Advanced Tribology
Lecturer Professor T Kazama
Office B319
Aims & Goals On completion of this course, students should have an up-to-date knowledge of theory and application of tribological systems and an in-depth understanding of major frictional components of machines such as bearings and seals.
Outlines 1. Introduction (What is tribology? Topics of tribological systems)
2. Suface and friction (Surface; Surface contact; Roughness; Friction)
3. Lubricant(Category; Mineral oil; Liquid lubricant; Additives; Solid lubricant)
4. Fluid film lubrication (Lubrication theory; Reynolds equation; Sliding bearings; Journal bearings; Oil whip/whirl; Hydrostatic bearings; Thermohydrodynamic lubrication)
5. Elastohydrodynamic lubrication (What is EHL? EHL theory; Traction; Application of EHL; Rolling fatigue)
6. Boundary lubrication (Boundary lubrication; Mixed lubrication; Wear; Seizure)
7. Tribo-materials (Materials for sliding bearings, rolling bearings, gears, cams, seals, journals, tools and sliding parts; Surface treatment)
References 1. Williams, J,A.,hEngineering Tribologyh, Oxford Science Publications (Stock in library)
2. Halling, J.,hIntroduction to Tribologyh, Wykeham Publications (Stock in library)
3. Ludema, K.C.,hfriction, Wear, Lubricationh,CRC Press (Stock in library)
Prerequisites The students should read the references on tribology prior to class. They should also refer to a math textbook and refresh your knowledge on differential equations.
Grading Two assignments (Take-home; Review: 30%, Modeling and Analysis:50%) and quizzes (in class:10%). The assignments will be assessed as follows: Structure, Clarity of communication, Effective use of figures and tables, Application of material, and Your own analysis and interpretation.

Design of Mechanical Systems
Lecturers T. Kazama
Offices B319 (T. Kazama)
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Exercises in Fluid Mechanics
Lecturers H. Sugiyama, T. Saito, T. Kazama, I. Tokura, J. Suzuki, R. Minato
Offices B319 (T. Kazama)
Aims & Goals On completion of this course, students should have basic knowledge of fluid mechanics such as two/three dimensional flow, ideal fluid flow, viscous fluid flow and compressible fluid flow.
Outlines I - 1
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Exercises in Mechano-Informatics
Lecturers N. Hanajima, H. Funamizu
Offices B319 (T. Kazama)
Aims & Goals On completion of this course, students should have basic knowledge of programming in C for control, sensing and machine design.
Outlines a. Guidance
b. Introduction and basics in C
c. Application and numerical calculation in C
d. Advance in C and control hardware
References (R)B. W. Kernighan and D. M. Ritchie: C Programming Language, Prentice Hall.
Prerequisites Introduction to Multimedia, Mathematics for Engineering, Physics.
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Fluid Mechanics II
Lecturers T. Kazama
Office B319 (T. Kazama)
Aims & Goals On completion of this course, students should have knowledge of fluid mechanics such as two/three dimensional flow, ideal fluid flow, viscous fluid flow and compressible fluid flow.
Outlines 1. Fluid properties
2. Ideal fluid flow
3. Viscous fluid flow
4. Navier-Stokes equation
5. Boundary layer equation
References
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Fluid Power Systems
Lecturer Professor T Kazama
Office B319
Aims & Goals On completion of this course, students should have knowledge of mechanism and application of fluid power systems and components such as hydraulic pumps/motors, compressors, cylinders and valves.
Outlines 1. Fluid power systems (Hydraulics and pneumatics)
2. Fluid properties
3. Fluid mechanics and tribology
4. Hydraulic pumps and actuators
5. Auxiliary devices
6. Hydraulic/Electrohydraulic valves and control
7. Pneumatic systems, compressors and components
Textbook(s) and Reference(s)
Prerequisites Mathematics for Engineering, Physics and Fluid Mechanics
Grading Examination, quizzes in class (and take-home assignments).

Mechanical Engineering Drawing
Lecturers Academic staff of Mechanical Systems Engineering Department
Offices B319 (T. Kazama)
Aims & Goals On completion of this course, students should have basic knowledge of mechanical drawing based on JIS B0111-2000.
Outlines a. Guidance
b. Introduction to mechanical drawing
c. Fundamental of machine elements such as keys, bolts and nuts
d. Tolerance, datum and roughness
e. Exercises in machine design
f. CAD
References
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Mechanical Systems Engineering Laboratory
Lecturers Academic staff of Mechanical Systems Engineering Department
Offices B319 (T. Kazama, Unit of Mechanical System Design)
Aims & Goals
Outlines Experiment and simulation of a beam
References
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Seminar in Mechanical Systems Engineering
Lecturers Academic staff of Mechanical Systems Engineering Department
Offices B319 (T. Kazama, Mechanical System Design Group)
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Undergraduate Research
Lecturers Academic staff of Mechanical Systems Engineering Department
Offices B319 (T. Kazama, Mechanical System Design Group)
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