with steel braces, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 50(3), 974-994, 20210301
  2. Buckling-restrained steel bar damper for spine frame system, Engineering Structures, 229(111593), 20210215
  3. Earthquake early warning-enabled smart base isolation system, Automation in Construction, 115, 20200701
  4. Bolted beam-to-column connection with buckling-restrained round steel bar dampers, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 169(106036), 1-11, 20200601
  5. Buckling-restrained brace using round steel bar cores restrained by inner round steel tubes and outer square steel tube, Engineering Structures, 197(109379), 1-15, 20191015
  6. Bolted connections for non-intersecting H-section beam and column in steel moment frames, Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 25(5), 460-476, 201905
  7. A smart mechatronic base isolation system using earthquake early warning, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 119, 299-307, 201904
  8. Eccentric installation of splice plates for compressive strength improvement of rectangular hollow section braces, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 16(11), 5489-5502, 201811
  9. Cyclic performance of buckling-restrained knee brace damper with U-shaped holes, Proceedings of the seventh Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Bangkok, Thailand,USB-ACEE0047, 201811
  10. Application of round steel bar cores and simplified end-couplers to buckling-restrained braces, Proceedings of the seventh Asia Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Bangkok, Thailand,USB-ACEE0053, 201811
  11. Prevention of story drift amplification in a 20-story steel frame structure by tension-rod displacement–restraint bracing, The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, 27(2)(e1411), 1-16, 201802
  12. Characteristics of Seesaw System for Vibration Control of Structures, Proceedings of 4th world congress and exhibition on construction and steel structure, Atlanta, USA, 201710
  13. Comparison between experimental and analytical results for seesaw energy dissipation systems using fluid viscous dampers, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 15(1), 79-90, 201603
  14. Cyclic behavior of seesaw energy dissipation system with steel slit dampers, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 117, 24-34, 201602
  15. Short brackets at beam-to-column connections in steel structures, Proceedings of the fifth World Engineering Conference and Convention (WECC2015), Kyoto, Japan, CD-ROM, PS4-5-9, 201511
  16. A new vibration control system for structures with quasi-linear motion mechanism, Abstract Proceedings of Collaborative Conference on Earthquake Science and Engineering 2015, Chengdu, China, 21-22, 201509
  17. Stiffening of bolted end-plate connections with steel member assemblies, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 103, 190-199, 201412
  18. Experimental evaluation of dynamic characteristics of seesaw energy dissipation system for vibration control of structures, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 43(12), 1889-1895, 201410
  19. Displacement-restraint bracing for suppression of deformation concentration to local stories of high-rise buildings, Proceedings of International Civil Engineering & Architecture Symposium for Academicians 2014, Antalya, Turkey, 90-96, 201405
  20. Study on Bolted Beam-to-Column Connections Stiffened with Steel Member Assemblies, Proceedings of the thirteenth East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, Sapporo, Japan, 201309
  21. Seismic performance of steel structures with seesaw energy dissipation system using fluid viscous dampers, Engineering Structures, 56, 431-442, 201311
  22. Seismic response of steel structures with seesaw systems using viscoelastic dampers, Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 42(5), 779-794, 201304
  23. Evaluation of vibration control system with U-dampers based on quasi-linear motion mechanism, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 70, 213-225, 201203
  24. Displacement-restraint Bracing for Seismic Retrofit of Steel Moment Frames, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 65(5), 1096-1104, 200905
  25. Shape optimization of reduced beam section under cyclic loads, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 65(7), 1511-1519, 200907
  26. Shape optimization of H-beam flange for maximum plastic energy dissipation, J. Struct. Eng., ASCE, 133(8), 1176-1179, 200708
  27. Application of steel channels as stiffeners in bolted moment connections, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 61(12), 1650-1671, 200512
  28. Criteria for suppression of deformation concentration of building frames under severe earthquakes, Engineering Structures, 20(4-6), 372-383, 199804