Keiichi KITAMURA

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Name
Keiichi KITAMURA
URL
http://er-web.jmk.ynu.ac.jp/html/KITAMURA_Keiichi/en.html
Affiliation
Yokohama National University
Section
School of Engineering
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Dr. of Engineering(Nagoya University)

Research Areas

 
 

Published Papers

 
Kitamura, K., Aogaki, T., Inatomi, A., Fukumoto, K., Takahama, T., and Hashimoto, A.
AIAA Journal   56(8) 3192-3204   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K. and Shima, E.
Computers & Fluids   163 86-96   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
•SLAU2 Flux functions have been modified for supercritical flows.
•This modification replaces the energy equation with the pressure-evolution equation.
•Only marginal corrections to the existing methods are needed.
•Numerical errors are suppressed...
Computational Study on Finned Reusable Rocket during Turnover
Aogaki, T., Kitamura, K., and Nonaka, S.:
Trans. JSASS Aerospace Tech. Japan "ISTS Special Issue"   Accepted    2018   [Refereed]
Roll Moment Characteristics of Supersonic Flight Vehicle Equipped with Asymmetric Protuberance
Harada, T., Kitamura, K., and Nonaka, S.
Trans. JSASS Aerospace Tech. Japan "ISTS Special Issue"   Accepted    2018   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K. and Hashimoto, A.
Journal of Computational Physics   341 313-340   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
A simple and efficient a posteriori slope limiter (“Post Limiter”) is proposed for compressible Navier-Stokes and Euler equations, and examined in 1D and 2D. The Post Limiter tries to employ un-limited solutions where and when possible (even at sh...
Kitamura, K. and Nonomura, T.
International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics   31(3) 188-194   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K.
Computers & Fluids   129 134-145   2016   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., and Hashimoto, A.
Computers & Fluids   126 41-57   2016   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K. and Nonomura, T.
Computers & Fluids   100 321-335   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Liou, M.-S., and Chang, C.-H.
Communications in Computational Physics   16(3) 632-674   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Nonaka, S., Kuzuu, K., Aono, J., Fujimoto, K., and Shima, E.
Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets   50(4) 896-916   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K. and Shima, E.
Journal of Computational Physics   245 62-83   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Hypersonic heating computations are still challenging due to difficulties in “A) robust capturing of shockwaves” and “B) accurate prediction of heating.” Based on our numerical survey for A), we found that the dissipation inside the numerical shoc...
Kitamura, K., Shima, E., and Roe, P.
AIAA Journal   50(12) 2655-2669   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., and Shima, E.
AIAA Journal   50(6) 1415-1426   May 2012   [Refereed]
Simple, parameter-free, and widely-applicable implementation is
proposed for slope limiters on unstructured grids. The modification is
made right after the usual calculation of a limiter function (called the second limiter); thus, it is used with ...
Kitamura, K., Shima, E., Fujimoto, K., and Wang, Z.J.
Communications in Computational Physics   10(1) 90-119   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Shima, E., Nakamura, Y., and Roe, P.L.
AIAA Journal   48(4) 763-776   2010   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Roe, P., and Ismail, F.
AIAA Journal   47(1) 44-53   2009   [Refereed]
Nonomura, T., Kitamura, K., and Fujii, K.
Journal of Computational Physics   258 95-117   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
Shima, E., Kitamura, K., and Haga, T.
AIAA Journal   51(11) 2740-2747   2013   [Refereed]
Shima, E., and Kitamura, K.
AIAA Journal   51(4) 992-998   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
Shima, E. and Kitamura, K.
Computers & Fluids   85 143-152   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Shima, E. and Kitamura, K.
AIAA Journal   49(8) 1693-1709   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
Nishikawa, H. and Kitamura, K.
Journal of Computational Physics   227(4) 2560-2581   2008   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Fujimoto, K., Kuzuu, K., Shima, E., and Wang, Z.J
Trans. Japan Soc. Aero. Space Sci.   53(182) 311-319   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Kuzuu, K., Irikado, T., Nonaka, S., Fujimoto, K., Fukuzoe, M., and Shima, E.
AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY JAPAN, THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES   10 43-50   May 2011   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Fujimoto, K., Kuzuu, K., Nonaka, S., Irikado, T., Fukuzoe, M., and Shima, E.
AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY JAPAN, THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES   10 1-10   Jan 2011   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Fujimoto, K., Nonaka, S., Irikado, T., Fukuzoe, M., and Shima, E.
AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGY JAPAN, THE JAPAN SOCIETY FOR AERONAUTICAL AND SPACE SCIENCES   9 9-14   2010   [Refereed]
Mano, S., Kitamura, K., Doi, K., and Nakamura, Y
Trans. JSASS Aerospace Tech. Japan   12 1-10   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
Yasuda, H., Kitamura, K., and Nakamura, Y.
Trans. JSASS Aerospace Tech. Japan   11 61-70   2013   [Refereed]
Ozawa, H., Hanai, K., Kitamura, K., Mori, K., and Nakamura, Y.
Journal of Japan Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences   58(674) 68-75   2010   [Refereed]
Ozawa, H., Kitamura, K., Hanai, K., Mori, K., and Nakamura, Y.
Trans. Japan Soc. Aero. Space Sci.   53(180) 114-121   2010   [Refereed]
Ozawa, H., Kitamura, K., Hanai, K., Miyoshi, M., Mori, K., and Nakamura, Y.
Journal of Japan Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences   57(664) 175-182   2009   [Refereed]
Ibrahim, M.K., Nakamura, T., Kitamura, K., Mori, K., and Nakamura, Y
Trans. JSASS Space Tech. Japan   7 1-10   2009   [Refereed]
Murakami, K., Kitamura, K., Hashimoto, A., Aoyama, T. and Nakamura, Y.
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Japan   56 463-469   2008   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Ozawa, H., Hanai, K., Mori, K. and Nakamura, Y.
Journal of Japan Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences   56(653) 278-285   2008   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K. and Nakamura, Y.
Journal of Japan Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences   56(653) 269-277   2008   [Refereed]
Kitamura, K., Mori, K., Hanai, K., Yabashi, T., Ozawa, H. and Nakamura, Y.
Journal of Japan Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences   55(646) 509-515   2007   [Refereed]
Nishino, A., Ishikawa, T., Kitamura, K. and Nakamura, Y.
Journal of Japan Society of Aeronautical and Space Sciences   53(622) 503-509   2005   [Refereed]

Awards & Honors

 
Feb 2018
Stable and accurate flow computation methods at shock waves, Award for Distinguished Young Researcher in Fluid Mechanics, The Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics
 
Apr 2012
Numerical Analysis on Aerodynamic Heating in Hypersonic Shock Interacting Flow, Best Paper Award for Young Researchers in 2011, JSASS (Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences)
 
http://www.jsass.or.jp/web/annai/content0205.html (Japanese only)

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Hypersonic Flow and Multiphase Flow Computations by Finite Volume Method [Invited]
Keiichi KITAMURA
FlowPAC Seminar   15 Sep 2017   University of Notre Dame
Keiichi KITAMURA
92nd NIA CFD Seminar   18 Aug 2017   National Institute of Aerospace
This talk will present two methods: SLAU2 flux function and “Post Limiter.” SLAU2 is robust against shockwave-induced anomalous solutions at hypersonic speeds (“carbuncle” phenomena), while it can be used at low speeds e.g., Mach 0.001 – thus, des...
Pressure-Equation-Based SLAU2 for Oscillation-Free Supercritical Flow Computations
Kitamura, K., and Shima, E.
23rd AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, AIAA AVIATION Forum   Jun 2017   AIAA
AIAA Paper 2017-4109
A Further Survey of Shock Capturing Methods on Hypersonic Heating Issues, AIAA 2013-2698
Keiichi KITAMURA
21st AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference   Jun 2013   
Extension of Two-Fluid AUSM Approach to Viscous Cavitating Flows, ICMF2013-485
Kitamura, K., Liou, M.-S., and Chang, C.-H.
ICMF2013 (International Conference on Multiphase Flow 2013)   May 2013   
Higher-Order Extension of Two-Fluid AUSM Approach in Compressible Multiphase Flows, ICMF2013-489
Kitamura, K., and Nonomura, T
ICMF2013 (International Conference on Multiphase Flow 2013)   May 2013   
Comparative Study of AUSM-Family Schemes in Compressible Multiphase Flow Simulations
Kitamura, K., and Liou, M.-S.
ICCFD7   Jul 2012   
Extension of Recently-Developed AUSM-Family Schemes to Multiphase Flow Computations
Kitamura, K., and Liou, M.-S.
International Workshop on Future of CFD and Aerospace Sciences   Apr 2012   FNY60
New approaches of efficient and time accurate compressible CFD for unsteady low Mach number flows, AIAA Paper 2012-0571
Shima, E., and Kitamura, K.
50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition   Jan 2012   AIAA
On the Carbuncle Origins from Moving and Stationary Shocks, Paper No.2619
Kitamura, K. and Shima, E.
28th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Manchester, UK   Jul 2011   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Numerical-Evaluation-Based Study on Unified Numerical Method for Hypersonic, Low Speed, and Multiphase Flow Analyses
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Keiichi KITAMURA
Development of Shock-Stable, All-Speed Scheme based on Numerical Approach
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Keiichi KITAMURA
Travel Award
Society for Promotion of Space Science: 
Project Year: Jun 2010       Investigator(s): Keiichi KITAMURA

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2012
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Today
Assistant Professor, Dept. Aerosp. Eng., Nagoya University
 
Oct 2011
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Sep 2012
Visiting Researcher, NASA Glenn Research Center
 
Apr 2011
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Sep 2012
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), JAXA/JEDI Center
 
Jan 2009
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Feb 2009
Visiting Scholar, Dept. Aerospace Engineering, Colledge of Engineering, Iowa State University
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2011
Researcher, JAXA/JEDI Center
 

Education

 
Aug 2006
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Jul 2007
Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan
 
Apr 2002
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Mar 2008
Dept. Aerospace Engineering, Nagoya University
 
Apr 1998
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Mar 2002
Dept. Mechano-Aerospace Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 

Works

 
Session Chair: "Shock-Capturing Schemes II," 20th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, Honolulu, HI
2011
Reviewer for Journal of Propulsion and Power
2010 - 2011

Misc

 
Euler/LEE Code for Acoustic Load Evaluation during Rocket Launch -Second Volume LEE Option- (in Japanese)
Iwanaga, N., Kaneda, H., Murakami, K., Hashimoto, A., Kitamura, K., Aoyama, T., and Nakamura, Y.
JAXA-RM-08-009      2009
Euler/LEE Code for Acoustic Load Evaluation during Rocket Launch -First Volume Euler Option- (in Japanese)
Kaneda, H., Iwanaga, N., Murakami, K., Hashimoto, A., Kitamura, K., Aoyama, T., and Nakamura, Y.
JAXA-RM-07-015      2008