Utilization of Robot Technology for Earthquake, Storm, and Flood Problems in the Tokai Region
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aichi Institute of Technology, 1247 Yachigusa, Yakusa-cho, Toyota-shi, Aichi 470-0392, Japan
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.
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