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Professor Yoshihiro Narita


Faculty of Engineering, Division of Human Mechanical Systems and Design
Hokkaido University, Japan

1976 Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Hokkaido University
1980 Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Hokkaido University
1974 Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University

Academic & Professional Experience:
1980-1985 Lecturer, Computer Center, Hokkaido Institute of Technology
1985-1991 Associate Professor
1991-present Professor

Awards & Honors:
2008 Division award for international contribution, JSME

Research Interests:
Composite Structures(9) , Optimum Design(17) , Systems Engineering(42) , Computational Mechanics(103) , Engineering Education(24)

Selected Publications:
Free Vibration of a Rectangular Plate supported at Boundary and Internal Line Segments, Transaction of JSME 43(365) 95-104 1977

Free vibration of clamped plates, Transaction of JSME 44(380) 1196-1204 1978

Leissa, A. W. and Narita, Y. (1984). Vibration of Completely Free Shallow Shells of Rectangular Planform. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 96(2):207–218

A Method for Vibration Analysis of Circular Plates under Nonuniform Inplane Loading, Yoshihiro NARITA
Transaction of JSME, Ser.C 51(462C) 240-247 1985

Vibration Analysis of Antenna Structural Elements (2nd Report, Depoyable Antenna for Communication Satellite), Yoshihiro NARITA, Transaction of JSME, Ser.C 52(473C) 288-293 1986

Vibration Analysis of Antenna Structural Elements (2nd Report, Point-supported Shallow Shell of Elliptical Planform, Transaction of JSME, Ser.C 52(473C) 55-60 1986

Narita, Y. and Leissa, A.W. (1990), Buckling studies for simply supported symmetrically laminated rectangular plates ,International Journal of Mechanical Science, 32 (11): 909-924

Yoshihiro Narita and Xilu Zhao (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hokkaido Institute of Technology, 7-15 Maeda, Teine, Sapporo 006, Japan), “An optimal design for the maximum fundamental frequency of laminated shallow shells”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 35, No. 20, July 1998, pp. 2571-2583, doi:10.1016/S0020-7683(97)00179-0

Narita, Y., “Layerwise Optimization for the Maximum Fundamental Frequency of Laminated Composite Plates,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 263, No. 5, June 2003, pp. 1005–1016. doi:10.1016/S0022-460X(03)00270-0

Narita, Y. and Turvey, G. J. "Maximizing the buckling loads of symmetrically laminated composite rectangular plates using a layerwise optimization approach". Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 218 Part C, No. 7, pp 681-691, 2004

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