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Theme : "Mechanical Engineering Congress, 2016 Japan (MECJ-16)"

  1. Preface
  2. Counter-Rotating Type Turbo-Unit Leaving to Markets
    Toshiaki KANEMOTO (Saga University)
  3. Characteristics of Non-equilibrium Grid Turbulence and Scalar Transfer Mechanism
    Yasuhiko SAKAI, Koji Nagata, Yasumasa Ito, Tomoaki Watanabe, Koji Iwano (Nagoya University)
  4. New developments in study of complex fluids
    Takehiro YAMAMOTO (Osaka Electro-Communication University), Takatsune NARUMI (Niigata University), Shigeomi CHONO (Kochi University of Technology)
  5. Bio-related-particle suspensions as complex fluids
    Takehiro YAMAMOTO (Osaka Electro-Communication University)
  6. Energy transfer and drag reduction in the fluid diluted with non-affine polymers
    Kiyosi HORIUTI (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  7. EFD workshop: optical measurement technique in fluid dynamics
    Masaki FUCHIWAKI (Kyushu Institute of Technology), Shouichiro IIO (Shinshu University), Ayumu  INASAWA (Tokyo Metropolitan University), Satoshi KIKUCHI (Gifu University)
  8. Instantaneous 3D-CT(Computer Tomography) measurements with instantaneous multi-directional photography for unsteady flame/flow phenomena; and 3D printing of 3D reconstructed distributions
    Yojiro ISHINO (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
  9. Simultaneous Measurement of Velocity and Heat Transfer in Unsteady Flow and Thermal Fields near the Wall Region
    Shunsuke YAMADA, Hajime NAKAMURA (National Defense Academy)


Creation of new value: future outlook of mechanical engineering

Mechanical Engineering Congress, 2016 Japan (MECJ-16) was held for four days from September 11th to 14th at Ito Campus of Kyushu University. The opening word, which is a slogan of MECJ-16 at this year, reflects strong consciousness of the future role for The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME).

In the field of fluids engineering, there were 2 keynote lectures, 3 workshops, 22 organized and general sessions, 1 civic forum and 2 advanced technology forums. The discussions were very active like last year. This special issue of the congress contains articles by speakers of 2 keynote lectures and 2 workshops.

In this special issue, unlike the previous years, articles were selected and collected into a single issue for improvement of content qualities. This selection process was quite difficult for us because all the speakers in the keynote lectures and workshops provided high quality presentations. We hope that this issue is more attractive for researchers and engineers in the field of fluid engineering. Finally, we would like to express appreciation to all the authors for their great contributions.

Keynote lecture by Prof. Yasuhiko Sakai (Nagoya University)

Hiroyuki Fujii, Hiroshi Yokoyama, Daisuke Watanabe

Last Update:11.2.2016