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].

2017

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

P. M. Munday and K. Taira, "Quantifying Wall-Normal and Angular Momentum Injections in Airfoil Separation Control," in review, 2017.

M. Gopalakrishnan Meena, K. Taira, and K. Asai, "Airfoil Wake Modification with Gurney Flap at Low-Reynolds Number," in review, 2017.

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, in review, 2017 [pdf, arXiv].

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, in review, 2017.

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, accepted (invited) 2016 [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).