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The 59th Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop

The 59th Kyushu Magnesium Network Workshop
“Fracture Toughness of Magnesium Alloys”

Time & Date: August 24, 2015, Mon.,13:30 – 17:30
Place: Magnesium Research Center, Kumamoto University
Fee: Free for Kyushu Magnesium Network members
(10,000 yen for non-members participating for the first time. Please apply for membership for repeat participation in workshops.)

For inquiries: Kyushu Magnesium Network, Phone:096-324-3721


13:30 – 13:35
Opening remarks

13:35 – 14:20
‘Influential factors for fracture toughness test and values on metallic materials’
Mr. Akira KIUCHI/KOBELCO Research Institute, Inc.

14:20 – 15:05
‘Fracture toughness and twin crystal magnesium alloys’
Dr. Hidetoshi SOMEKAWA/National Institute of Materials Science

15:05 – 15:50
‘Evaluation on crack growth and fracture toughness of magnesium alloys’
Prof. Manabu ENOKI/National University Corporation, The University of Tokyo

15:50 – 16:10

16:10 – 16:40
‘Evaluation on fracture properties of LPSO-type magnesium alloys by microscale testing’
Prof. Kazuki TAKASHIMA/National University Corporation, Kumamoto University

16:40 – 17:25
‘Hypervelocity impact phenomena of solid materials’
Dr. Masahiro NISHIDA/National University Corporation, Nagoya Institute of Technology

17:25 – 17:30
Closing remarks

17:40 – 18:40
After-conference Party