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Technical Review

JR EAST Technical Review No.16-Spring 2010

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 feature article
Overview of Research and Development for Shinkansen Speed Increases

Minoru Arai
Executive Officer; General Manager of Technology Planning Department,
Corporate Planning Headquarters;
Director of Research & Development Center of JR East Group
Interpretive article
Technical Development by FASTECH360

Yasuyuki Nakamura
Director of the Advanced Railway System Development Center,
Research and Development Center of JR East Group
Development of Series E5 Shinkansen Rolling Stock

Shin'ichiro Tajima
Deputy General Manager, Rolling Stock Technology Center,
Transport & Rolling Stock Dept.
Special edition paper
Development of Main Circuit System for FASTECH360

Yoshiki Mizuguchi and Junji Kawasaki
Development of a Brake System for Shinkansen Speed Increase

Hiroshi Arai, Satoru Kanno, Kenji Fujino, Hiroyuki Kato and Koji Asano
Development of Shinkansen Bogies for Speed Increases

Keisuke Oshikoshi, Hiroshi Arai, Hiroyuki Kato and Koji Asano
Development of Rolling Stock Car Bodies for Speed Increases

Satoru Kanno, Kenji Fujino and Katsufumi Hashimoto
Development of Miscellaneous Rolling Stock Equipment for Speed Increases

Satoru Kanno, Kenji Fujino and Katsufumi Hashimoto
Countermeasure Against Snow

Toru Azuma, Shigenari Horikawa, Kenji Fujino and Katsufumi Hashimoto
Evaluation of the Effect of Speed Increase on Track Maintenance

Tomoaki Wada and Masanobu Kozeki
Evaluation of the Effect of Shinkansen Speed Increases on Civil Engineering Structures and Measures to Reduce Concrete Girder Deflection

Seiji Ikeno, Kaoru Kobayashi and Toru Masuda
Effect of Train Draft on Platforms and in Station Houses

Katsuyuki Muraki, Kazuaki Iwasaki, Tsutomu Hoshikawa, Jin'ichi Oikawa, Kei Haraguchi and Atsushi Hayashi
Measurement Results for Power Facilities in FASTECH360 High-speed Running Tests

Kentaro Nishi and Atsushi Iwainaka
Environmental Measures along Shinkansen Lines with FASTECH360 High-Speed Test Trains

Takeshi Kurita and Fumio Mizushima
Development of New Tunnel Entrance Hoods

Satoshi Ishikawa, Kazuhiro Nakade, Ken-ichi Yaginuma, Yasuo Watanabe and Toru Masuda
Shinkansen Noise Reduction by New Wayside Equipment Development

Takashi Tahara, Kazuki Sakurai, Keitaro Mori, Ken-ichi Yaginuma and Toru Masuda
Development of Low-noise Air Conditioning Ducts

Yoshihiko Yokoyama and Katsufumi Hashimoto
Analysis of the Dynamics of the Seats for High-speed Trains

Yoshihiko Yokoyama, Yoshitaka Yasui and Ryohei Shimamune
Efforts for Greater Ride Comfort

Yasushi Kajitani, Hiroyuki Kato and Koji Asano
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:
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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