SHIMADA Toru

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Name
SHIMADA Toru
Affiliation
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Section
Institute of Space and Astronautical Science, Department of Space Flight Systems
Job title
Professor
Degree
Doctor of Engineering(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1985
Graduate School, Division of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
 
 
 - 
1980
Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University
 

Published Papers

 
Chiba Kazuhisa, Kanazaki Masahiro, Shimada Toru
AEROSPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   71 109-118   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Tadini Pietro, Tancredi Urbano, Grassi Michele, Pardini Carmen, Anselmo Luciano, Shimada Toru, DeLuca Luigi T.
CHEMICAL ROCKET PROPULSION: A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS   985-1011   2017   [Refereed]
DeLuca Luigi T., Shimada Toru, Sinditskii Valery P., Calabro Max, Manzara Anthony P.
CHEMICAL ROCKET PROPULSION: A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS   3-59   2017   [Refereed]
Shimada Toru, Yuasa Saburo, Nagata Harunori, Aso Shigeru, Nakagawa Ichiro, Sawada Keisuke, Hori Keiichi, Kanazaki Masahiro, Chiba Kazuhisa, Sakurai Takashi, Morita Takakazu, Kitagawa Koki, Wada Yutaka, Nakata Daisuke, Motoe Mikiro, Funami Yuki, Ozawa Kohei, Usuki Tomoaki
CHEMICAL ROCKET PROPULSION: A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS   545-575   2017   [Refereed]
Kanazaki Masahiro, Ito Shoma, Kanamori Fumio, Nakamiya Masaki, Kitagawa Koki, Shimada Toru
JOURNAL OF FLUID SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   11(1)    2016   [Refereed]
Chiba Kazuhisa, Kanazaki Masahiro, Kitagawa Koki, Shimada Toru
ADVANCES IN EVOLUTIONARY AND DETERMINISTIC METHODS FOR DESIGN, OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL IN ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES   36 369-384   2015   [Refereed]
Chiba Kazuhisa, Kanazaki Masahiro, Watanabe Shin'ya, Kitagawa Koki, Shimada Toru
PROCEEDINGS OF THE 18TH ASIA PACIFIC SYMPOSIUM ON INTELLIGENT AND EVOLUTIONARY SYSTEMS, VOL 1   509-521   2015   [Refereed]
Kenichi Takahashi, Rieko Doi, Takuo Kuwahara, Toru Shimada
Science and Technology of Energetic Materials   76 75-80   2015
© 2015, Japan Explosives Society. All rights reserved. We conducted a three-dimensional numerical experiment to ascertain the luminous flame shape around a burning aluminum particle near the burning surface of composite propellant. To simulate the...
Masaki Adachi, Masaki Adachi, Toru Shimada
AIAA Journal   53 1578-1589   Jun 2015
Copyright © 2014 by the authors. Copyright © Clearance Center, Inc. Numerical analysis on the instability of liquid/dense fluid films under supercritical operating conditions is performed on methane fuel. A numerical code for compressible fluid fl...
Akimasa Takayama, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology   29 951-962   Mar 2015
© 2015, The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. The flow field of multi-parallelized swirling flow inside a circular pipe was investigated numerically. Two types of swirling flow configuration are consider...
Kazuhisa Chiba, Masahiro Kanazaki, Atthaphon Ariyarit, Hideyuki Yoda, Shoma Ito, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
International Journal of Turbo and Jet Engines   32 299-304   Sep 2015
© 2015 by De Gruyter 2015. Conceptual design of a launch vehicle with a hybrid rocket engine (HRE) has been implemented using design informatics approach in order to investigate the feasibility of a single-stage hybrid rocket. Two test design prob...
Kitagawa, Yosuke; Kitagawa, Koki; Nakamiya, Masaki; Kanazaki, Masahiro; Shimada, Toru
TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES   55(6) 229-236   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
Takakazu Morita, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada, Shigeru Yamaguchi
International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion   13 83-96   2014
This paper presents a theoretical analysis of combustion instabilities induced by the combustion time delay of liquid oxidizer in hybrid rocket motors. In order to examine the low-frequency unstable combustion of the motors, the transfer function ...
P. Tadini, U. Tancredi, M. Grassi, L. Anselmo, C. Pardini, A. Francesconi, F. Branz, F. Maggi, M. Lavagna, L. T. Deluca, N. Viola, S. Chiesa, V. Trushlyakov, T. Shimada
Acta Astronautica   103 26-35   Oct 2014
During the last 40 years, the mass of the artificial objects in orbit increased quite steadily at the rate of about 145 metric tons annually, leading to about 7000 metric tons. Most of the cross-sectional area and mass (97% in low Earth orbit) is ...
Novozhilov, Vasily; Joseph, Paul; Ishiko, Keiichi; Shimada, Toru; Wang, Hui
ENERGIES   4(12) 1779-1839   Oct 2011   [Refereed]
H. Hasegawa, M. Fukunaga, K. Kitagawa, T. Shimada
Combustion, Explosion and Shock Waves   49 583-592   Oct 2013
In this study, characteristics of the burning rate anomaly in composite propellant grains are investigated. The burning rate anomaly has been known as the "midweb anomaly" or the "hump effect." This paper describes some results of an experimental ...
Takahashi, Kenichi; Nakadai, Keita; Oide, Sho; Tanabe, Mitsuaki; Kuwahara, Takuo
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF ENERGETIC MATERIALS   74(6) 144-152   2013   [Refereed]
Guery, Jean-Francois; Chang, I-Shih; Shimada, Toru; Glick, Marilyn; Boury, Didier
ACTA ASTRONAUTICA   66(12) 201-219   Jan 2010   [Refereed]
Morita, Takakazu; Yuasa, Saburo; Kitagawa, Koki; Shimada, Toru; Yamaguchi, Shigeru
JOURNAL OF THERMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   8(4) 380-394   2013   [Refereed]
Koki Kitagawa, Paul Joseph, Vasily Novozhilov, Toru Shimada
International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion   11 549-566   2012
With a view to investigating the effect of Si on the fuel regression rates, polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) and polypropylene (PP) containing Si were made, and the relevant thermal data regarding the fuel regression rates were obtained. Also, therm...
K. Kinefuchi, I. Funaki, T. Shimada, T. Abe
Physics of Plasmas   19    Oct 2012
Under certain conditions during rocket flights, ionized exhaust plumes from solid rocket motors may interfere with radio frequency transmissions. To understand the relevant physical processes involved in this phenomenon and establish a prediction ...
Morita, Takakazu; Yuasa, Saburo; Yamaguchi, Shigeru; Shimada, Toru
JOURNAL OF THERMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   7(4) 387-398   2012   [Refereed]
Yuasa, Saburo; Ide, Tatsuya; Masugi, Miho; Sakurai, Takashi; Shiraishi, Noriko
JOURNAL OF THERMAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   6(4) 268-277   2011   [Refereed]
Kinefuchi, Kiyoshi; Funaki, Ikkoh; Shimada, Toru; Abe, Takashi
JOURNAL OF SPACECRAFT AND ROCKETS   47(6) 627-633   2010   [Refereed]
Yutaka Wada, Yoshio Seike, Makihito Nishioka, Nobuyuki Tsuboi, Toru Shimada, Katsuya Hasegawa, Kiyokazu Kobayashi, Keiichi Hori
International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion   8 555-570   Dec 2009
A basic study to clarify the combustion mechanism of glycidyl azide polymer (GAP) has been conducted. Temperature during the strand burner and 60-mm diameter motor tests was measured. The strand tests were performed with 2.5-m diameter S-type ther...
Toru Shimada, Hiroshi Hasegawa
International Journal of Energetic Materials and Chemical Propulsion   8 147-158   Dec 2009
In the case of center-perforated composite solid propellant grains, the radial linear burning rate often depends on web location. In many cases, the burning rate of the propellant in the middle of the web is highest along the radial direction. Thi...
Shimada, Toru; Sekino, Nobuhiro; Fukunaga, Mihoko
JOURNAL OF PROPULSION AND POWER   25(6) 1300-1310   2009   [Refereed]
Shimada, Toru; Hanzawa, Masahisa; Morita, Takakazu; Kato, Takashi; Yoshikawa, Takashi
AIAA JOURNAL   46(12) 947-957   2008   [Refereed]
Toru Shimada, Hiroto Habu, Yoshio Seike, Seiji Ooya, Hideo Miyachi, Masaaki Ishikawa
Flow Measurement and Instrumentation   18(5-6) 235-240   Oct 2007   [Refereed]
Simulated solid propellant slurry containing lead sphere tracers is experimentally cast into a double-circular cylindrical container. During the casting, the temperature and the pressure environment has been mimicked to an actual composite solid p...
Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Masumi Sekiguchi, Masumi Sekiguchi, Nobuhiro Sekino, Nobuhiro Sekino
AIAA Journal   45 1324-1332   Jun 2007
Three-dimensional, single-phase (equilibrium two-phase) flows inside a solid rocket motor at three burn-back grain configurations are studied by computational fluid dynamics analyses of the Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes equations. The major conc...
SATO YUTAKA, OTAKE KUNIHIKO, SHIMADA TOORU, SATO EIICHI
熱物性   17(3) 199-204   Jul 2003   [Refereed]

Misc

 
嶋田徹, 北川幸樹, 本江幹朗
宇宙航空研究開発機構特別資料 JAXA-SP-(Web)   (16-003) 113‐114 (WEB ONLY)   Sep 2016
Kazuhisa Chiba, Hideyuki Yoda, Shoma Ito, Masahiro Kanazaki, Shin’ya Watanabe, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference      Jan 2016
© 2016 by Authors.A single-stage launch vehicle with hybrid rocket engine has been conceptually designed by using design informatics, which has three points of view, i.e., problem definition, optimization, and data mining. The primary objective of...
Hideyuki Yoda, Shoma Ito, Masahiro Kanazaki, Kazuhisa Chiba, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2015 - Proceedings   618-625   Sep 2015
© 2015 IEEE.A multi-objective genetic algorithm (MOGA) has been applied to the multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) of a launch vehicle (LV) with a hybrid rocket engine (HRE) to investigate the ability of an HRE to serve as a sounding rocke...
Kohei Ozawa, Kohei Ozawa, Toru Shimada
51st AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference      Jan 2015
© 2015, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA. All rights reserved.In practical usage of conventional hybrid rocket engines, the oxidizer-to-fuel ratio (O/F) shift occurs by either the fuel port diameter increase or throttli...
Kenichi Takahashi, Toru Shimada
51st AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference      Jan 2015
© 2015, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA. All rights reserved.We conducted a three-dimensional numerical simulation to ascertain the luminous flame shape around an ignited aluminum particle near the burning surface of c...
Masahiro Kanazaki, Atthaphon Ariyairt, Kazuhisa Chiba, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
Procedia Engineering   99 198-207   Jan 2015
© 2015 The Authors.In this study, a multi-objective genetic algorithm (MOGA) was applied to the multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) of a hybrid rocket. A swirling-oxidizer-type hybrid rocket engine (HRE) with a single cylindrical grain por...
Kazuhisa Chiba, Masahiro Kanazaki, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
Computational Methods in Applied Sciences   36 369-384   Jan 2015
© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015.A single-stage launch vehicle with hybrid rocket engine has been conceptually designed by using design informatics, which has three points of view as problem definition, optimization, and data m...
金崎雅博, 千葉一永, 北川幸樹, 嶋田徹
進化計算学会論文誌(Web)   6(3) 137‐145(J‐STAGE)   2015
中山良男, 杉山勇太, 松村知治, 若林邦彦, 出雲充生, 北川幸樹, 嶋田徹
火薬学会年会講演要旨集   2014 135-138   May 2014
Mikiro Motoe, Toru Shimada
52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting      Jan 2014
© 2015, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. All rights reserved.The objective of this study is to clarify inner state of a chamber of the Swirling-Oxidizer-Flow-Type Hybrid Rocket which is one of the types of a Hybrid Rocket by...
Masaki Adachi, Toru Shimada
52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting      Jan 2014
© 2014, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. All rights reserved.The numerical analysis about the instability of liquid/dense fluid films under supercritical operating condition is performed on me than fuel. A numerical code for...
Kenichi Takahashi, Shoko Sakai, Makoto Nakagaki, Takafumi Sasaki, Takuo Kuwahara, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014      Jan 2014
© 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. All rights reserved.For aluminized AP/AN composite propellant, the relation between the agglomerate diameter and pressure was investigated by observing aluminum particle agglom...
Kengo Ohe, Masato Mizuchi, Shigeru Aso, Yasuhiro Tani, Sho Ohyama, Kentaro Araki, Hiroshi Tada, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014      Jan 2014
© 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. All rights reserved.Hybrid rocket engine with multi-section swirl injection method was designed and tested for the flight experiments of subscale space plane. Combustion experi...
Yuki Funami, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014      Jan 2014
© 2014 by the authors (Yuki Funami and Toru Shimada). Published by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc.In order to design hybrid rocket engines, we developed a numerical prediction method to the internal ballistics, such as...
Kazuhisa Chiba, Masahiro Kanazaki, Masaki Nakamiya, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems and Manufacturing   8    Jan 2014
A single-stage launch vehicle with hybrid rocket engine, which uses solid fuel and liquid oxidizer, has been studied and developed as a next-generation rocket for scientific observation due to the advantages as low cost, safety, re-ignition, and r...
Kohei Ozawa, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014      Jan 2014
© 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. All rights reserved.In this paper, first, a theoretical prediction method of regression rates and heat flux to solid fuels of uni-directional vortex injection hybrid rocket eng...
Masaki Adachi, Toru Shimada
52nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting - AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, SciTech 2014      Jan 2014
The numerical analysis about the instability of liquid/dense fluid films under supercritical operating condition is performed on methan fuel. A numerical code for compressible fluid flows accommodated for van der Waals equation of state is develop...
千葉一永, 渡邉真也, 金崎雅博, 北川幸樹, 嶋田徹
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   58th ROMBUNNO.3K16   2014
CHIBA KAZUHISA, WATANABE SHIN'YA, KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
日本機械学会論文集(Web)   80(818) WEB ONLY TRANS0287   2014
Hiroshi Tada, Shigeru Aso, Yasuhiro Tani, Sho Ohyama, Kentaro Araki, Kengo Ohe, Masato Mizuchi, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014      Jan 2014
© 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. All rights reserved.In order to clarify combustion phenomena of hybrid rocket engines with multi-section swirl injection method, visualization tests of combustion flames has be...

Books etc

 
Two-Phase Flows in Solid Rocket Motors(共著)
Proceedings of 15th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science   1986   
Applicability of the Direct Simulation Monte Carlo Method in a Body-fitted Coordinate System(共著)
Rarefied Gas Dynamics : Theoretical and Computational Techniques, Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, AIAA   1988   
A Numerical Study on the Thermal Convection Problems under the Micro-Gravity Conditions
Proceedings of 16th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science   1988   
Direct Simulation of Hypersonic Rarefied Flows about Atmospheric Re-Entry Capsules
Rarefied Gas Dynamics, VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim   1991   
Comparison of Numerical Solutions of Transition Regime Flows : the DSMC Simulation and the Navier-Stokes Computation
Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics, AIAA   1992   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Kazuhisa Chiba, Hideyuki Yoda, Shoma Ito, Masahiro Kanazaki, Shin’ya Watanabe, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference   27 Jul 2015   
© 2016 by Authors. A single-stage launch vehicle with hybrid rocket engine has been conceptually designed by using design informatics, which has three points of view, i.e., problem definition, optimization, and data mining. The primary objective o...
Kohei Ozawa, Kohei Ozawa, Toru Shimada
51st AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference   27 Jul 2015   
© 2015, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA. All rights reserved. In practical usage of conventional hybrid rocket engines, the oxidizer-to-fuel ratio (O/F) shift occurs by either the fuel port diameter increase or throttl...
Kenichi Takahashi, Toru Shimada
51st AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference   27 Jul 2015   
© 2015, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA. All rights reserved. We conducted a three-dimensional numerical simulation to ascertain the luminous flame shape around an ignited aluminum particle near the burning surface of ...
NAKAYAMA YOSHIO, SUGIYAMA YUTA, MATSUMURA TOMOHARU, WAKABAYASHI KUNIHIKO, IZUMO MITSUO, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
火薬学会年会講演要旨集   22 May 2014   
Mikiro Motoe, Toru Shimada
52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting   13 Jan 2014   
© 2015, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. All rights reserved. The objective of this study is to clarify inner state of a chamber of the Swirling-Oxidizer-Flow-Type Hybrid Rocket which is one of the types of a Hybrid Rocket b...
Masaki Adachi, Toru Shimada
52nd Aerospace Sciences Meeting   13 Jan 2014   
© 2014, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. All rights reserved. The numerical analysis about the instability of liquid/dense fluid films under supercritical operating condition is performed on me than fuel. A numerical code fo...
Kenichi Takahashi, Shoko Sakai, Makoto Nakagaki, Takafumi Sasaki, Takuo Kuwahara, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014   28 Jul 2014   
© 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. All rights reserved. For aluminized AP/AN composite propellant, the relation between the agglomerate diameter and pressure was investigated by observing aluminum particle agglo...
Kazuhisa Chiba, Masahiro Kanazaki, Masaki Nakamiya, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada
11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, WCCM 2014, 5th European Conference on Computational Mechanics, ECCM 2014 and 6th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, ECFD 2014   20 Jul 2014   
A single-stage launch vehicle with hybrid rocket engine, which uses solid fuel and liquid oxidizer, has been being studied and developed as a next-generation rocket for scientific observation due to the advantages as low cost, safety, re-ignition,...
Yuki Funami, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014   28 Jul 2014   
© 2014 by the authors (Yuki Funami and Toru Shimada). Published by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. In order to design hybrid rocket engines, we developed a numerical prediction method to the internal ballistics, such a...
Kohei Ozawa, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014   28 Jul 2014   
© 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. All rights reserved. In this paper, first, a theoretical prediction method of regression rates and heat flux to solid fuels of uni-directional vortex injection hybrid rocket en...
Kengo Ohe, Masato Mizuchi, Shigeru Aso, Yasuhiro Tani, Sho Ohyama, Kentaro Araki, Hiroshi Tada, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014   28 Jul 2014   
© 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. All rights reserved. Hybrid rocket engine with multi-section swirl injection method was designed and tested for the flight experiments of subscale space plane. Combustion exper...
Hiroshi Tada, Shigeru Aso, Yasuhiro Tani, Sho Ohyama, Kentaro Araki, Kengo Ohe, Masato Mizuchi, Toru Shimada
50th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference 2014   28 Jul 2014   
© 2014 by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. All rights reserved. In order to clarify combustion phenomena of hybrid rocket engines with multi-section swirl injection method, visualization tests of combustion flames has b...
CHIBA KAZUHISA, WATANABE SHIN'YA, KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2014   
ANDO HIDEYUKI, TAKAHASHI SHUN, TOMIZAWA TSUTOMU, HAYASHI DAIKI, SAKURAI TAKASHI, YUASA SABURO, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU, TAKAYAMA AKIMASA, YUI RYOSUKE
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2014   
CHIBA KAZUHISA, KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
日本機械学会設計工学・システム部門講演会論文集(CD-ROM)   22 Oct 2013   
K. Araki, Y. Hirata, S. Ohyama, K. Ohe, S. Aso, Y. Tani, T. Shimada
49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference   16 Sep 2013   
Recently, hybrid rockets have attracted a lot of interests, because it has main some advantages of low cost, safety, and thrust throttling. On the other hand, launching practical satellites, hybrid rocket has technical problems to overcome, such a...
Sho Ohyama, Y. Hirata, K. Araki, K. Ohe, S. Aso, Y. Tani, T. Shimada
49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference   16 Sep 2013   
Low fuel regression rate is fatal disadvantage for hybrid rocket. To overcome this problem, a lot of methods have been proposed. In Kyushu university multi-section swirl injection method has been proposed to increase the fuel regression rate and c...
Mikiro Motoe, Toru Shimada
49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference   16 Sep 2013   
It has been clarified by experimental investigations that the regression rate can be improved by swirling injection of gaseous oxidizers. Because it has not been enough that the analysis considering characteristics of Swirling-Oxidizer-Flow-Type H...
Takakazu Morita, Takakazu Morita, Saburo Yuasa, Saburo Yuasa, Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Shigeru Yamaguchi, Shigeru Yamaguchi
49th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference   16 Sep 2013   
Theoretical regression rates and combustion response functions in hybrid rocket motors are obtained by using the heat-feedback law that describes the heat flux from flame to fuel surface. In our previous studies, we derived a heat-feedback law usi...
P. Tadini, U. Tancredi, M. Grassi, L. Anselmo, C. Pardini, F. Branz, A. Francesconi, F. Maggi, M. Lavagna, L. T. De Luca, N. Viola, S. Chiesa, V. Trushlyakov, T. Shimada
Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC   23 Sep 2013   
During the last 40 years, the mass of the artificial objects in orbit increased quite steadily at the rate of about 145 metric tons annually, leading to about 7000 metric tons. Most of the cross-sectional area and mass (97% in low Earth orbit) is ...
Shota Yamanaka, Toru Shimada
Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC   23 Sep 2013   
In this paper, we develop a systematical method for the reduction of chemistry model of hydro-carbon oxygen/air reaction in order to compute the ignition process of boundary layer combustion with a proposed dynamic load balance strategy for the pa...
YUASA SABURO, HATAGAKI SAKASHI, YUI RYOSUKE, SAKURAI TAKASHI, ANDO HIDEYUKI, TAKAHASHI SHUN, SHIRAISHI NORIKO, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
KITAGAWA KOKI, NAKAYAMA YOSHIO, WADA YUTAKA, MATSUMURA TOMOHARU, WAKABAYASHI KUNIHIKO, TODA RYO, MORITA TAKAKAZU, NAKAGAWA ICHIRO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
FUNAMI YUKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
MORITA TAKAKAZU, USUI YUTARO, KATSUMATA REIKO, KITAGAWA KOKI, YUASA SABURO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
KANAMORI FUMIO, KITAGAWA YOSUKE, KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, NAKAMIYA KENKI, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
日本航空宇宙学会年会講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
CHIBA KAZUHISA, KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, NAKAMIYA MASAKI, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
MOTOE MIKIRO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
KANAMORI FUMIO, NAKAMIYA MASAKI, KITAGAWA KOKI, KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
ASO SHIGERU, TANI YASUHIRO, OYAMA SHO, ARAKI KENTARO, OE KENGO, TADA HIROSHI, MIZUCHI MASATO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2013   
S. Ohyama, S. Asoy, Y. Hirata, K. Araki, K. Ohe, Y. Taniz, T. Shimada
48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2012   30 Jul 2012   
A new method with multi-section swirl injection was proposed in order to improve the fuel regression rate of hybrid rockets. The new method was to introduce swirling flow through injector ports, which were placed at several cross-sections along th...
Masahiro Kanazaki, Yosuke Kitagawa, Koki Kitagawa, Masaki Nakamiya, Toru Shimada
ECCOMAS 2012 - European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, e-Book Full Papers   10 Sep 2012   
The multi-objective genetic algorithm (MOGA) is applied to the multi-disciplinary conceptual design problem for a three-stage launch vehicle (LV) with a hybrid rocket engine (HRE). MOGA is an optimization tool used for multi-objective problems. Th...
Masaki Adachi, Toru Shimada
Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC   1 Oct 2012   
It is necessary for designing hybrid rocket engines which use liquefying fuel to understand the behavior of liquid films on the surface of solid fuel. Although it is reported that there is supercritical region inside hybrid rocket engines using li...
Yuki Funami, Toru Shimada
AIP Conference Proceedings   10 Jul 2012   
Boundary-layer combustion, a major characteristic of a hybrid rocket engine, is a complex phenomenon of fluid dynamics and combustion. Its rate-limiting process is diffusion, whereas combustion reactions are generally very fast. One of numerical a...
Yoshihide Hirata, Shigeru Aso, Sho Ohyama, Kentaro Araki, Kengo Ohe, Yasuhiro Tani, Toru Shimada
Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress, IAC   1 Oct 2012   
Today developments of nano satellites, whose weight is less than 100 kg, become quite active. As nano satellites are used commercial, inexpensive components, the cost of nano satellites becomes cheap and also the size of subsystems of nano satelli...
Yuki Funami, Toru Shimada
AIP Conference Proceedings   10 Jul 2012   
In order to design hybrid rocket engines, we have developed a numerical prediction approach to the internal ballistics. The key point is its cost performance. Therefore simple but efficient models are required. Fluid phenomenon and thermal conduct...
TAKAHASHI KEN'ICHI, OIDE SHO, TANABE MITSUAKI, KUWAHARA TAKUO, SHIMADA TOORU
火薬学会秋季研究発表講演会講演要旨集   Nov 2012   
SHIMADA TOORU, KITAGAWA KOKI, YUASA SABURO, NAKAGAWA ICHIRO, NAGATA HARUNORI, FUKUCHI APORO, WADA YUTAKA
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2012   
HIRATA YOSHIHIDE, ARAKI KENTARO, OYAMA SHO, OE KENGO, ASO SHIGERU, TANI YASUHIRO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2012   
TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, FUKIBA KATSUYOSHI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2012   
KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, KITAGAWA YOSUKE, KITAGAWA KOKI, NAKAMIYA MASAKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2012   
MORITA TAKAKAZU, HARADA JUN'ICHI, YUASA SABURO, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU, YAMAGUCHI SHIGERU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2012   
Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Mihoko Fukunaga, Hideo Miyachi, Hiroki Kosuge
47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2011   31 Jul 2011   
To investigate correlation between the orientation of sub-millimeter AP particles and the local burning rate in a propellant containing high amount of Al particles, the orientation angle data of sub-millimeter AP particles were obtain by using X-r...
Y. Hirata, S. Aso, T. Hayashida, R. Nakawatase, Y. Tani, K. Morishita, T. Shimada
47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2011   31 Jul 2011   
In order to improve fuel regression rate of hybrid rockets, a new method with multisection swirl injection is proposed. The new method is to introduce swirling flow through multi-section swirl injector ports, which are placed at several locations ...
Mikiro Motoe, Toru Shimada
47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2011   31 Jul 2011   
For the hybrid engine, it has been proven by ground and flight experiments that the fuel regression characteristic can be improved by tangential injection of the oxidizer. The mechanism, however, of this enhancement has not yet been well-understoo...
SHIMADA TOORU
火薬学会年会講演要旨集   26 May 2011   
TAKADA TOMOHIRO, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, HASEGAWA HIROSHI, KITAGAWA KOKI, HIRAOKA KATSUMI, SHIMADA TOORU
火薬学会年会講演要旨集   26 May 2011   
MORITA TAKAKAZU, SUNADA MASANARI, SAKIO KAZUKI, FUJIWARA SOICHIRO, YAMAGUCHI SHIGERU, SHIMADA TOORU
日本機械学会関東支部総会講演会講演論文集   17 Mar 2011   
ASAKAWA HIROYA, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, SEKINO NOBUHIRO, HASEGAWA HIROSHI, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, SUZUKI NAOHIRO, FUNAKI IKKO, SHIMADA TOORU
流体力学講演会/航空宇宙数値シミュレーション技術シンポジウム講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
FUNAMI YUKI, SHIMADA TOORU
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, KAGAWA TAKEHIRO, FUKIBA KATSUYOSHI, SHIMADA TOORU
流体力学講演会/航空宇宙数値シミュレーション技術シンポジウム講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
MORITA TAKAKAZU, FUJIWARA KEI, MATSUKI AYA, YAMAGUCHI SHIGERU, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, FUKIBA KATSUYOSHI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
MOTOE MIKIRO, SHIMADA TOORU
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
KITAGAWA KOKI, PAUL JOSEPH, NOVOZHILOV VASILY, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
KITAGAWA YOSUKE, KITAGAWA KOKI, NAKAMIYA MASAKI, KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
SHIMADA TOORU, ISHIKO KEIICHI, MOTOE MIKIRO, FUNAMI YUKI, NOVOZHILOV VASILY
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2011   
Koki Kitagawa, Koki Kitagawa, Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Mihoko Fukunaga, Mihoko Fukunaga, Hideo Miyachi, Hideo Miyachi
46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit   25 Jul 2010   
Three dimensional information of sub-millimeter AP particles and local burning rates of composite propellant have been obtained. In this study, to investigate correlation between the orientation of sub-millimeter AP particles and the local burning...
T. Shimada, K. Kitagawa, H. Hasegawa, M. Fukunaga, H. Asakawa
61st International Astronautical Congress 2010, IAC 2010   27 Sep 2010   
This paper describes the development of a numerical simulation system, "Advanced Computer Science on Solid-Rocket-Motor (SRM) Internal Ballistics (ACSSIB)". The objectives of this technology development consist of development of composite-propella...
HASEGAWA HIROSHI, KATO KAZUSHIGE, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, SHIMADA TOORU
火薬学会年会講演要旨集   20 May 2010   
TAKADA TOMOHIRO, HIRAOKA KATSUMI, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
MORITA TAKAKAZU, KITAGAWA KOKI, YUASA SABURO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
KITAGAWA YOSUKE, KANAZAKI MASAHIRO, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, KAGAWA TAKEHIRO, FUKIBA KATSUYOSHI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
ASAKAWA HIROYA, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, SEKINO NOBUHIRO, HASEGAWA HIROSHI, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
SHIMADA TOORU, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, HASEGAWA HIROSHI, KITAGAWA KOKI, ASAKAWA HIROYA, SATO WATARU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
FUNAMI YUKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
KOSUGE HIROKI, HIRAOKA KATSUMI, KITAGAWA KOKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2010   
KINEFUCHI KIYOSHI, FUNAKI IKKO, OGAWA HIROYUKI, KATO TERUO, TACHIKAWA SUMITAKA, SHIMADA TOORU, ABE TAKASHI
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   1 Dec 2009   
In rocket flights, ionized exhaust plumes from solid rocket motors may interfere with RF transmission under some conditions. In order to clarify the important physical process involved, microwave attenuation and phase delay due to rocket exhaust p...
Mikiro Motoe, Toru Shimada
45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit   2 Aug 2009   
It has been proven by ground and flight experiments that the fuel regression characteristic of hybrid rocket can be improved by tangential injection of the oxidizer. The mechanism, however, of this enhancement has not yet been well-understood. The...
Kenichi Takahashi, Takuya Mano, Mitsuaki Tanabe, Takuo Kuwahara, Toru Shimada
45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit   2 Aug 2009   
The thrust performance of the solid propellant is improved by adding the metal particles which have good ignition and combustion characteristics. In the reaction zone which is a very thin zone near the burning surface, the metal particles ignite, ...
TAKAHASHI KEN'ICHI, MANO TAKUYA, TANABE MITSUAKI, KUWAHARA TAKUO, SHIMADA TOORU
火薬学会秋季研究発表講演会講演要旨集   Dec 2009   
MOTOE MIKIRO, YAJIMA YUZO, SHIMADA TOORU, YUASA SABURO, HIRAOKA KATSUMI
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
HASEGAWA HIROSHI, SEIKE YOSHIO, KATO KAZUSHIGE, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, DAIMON YU, TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, SHIMADA TOORU
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
YAJIMA YUZO, SHIMADA TOORU, HIRAOKA KATSUMI
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, FUKIBA KATSUYOSHI, SHIMADA TOORU
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
ASAKAWA HIROYA, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, SEKINO NOBUHIRO, HASEGAWA HIROSHI, TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, DAIMON YU, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, FUKIBA KATSUYOSHI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
FUNAMI YUKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
HASEGAWA HIROSHI, KIMURA MOTOYASU, KATO KAZUSHIGE, MIYACHI HIDEO, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, DAIMON YU, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
ISHIKO KEIICHI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, SEKINO NOBUHIRO, SHIMADA TOORU, TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, DAIMON YU, HASEGAWA HIROSHI
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
MOTOE MIKIRO, SHIMADA TOORU, YUASA SABURO, HIRAOKA KATSUMI
流体力学講演会/航空宇宙数値シミュレーション技術シンポジウム講演集   2009   
MOTOE MIKIRO, SHIMADA TOORU, YUASA SABURO, HIRAOKA KATSUMI
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
SHIMADA TOORU, TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, DAIMON YU, SEKINO NOBUHIRO, FUKUNAGA MIHOKO, ASAKAWA HIROYA, KATO KAZUSHIGE, SEIKE YOSHIO, HASEGAWA HIROSHI
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
YAJIMA YUZO, MOTOE MIKIRO, SHIMADA TOORU, HIRAOKA KATSUMI
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
SHIMADA TOORU
航空原動機・宇宙推進講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2009   
MITSUNAKA WATARU, ASO SHIGERU, TANI YASUHIRO, SHIMADA TOORU
日本航空宇宙学会西部支部講演会講演集   2009   
Toru Shimada
International Astronautical Federation - 59th International Astronautical Congress 2008, IAC 2008   29 Sep 2008   
Discussions are made on the localized erosion of charring ablators used in the expanding part of solid rocket motor nozzles. Such erosion pattern is sometimes seen over liner surface downstream the throat inserts after static firing tests. The maj...
Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Nobuhiro Sekino, Nobuhiro Sekino, Mihoko Fukunaga, Mihoko Fukunaga
44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit   21 Jul 2008   
In order to understand the mechanism of the large roll-torque generation in the operating solid rocket motor with axially-slotted propellant grain and the narrow nozzle submergence region, fully three-dimensional Navier-Stokes numerical simulation...
SHIMADA TOORU, YASUDA SEIICHI, SUZUKI NAOHIRO, TOMIZAWA TOSHIO, NINOMIYA KAZUYOSHI, KIKUCHIHARA KIYOZUMI, YAJIMA TAKASHI, OZAWA TAKESHI
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2008   
SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2008   
TSUBOI NOBUYUKI, NAGAI HIROKI, ASAI KEISUKE, DAIMON YU, SHIMADA TOORU
流体力学講演会/航空宇宙数値シミュレーション技術シンポジウム講演集   2008   
MOTOE MIKIRO, MATSUBARA TOSHIHIRO, SHIMADA TOORU, YUASA SABURO
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   2008   
Shinichiro Tokudome, Shinichiro Tokudome, Shinichiro Tokudome, Tsuyoshi Yagishita, Tsuyoshi Yagishita, Hiroto Habu, Hiroto Habu, Hiroto Habu, Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Yasuhiro Daimo, Yasuhiro Daimo
Collection of Technical Papers - 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference   8 Jul 2007   
Nitrous Oxide (N2O) / ethanol propulsion system is distinguished as the liquid propulsion with non-toxic, user-friendly, and storable bipropellant. The current target of the present study is to build a quick-response and maneuverable main engine o...
Daimon Yu, Daimon Yu, Daimon Yu, Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Toru Shimada, Nobuyuki Tsuboi, Nobuyuki Tsuboi, Nobuyuki Tsuboi, Kazuhisa Fujita, Kazuhisa Fujita, Kazuhisa Fujita
Collection of Technical Papers - 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference   8 Jul 2007   
A numerical framework is established to predict the erosion amount of nozzle wall in solid rocket motor. Understanding of the flow field and erosion mechanism is very important for the performance of solid rocket motor and the success of the launc...
TAKEMAE TOSHIAKI, SHIMADA TOORU
宇宙科学技術連合講演会講演集(CD-ROM)   1 Dec 2007   
Reliability and efficiency in the operation from the assembly of rocket vehicles to the launch of them are considered. Especially, the form of health-confirmation inspection/test after procedures of assembling operations with high efficiency and, ...

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space propulsion system
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