Masatoshi WATANABE

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Masatoshi WATANABE
Nagano National College of Technology
Mechanical Engineering

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Nagano College
Apr 1990
Mar 2017
Research & Development Group, HITACHI, Ltd.

Awards & Honors

Winner: Shigehisa FUNAHASHI, Masatoshi WATANABE
Economical and Operational Merits of Offshore Multi-Megawatt Downwind Turbines, Best Poster Award in the Turbine Technology section, European Wind Energy Association
Winner: Christian Kress, Ndaona Chokani, Reza Abhari, Masatoshi Watanabe, Mitsuru Saeki, Takahiko Sano, Takashi Hashimoto
Development of Cooling Structures for Blu-Ray Disc Compatible Optical Disc Drives Using Computational Fluid Dynamics Based on Cartesian Grid Method, Outstanding Paper, ASME
Winner: Nobuyuki Isoshima, Takayuki Fujimoto, Yukinobu Abe, Masatoshi Watanabe, Yoshiaki Yamauchi, Ikuo Nishida
Application of Controlled Diffusion Airfoil to a Variable-Pitch Axial-Flow Fan, 論文賞, ターボ機械協会
Winner: 西岡 卓宏, 渡辺 昌俊, 黒田 修二, 高津 恭, 柏原 康成

Published Papers

Enhancement of impinging jet heat transfer on inner half-cylinder using two semicircular plates mounted near both sides of the convex curved exit
Yoshiaki Haneda, Yuuta Takeuchi, Hiroshi Teramoto, Shouichiro Iio, Masatoshi Watanabe
International Journal of Thermal Sciences   138 174-189   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
C Kress, N Chokani, R S Abhari, T Hashimoto, M Watanabe, T Sano, M Saeki
Journal of Physics: Conference Series   753 1-10   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
WATANABE Masatoshi, NAKAHASHI Kazuhiro
Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. B   76(772) 2018-2023   Dec 2010   [Refereed]
A Cartesian-mesh approach named Building-Cube Method (BCM) was developed for flow computations. This method has a feature of dividing a computational domain into a number of sub-domains (named as 'Cube') by Quad-tree or Oct-tree, and processing th...
Masato Ikegawa, Hiroshi Mukai, Masatoshi Watanabe
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics   45 4918-4922   Nov 2009   [Refereed]
Numerical fluid simulation based on the voxel-mesh method was applied to the whole structure of 3.5-inch hard-disk drives. The voxel mesh of a hard-disk drive (HDD) including all components can be generated automatically from a computer-aided desi...
NISHIOKA Takahiro, WATANABE Masatoshi, KURODA Shuuji, KOZU Tadashi, KASHIWABARA Yasushige
Turbomachinery   33(2) 91-99   Feb 2005   [Refereed]
A controlled diffusion airfoil (CDA) for application to a variable-pitch axial-flow fan has been developed. The points of maximum camber height and maximum thickness in the CDA are located at 45% and 35% of the chord length, respectively. The perf...


渡邉 昌俊, 清水 勇人, 石井 英二
日立評論   90(11) 886-889   Nov 2008
5MW Down Wind Type Wind turbine for Wind Power Generation System
Masatoshi WATANABE
DENKI   (791) 48   Jun 2017   [Invited]
Shigehisa Funabashi, Kohei Tanaka, Mamoru Kimura, Masatoshi Watanabe
Hitachi Review   63 422-426   Jan 2014
© Hitachi, Ltd. 1994, 2014. All rights reserved.Wind power is a mainstay of renewable energy, with new wind farms being installed around the world in recent years. Use of offshore wind power, in particular, is expected to expand in the future. Eve...
舩橋茂久, 田中行平, 木村守, 渡邉昌俊
日立評論   96(5) 347-350   May 2014

Conference Activities & Talks

Two-phase flow simulation of gravity vortex turbine casing
Masatoshi WATANABE
Open CAE Symposium 2018   8 Dec 2018   
WATANABE Masatoshi
The Proceedings of Conference of Hokuriku-Shinetsu Branch   3 Mar 2018   
Gas-liquid Two-phase Flow Simulation of an Undershot Wheel Hydraulic Turbine with OpenFOAM
Masatoshi WATANABE
Open CAE symposium 2017   8 Dec 2017   
Teruhiko NAKAGOMI, Masatoshi WATANABE
The 25th Ibaraki Districe Conference   Aug 2017   
For the purpose to design Vortex generator(VG) for a wind turbine blade by numerical simulation, the prediction accuracy of the fluid analysis soft, OpenFOAM which is open source software was examined. The subject is the airfoil widely used in win...
KAKUYA Hiromu, WATANABE Masatoshi
The Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Congress, Japan   2016   


P2015-179894 : 形状分析方法
P2015-165747 : 発電システム
P102015215760.1 : 風力発電装置及び軸流タイプブレード
P1513243.4 : 風力発電装置及び軸流タイプブレード
PPCT/JP2015/067391 : 風力発電装置