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JRM Vol.26 No.4 pp. 454-459
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2014.p0454
(2014)

Development Report:

Utilization of Robot Technology for Earthquake, Storm, and Flood Problems in the Tokai Region

Masayuki Okugawa

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aichi Institute of Technology, 1247 Yachigusa, Yakusa-cho, Toyota-shi, Aichi 470-0392, Japan

Received:
February 20, 2014
Accepted:
June 10, 2014
Published:
August 20, 2014
Keywords:
crowded manufacturing industry area, earthquake disasters, robot technology, storm and flood disasters, Tokai region
Abstract
Evacuation support system

This paper reports on the characteristics of disaster problems in the Tokai region of Japan, especially the Aichi Mikawa and the port of Nagoya industrial waterfront areas. The problems experienced in the mountains, the river basin, and the crowded manufacturing industry area on the seaside and inland are discussed. This paper proposes solutions utilizing robot technologies for each of the problems faced in disasters.

Cite this article as:
M. Okugawa, “Utilization of Robot Technology for Earthquake, Storm, and Flood Problems in the Tokai Region,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.26, No.4, pp. 454-459, 2014.
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