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Engineering educator

Manabu Gotoh, Japanese engineering educator. Achievements include new plasticity constitutive equation, theory of sheet metal breakage, development of finite element program for large elastoplastic deformation; discovery of novel plastic deformations; development of impact compression and tension testing apparatuses. Recipient Prize for work Japan Society Mechanical Engineers, 1985.

Background

Gotoh, Manabu was born on September 8, 1940 in Kohnan, Aichi, Japan. Son of Kaneo and Shizué (Terazawa) Gotoh.

Education

BEngring., Nagoya (Japan) University, 1963. MEngring., Nagoya (Japan) University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Nagoya (Japan) University, 1968.

Career

Research associate Nagoya University, 1968-1973, lecturer, 1973-1974. Associate professor engineering Gifu (Japan) University, 1974-1981, professor, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Achievements include new plasticity constitutive equation, theory of sheet metal breakage, development of finite element program for large elastoplastic deformation. Discovery of novel plastic deformations. Development of impact compression and tension testing apparatuses.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Theory of Plasticity, 1982, Practical Finite Element Method for Large Elastic-Plastic Deformation, 1995.

Membership

Member Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity (director 1991, branch president 1995-1996, prize 1979, 93).

Connections

Married Naoko Hayashi, March 13, 1945. Children: Hibiki, Yutaka, Shino.

father:
Kaneo Gotoh

mother:
Shizué (Terazawa) Gotoh

spouse:
Naoko Hayashi

child:
Hibiki Gotoh

child:
Yutaka Gotoh

child:
Shino Gotoh