Publications (Google Scholar Profile)


  1. Nguyen Ngoc Truc, Lena Mihova, Toshifumi Mukunoki & Duc Minh Do, Effect of saline intrusion on the properties of cohesive soils in the Red River Delta, Vietnam,Marine Georesources & Geotechnology Feb 2019
  2. T. Mukunoki , K. Sato , J. Fukushima , K. Shida , W.A. Take (2019), “Investigating the mechanism of downslope bentonite erosion in GCL liners using X-Ray CT”, Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 47(1), 75-86.
  3. Shiota, E. Mukunoki, T., Oxarango, L., Tinet, A. and Golfier, F. (2019), Micro-and macro-scale water retention properties of granular soils: contribution of the X-Ray CT-based voxel percolation method, Soil Research.


  1. Yuichiro Arima, MD, PhD; Seiji Hokimoto, MD, PhD; Noriaki Tabata, MD; Osamu Nakagawa, MD, PhD; Asahi Oshima;Yosuke Matsumoto; Takahiro Sato, ME; Toshifumi Mukunoki, Dr.(Eng); Jun Otani, PhD; Masanobu Ishii, MD; Michie Uchikawa, BS; EiichiroEvaluation of Collateral Source Characteristics With 3-Dimensional Analysis Using Micro?X-Ray Computed Tomography
    Journal of the American Heart Association 11 1-13 2018
  2. Takahiro Sato, Kunihiko Onda, Jun Otani, Development of a new loading test apparatus for microfocus X-ray CT and its application to the investigation of soil behavior surrounding driven open-section piles
    Soils and Foundations 58 776-785 2018
  3. Kataoka, M., Jeong, S-S, Obara, Y., Yoshinaga, T., Mine, Y., Takashima, K., Testing Method for Determination of Microscopic Fracture Toughness for Rock Materials, The Geotechnical Testing Journal} 134(12) 222-231 [{2018}]
  4. Akira Sato, Jyuntaro Nishizono, Kentaro Fujita and Michiyo Obata, Verification of the Inhibitory Effect of the Aquo-Siloxane Method on Material Migration in Porous Rock using the micro-Focus X-ray Computed Tomography Method, Materials Transactions 59(11) 1731-1738 Nov 2018
  5. Akira Sato and Haowen Tang, Effect of Cross-Sectional Shapes of Vertical Ore Paths on Ore Path Hang-ups by 3D-DEM, Proceedings of 10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium ARMS10 1(1) Paper No.40 Oct 2018
  6. Mukunoki, T., Hoai, T.T., Fukushima, D. Komiya, T. and Shimaoka, T. (2018), Physical and mechanical properties of municipal solid waste incineration residues with cement and coal fly ash using X-ray Computed Tomography scanners, Front. Struct. Civ. Eng.
  7. Nguyen, NT., Nakajo, S., Mukunoki, T., Tsujimoto, G. (2018), Estuarine Circulation Patterns in a Complex Geometry Estuary: Dinh An Estuary, Mekong River, Environ. Process, Vol.5, Issue 3, 503-517.
  8. Toshifumi Mukunoki and Andy Take (2018),” Visualization of bentonite desiccation during thermal cycling using X-ray CT”, Proc. of 11th International conference on Geosynthetics, Seoul, in USB..
  9. A Sainoki, Y Obara, HS Mitri (2018), Numerical simulation of stress distribution within a rock discontinuity asperity, Geomechanics and Geodynamics of Rock Masses, 673-679
  10. I Tanikura, R Shintani, A Sainoki, S Watanabe, Y Obara (2018), Quantitative comparison of chipping-and hydrodemolition-induced microscopic damage evolution in concrete substrates, Construction and Building Materials 164, 193-205.
  11. A Sainoki, HS Mitri(2018), Quantitative analysis with plastic strain indicators to estimate damage induced by fault-slip, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 10 (1), 1-10
  12. L Jiang, L Chen, A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2018), Numerical Approach for Yield Pillar Design Under Fractured Ground Conditions in Longwall Coal Mining, ISRM International Symposium-10th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium


  1. Akira Sato and Yuzo Obara, Analysis of pore structure and water permeation property of a shale rock by means of X-ray CT, Procedia Engineering 191 666-673 Jun 2017
  2. Akira Sato, Minami Egashira and Michiyo Obata, Evaluation of Preservation Effect by Aquo-Siloxane Method towards Water Permeation and Material Diffusion into Porous Rocks, Materials Sciences and Applications 8(6) 419-435 Jun 2017
  3. A.Sato, J.Nishizono and H.Tang, Analysis of Oil-Water Two Phase Flow in Porous Rocks by means of X-Ray CT Method, Proceedings of 2017 Young Scholars’ Symposium on Rock Mechanics (YSRM 2017) & 2017 International Conference on New Development in Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (NDRMGE 2017) 75-78 May 2017
  4. Toshifumi Mukunoki (2017), Discussion of “Pore network structure linked by X-ray CT to particle characteristics and transport parameters” by Hamamoto S., Moldrup P., Kawamoto K., Sakaki T., Nishimura T., and Komatsu T. (2016), Soils and Foundations, 56(4), 676–690, Soils and Foundations, Volume 57, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages 898-900.
  5. Koichiro Fukami, Toshifumi Mukunoki, Keiko Nakano, Naoki Matsuo and Takashi Okayasu (2017) Water leakage control by using vibratory roller on a dry-seeded rice field in southwestern Japan, Soil & Tillage Research, Vol.166, 138–146
  6. Toshifumi Mukunoki, Erika Shota and Ryo Takenaka (2017), “Image analysis of LNAPL recovery in sand due to injecting water with different temperature using X-ray CT”, Proc. of 19th International Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, TC106 selected paper, pp.1217-1220.
  7. A Sainoki, S Tabata, HS Mitri, D Fukuda, J Kodama (2017), Time-dependent tunnel deformations in homogeneous and heterogeneous weak rock formations, Computers and Geotechnics 92, 186-200
  8. A Sainoki, HS Mitri, D Chinnasane (2017), Characterization of Aseismic Fault-Slip in a Deep Hard Rock Mine Through Numerical Modelling: Case Study, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 50 (10), 2709-2729
  9. HS Mitri, S Demir, E Abou-Jaoude, M Kumral, A Sainoki, A Lamghari (2017), Guest Editorial–Special issue on advances in mine safety science & engineering, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology 27 (4), 589-590
  10. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2017), Numerical investigation into pillar failure induced by time-dependent skin degradation, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology 27 (4), 591-597
  11. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2017), Influence of mining activities on the reactivation of a footwall fault, Arabian Journal of Geosciences 10 (5), 99
  12. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2017), Estimation of Fault Slip-weakening Distance in an Underground Min, 4th ISRM Young Scholars Symposium on Rock Mechanics
  13. H Arima, A Sainoki, D Fukuda, J Kodama, Y Fujii, H Murayama, H Niwa (2017), 3D numerical analysis of time-dependent behavior of a tunnel constructed with conventional support system, 4th ISRM Young Scholars Symposium on Rock Mechanics.


  1. Daisuke Sueta, Yuichiro Arima, Yuichiro Arima, Seiji Hokimoto, Seiji Hokimoto, Toshifumi Mukunoki, Noriaki Tabata, Tomonori Akasaka, Takahiro Sato, Jun Otani, Hisao Ogawa, Hisao Ogawa, Unprotected left main intervention for surgery-ineligible patients with coronary artery disease—Usefulness of micro-CT images for stent, International Journal of Cardiology 221 358-389 Oct 2016.
  2. A. Sato, K. Ikeda, T. Yatsunami, K. Tsuda, T. Fukumitsu, K. Habu, Prevention Effect of Material Flow in the Porous Rocks by Aquo-Siloxane Method, Rock Mechanics & Rock Engineering: From the Past to the Future 2 847-852 Sep 2016.
  3. Akira Sato, Tsukasa Yatsunami, Koichi Ikeda, kazuhiro Tsuda, Takahiro Fukumitsu, Kengo Habu, Pore Scale Analysis of Diffusion Phenomena in Rocks by Means of m-Focus X-Ray CT
    Journal of the Society of Materials Science 65(6) 456 Apr 2016
  4. T. Mukunoki, K. Kasama, S. Murakami, H. Ikemi, R. Ishikura, T. Fujikawa, N. Yasufuku, Y. Kitazono (2016): Reconnaissance report on geotechnical damage caused by an earthquake with JMA seismic intensity 7 twice in 28h, Kumamoto, Japan, Soils and Foundations, 56(6), 947–964
  5. Funama Y, Utsunomiya D, Oda S, Shimonobo T, Nakaura T, Mukunoki T, Kidoh M, Yuki H, Yamashita Y. (2016), Transluminal attenuation-gradient coronary CT angiography on a 320-MDCT volume scanner: Effect of scan timing, coronary artery stenosis, and cardiac output using a contrast medium flow phantom., Phys Med. Vol.32 (11), 1415-1421. 2016 Oct 22. pii: S1120-1797(16)30953-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2016.10.011. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27780673.
  6. Mukunoki, T., Miyata, Y., Mikami, K., and Shiota, E.(2016): X-ray CT analysis of pore structure in sand, Solid Earth, Vol.7(3), 929-942, doi:10.5194/se-7-929-2016..
  7. Erika Shiota, Toshifumi Mukunoki, Anne-Julie Tinet (2016): Estimation of water – LNAPL transfer with different granular materials using X-ray CT image analysis, Proc. of THE 6TH Japan-Korea Geotechnical Workshop, Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication, Vol.4 No.7, pp150-153.
  8. Laurent Oxarango, Erika Shiota, Luke Chang, Patrice Delmas, Toshifumi Mukunoki. Analysis of unsaturated properties of a sandy soil using X-Ray CT. 13èmes Journéess d’études des Milieux Poreux 2016, Oct 2016, Anglet, France.
  9. Ngoc Thanh Nguyen, Sota Nakajo and Toshifumi Mukunoki (2016), Effect of upstream water division on saline intrusion and sediment transport at downstream of Dinh An and Tran De estuaries, Mekong River, Vietnam, Proceeding of the 3rd international conference Vietgeo2016, Halong, Vietnam, pp.285-293..
  10. A Sainoki, HS Mitri, M Yao, D Chinnasane (2016), Discontinuum modelling approach for stress analysis at a seismic source: case study, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 49 (12), 4749-4765
  11. L Jiang, A Sainoki, HS Mitri, N Ma (2016), Numerical simulation technique for gateroad stability analysis under fractured ground condition, 3rd International Symposium on Mine Safety Science and Engineering, 687-691.
  12. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2016), Numerical modelling of time-dependent skin degradation of an isolated pillar, 3rd International Symposium on Mine Safety Science and Engineering, 90-95.
  13. A Pyon, A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2016), Estimating stope vein footwall stability using various constitutive modelling techniques, 3rd International Symposium on Mine Safety Science and Engineering, 181-186
  14. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2016), Quantitative evaluation of stope damage induced by seismic waves, 3rd International Symposium on Mine Safety Science and Engineering, 6-11
  15. A Sainoki, MZ Emad, HS Mitri (2016), Study on the efficiency of destress blasting in deep mine drift development, Canadian Geotechnical Journal 54 (4), 518-528
  16. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2016), Back analysis of fault-slip in burst prone environment, Journal of Applied Geophysics 134, 159-171
  17. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2016), Instantaneous stress release in fault surface asperities during mining-induced fault-slip, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 8 (5), 619-628
  18. L Jiang, A Sainoki, HS Mitri, N Ma, H Liu, Z Hao (2016), Influence of fracture-induced weakening on coal mine gateroad stability, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 88, 307-317
  19. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2016), Influence of undulating fault surface properties on its seismic waves during fault-slip, International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment 30 (1), 1-12
  20. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2016), Dynamic modelling of fault slip induced by stress waves due to stope production blasts, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering 49 (1), 165-181
  21. A Sainoki, HS Mitri (2016), Effect of fault-slip source mechanism on seismic source parameters, Arabian Journal of Geosciences 9 (1), 69


  1. S. Taniguchi, J. Otani & M. Kumagai, A study on characteristics evaluation to control quality of asphalt mixture using X-ray CT, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Volume 15, Issue4, 892-910 (2014)
  2. H. Ogawa, K. Matsui, Y. Saito, S. Sugiyama, H. Jinnouchi, M. Sugawara, I. Masuda, H. Mori, M. Waki, M. Yoshiyama, H. Watada Differences Between Rosuvastatin and Atorvastatin in Lipid-Lowering Action and Effect on Glucose Metabolism in Japanese Hypercholesterolemic Patients With Concurrent Diabetes– Lipid-Lowering With Highly Potent Statins in Hyperlipidemia With Type 2 Diabetes Patients (LISTEN) Study –. Circulation, Journal 78(10):2512-2515 2014 3
  3. K. Honda, S. Oda, K. Katahira, H. Kajihara, S. Morishita, M. Honbori, K. Kawata, J. Nasu, D. Utsunomiya, Y. Funama, Y. Yamashita, Three-dimensional computed tomographic angiography of the liver for planning hepatic surgery: effect of low tube voltage and the iterative reconstruction algorithm on image quality. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2014 Jan-Feb;38(1)
  4. M. Kataoka, Y. Obara, and M. Kuruppu, Estimation of Fracture Toughness of Anisotropic Rocks by Semi-Circular Bend (SCB) Tests Under Water Vapor Pressure, Rock Mech Rock Eng, 47, 267-274doi 10.1007/s00603-014-0665-y, 2014 5
  5. N. Tabata, S. Hokimoto, T. Akasaka, Y. Arima, K. Kaikita, N. Kumagae, K. Morita, H. Miyazaki, K. Oniki, K. Nakagawa, K. Matsui, and H. Ogawa, Chronic Kidney Disease Status Modifies the Association of CYP2C19 Polymorphism in Predicting Clinical Outcomes Following Coronary Stent Implantation. Thrombosis Research 2014 Nov;134(5):939-44.
  6. Y. Arima, S. Hokimoto, T. Akasaka, K. Mizobe, K. Kaikita, K. Oniki, K. Nakagawa, and H. Ogawa, Comparison of the effect of CYP2C19 polymorphism on clinical outcome between acute coronary syndrome and stable angina. Journal of Cardiology 2015 Jun;65(6):494-500.
  7. Y. Funama, D. Utsunomiya, K. Taguchi, S. Oda, T. Shimonobo, and Y. Yamashita, Automatic exposure control at single- and dual-heartbeat CTCA on a 320-MDCT volume scanner: effect of heart rate, exposure phase window setting, and reconstruction algorithm. Phys Med. 2014 May;30(3):385-90
  8. Y. Nakashima, Y. Nakanishi, and T. Yasuda, Automatic droplet transportation on a plastic microfluidic device having wettability gradient surface, Review of Scientific Instruments (Vol.86, Issue 1), 12 January 2015 DOI: 10.1063/1.4905530
  9. A. Sato and Ö. Aydan, An X-Ray CT Imaging of Water Absorption Process of Soft Rocks, Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications, 1, (2014), 675-678
  10. T. Mukunoki, T. Nakano, J. Otani and J.P. Gourc (2014), Study of cracking process of clay cap barrier in landfill using X-ray CT, Applied Clay Science, Vol. 101, pp. 558-566, DOI 10.1016/j.clay. 2014.09.019


  1. S.Taniguchi, K.Ogawa, J.Otani, and I.Nishizaki, A study on quality evaluation for bituminous mixture using X-ray CT, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, Vol.7 (2):89-101, 2013.
  2. D.Takano, J.Otani, M.Nakamura, and R.Mokuwa, X-ray CT imaging of 3-D bearing capacity mechanism for vertically loaded shallow foundations, Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA, Vol.44, No.2, pp.35-41, 2013
  3. H.Hazarika, J.Otani, and Y.Kikuchi, Evaluation of tyre products as ground improving geomaterials, Ground Improvement, Vol.165, Issue G14, pp.267-282, 2013


  1. Y.Watanabe, N.Lenoir, J.Otani, and T.Nakai,:Displacement in sand under triaxial compression by tracking soil particles on X-ray CT data, Soils and Foundations, Vol.52, No.2, 312-320, 2012
  2. Yamada, F., Kobayashi, N., Shirakawa, Y., Watabe, Y., Sassa, S., and Tamaki, A., Effects of Tide and River Discharge on Mud Transport on Intertidal Flat, Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 138(2), pp. 172-180, 2012.
  3. Nakano, T., Nasuda, J., Agata, Y., Yurimoto, T., Maeno, Y., Nakamura, Y., Yamada, F., & Tamaki, A.Life history and population dynamics of the surf clam, Mactra veneriformis (Bivalvia: Mactridae), on an estuarine intertidal sandflat in western Kyushu, Japan Molluscan Research, Vol. 32 (3), pp.159-176, 2012.
  4. Yasunori Kawagoshi, Koichiro Fujisaki, Yuki Tomoshige, Kento Yamashiro, and Qiaoyan Wei, Temperature effect on nitrogen removal performance and bacterial community in culture of marine anammox bacteria derived from sea-based waste disposal site, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering, Vol. 113 No.4, 515?520, 2012.
  5. Shuichi TORII, Thermal Wave Propagation Phenomena in a Thin Film Heated at Asymmetrical Wall Temperature, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, B2, pp.24-29, 2012.
  6. Shuichi TORII, Experimental Study on Plate Shape and Size in Plate Exchanger, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No 01, pp. 40-45, 2012.
  7. Shuichi TORII, Advanced Energy-Production, -Exchange And -Transport Technologies For, Global-Warming Suppression, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No 01, pp.x-xvi, 2012.
  8. Shun Matsuda and Shuichi TORII, Development of the suitable combustor and combustion characteristic of biofuels, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No. 04, pp.999-1000, 2012.
  9. Shu-Min Tu, Shuichi TORII and Yang-Cheng Shih, The obstacle effect to the mixing efficiency in X-shaped micro channel, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No. 03, pp., 513-517, 2012.
  10. Hajime Yoshino and Shuichi TORII, Heat transfer enhancement of Al2O3 nanofluid dispersed in Ethylene Glycol, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No. 03, pp.532-534, 2012.
  11. Dao Danh Tung and Shuichi TORII, Heat transfer performance of a multiple-heat pipe cooling device using pure, water and alumina (Al2O3) nanofluid respectively as working fluid, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No. 04, pp.1004-1009, 2012.
  12. Takato Yamamoto and Shuichi TORII, The effect of heat transfer plate attached acrylic blocks near the inlet & outlet area of plate heat exchanger, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No. 04, pp.1027-1029, 2012.
  13. Caner Senkal and Shuichi TORII, Thermal fluid flow transport characteristics in confined channels with turbulent dual jet impingement, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No. 04, pp.1034-1036, 2012.
  14. Giichi Nakamuta, Shuichi TORII, Study of thermal fluid flow and Venturi effect International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No 01, pp.1400-1401, 2012.
  15. Shota Watanabe and Shuichi TORII, Investigation of combustion furnace fuelled by compost International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No 01, pp.1336-1337, 2012.
  16. Kenichi Matsumoto and Shuichi TORII, Research on the energy utilization with bio oil International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 05, No 01, pp.1406-1407, 2012.
  17. T. Mukunoki, N. Kumano and J. Otani, Image analysis of soil failure on defective underground pipe due to cyclic water supply and drainage using X-ray CT, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, Vol.6 (2):85-100, 2012.


  1. B. Chevalier and J.Otani, Effect of particle size on arching in trapdoorproblem using X-ray CT and discrete element method, Proc. of IACMAG, Melbourn,9-11, May 82-87,2011.
  2. S. S Kang, J. I. Kim, Y. Obara, D, A. Hirata, Estimation of weatheringcharacteristics of sandstone and andesite by freeze-thaw test, J. of KoreanSociety of Rock Mechanics, Tunnel & Underground Space, Vol.21, No.2,pp.1177-1183, 2011.
  3. S. S Kang, A. Hirata, Y. Obara, C. S. Ko, A new seismic well logging techniqueand its application KSCE J. of Civil Engineering, Vol.15, No.7, pp.1177-1183,2011.
  4. Yamada, F., Tsujimoto, G., and Long, B., Internal Sediment Density Structuresaround bars due to beach deformation using X-ray CT, Journal of CoastalResearch, SI, Vol. 64, pp. 716-720, 2011.
  5. Kakinoki, T., G. Tsujjimoto, F. Yamada, D. Sakai, K. Uno, Beach profileand sediment characteristics of a mixed sand beach under diurnal sea levelvariations, Journal of Coastal Research, SI, Vol. 64, pp. 765-770, 2011.
  6. Shuichi, T., Combustion And Thermal Transport Characteristics of SubsonicHydrogen Jet Diffusion Flame by Means of Ion-Current Method, InternationalJournal of Energy Research, Vol. 35, pp. 40-43, 2011.
  7. Shuichi, T., Experimental Study on High Caloric Fuel Production Using SewageSludge and Discarded Oil, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering,Vol. 0, No. 6, PP. 1087-1090, 2011.
  8. Shuichi, T., Effect of Diamond Nanofluid on Thermal Performance of Multi-Heat-PipeCooling Device Heated under Constant Heat Flux, International Journal ofEarth Science and Engineering, Vol. 04, No 04, pp. 757-761, 2011.
  9. Shuichi, T., Combustion Characteristics of Biomass-Based Full Using CassavaHusk, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 04,No. 05, pp. 896-899, 2011.
  10. Bayu, A., Shuichi T., Azis T., and Yazid B., Heat and Mass Transfer inReduction Zone of Sponge Iron Reactor, ISRN Mechanical Engineering, Vol.2011, ID 324659, pp. 1-12, 2011.
  11. Shuichi TORII, Flow Visualization and Thermal-Fluid Flow Phenomenon inSingle Plate Heat Exchanger with Various Plate Shapes Formed by Shock ProcessingMethod, Materials Science Forum, Vol. 673, pp 35-39, 2011.
  12. Shu-Min Tu, Shuichi TORII and Yang-Cheng Shih, A comparative study of sizeeffect on entropy generation in microchannels, International Journal ofEarth Science and Engineering, Vol. 04, No 04, pp. 38-45, 2011.
  13. Masato URASHIMA and Shuichi TORII, Development of Combustor for Mixed CombustionBiomass with Waste Oil, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering,Vol. 04, No 04, pp. 68-71, 2011.
  14. Hajime YOSHINO and Shuichi TORII, EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON CONVECTIVE HEATTRANSFER OF Al2O3 NANOFLUID DISPERSED IN ETHYLENE GLYCOL, InternationalJournal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 04, No 04, pp. 88-89, 2011.
  15. Senkal Caner and Shuichi TORII, Thermal Fluid Flow Transport Characteristicsin Confined Channels with Two Dimensional Dual Jet Impingement, InternationalJournal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol. 04, No 04, pp. 90-97, 2011.
  16. Giichi Nakamuta and Shuichi TORII, Thermal Hydraulics in Macro Channelusing Venturi Effect of outer air, International Journal of Earth Scienceand Engineering, Vol. 04, No 04, pp. 98-100, 2011.
  17. Shota WATANABE and Shuichi TORII, Investigation of Combustion Furnace Fuelledby Compost, International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, Vol.04, No 04, pp. 100-103, 2011.
  18. Shuichi TORII and Zijie LIN, Thermal Fluid Flow Transport Phenomenon overTwin Diamond-Shaped Column in Free Stream, Journal of Materials Scienceand Engineering, B1, pp. 682-688, 2011.
  19. Shuichi TORII, Thermal Wave Propagation Phenomena in a Thin Film Heatedat Asymmetrical Wall Temperature, Journal of Materials Science and Engineering,to be published.
  20. Senkal Caner and Shuichi TORII, Thermal Fluid Flow Transport Characteristicsin Confined Channels with Two Dimensional Dual Jet Impingement, Journalof Materials Science and Engineering, A1, pp. 648-657, 2011.
  21. Shu-Min Tu, Shuichi TORII and Yang-Cheng Shih, Investigation of Size Effectsto the Mixing Performance on the X-shaped Micro-Channels, InternationalJournal of Multiphysics, Vol. 5, No 3, pp. 215-228, 2011.
  22. R.K.Rowe, T. Mukunoki and H. Lindsay, Effect of Temperature on BTEX Permeationthrough HDPE and fluorinated HDPE geomembranes, Soils and Foundations,Vol. 51, No. 6, 1103-1114, 2011.
  23. Y. Morizono, T. Fukuyama, M. Matsuda and S. Tsurekawa, Solid- and Liquid-SolidReactions in Aluminum-Coated Titanium Substrate Fabricated by Using ExplosiveEnergy, Materials Transactions, Vol. 52, No. 12, pp. 2178-2183, 2011.
  24. S. Tsurekawa, Y. Hatao, H. Takahashi1 and Y. Morizono, Changes in FerroelectricDomain Structure with Electric Fatigue in Li0.06(Na0.5K0.5)0.94NbO3 Ceramics,JapaneseJournal of Applied Physics, Vol. 50, 09NC02, 2011.
  25. A.Sato, M.Kataoka & Y.Obara, Analysis of tracer diffusion process troughcrack surfaces in porous rock by means of X ray CT, Proc. of ROCMEC’2011-XthRegional Rock Mechanics Symposium, Ankara, Turkey, pp.187-194, 2011.
  26. A.Sato, H.Yoshitake, T.Shiote, & K.Sasa, Development of the confinedpressure type of multi-purpose rock flow system and its application tothe evaluation of permeability of various geomaterials, ISRM InternationalCongress on Rock Mechanics – Harmonising Rock Engineering and the Environment,pp.1357-1360, 2011.


  1. Chevalier B., Otani J. and Mukunoki T.,3-D Arching Effect in the Trap-Door Problem ? A comparison between X-ray CT scanning and DEM analysis, Proc. of Geoflorida 2010 ? Int. Congress of the Geo-institute of ASCE, 20-24 February, West Palm Beach (Florida, USA), pp.570-579, 2010.
  2. Chevalier B., Takano D. and Otani J., Comparison of X-ray CT and Discrete Element Method in the evaluation of tunnel face failure, Proc. of the 3rd Int. Workshop on X-Ray CT for Geomaterials, 1-3 March, New Orleans – LO (USA), pp.397-405, 2010.
  3. Morizono, Y., S. Nakatsukasa and M. Nishida, “Bonding and Separation Behavior between Ti-Sn Alloys and High Carbon Steel”, Materials Science Forum, Vols. 638-642 (2010) pp. 3787-3792.
  4. T.Mukunoki, Y.Karasaki, N.Taniguchi, (2010), “Characterization of Soil Erosion due to Infiltration into Capping Layers in Landfill”, GeoX2010 3rd Workshop Advances in Computed Tomography for Geomaterials, pp312-319.
  5. T. Nakano, T. Mukunoki, J. Otani and J.P. Gourc, “Development of a bending test apparatus for quasi-dynamical evaluation of a clayey soil using X-ray CT image analysis”, GeoX2010 3rd Workshop Advances in Computed Tomography for Geomaterials, pp414-421.
  6. Sato A., Tanaka, K., Shiote, T. and Sasa, K. (2010) Quantification of Physical Properties of The Transitional Phenomena in Rock from X-ray CT Image Data, *****GeoX2010, in printing******, 2010.
  7. Tanaka, K., Funakoshi, Y., Hokamura, T., and Yamada, F. (2010) The role of the paddy rice in recharging urban groundwater in the Shira River basin, Paddy and Water Environment, doi-10.1007/s10333-010-0201-y
  8. Tanaka, K. (2010) Evaporation from unstationary shallow water surface, Proceedings of International Workshop on evaporation from Reserviors, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 9-11 December, 2009, (in print)
  9. Tanaka, K., Mizuno, H. Kuwamoto, D., Hokamura, T. and Yamada, F. (2010) Water balance in the agricultural watershed of Kumamoto groundwater region, 24th Conf. on Hydrology, 90th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, available from
  10. Tanaka, K., and Mizuno H. (2010) Meso-β scale precipitation systems evolved at Tsushima Straits during late Baiu season in 2009, 22nd Conference on Climate Variability and Change , 90th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, available from
  11. T. Temmyo, Y. Obara (2010) Quantification of Material Constitution in Concrete by X-ray CT Method, Proc of GeoX2010, USA, pp.140-147, 2010, 3
  12. F. Yamada, A. Tamaki, Y. Obara (2010) Assessment of Time-Space Evolutions of Intertidal Flat Geo-Environments Using an Industrial X-ray CTScanner, Proc of GeoX2010, USA, pp.343-351, 2010, 3.

Until 2009

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  2. Kawagoshi, Y., Fujita, Y., Kishi, I. and Fukunaga, 2003. “I. Estrogenic chemicals and estrogenic activity in leachate from municipal waste landfill determined by yeast two-hybrid assay”, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 5, 269-274.
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