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Faculty of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, IWATE UNIVERSITY
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KAMOSHIDA NaotoAssistant Professor

Affiliation Faculty of Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Graduate School of Engineering
·Master's Programs
Civil and Environmental Engineering
·Doctoral Programs
Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Keywords Rock Properties, Rock Cavern Storage for Liquefied Natural Gas, Liquefaction
Summary My research themes are “rock mechanics” and “sand mechanics.” In research on the theme of the rock mechanics, in response to a plan to store cryogenic fuel such as liquid hydrogen and liquefied natural gas based on the same principle used for storing oil in rock, I am conducting experiments to study the deformation and failure behavior of rock during the cooling process from room temperatures to -170°C. On the theme of the sand mechanics, I have just started study on liquefaction in preparation for an earthquake that is most likely to occur off the coast of Miyagi prefectures of Japan, because damage caused by liquefaction can be expected to occur at ports along the coast of Iwate if an earthquake occurs.
Research Fields Rock Mechanics, Soil Dynamics
Subjects Earthquake Engineering, Computer Programming for Civil and Environmental Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering Laboratory
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