Publications - Taira Lab

Google Scholar [link]; Journal publications are shown in boldface.

Book

T. Kajishima and K. Taira, "Computational Fluid Dynamics: Incompressible Turbulent Flows," Springer, 2017 [Springer, Amazon; errata].

2018

Q. Liu, Y. Sun, L. N. Cattafesta, L. S. Ukeiley, and K. Taira, "Resolvent Analysis of Compressible Flows over a Long Rectangular Cavity," 56th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, Jan. 8-12, 2018 [pdf].

2017

Y. Zhang, Y. Sun, N. Arora, L. N. Cattafesta, K. Taira, and L. S. Ukeiley, "Suppression of Cavity Oscillations via Three-Dimensional Steady Blowing," in review, 2017.

A. G. Nair, S. L. Brunton, and K. Taira, "Networked Oscillator Based Modeling and Control of Unsteady Wake Flows," in review, 2017 [arXiv].

P. M. Munday and K. Taira, "Quantifying Wall-Normal and Angular Momentum Injections in Airfoil Separation Control," AIAA Journal, accepted [arXiv].

K. Taira, S. L. Brunton, S. T. M. Dawson, C. W. Rowley, T. Colonius, B. J. McKeon, O. T. Schmidt, S. Gordeyev, V. Theofilis, and L. S. Ukeiley, "Modal Analysis of Fluid Flows: An Overview," AIAA Journal, 55(12), 4013-4041, 2017 [pdf/Open Access].

A. M. Edstrand, P. J. Schmid, K. Taira, and L. N. Cattafesta, "A Parallel Stability Analysis of a Trailing Vortex Wake," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, accepted, 2017.

M. Gopalakrishnan Meena, K. Taira, and K. Asai, "Airfoil Wake Modification with Gurney Flap at Low-Reynolds Number," AIAA Journal, accepted, 2017 [link, arXiv].

Y. Sun, K. Taira, L. N. Cattafesta, and L. S. Ukeiley, "Biglobal Instabilities of Compressible Open-Cavity Flows," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 826, 270-301, 2017 [link, arXiv].

C.-A. Yeh, P. M. Munday, and K. Taira, "Laminar Shear Layer Modification Using Localized Periodic Heating," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 822, 561-589, 2017 [link, arXiv].

Y. Sun, K. Taira, L. N. Cattafesta, and L. S. Ukeiley, "Spanwise Effects on Instabilities of Compressible Flow over a Long Rectangular Cavity," Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, 31(5-6), 555-565 (invited) 2017 [link].

M. P. Rockwood, K. Taira, and M. A. Green, "Detecting Vortex Formation and Shedding in Cylinder Wakes Using Lagrangian Coherent Structures," AIAA Journal, 55(1), 15-23, 2017 [link].

C.-A. Yeh, Y. Sun, and K. Taira, "Thermal-Based Separation Control of Flow over an Airfoil and its Resolvent Analysis," Ninth JSME-KSME Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference, Okinawa, October 28-30, 2017 [pdf].

P. C. Woerner, A. G. Nair, K. Taira, and W. S. Oates, "Network Theoretic Approach to Atomistic Material Modeling Using Spectral Sparsification," ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Snowbird, September 18-20, 2017 [pdf].

A. G. Nair, K. Taira, and S. L. Brunton, "Oscillator Network based Control of Unsteady Fluid Flows," 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control, Toulouse, July 9-14, 2017 [pdf].

K. Taira, Y. Sun, and D. Canuto, "3D Printing of Fluid Flow Structures," arXiv (Physics/Fluid Dynamics), Jan 26, 2017 (arXiv:1701.07560 [physics.flu-dyn]) [arXiv].

C.-A. Yeh, P. M. Munday, and K. Taira, "Use of Local Periodic Heating for Separation Control on a NACA 0012 Airfoil," 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, Jan. 9-13, 2017 (AIAA 2017-1451) [pdf].

M. G. Meena, K. Taira, and K. Asai, "Low Reynolds Number Wake Modification Using a Gurney Flap," 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, Jan. 9-13, 2017 (AIAA 2017-0543) [pdf].

2016

A. M. Edstrand, T. B. Davis, P. J. Schmid, K. Taira, and L. N. Cattafesta, "On the Mechanism of Trailing Vortex Wandering," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 801, R1, 2016 [link].

K. Taira, A. G. Nair, and S. L. Brunton, "Network Structure of Two-Dimensional Decaying Isotropic Turbulence," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 795, R2, 2016 [link, arXiv].

U. Lacis, K. Taira, and S. Bagheri, "A Stable Fluid-Structure-Interaction Solver for Low-Density Rigid Bodies Using the Immersed Boundary Projection Method," Journal of Computational Physics, 305, 300-318, 2016 [link, arXiv].

I. Goumiri, C. Rowley, S. Sabbagh, D. Gates, S. Gerhardt, M. Boyer, R. Andre, E. Kolemen, and K. Taira, "Modeling and Control of Plasma Rotation for NSTX Using Neoclassical Toroidal Viscosity and Neutral Beam Injection," Nuclear Fusion, 56(3), 036023, 2016 [link].

K. Taira, A. G. Nair, and S. L. Brunton, "Vortex Interaction Analysis using Complex Network Framework," Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics, Nagoya, September 26-28, 2016 (in Japanese) [pdf].

K. Taira, A. G. Nair, and S. L. Brunton, "Complex Network Analysis of Unsteady Fluid Flows," 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Montreal, August 21-26, 2016 [pdf].

Y. Sun, Y. Zhang, K. Taira, L. N. Cattafesta, B. George, and L. Ukeiley, "Width and Sidewall Effects on High Speed Cavity Flows," 54th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, San Diego, CA, Jan. 4-8, 2016 (AIAA 2016-1343) [pdf].

B. George, L. Ukeiley, L. N. Cattafesta, and K. Taira, "Synchronized Velocity and Pressure Measurements of Supersonic Flow over a Finite Span Cavity with Leading Edge Slot Blowing," 22nd AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference, Lyon, France, May 30-June 1, 2016 (AIAA 2016-2755) [pdf].

2015

D. Canuto and K. Taira, "Two-Dimensional Compressible Viscous Flow around a Circular Cylinder," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 785, 349-371, 2015 [link, arXiv].

A. G. Nair and K. Taira, "Network-Theoretic Approach to Sparsified Discrete Vortex Dynamics," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 768, 549-571, 2015 [link, arXiv, codes].

J. Bin, W. S. Oates, and K. Taira, "Thermoacoustic Modeling and Uncertainty Analysis of Two-Dimensional Conductive Membranes," Journal of Applied Physics, 117, 064506, 2015 [pdf, link].

P. M. Munday, K. Taira, T. Suwa, D. Numata, and K. Asai, "Nonlinear Lift on a Triangular Airfoil in Low-Reynolds-Number Compressible Flow," Journal of Aircraft, 52(3), 924-931, 2015 [link].

J. McNally, E. Fernandez, G. Robertson, R. Kumar, K. Taira, F. Alvi, Y. Yamaguchi, and K. Murayama, "Drag Reduction on Flat-Back Ground Vehicle with Active Flow Control," Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 145, 292-303 (invited), 2015 [link].

K. Taira, Y. Sun, L. N. Cattafesta, and L. S. Ukeiley, "Bi-Global Stability Analysis of High-Speed Cavity Flows," 6th Symposium on Global Flow Instability and Control, Crete, Greece, September 28-October 2, 2015 [pdf].

P. M. Munday and K. Taira, "Surface Vorticity Flux Analysis in Separation Control on NACA 0012 Airfoil," 45th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, Dallas, TX, June 22-26, 2015 (AIAA 2015-2632) [pdf].

Y. Zhang, N. Arora, Y. Sun, L. Cattafeta, K. Taira, and L. Ukeiley, "Suppression of Cavity Oscillations via Three-Dimensional Steady Blowing," 45th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, Dallas, TX, June 22-26, 2015 (AIAA 2015-3219) [pdf].

C.-A. Yeh, P. M. Munday, K. Taira, and M. J. Munson, "Drag Reduction Control for Flow over a Hump with Surface-Mounted Thermoacoustic Actuator," 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, Jan. 5-9, 2015 (AIAA 2015-0826) [pdf].

B. George, L. Ukeiley, L. N. Cattafesta and K. Taira, "Control of Three-Dimensional Cavity Flow Using Leading Edge Slot Blowing," 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Kissimmee, FL, Jan. 5-9, 2015 (AIAA 2015-1059) [pdf].

2014

R. T. Jantzen, K. Taira, K. O. Granlund, and M. V. Ol, "Vortex Dynamics around Pitching Plates," Physics of Fluids, 26, 053606, 2014 [pdf, link].

E. Fernandez, K. Taira, and Y. Yamaguchi, "Drag Reduction on Flat-Back Gound Vehicle with Active Flow Control: Part I. Simulation," First International Conference in Numerical and Experimental Aerodynamics of Road Vehicles and Trains (Aerovehicles 1), Bordeaux, June 23-25, 2014 [pdf].

J. Bin, W. S. Oates, and K. Taira, "Thermoacoustic Modeling of a Graphene-Based Actuator," ASME 2014 Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2014-7600, Newport, Rhode Island, 2014 [pdf].

Y. Sun, A. G. Nair, K. Taira, L. N. Cattafesta, G. A. Bres, and L. S. Ukeiley, "Numerical Simulations of Subsonic and Transonic Open-Cavity Flows," 7th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference, Atlanta, June 16-20, 2014 (AIAA 2014-3092) [pdf].

P. Munday and K. Taira, "Separation Control on NACA 0012 Airfoil Using Momentum and Wall-Normal Vorticity Injection," 32nd AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Atlanta, June 16-20, 2014 (AIAA 2014-2685) [pdf].

R. T. Jantzen, K. Taira, K. Granlund, and M. V. Ol, "Aerodynamics Force Modeling for Unsteady Wing Maneuvers," 52nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, National Harbor, MD, Jan 13-17, 2014 (AIAA 2014-0223) [pdf].

K. Taira, "Book Review: Fundamentals of Engineering Numerical Analysis by Parviz Moin," Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics, 28(1), 129-130, 2014 [link].

2013

P. M. Munday and K. Taira, "On the Lock-On of Vortex Shedding to Oscillatory Actuation Around a Circular Cylinder," Physics of Fluids, 25, 013601, 2013 [pdf, link].

R. Jantzen, K. Taira, K. Granlund, and M. Ol, "On The Influence of Pitching and Acceleration on Vortex Dynamics Around Low-Aspect-Ratio Rectangular Wings," 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Grapevine, TX, Jan. 2013 (AIAA 2013-833) [pdf].

K. Granlund, M. Ol, K. Taira, and R. Jantzen, "Parameter Studies on Rotational and Translational Accelerations of Flat Plates," AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Grapevine, TX, Jan. 2013 (AIAA 2013-68) [pdf].

2011

K. Taira, "Proper Orthogonal Decomposition in Fluid Flow Analysis: 2. Applications," Nagare-Journal of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics (in Japanese), 30(3), 115-123, 2011 [link].

K. Taira, "Proper Orthogonal Decomposition in Fluid Flow Analysis: 1. Introduction," Nagare-Journal of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics (in Japanese), 30(2), 263-271, 2011 [link].

2010

K. Taira, C. W. Rowley, T. Colonius, and D. R. Williams, "Lift Enhancement for Low-Aspect-Ratio Wings with Periodic Excitation," AIAA Journal, 48(8), 1785-1790, 2010 [pdf, link].

K. Taira, C. W. Rowley, and T. Colonius, "Lock-On to a High-Lift State with Oscillatory Forcing in a Three-Dimensional Wake Flow," Active Flow Control Conference II, (Springer book chapter) Berlin, Germany, May 2010 [pdf].

K. Chen, T. Colonius, and K. Taira, "The Leading-Edge Vortex and Quasi-Steady Vortex Shedding on an Accelerating Plate" Physics of Fluids, 22, 033601, 1-11, 2010 [pdf].

K. Taira, C. W. Rowley, and T. Colonius, "Feedback Control of High-Lift State for A Low-Aspect-Ratio Wing," 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, FL, Jan. 4-7, 2010 (AIAA 2010-357) [pdf].

2009

K. Taira and T. Colonius, Effect of Tip Vortices in "Low-Reynolds-Number Poststall Flow Control," AIAA Journal, 47(3), 749-756, 2009 [pdf, link].

K. Taira and T. Colonius, "Three-Dimensional Flows around Low-Aspect-Ratio Flat-Plate Wings at Low Reynolds Numbers," Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 623, 187-207, 2009 [pdf].

K. Taira, C. W. Rowley, and T. Colonius, "The Fast Immersed Boundary Projection Method," Academy/EUROMECH/ERCOFTAC Colloquium - Immersed Boundary Methods: Current Status and Future Research Directions, Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 15-17, 2009 [pdf].

K. Taira, C. W. Rowley, and T. Colonius, "Control of Unsteady Vortices around Low-Aspect-Ratio Wings," 1000 Islands Fluid Mechanics Meeting, Gananoque, Ontario, Canada, May 1-3, 2009 [pdf].

K. Taira, and T. Colonius, "On the Effect of Tip Vortices in Low-Reynolds-Number Post-Stall Flow Control," 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, FL, Jan. 5-8, 2009 (AIAA 2009-0376) [pdf].

2008

T. Colonius and K. Taira, "A Fast Immersed Boundary Method using a Nullspace Approach and Multi-Domain Far-Field Boundary Conditions," Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 197, 2131-2146, 2008 [pdf].

C. W. Rowley, S. Ahuja, K. Taira, and T. Colonius, "Closed-Loop Control of Leading Edge Vorticity on a 3D Wing: Simulations and Low-Dimensional Models," 5th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference, Seattle, WA, June 23-36, 2008 (AIAA 2008-3981).

G. Tadmor, D. Bissex, B. R. Noack, M.Morzynski, T. Colonius, and K. Taira, "Temporal-Harmonic Specific POD Mode Extraction," 4th AIAA Flow Control Conference/38th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, WA, June 23-26, 2008 (AIAA 2008-4190).

G. Tadmor, D. Bissex, B. R. Noack, M. Morzynski, T. Colonius, and K. Taira, "Fast Approximate POD for a Flat Plate benchmark with a Time Varying Angle of Attack," 4th AIAA Flow Control Conference/38th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, WA, June 23-26, 2008 (AIAA 2008-4191).

W. T. Joe, K. Taira, T. Colonius, D. G. MacMynowski, and G. Tadmor, "Closed-Loop Control of Vortex Shedding on a Two-Dimensional Flat-Plate Airfoil at a Low Reynolds Number," 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 7-10, 2008 (AIAA 2008-0634).

S. Brunton, C. Rowley, K. Taira, T. Colonius, J. Collins, and D. Williams, "Unsteady Aerodynamic Forces on Small-Scale Wings: Experiments, Simulations, and Models," 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 7-10, 2008 (AIAA 2008-0520).

2007

K. Taira and T. Colonius, "The Immersed Boundary Method: A Projection Approach," Journal of Computational Physics, 225(2), 2118-2137, 2007 [pdf].

K. Taira and T. Colonius, "Three-Dimensional Simulation of Flow around a Rectangular Flat Plate," 5th Conference on Bluff Body Wakes and Vortex-Induced Vibrations, Costa do Sauipe, Bahia, Brazil, Dec. 12-15, 2007.

K. Taira, W. Dickson, T. Colonius, M. Dickinson, and C. W. Rowley, "Unsteadiness in Flow over a Flat Plate at Angle-of-Attack at Low Reynolds Numbers," 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 8-11, 2007 (AIAA 2007-710).

2006

J. I. Frankel, G. E. Osborne, and K. Taira, "Stabilization of Ill-Posed Problems through Thermal Rate Sensors," Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, 20(2), 238-246, 2006 [link].

T. Colonius, C. W. Rowley, G. Tadmor, D. R. Williams, K. Taira, W. B. Dickson, M. Gharib, and M. Dickinson, "Closed-Loop Control of Leading-Edge and Tip Vortices for Small UAV," Conference on Active Flow Control, DFG, Berlin, Sep. 27-29, 2006.

2005

J. I. Frankel and K. Taira, "Integral Equation Formulation and Error Estimation for Radial Flow Between Two Flat Disks," Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 181(1), 103-124, 2005 [link].

2004

J. I. Frankel, M. Keyhani, and K. Taira, "In-Phase Error Estimation of Experimental Data and Optimal First Derivatives," AIAA Journal, 42(5), 1017-1024, 2004 [link].

2003

J. I. Frankel, M. Keyhani, and K. Taira, "Error Estimation in Experimental Data and Optimal Functional Representations," 6th ASME-JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference, Kohala Coast, HI, Mar. 16-20, 2003 (TED-AJ03-622).

J. I. Frankel, and K. Taira, "The Use of Parameter Identification in Error Estimation," 22nd IASTED International Conference on Modeling, Identification and Control (MIC 2003), Innsbruck, Austria, Feb. 10-13, 2003 (ISBN: 0-88986-343-1, pp. 90-95, ACTA Press).

J. I. Frankel, M. Keyhani, and K. Taira, "In-Phase Error Estimation of Experimental Data and Optimal First Derivatives," 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 6-9, 2003 (AIAA-2003-516).

2002

J. I. Frankel, M. Keyhani, and K. Taira, "A Modified Discrete Least-Squares Method for Optimal Solutions in Inverse Problems," 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 14-17, 2002 (AIAA 2002-0657).

K. Taira, J. I. Frankel and M. Keyhani, "Metric Analysis for the Modified Discrete Least-Squares Method," 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 14-17, 2002 (AIAA 2002-0658).