Tsunami Loads and Effects
Guide to the Tsunami Design Provisions of ASCE 7-16
The devastating tsunamis that struck Chile and Japan in 2010 and 2011 underscored the critical need for new structural design criteria to improve building resilience and safeguard human life. They also...

A Verdant Oasis in the sky resembling interconnected neuron cells rises over Tokyo...

Transferring Research Into Practice
Lesson from Japan's Construction Industry: A Report by the Civil Engineering Research Foundation and Japan International Research Task Force (JTF)

Fire Following Earthquake
Prepared by the Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering of ASCE. This TCLEE Monograph covers the entire range of fire following earthquake...

Calcium Sulfo-Aluminate Based Accelerator for High-Strength Shotcrete in Japan

Visit to China and Japan Demonstrates ASCE's Global Responsibilities

Technology Innovation in Urban Transit System and Its Project: Development of the Small Size Subway with Linear Induction Motor
In the 1960's, Osaka City started the investigation for miniaturizing the subway for the purpose of developing an intermediate capacity transit system along the Line No. 1, which was most...

Urban Public Transportation System and Its Operation and Use by People in Tokyo
The public transportation system in Tokyo Metropolitan Region (TMR), primarily based on a well-developed rail/subway network, manages to support passenger movement in the huge urban complex....

Practices (Past & Prospects) for Tokyo's Public Transport
This paper firstly describes the strong and weak points of Tokyo's public transport systems from various perspectives together with the technical and institutional practices adopted. Secondly,...

A Numerical Simulation of the Japan/East Sea (JES) Seasonal Circulation

Development of a Long-Term Predictive Model of Water Quality in Tokyo Bay

Simulation of the Oil Trajectory and Fate on the Diamond Grace Spill in Tokyo Bay

Numerical Modeling Experiments of the East (Japan) Sea Circulation and Mesoscale Eddy Generation Based on POM-ES

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns
Osaka City is located in the central part of Japan. With the city's highest population of 3.16 million in 1965, it began to take a downward turn because of the outflow of population to...

Existing Urban Public Transportation System and Its Operations and Usage
In Osaka City, a new urban center was developed in the waterfront area to decentralize the excessively concentrated business activities. In order to connect the newly developed center...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use, and Travel Patterns in Tokyo Metropolitan Area
The urban structure of the Tokyo Metropolitan Area (TMA), for practical proposes, can be characterized as monocentric. Hence, the population and economic growth in the metropolitan area...

Design and Construction of the Highest RC Building in Japan

Research Activities on High Strength Concrete and Its Application in Japan

Japan–U.S.–China International Joint Study on the Mitigation of Earthquake Hazards, Part 1: Overall Program and Its Implementation Among the Three Countries

Japan–U.S.–China International Joint Study on the Mitigation of Earthquake Hazards, Part 2: Current Approaches in Seismic Measures for Building Structures (US-Side Features)





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