AKINIWA Yoshiaki


Faculty of Engineering, Division of Systems Research



Research Fields, Keywords

Strength of materials, Fracture mechanics, Stress evaluation, Residual stress, X-ray, Neutron, Synchrotron

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The Best Research Acheivement as Researcher Life 【 display / non-display

  • 【Published Thesis】 Notch effect on fatigue strength reduction of bearing steel in the very high cycle regime  2006

    【Published Thesis】 Fatigue strength of spring steel under axial and torsional loading in the very high cycle regime  2008

    【Published Thesis】 Fatigue crack propagation behaviour derived from SN data in very high cycle regim  2002

Graduating School 【 display / non-display


    Niigata University   Faculty of Engineering  

Graduate School 【 display / non-display


    Kyoto University  Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Doctor Course 

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 1992.11

      Associate Professor (as old post name)  

  • 1990.06

      Associate Professor (as old post name)  

  • 1989.04


Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Structural/Functional materials

  • Composite materials/Surface and interface engineering

  • Inorganic materials/Physical properties

  • Physical properties of metals/Metal-base materials

  • Design engineering/Machine functional elements/Tribology

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Research Career 【 display / non-display

  • Evaluation of strength of thin films

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  • Propagation and Non-Propagation of Small Fatigue Crackes

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  • Evaluation of strength of composite materials

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  • Stress and Strain Analysis by Diffraction Method

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Modeling of Fatigue Crack Growth: Mechanistic Models,Comprehensive Structural Intengrity

    Edited by R.O. Ritchie and Y. Murakami (Part: Joint Work )

    Elsevier  2003

Papers 【 display / non-display

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Review Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Neutron Diffrcation Measurements of Residual Stresses in Engineering Materials and Components

    K. Tanaka, Y. Akiniwa and M. Hayashi

    Materials Science Research International   8 ( 4 ) 165 - 174   2002

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Joint Work

Academic Awards Received 【 display / non-display

  • Best Article in Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures Volume 31 (2008)


  • IEEE MHS2004 Best Paper Award


Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Evaluation of Deformation Behavior of Notched Grain-Oriented Electrical Steel by EBSD Method

    Y. Akiniwa, M. Tominaga, H. Kimura, D. Setoyama, S. Furusako, K. Iwata

    APCFS2016  (Toyama, Japan)  2016.09.19  

  • Stress Measurement Near Notch in 3%Si Iron by EBSD Method

    Y. Akiniwa, H. Kimura, Y. Kojima, S. Furusako and K. Iwata

    ATEM2015  (Toyohashi, Japan)  2015.10.04  

  • Strength of Arc Spot Welded Joints in a High Strength Steel Sheet

    Seiji Furusako, Kodama Shinji, Yasunobu Miyazaki, Tetsuro Nose, Yoshiaki Akiniwa

    SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition  (Michigan United States)  2014.08.08   SAE

  • Study on the Failure Assessment of Small Diameter Pipe With Circumferential Crack Under Monotonic and Cyclic Multi-Axial Loading

    Masao Itatani, Toshiyuki Saito, Yoshiaki Akiniwa, Keita Naito

    ASME. PVP2014  (Anaheim, California, USA)  2014.07.20   ASME

  • Analysis of X-ray diffraction parameters near crack-tip

    Y. Akiniwa  [Invited]

    IC-TEMS2014  2014.07  


Council/Academic activity outside the university 【 display / non-display

  • Int. Conference on Mechanical Stress Evaluation by Neutrons and Synchrotron Radiation Scientific Committee



  • International Journal of Fatigue


    Others   Editorial Board