Research Areas

  • Computational mechanics
  • Multibody dynamics
  • Vehicle dynamics

The Computational Multibody Dynamics Lab is focused on computational dynamics of multibody systems, off-road mobility simulation, tire dynamics, and wheel-rail contact for rail vehicles. 


 

Research Team

Portrait of Hiroyuki Sugiyama

Hiroyuki Sugiyama, PhD

Director, Computational Multibody Dynamics Lab
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Recent Publications

Sullivan, C., Yamashita, H., & Sugiyama, H. (2022). Reduced order modeling of deformable tire-soil interaction with proper orthogonal decomposition. Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics. doi: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4053592

Chen, G., Yamashita H., Ruan, Y., Jayakumar, P., Knap, J., Leiter, K., Yang, X., & Sugiyama, H. (2021). Enhancing hierarchical multiscale off-road mobility model by neural network surrogate modelJournal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics 16(8), 081005.

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Portrait of Hiroyuki Sugiyama

Hiroyuki Sugiyama, PhD

Director, Computational Multibody Dynamics Lab

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

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  hiroyuki-sugiyama@uiowa.edu