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Prof Yutaka Asako
Dr. Eng. (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan)
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Professor
Mechanical Precision Engineering
Email: y.asako@utm.my
Tel:03 2203 1291

Research Interests
  • Heat Transfer Characteristics of High Speed Gas Flow in a Micro Channel
  • Instability Characteristics of Natural Circulation Loop
  • Quantitative Analysis of Irreversible Change
  • Development of Total Temperature Measurement Prove for Micro-Gas Jet
Grants Principal researcher :
Grants-in-Aid Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
2012-2014 : Study on Friction Factor of Gaseous Flow in a Micro Channel, (5M-JPY)
2006-2007 : Study on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Micro Channel Heat Exchangers,
(3M-JPY)
2004-2005 : Study on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Gaseous Flows in Micro Channels,
(3M-JPY)
2002-2003 : Study on Gaseous Flows in Micro-Channels, (3M-JPY)
Grants-in-aid received from Foundations:
2005          : “Research on interception of smoke and harmful gases by magnet”, Secom Science and Technology Foundation, (1M-JPY)
1993-1995 : “Research on Fire Protection Material with High Water Content”, Kumahira Security Foundation, (7M-JPY)
Previous Positions
  • July 1993 – Mar. 2015 :  Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan.
  • Jan. 1987 – June 1993 :  Associate Professor,  Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan.
  • Nov. 1982 – Oct. 1983 :  Honorary Fellow at University of Minnesota, USA.
  • April 1975 – Dec. 1986 :  Research Associate, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan.
Activities Chairman/Committee Member

  • 2010-2011, Chair of heat transfer committee, Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE).
  • 2007-2010, Associate Technical Editor (ASME Journal of Heat Transfer), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Awards
  • 2011: ASME fellow.
  • 2010: Certificate of Appreciation as Associate Technical Editor, ASME
Selected Publications a) Keynote/Invited

1.    Y. Asako:
“Fluid flow characteristics in micro-gas-jets”, International Conference on Nano/Micro/Mini channels, Chicago, U.S.A., 2014
2.    Y. Asako:
“Development of fire resistance material of high water content”, Heating, Air-conditioning, Refrigeration and Fluid Exhibition-Korea, Seoul, Korea, 2003

b) Journal
Total more than 140 papers including followings recent ones;

1.    Y. Asako: “Energy equation of gas flow with low velocity in a micro-channel”, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 138, No. 4, pp. 041702-1-041702-5, 2016.
2.    D.Kawashima, Y.Asako: “Measurement of quasi-local friction factor of gas flow in a micro-tube”,
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol.230, No. 5, pp. 782-792, 2016.
3.    C.Hong, Y.Yoshida,S.Matsushita, I.Ueno, Y.Asako “Supersonic micro-jet of straight micro-tube exit”, Bulletin of the JSME Journal of Thermal Science and Technology, Vol.10, No.2
DOI: 10.1299/jtst.2015jtst00, 2015.

c) Book/Book Chapter

1.    Air Cooling Technology for Electronic Equipment (Chapter 2), CRC Press, 1996.
2.    Computer Simulations in Compact Heat Exchangers (Chapter 3), Computational Mechanical Publications, 1998.
3.    Heat and Fluid Flow in Microscale and Nanoscale Structures (Chapter 7), WIT Press, 2004.
4.    Modeling and Simulation of Turbulent Heat Transfer (Chapter 7), WIT Press, 2005.
5.    Notes on energy equation and thermodynamics, Kindle e-book, 2014.
6.    Notes on Thermal Boundary Condition of Slip Flow, Kindle e-book, 2015.

d) Proceedings of International Conference
Total 145 proceedings including followings recent ones;

1.    C. Hong, T. Nakamura, Y. Asako: “Semi-local friction factors of gas flow in rectangular microchannels”, Microfluidics 2014 (4th European Conference on Microfluidics), 2014.
2.    S.Matsushita, T.Nakamura, C.Hong, Y.Asako: “Total temperature measurement of gas flow in micro-tube with constant wall temperature”,  International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, IMECE2014-39660, 2014.
3.    M.Yamada, C.Hong, Y.Asako: “Total temperature measurement of micro-gas jet”,
International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, IMECE2014-36965, 2014.