Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

FUMIAKI TAKAHASHI

Professor                                         

 

Email: fxt13@case.edu
Phone: (216) 368-6838
Office Location: Glennan 613

 

Degrees:

  • D.Eng., M.Eng., B.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Keio University, Japan

Research Areas:

  • Fire Science and Engineering
    Spacecraft fire safety, fire suppression, fire retardants, fire blankets, wildland fire, and sensors
  • Combustion
    Microgravity combustion, flame stabilization, turbulent combustion, and laser diagnostics

Teaching Interests:

  • Fire Protection Engineering
  • Flammability Laboratory

Books:

  • Takahashi, F., Sooting Correlations for Premixed Combustion, in Physical and Chemical Aspects of Combustion:  A Tribute to Irvin Glassman (F. L. Dryer and R. F. Sawyer, eds.), Combustion Science and Technology Book Series, Vol. 4, Gordon and Breach, New York, 1997, pp. 161-187.
  • Takahashi, F., Candle and Jet Diffusion Flames:  Mechanisms of Combustion under Gravity and Microgravity, in Combustion Phenomena:  Selected Mechanisms of Flame Formation, Propagation and Extinction, J. Jarosinski and B. Veyssiere, eds., CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL., 2009, Ch. 8.1, pp. 170-178.

Articles:

  • Takahashi, F., Schmoll, W. J., Strader, E., and Belovich, V. M., Suppression of Step-Stabilized Nonpremixed Flames, Combustion and Flame, 122, 105-116 (2000).
  • Takahashi, F., Schmoll, W. J., Strader, E., and Belovich, V. M., Suppression Behavior of Obstruction-Stabilized Pool Flames, Combustion Science and Technology, 163, 107-130 (2001).
  • Takahashi, F., and Katta, V. R., Reaction Kernel Structure and Stabilizing Mechanisms of Jet Diffusion Flames in Microgravity, Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, Vol. 29, 2002, pp. 2509-2518.
  • Takahashi, F., Linteris, G., and Katta, V. R., Vortex-Coupled Oscillations of Edge Diffusion Flames in Coflowing Air with Dilution, Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, Vol. 31, 2007, pp. 1575-1582.
  • Takahashi, F., Linteris, G., and Katta, V. R., Extinguishment of Methane Diffusion Flames by Carbon Dioxide in Coflow Air and Oxygen-Enriched Microgravity Environments, Combustion and Flame, 155, 37-53 (2008).
  • Takahashi, F., and Katta, V. R., Extinguishment of Diffusion Flames around a Cylinder in a Coaxial Air Stream with Dilution or Water Mist, Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, Vol. 32, 2009, pp. 2615-2623.
  • Takahashi, F., Linteris, G., and Katta, V. R., Extinguishment of Methane Diffusion Flames by Inert Gases in Coflow Air and Oxygen-Enriched Microgravity Environments, Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, Vol. 33, 2010, pp. 2531-2538.
  • Takahashi, F., Katta, V.R., Linteris, G.T., Meier, O., Cup-Burner Flame Structure and Extinguishment by C2HF5 in Microgravity, Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, Vol. 34, 2013, 2707-2717.
  • Takahashi, F., Abbott, A., Murray, T.M., T’ien, J.S., Olson, S.L., Thermal Response Characteristics of Fire Blanket Materials, Fire and Materials, 38, 609-638 (2014).
  • Takahashi, F., Katta, V.R., Linteris, G.T., Combustion Inhibition and Enhancement of Cup-Burner Flames by CF3Br, C2HF5, C2HF3Cl2, and C3H2F3Br, Proceedings of The Combustion Institute, Vol. 35, 2014, pp. 2741–2748.

Honors & Awards:

  • Wohlleben/Hochwart Outstanding Professional Research Award, University of Dayton, 1995
  • Group Achievement Award, NASA, 2001
  • Alumni Award, Keio University, 2002
  • Best Paper Award, AIAA, 1992, 2006