Uichiro Narusawa

Associate Professor Emeritus,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering



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Research Focus

Biomechanics on respiratory systems, Turbine blade cooling

Research Overview

Biomechanics on respiratory systems, Turbine blade cooling

Selected Publications

  • F. Forghan, O. Askari, U. Narusawa, H. Metghalchi “Computational Design of Turbine Blade Film Cooling with Expanded Exit Holes, Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo”, 2015
  • M. Nabian, U. Narusawa “Ventilator Optimization from P-V (Pressure-Volume) Curve Analyses of Animal Models for Lung Injury”, International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), 2015, 52472
  • F. Forghan, O. Askari, U. Narusawa, H. Metghalchi “Film Cooling of Turbine Blade Surface with Extended Exit Holes”, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability and 12th Fuel Cell Sci. Eng. Tech. Conf., ES-FuelCell, 2014, 1-7
  • F. Forghan, U. Narusawa, H. Metghalchi “Discharge Coefficient of an Expanded Exit Hole for Film Cooling of Turbine Blades”, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal of Propulsion Power, 26, 2010, 1322-1325
  • H. Liu, P.R. Patil, U. Narusawa “On Darcy-brinkman Equation: Viscous Flow Between Plates Packed with Regular Square Arrays of Cylinders”, Entropy, 9, 2007,118-131
  • R. Amini, K. Creeden, U. Narusawa “A Mechanistic Model for Quasi-static Pulmonary Pressure-Volume Curves for Inflation”, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 127, 2005, 619-629
  • H. Liu, U. Narusawa “Flow-induced Endothelial Surface Reorganization and Minimization of Entropy Generation Rate”, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 126, 2004, 346-350