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JR EAST Technical Review No.02-Summer.2003

We published this JR East Technical Review to provide information of our R&D. We expect more people be informed about the characteristics of our R&D, and thereby to encourage people to suggest how the progress can be made if new technologies are applied at our R&D efforts.
CONTENTS [Innovation of Maintenance]
Special feature article
Maintenance Age
President of the Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

Hiroyuki Yoshikawa
[PDF/37KB]
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Innovation of Maintenance
Toward the World's Top Level Maintenance Technologies

Director of Technical Center, Research and Development Center of JR East Group

Hiroaki Inazu
[PDF/189KB]
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Interpretive article
High-Speed Track Inspection Technologies
*Technical Center, Research and Development Center of JR East Group
**Aomori Maintenance Technology Center (Former Technical Center)

Shigeaki Ono*, Akio Numakura** and Tatsuo Odaka*
[PDF/173KB]
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Concrete Structures and Nondestructive Testing
*Niigata Branch Office (Former Technical Center)
**Technical Center, Research and Development Center of JR East Group

Hiroyuki Morishima* and Tatsuo Odaka**
[PDF/174KB]
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Special edition paper
Development of a New Spring Type Tensioning Device for Shinkansen

Hiroshi Tsukagoshi and Nobuyuki Hirota
[PDF/121KB]
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Innovation of Turnout and Switch Machine System
- Next Generation Turnout (NGT)

Yuichiro Hori, Kazue Yasuoka, Minoru Obi, Toshiyuki Kaji,
Tatsuo Odaka and Koji Motohashi
[PDF/167KB]
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CONTENTS [The Challenge to Safety]
Special feature article
Preventing Accidents through Dialog with the World of the "Unconscious"
Aviation Safety Consultant

Hidetake Sakuma
[PDF/37KB]
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Toward the "World's Safest Railway" that Passengers can Ride Free from Anxiety
General Manager of Shinkansen Transport Department. (Former General Manager of Transport Safety Department)

Norihiko Mandai
[PDF/351KB]
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Interpretive article
Research and Development for Eliminating Wheelclimb Derailment Accidents
Safety Research Laboratory, Research and Development Center of JR East Group

Kiyoshi Ohno
[PDF/79KB]
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Challenge to Predict Natural Disasters and Current Status of Research
Safety Research Laboratory, Research and Development Center of JR East Group

Makoto Shimamura
[PDF/51KB]
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Special edition paper
Development of a Continuous Measuring System for Contact Position between Wheel and Rail toward Clarification of Derailment Mechanism

Hiromichi Kanehara and Kiyoshi Ohno
[PDF/257KB]
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Study of a Strong Wind Warning System

Noritoshi Kobayashi and Makoto Shimamura
[PDF/129KB]
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Development of Image Processing Type Fallen Passenger Detecting System

Yuichi Sasaki and Noboru Hiura
[PDF/245KB]
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We are looking forward for many suggestions and advices. If you have any further questions about the JR East Technical Review, please feel free to contact us.
For Inquiries:
E-mail:tech-review2@jreast.co.jp
Editors of JR East Technical Review
Technology and Planning Department
East Japan Railway Company
2-2 Yoyogi 2cho-me, Sibuya-ku Tokyo 151-8578, Japan
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