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Hydraulic engineer , researcher

Tokihiko Umeda, Japanese hydraulic engineer, researcher. Member of Royal Hill 1981.

Background

Umeda, Tokihiko was born on July 24, 1947 in Osaka, Japan. Son of Tokio and Yaeko Umeda.

Education

Bachelor in engineering, Osaka University, 1967—1970. Doctor of Philosophy in design engineering, Hiroshima University, 1996—1998.

Career

Senior manager Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Kobe, Japan, 1996—2002, Kawasaki Precision Machinery Ltd., Kobe, Japan, since 2003. Dispatch researcher Technology Research Institute of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Machinery Industry, Tokyo, 1977—1983. Translation committee German literature on hydraulics Kansai Committee on Hydraulic Engineering, the Japan Fluid Power Systems Society, Osaka, Japan, 1979—1989.

Research committee on Tribology Japan Fluid Power Systems Society, Tokyo, 1991—1995. Research committee on water hydraulic systems Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Tokyo, 1998—2000. Examiner of paper the Japan Fluid Power Systems Society, Tokyo, 1988—1992.

Japanese Industrial Standards committee Japan Fluid Power Association, Tokyo, 1997—1998. Project manager gas turbine generator Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., Akashi-shi, Japan, 2001—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for the countermeasure against the cavitation erosion inside of a hydraulic piston pump. Patents for the countermeasure against the loosening of bolts by deep-sea pressure. Patents for the method for the noise reduction of a hydraulic piston pump.

    Research in dynamic response analysis of a swash-plate type hydraulic piston pump. Research in dynamic response analysis of fluid-pressure and structure of a hydraulic piston pump.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author: (manual) Mechanical Engineering Manual on Fluid Power Systems and Components, Hydraulics and Pneumatics Manual 5th piece, new edition.

Membership

Member of Royal Hill 1981.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming, gardening.

Connections

Married Yumiko Umeda, November 23, 1974. 1 child Asami.

father:
Tokio Umeda

mother:
Yaeko Umeda

spouse:
Yumiko Umeda

child:
Asami Umeda