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Graduate School of Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Motion and Vibration Control Laboratory

Website of the Laboratory 【In Japanese】


Nobutaka TSUJIUCHI [Professor]

Acceptable course
Master's degree course
Doctoral degree course
Telephone : +81-774-65-6493
Office : YM-423
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Akihito ITO
[Associate Professor]
Acceptable course
Master's degree course
Doctoral degree course×
Telephone : +81-774-65-6230
Office : YM-421
Database of Researchers

Research Topics

  • Vibration and noise reduction in electrical appliances and mechanical equipment
  • Dynamics of automobiles, motorcycles, and heavy construction machinery
  • Robot dynamics and control
  • Human body modeling and dynamic safety analysis
  • Matching evaluation of sporting goods to the human body and human dynamics

Research Contents

The Motion and Vibration Control Laboratory conducts research and development on new technologies and new methods through analytical approaches, numerical simulations, and experiments of a wide range of phenomena associated with dynamics and their control.
Following are our main themes.

Ⅰ.Dynamics of Electric Appliances
1. Construction of sound source model of gas engine by using inverse-acoustics analysis
2. Vibration estimation by Laser Doppler Vibro-meter
3. Noise & vibration reduction of a washing machine
4. Development of vertical seismic isolator table using crank mechanism

Ⅱ.Vehicle Dynamics
1. New type vibration evaluation method for NVH FEM analysis based on Transfer pass analysis (TPA)
2. Analysis and evaluation method of tire pattern impact noise
3. Development of slope traveling model for crawler vehicles
4. High efficiency of automatic digging algorithm for hydraulic excavator

Ⅲ.Robotics and Control
1. Direct teaching using inertia sensors
2. Application of RRT method for manipulator path planning (Fig. 1)
3. Prosthetic hand control using motion discrimination from EMG signals
4. Dynamical effect evaluation of wire walking assist suit
5. Construction for control method for residual vibration suppression to linear robot arm

Ⅳ.Human body modeling and biomechanics
1. Sports/human dynamics & biomechanics
2. Development & validation of paediatric finite element head model
3. Analysis of walking characteristics in microgravity environment using anti-gravity treadmill
4. Development of wearable human body measurement system (Fig. 2)
5. Evaluation of influence on lower limbs in gait using load-controlled treadmill


  • Vibration engineering
  • NVH
  • Dynamics
  • Robotics
  • Control
  • Human Dynamics
  • Sports Engineering
  • Human Motion Sensing