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  • Magnitude of slowing gastric emptying by glucagon‐like peptide‐1 receptor agonists determines the amelioration of postprandial glucose excursion in Japanese patients with type2 diabetes

    Suganuma Yumi , Shimizu Tatsunori , Sato Takehiro , Morii Tsukasa , Fujita Hiroki , Harada Sassa Mariko , Yamada Yuichiro

    … Aims/Introduction: Pharmacological levels of glucagon‐like peptide‐1 (GLP‐1) can decelerate gastric emptying (GE) and reduce postprandial glucose levels. … We evaluated the effects of GLP‐1 receptor agonists (GLP‐1 RAs) on GE and postprandial glucose excursion in Japanese type 2 diabetes mellitus patients using a combination of solid and liquid meals. …

    Journal of Diabetes Investigation 11(2), 389-399, 2020-03

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  • Impact of <i>b</i>-Value Sampling Scheme on Brain IVIM Parameter Estimation in Healthy Subjects

    Chabert Stéren , Verdu Jorge , Huerta Gamaliel , Montalba Cristian , Cox Pablo , Riveros Rodrigo , Uribe Sergio , Salas Rodrigo , Veloz Alejandro

    … <p>Purpose: Intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM) analysis has attracted the interest of the clinical community due to its close relationship with microperfusion. … one of the questions being which <i>b</i>-value distribution to use. …

    Magnetic Resonance in Medical Sciences 19(3), 216-226, 2020

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  • Days to heading, controlled by the heading date genes, <i>Hd1</i> and <i>DTH8</i>, limits rice yield-related traits in Hokkaido, Japan

    Fujino Kenji

    … <p>A key aspect of rice breeding programs is the optimization of days to heading (DTH) for maximizing grain productivity in cultivation areas. … Here, the effects of genotypes for heading date on yield-related traits in rice (culm and panicle length (CL and PL), panicle number (PN), and total number of seeds) were investigated. …

    Breeding Science 70(3), 277-282, 2020

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  • A GRU Network-Based Approach for Steam Drum Water Level Predictions

    Ma Yan , Li Hongguang

    … Therefore, it is important to predict the changes in the steam drum water level to ensure safe operation of the boilers. … Due to the complexity of the boiler processes, multiple correlated process variables are found to be responsible for the variations in the steam drum water level. …

    JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING OF JAPAN 53(5), 198-205, 2020

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  • Study on partial factors for ultimate limit state of RC structural member subjected to bending moment and axial force  [in Japanese]

    Sakai Yasunobu , Kouta Tsuyosi , Fujita Munehisa

    … <p>The partial factors of the performance verification equation for the ultimate limit state of RC structural member subjected to bending moment and axial force are studied based on the reliability-based design. …

    Journal of Structural Engineering, A 66A(0), 201-211, 2020

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  • Decadal variability of sea surface temperature around Japan  [in Japanese]

    Yoshita Kumi , Kitamura Yoshiteru , Nakano Toshiya

    <p>日本近海の海面水温(SST)に見られる十年規模変動の特性を,大気循環場との関係や季節による相違に着目して調べた。日本近海を対象とした経験的直交関数(EOF)解析の結果から,通年の第1モードは冬季の第1モードに,通年の第2モードは夏季の第1モードに対応し,日本近海SSTの十年規模の主な変動が冬季と夏季における卓越モードの足し合わせで表現できることが分かった。冬季の第1モードの空間パ …

    Oceanography in Japan 29(2), 19-36, 2020

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  • Development of a Web Application That Evaluates Suture Performance in Off-the-Job Training

    Miyahara Kazuhiro , Hoshina Katsuyuki , Akai Takafumi , Isaji Toshihiko , Yamamoto Kota , Takayama Toshio

    … The images of the anastomosed grafts were captured two-dimensionally. … Five vascular surgeons utilized the application to compute the objective score and rank the score of the anastomoses subjectively.</p><p><b>Results:</b> … Steps for using the application include uploading a two-dimensional image of sutures, tracing the stitch line manually, and pushing the button to have the score displayed. …

    Annals of Vascular Diseases 13(1), 52-55, 2020

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  • STUDY ON HYGROTHERMAL BEHAVIOR OF WALL ASSEMBLY WITH VENTED CAVITY IN CONSIDERATION OF DRIVING RAIN (PART1): IMPACT OF RAIN PENETRATION AND WATER ABSORPTION OF EXTERIOR SYSTEM ON HYGROTHERMAL BEHAVIOR WITHIN WALL ASSEMBLY  [in Japanese]

    OSAMURA Sadaharu , SAITO Hiroaki , NAKAJIMA Masao

    … According to an investigation of moisture damage by authors, many of houses which internal condensation occurs were built in less than ten years. … However there are few studies regarding hygrothermal behavior in consideration of these impacts such as water absorption and rain penetration at outside finishings.</p><p> To unravel mechanism of the internal condensation due to moisture cause the rain water, lab-experiments and field measurements were conducted. …

    Journal of Environmental Engineering (Transactions of AIJ) 85(767), 19-28, 2020

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  • MICS-Asia III: multi-model comparison and evaluation of aerosol over East Asia

    Chen Lei , Gao Yi , Zhang Meigen , Fu Joshua S. , Zhu Jia , Liao Hong , Li Jialin , Huang Kan , Ge Baozhu , Wang Xuemei , Lam Yun Fat , Lin Chuan-Yao , Itahashi Syuichi , Nagashima Tatsuya , Kajino Mizuo , Yamaji Kazuyo , Wang Zifa , Kurokawa Jun-ichi

    … A total of 14 chemical transport models (CTMs) participated in the first topic of the Model Inter-Comparison Study for Asia (MICS-Asia) phase III. … These model results are compared with each other and an extensive set of measurements, aiming to evaluate the current CTMs' ability in simulating aerosol concentrations, to document the similarities and differences among model performance, and to reveal the characteristics of aerosol components in large cities over East Asia. …

    Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 19(18), 11911-11937, 2019-09-25

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  • EVALUATION OF DEFORMATION DEPENDENCY OF PRIMARY NATURAL FREQUENCY DECREASE RATE OF LOW-RISE HOUSES BY MICROTREMOR MEASUREMENT:On Japanese conventional wooden, light-gauge steel, and traditional wooden structure  [in Japanese]

    SAITO Sumito , SUGINO Mina , HAYASHI Yasuhiro

    …  In the event of an earthquake that could cause damage to the house, various institutions are conducting survey, such as emergency risk determination, on the damage level of houses for different purposes. … Though both of these investigations differ in purpose and criteria, they are indispensable for restoration and reconstruction of housing and residents' lives, and accurate and stable survey results are required. …

    Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ) (757), 343-350, 2019-03

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  • Entropy Generation Minimization of Two-Phase Flow in a Mini Channel with Genetic Algorithm

    Syahrul Azwan Shaedi , Normah Mohd-Ghazali , Oh Jong-Taek , Robiah Ahmad , Yushazaziah Mohd-Yunos

    … Performance of the two-phase flow in a minichannel had in the past been measured by the pressure drop or/and heat transfer coefficient. … The desired low pressure drop across a small channel follows a low heat transfer coefficient. …

    Evergreen 6(1), 39-43, 2019-03

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  • Study of J/ψ azimuthal anisotropy at forward rapidity in Pb-Pb collisions at √sNN=5.02 TeV

    中條 達也 , 三明 康郎 , ALICE Collaboration , Tatsuya CHUJO , Yasuo MIAKE

    … The second (v2) and third (v3) flow harmonic coefficients of J/ψ mesons are measured at forward rapidity (2.5 < … Results are obtained with the scalar product method and reported as a function of transverse momentum, pT, for various collision centralities. … A positive value of J/ψ v3 is observed with 3.7σ significance. … The measurements, compared to those of prompt D0 mesons and charged particles at mid-rapidity, indicate an ordering with vn(J/ψ) < …

    Journal of high energy physics 2019(2), 12, 2019-02

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  • Estimation of phosphate absorption coefficients from surface-soil carbon concentrations in volcanic acid soil areas of the Tokachi region, Hokkaido  [in Japanese]

    NIWA Katsuhisa , NAGATA Osamu , YOKOBORI Jun , WAKABAYASHI Masashi , HONGO Chiharu

    <p> 作土の土壌炭素含量の地域的変異や圃場内差異は,衛星画像やドローン画像からそれぞれ容易に把握できる.そこで土壌炭素含量から間接的に推定する項目としてリン酸吸収係数に着目し,北海道十勝地域の火山性土地帯で両者の関係を検討した。その結果,土壌炭素含量からリン酸吸収係数の地域的変異は,母材が火山灰(グループ1),母材が火山灰/洪積堆積物および火山灰/河成堆積物(グループ2)で,それぞれ …

    Pedologist 63(1), 38-43, 2019

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  • An Influence of Surface Roughness of Bearing Surface on Friction Coefficient between Bearing Surfaces  [in Japanese]

    INOUE Shota , HASHIMURA Shinji , OTSU Takefumi , KOMATSU Kyoichi

    … <p>In general, causes of tightening error on the torque control method are considered as variations of the friction coefficients between the thread surfaces and between the bearing surfaces. … In this study, tightening test of bolt/nut assemblies were conducted in order to reveal influences of machining process including surface roughness on bearing surfaces on its friction coefficient. …

    The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan 2019(0), S11306P, 2019

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  • Near-infrared temperature measurement of water near nano-magnetic particle layer under induction heating  [in Japanese]

    Cuong HAN Van , WANG Zhenlei , OGUMA Toru , KAKUTA Naoto

    … <p>This paper presents the near-infrared temperature measurement of water near nano-magnetic particle (NMP) clusters heated inductively in the microfluidic channel. … This measurement technique is based on the temperature dependence of the absorption coefficient of water. … To the bottom of a microfluidic channel in which water flowed, NMPs were aggregated by fluidic and magnetic effects. …

    The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan 2019(0), J05403, 2019

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  • Boric acid volume reduction for VVER-1000 during load-following mode at Ukrainian NPPs

    Glushenkov R.

    … Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPPs) in the basic mode generate approximately 55% of all the country's electricity production. … Hence, operation of the Ukrainian NPPs in the LFM is advisable. … Following the above, the research of the LFM implementation key aspects at Ukrainian NPPs is urgent and actual. …

    The Proceedings of the International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE) 2019.27(0), 2304, 2019

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  • SPECIFICS OF HEAT TRANSFER TO SUPERCRITICAL WATER FLOWING IN A 1-M VERTICAL BARE TUBE WITH UPWARD FLOW WITHIN THE PSEUDOCRITICAL REGION

    Franco M. , Zvorykin A. , Bukhari H. , Khan A. , Lei J. , Sabesan N. , Strickland S. , Pioro I.

    … SuperCritical Water (SCW) is widely used in modern advanced coal-fired power plants around the world with the main objective to increase thermal efficiency of the Rankine power cycle from about 43% at subcritical pressures up to 55% at SuperCritical Pressures (SCPs). …

    The Proceedings of the International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE) 2019.27(0), 1893, 2019

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  • NUMERICAL STUDIES ON THERMAL-HYDRAULIC PERFORMANCE AND CORRELATIONS OF PRINTED CIRCUIT HEAT EXCHANGER WITH ZIGZAG CHANNEL FOR SUPERCRITICAL CO<sub>2</sub> POWER CYCLE

    Ren Zhuo , Zhao Chen-Ru , Bo Han-Liang

    … The compact heat exchanger, PCHE (printed circuit heat exchanger) is one of the most important devices in supercritical CO<sub>2</sub> … In this research, 3D PCHE unit model with semicircle zigzag channel with diameter of 1.9 mm is established and computed using CFD methods. … Numerical simulation is performed with inlet pressure of 7.5 MPa/8.1 MPa, inlet temperature varied from 313.15 K to 373.15 K, and mass flux varied from 400 kg/(m<sup>2</sup> …

    The Proceedings of the International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE) 2019.27(0), 1149, 2019

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  • Spatial variations in the decay coefficients of forest ecosystems in East and Southeast Asia

    Yoneda Tsuyoshi , Mukhtar Erizal , Mizunaga Hiromi , Okuda Toshinori , Fujii Shinji , Nishimura Sen , Nishi Shuhei , Aimura Hidenori , Hamanaka Taisei , Kadir Wan Rashidah

    … <p>We assessed spatial variation in the decay coefficients of fine wood litter on the forest floor in four forest formations in East and Southeast Asia. … Variation in the lowland tropical rainforest was driven largely by the feeding behaviors of termites. …

    Tropics 28(3), 49-66, 2019

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  • Analysis of wheel wear characteristics of high-speed train based on field data  [in Japanese]

    HARA Satoshi , TERUMICHI Yoshiaki , TANIFUJI Katsuya

    … <p>A wheel/rail profile wear is a factor that affects the behavior of railway vehicles such as riding comfort, running stability, running safety and maintenance schedule. … To predict wheel/rail profile wear theoretically with dynamic model of the vehicle-track systems, wear coefficient is necessary and these parameters are generally gained from laboratory test such as twin disk test. …

    Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese) 85(878), 19-00091-19-00091, 2019

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