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

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

February 20, 2014
June 10, 2014
August 20, 2014
crowded manufacturing industry area, earthquake disasters, robot technology, storm and flood disasters, Tokai region
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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