Masato Saitoh
Prof. Masato Saitoh, D.Eng.
Room 305, 1st Bldg. Dept. of Civil & Env. Eng.
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Research Interests
 
  • Soil-structure interaction
  • Base isolation systems
  • Mechanical interface for foundation systems
  • Resilient structures/Programmable structures
  • Numerical modelling

Publications

Saitoh, M., Padrón, L.A., Aznárez, J.J., Maeso, O., Goit, C. S., Expanded superposition method for impedance functions of inclined-pile groups. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol.40, pp.185-206, 2016.

Goit, C.S., Saitoh, M., Mylonakis, G., Principle of superposition for assessing horizontal dynamic response of pile groups encompassing soil nonlinearity, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol.82, pp.73-83, 2016.

Goit C.S, Saitoh M., Experimental approach on the pile-to-pile interaction factors and impedance functions of inclined piles. Principle of superposition for assessing horizontal dynamic response of pile groups encompassing soil nonlinearity. G├ęotechnique, Vol. 66, Issue 11, pp. 888901, 2016.

Goit, C.S, Saitoh, M., Oikawa, H., Kawakami, H., Effects of Soil Nonlinearity on the Active Length of Piles Embedded in Cohesionless Soil: Model Studies´╝îActa Geotechnica, Vol.9, No.3, pp.455-467, 2014.

Goit, C.S, Saitoh, M., Model Tests on Horizontal Impedance Functions of Fixed-Head Inclined Pile Groups under Soil Nonlinearity. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol.140, No.6, pp.04014023-1--12, 2014.

Saitoh, M., An External Rotary Friction Device for Displacement Mitigation in Base Isolation Systems, Structural Control and Health Monitoring´╝îVol.21, pp.173-188, 2014. 

Saitoh, M., Formulas for Determining Structural Variables to Control the Maximum Deformations and Stored Energies in Structures with Elastic-Perfectly Plastic Springs under Monotonic Loading, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol.140(2), pp.250-256, 2014. 

Saitoh, M., Saito, T., Hikima, T., Ozawa, M., Imanishi, K., Representation of Soil-Foundation Systems and Its Application to Shaking Table Tests by Constructing a Mechanical Interface´╝îEarthquake Spectra, Vol.29, No.2, pp.547-571, 2013.

Goit, C.S, Saitoh, M., Mylonakis, G., Kawakami, H., Oikawa, H., Model Tests on Horizontal Pile-to-Pile Interaction Incorporating Local Non-Linearity and Resonance Effects´╝îSoil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol.48, pp.175-192, 2013.

Goit, C.S, Saitoh, M., Model Tests and Numerical Analyses on Horizontal Impedance Functions of Inclined Single Piles Embedded in Cohesionless Soil´╝îEarthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, Vol.12, No.1, pp.143-154, 2013.

Padr├│n, L.A., Azn├írez, J.J., Maeso, O., Saitoh, M., Impedance functions of end-bearing inclined piles´╝îSoil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol.38, pp.97-108, 2012.

Saitoh, M., A One-Dimensional Lumped Parameter Model Representing Impedance Functions in General Structural Systems with Proportional Damping, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering Vol.90, No.3, pp.353-368, 2012. 

Saitoh, M., Lumped Parameter Models Representing Impedance Functions at the End of a Finite Beam on a Viscoelastic Medium, Computers and Structures, Vol. 92-93, pp.317-327, 2012. 
 
Saitoh, M., Highly-Reduced Lumped Parameter Models Representing Impedance Functions at the Interface of One-Dimensional Viscoelastic Continua, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, ASME,  Vol. 134, pp.031008-1-11, 2012.

Saitoh, M., On the Performance of Gyro-Mass Devices for Displacement Mitigation in Base Isolation Systems´╝îStructural Control and Health Monitoring´╝îVol.19, pp.246-259, 2012. 

Saitoh, M., On the Performance of Lumped Parameter Models with Gyro-Mass Elements for the Impedance Function of a Pile-Group Supporting a Single-Degree-of-Freedom System, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, Vol.41, pp.623-641, 2012.

Saitoh, M., Lumped Parameter Models Representing Impedance Functions at the Interface of a Rod on a Viscoelastic Medium´╝îJournal of Sound and Vibration, Vol.330´╝îNo.9, pp.2062-2072, 2011.

Saitoh, M., Equivalent One-Dimensional Spring-Dashpot System Representing Impedance Functions of Structural Systems with Non- Classical Damping´╝îCMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol.67, No.3, pp.211-237, 2010.

Saitoh, M., Effect of Local Nonlinearity in Cohesionless Soil on    Optimal Radius Minimizing Fixed-Head Pile Bending by Inertial and   Kinematic Interactions´╝îActa Geotechnica, Vol.5, No.4, pp.273-286, 2010.

Saitoh, M., Simple Model of Frequency-Dependent Impedance Functions in Soil-Structure Interaction Using Frequency-Independent Elements, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol.133, No.10, pp.1101-1114, 2007. 

Saitoh, M., Fixed-Head Pile Bending by Kinematic Interaction and Criteria for its Minimization at Optimal Pile Radius´╝îJournal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol.131, No.10, pp.1243-1251, 2005. 

Saitoh, M., Watanabe, H., Effects of Flexibility on Rocking Impedance of Deeply Embedded Foundation, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol.130, No.4, pp.438-445, 2004.