Application of Seismic Devices for Core Frames of High-Rise Buildings

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Muslinang Moestopo Sending University: Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Kazuhiko KASAI Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2015 Abstract: The research on application of seismic device for core frames is carried out in responding to the need for more effective and efficient earthquake resistant building structure in Indonesia. This will be fulfilled by taking the advantages of the performance of steel link [...]

Thermal Behavior of Eco-Aerated Concrete from Agro-Industrial Waste as Innovative Cool Building Wall Components

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Mohd Fadhil Md Din Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hiroshi TAKAHASHI Japanese University: Tohoku University Year: 2015 Abstract: The study was planning for the investigation of thermal behavior from the lightweight structure of building in order to mitigate the phenomena of Urban Heat Island. Scope of study will utilize local waste material and prepare the prototype buildings for the experiment. [...]

Design and construction of open wind tunnel with testing systems

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. TRAN Tien Anh Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hiromichi SHIRATO Japanese University: Kyoto University Year: 2014 Abstract: With this project, we would like to design and construct an open wind tunnel having maximum velocity of 15m/s at testing section. Measuring system is also designed and set up so that we can measure aerodynamic forces and moments on testing models, [...]

Reinforced Geopolymer Concrete Beam for Non-Engineered Buildings using Class F Fly Ash as a Green Solution

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Januarti Jaya Ekaputri Sending University: Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Koichi MAEKAWA Japanese University: The University of Tokyo Year: 2014 Abstract: Currently in Indonesia, environmental issues because of coal waste has become a national issue. It has been estimated that power plant development in Indonesia in 2025 will increase the amount of coal ash. However, Indonesian government regulations state that coal ash [...]

Watershed level assessment of climate change and land use on future water security

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Prof. Dr. ZULKIFLI BIN YUSOP Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Eichi NAKAKITA Japanese University: Kyoto University Year: 2013 Abstract: The study aimed at assessing the watershed level impact of climate and land use changes on water security. Specifically the study involved modelling of future flood and drought, and water quality. This study was headed by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM in Johor), Kyoto [...]

Study on properties of concrete using steel slag as aggregates

Program: Collaborative Research for Alumni Members (CRA) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Tran Van Mien Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Toyoharu NAWA Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2013 Abstract: The research project proposes investigation on principle properties of concrete and the durability of the concrete using steel slag as aggregates. The steel slag after classifying and screening is used to replace total coarse aggregates in the concrete. The principle [...]

Applying Soil Cement Deep Mixing (CDM) technology to reinforce earth levees to protect rice fields and rural people against annual floods in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Asst. Prof. Tran Nguyen Hoang Hung Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hitoshi TANAKA Japanese University: Tohoku University Year: 2013 Abstract: The Mekong Delta, which locates in the down stream of the Mekong River , was strongly influenced by annual floods, especially in 2011 the flood reaching the highest water level in the last 30 years. The characteristics of the flood [...]

Studying effects of secondary flows on bank erosion and failure in curved rivers with application to Saigon River in Vietnam

Program: Collaborative Research Program for Alumni (CRA) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Nguyen Quoc Y Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. John WELLS Japanese University: Ritsumeikan Year: 2013 Abstract: Erosion of river banks is one of the serious problems in Vietnam, particularly in Saigon River. This river supplies water to around 15 millions of people in Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring provinces. In this study, we investigated one of the [...]

Applying Soil Cement Shallow Mixing (SCDM) technology to construct rural roads in the Mekhong Delta, Vietnam

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Asst. Prof. Tran Nguyen Hoang Hung Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Masaki KITAZUME Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2011 Abstract: SCDM can reinforce earth levees utilizing the in situ soils with only additional ordinary cement to create a new material, soilcrete, having 10-100 times higher strength than the in situ soils. Soilcrete walls inside an earth levee can [...]

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