Summer Special Program on the Management of the Civil Structures in 2010

September 13 - September 16 in 2010
National Olympics Memorial Youth Center


The task committee of the international educational program creation for structural engineering

The committee of the structural engineering


This summer special program provides lectures for international students and engineers including Japanese to learn and discuss the maintenance of the civil structures in English.
The program is conducted by widely-recognized professors in the management and the maintenance engineering field.
The International students and engineers are strongly encouraged to participate in this program.


Date and Venue

September 13 - September 16 in 2010. The detailed schedule is here
National Olympics Memorial Youth Center (NOMYC)


The NOMYC has the accomodation facilities on its property.
The task committee have already reserved some single rooms in the Lodging Building D
If you want to stay at the NOMYC, please let us know when you apply the program.
The accommodation charge is 2400JPY per night.
You can stay at the NOMYC from Sep.13 to Sep. 15
If you stay at Tokyo on Sep. 12 or Sep.16, you reserve a hotel by yourself

Registration fee and Payment

Participants are charged 20,000 JPY for application including a textbook.
You can pay the resigistration fee by cash on site.


You fill out the application form and send it to Prof. Kajita by E-mail
The application form (MS-Word 2003) is here.

Prof. Yukihide Kajita
Associate professor, Kyushu University
School of Engineering, Dept. of Civil and Structural Eng.

Class Schedule (as of 2010/07/05)

0Registration9/13 11:00 - 12:00
1IntroductionProf. Hitoshi Furuta9/13 13:00 - 14:00
2Mechanism of deterioration of concrete structuresProf. Tomohiro Miki9/13 14:20 - 15:40
3Strengthening and repair of concrete structuresProf. Mitsuyoshi Akiyama9/13 16:00 - 17:20
4Free discussionProf. Hitoshi Furuta and Prof. Yukihide Kajita9/13 19:00 - 21:00
5Mechanism of deterioration of steel structuresProf. Yoshiaki Okui9/14 9:00 - 10:20
6Inspection for structuresProf. Kunitomo Sugiura9/14 10:40 - 12:00
7Strengthening and repair of steel structuresProf. Akira Kasai9/14 13:00 - 14:30
8Special LectureDr. Konishi (*1)9/14 14:50 - 16:20
9Free discussionProf. Hitoshi Furuta and Prof. Yukihide Kajita9/14 19:00 - 21:00
10Load test, Non-destructive test and monitoringProf. Tomonori Nagayama9/15 9:00 - 10:20
11Assessment and engineering judgmentsProf. Tomonori Nagayama9/15 10:40 - 12:00
12Management flow and life cycle costProf. Kei Kawamura9/15 13:00 - 14:30
13Special LectureDr. Harukazu Ohashi (*2)9/15 14:50 - 16:20
14Advanced topicProf. Shunji Kanie9/16 09:00 - 10:30
15Field TripProf. Yukihide Kajita9/16 10:40 - 17:00
*1 An engineer of Metropolitan Expressway Co. Ltd.
*2 An engineer of Nippon Engineering Consultants Co. Ltd.

Session 15 (September 16, 10:40-17:00)
We make a field trip to the construction site of the Tokyo Port Seaside Bridge (tentative name).
Guide: Prof. Yukihide Kajita
Guide: The technical staff of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Please pay the tansportation charge from National Olympics Memorial Youth Center to the construction site by yourself.
It costs about 500 JPY. (It depends on the routes)