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JR EAST Technical Review No.12-Summer 2008

Technical Review No.12 image 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.
Special edition theme
Aiming for Increased Shinkansen Speed
Special feature article
What to Expect from the Next-Generation Shinkansen
Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo

Masakazu Iguchi
Technical Development for Shinkansen Speed Increases
Director, Advanced Railway System Development Center, Research and Development Center of JR East Group

Minoru Ogasawara
Special edition paper
Development of Basic Brake Equipment for High Speed Running

Hiroshi Arai, Hiroyuki Kato and Koji Asano
Brake System for Shinkansen Speed Increase

Hiroshi Arai, Satoru Kanno and Naohito Yanase
Efforts for Noise Reduction on FASTECH360 High Speed Test Trains

Takeshi Kurita, Yusuke Wakabayashi, Haruo Yamada and Masahiko Horiuchi
Evaluation Tests for Reduction of Noise from the Lower Car Body

Haruo Yamada, Atsushi Ido, Takeshi Kurita and Masahiko Horiuchi
Development of Pantograph Noise Insulating Panels

Yusuke Wakabayashi, Takeshi Kurita and Masahiko Horiuchi
Improvement of Smooth Covers between Cars for Shinkansen High-Speed Test Trains

Hitoshi Shiraishi, Seiichi Watanabe and Masahiko Horiuchi
Efforts for Greater Ride Comfort

Koji Asano and Yasushi Kajitani
Overview of the Development of Construction Method for Vibration Reduction of Concrete Girders Using Sound Insulating Walls

Seiji Ikeno, Kaoru Kobayashi and Toru Masuda
Development of a Noise Reduction Device for Shinkansen Sound Barriers

Kazuki Sakurai, Keitaro Mori and Toru Masuda
Development of New Tunnel Entrance Hoods

Kazuki Sakurai, Kazuhiro Saeki, Yasumasa Takakuwa and Akiyuki Watanabe
Optimization of Overhead Contact Lines for Shinkansen Speed Increases

Kunio Ikeda
Development of a Track Management Method for Shinkansen Speed Increases

Shigeaki Ono and Takehiko Ukai
Special report
The 14th Research and Development Symposium
Perspectives for Future Railways—Aiming for Next-Generation Railway Systems
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Editors of JR East Technical Review
Technology and Planning Department
East Japan Railway Company
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