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Satoru Yokuda

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Yokuda joined the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in June 2001. In his role as a Research Engineer, Dr. Yokuda was responsible for computational fluid dynamic (CFD) analyses in fluid and thermal systems with the applications of waste tanks, melters and fuel cells. After completing his Ph.D. degree at the University of Idaho in 2000, Dr. Yokuda took on a Post Doctoral Fellow position at the University of Idaho, Idaho Falls. He helped set up CFD code "CFDLIB99.2" and taught engineering classes.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho, 2000
  • B.S. Aeronautical Technology, Kyushu Gakuin University, Japan, 1980

PNNL Publications

2017

  • Fiskum S.K., C.A. Burns, N.L. Canfield, R.C. Daniel, J.A. Fort, P.A. Gauglitz, and W.L. Kuhn, et al. 2017. Standard High Solids Vessel Design Newtonian Simulant Qualification. PNNL-26103; WTP-RPT-245, Rev 0. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2016

  • Pease L.F., J.A. Bamberger, L.A. Mahoney, S.T. Yokuda, and M.J. Minette. 2016. "A Simple Criterion to Estimate Performance of Pulse Jet Mixed Vessels." In Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting FEDSM2016 July 10-14, 2016, Washington, DC, 1B, V01BT24A004, FEDSM2016-7751. New York, New York:American Society of Mechanical Engineers. PNNL-SA-116485. doi:10.1115/FEDSM2016-7751

2014

  • Onishi Y., H. Kurikami, and S.T. Yokuda. 2014. Preliminary Three-Dimensional Simulation of Sediment and Cesium Transport in the Ogi Dam Reservoir using FLESCOT - Task 6, Subtask 2. PNNL-23257. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Onishi Y., S.T. Yokuda, and H. Kurikami. 2014. Simulation of Sediment and Cesium Transport in the Ukedo River and the Ogi Dam Reservoir during a Rainfall Event using the TODAM Code. PNNL-23255. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2013

  • Onishi Y., and S.T. Yokuda. 2013. 2012 Annual Report: Simulate and Evaluate the Cesium Transport and Accumulation in Fukushima-Area Rivers by the TODAM Code. PNNL-22364. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2011

  • Ballinger M.Y., J.A. Glissmeyer, J.M. Barnett, K.P. Recknagle, and S.T. Yokuda. 2011. Sampling Point Compliance Tests for 325 Building at Set-Back Flow Conditions. PNNL-20397. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Onishi Y., E.B. Baer, J. Chun, S.T. Yokuda, A.J. Schmidt, S. Sande, and W.C. Buchmiller. 2011. Development of K-Basin High-Strength Homogeneous Sludge Simulants and Correlations Between Unconfined Compressive Strength and Shear Strength. PNNL-20048; 53451-RPT14 Rev 0. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2010

  • Mahoney L.A., S.D. Rassat, P.W. Eslinger, R.L. Aaberg, P.M. Aker, E.C. Golovich, and B.D. Hanson, et al. 2010. EFRT M-12 Issue Resolution: Caustic-Leach Rate Constants from PEP and Laboratory-Scale Tests. PNNL-18502 Rev 1; WTP-RPT-186 Rev 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Onishi Y., S.T. Yokuda, and A.J. Schmidt. 2010. Evaluation of Shear Strength Threshold of Concern for Retrieval of Interim-Stored K-Basin Sludge in the Hanford Site. PNNL-19946. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Poloski A.P., A.W. Etchells, J. Chun, H.E. Adkins, A.M. Casella, M.J. Minette, and S.T. Yokuda. 2010. "A Pipeline Transport Correlation for Slurries with Small but Dense Particles." Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering 88, no. 2:182-189. PNNL-SA-65163.

2009

  • Guzman-Leong C.E., O.P. Bredt, C.A. Burns, R.C. Daniel, Y. Su, J.G. Geeting, and E.C. Golovich, et al. 2009. PEP Run Report for Integrated Test A, Caustic Leaching in UFP-VSL-T01A, Oxidative Leaching in UFP-VSL-T02A. PNNL-18755; WTP-RPT-191 Rev 0. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Kurath D.E., B.D. Hanson, M.J. Minette, D.L. Baldwin, B.M. Rapko, L.A. Mahoney, and P.P. Schonewill, et al. 2009. Pretreatment Engineering Platform Phase 1 Final Test Report. PNNL-18894; WTP-RPT-197 Rev 0. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Mahoney L.A., S.D. Rassat, P.W. Eslinger, R.L. Aaberg, P.M. Aker, E.C. Golovich, and B.D. Hanson, et al. 2009. EFRT M-12 Issue Resolution: Caustic Leach Rate Constants from PEP and Laboratory-Scale Tests. PNNL-18502. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Pfund D.M., J.R. Bontha, T.E. Michener, F. Nigl, S.T. Yokuda, R.J. Leigh, and E.C. Golovich, et al. 2009. Pulse Jet Mixer Overblow Testing for Assessment of Loadings During Multiple Overblows. PNNL-17231 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Poloski A.P., H.E. Adkins, J. Abrefah, A.M. Casella, R.E. Hohimer, F. Nigl, and M.J. Minette, et al. 2009. Deposition Velocities of Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Slurries in Pipelines. PNNL-17639. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Recknagle K.P., S.T. Yokuda, M.Y. Ballinger, and J.M. Barnett. 2009. "Scaled Tests and Modeling of Effluent Stack Sampling Location Mixing." Health Physics 96, no. 2:164-174. PNNL-SA-41242.
  • Siciliano E.R., J.H. Ely, R.T. Kouzes, J.E. Schweppe, D.M. Strachan, and S.T. Yokuda. 2009. "Erratum to: Energy calibration of gamma spectra in plastic scintillators using Compton kinematics [Nucl. Instr. and Meth. A 594 (2008) 232-243]." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 610, no. 2:627. PNNL-SA-67123. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2009.09.001
  • Yokuda S.T., A.P. Poloski, H.E. Adkins, A.M. Casella, R.E. Hohimer, N.K. Karri, and M. Luna, et al. 2009. A Qualitative Investigation of Deposition Velocities of a Non-Newtonian Slurry in Complex Pipeline Geometries. PNNL-17973; WTP-RPT-178 Rev. 0. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2008

  • Bamberger J.A., P.A. Meyer, J.R. Bontha, J.A. Fort, F. Nigl, J.M. Bates, and C.W. Enderlin, et al. 2008. "EVALUATING PULSE JET MIXING WITH NON-NEWTONIAN SLURRIES." In Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2007, 8, 1909-1930. New York, New York:American Society Mechanical Engineers. PNWD-SA-7907.
  • Mahoney L.A., J.M. Alzheimer, S.T. Arm, C.E. Guzman-Leong, L.K. Jagoda, C.W. Stewart, and B.E. Wells, et al. 2008. "Large-Scale Testing of Effects of Anti-Foam Agent on Gas Holdup in Process Vessels in the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant - 8280." In Waste Management 2008 HLW, TRU, LLW/ILW, Mixed, Hazardous Wastes & Environmental Management. Tucson, Arizona:Arizona Board of Regents. PNNL-SA-58053.
  • Pfund D.M., J.R. Bontha, T.E. Michener, F. Nigl, S.T. Yokuda, R.J. Leigh, and E.C. Golovich, et al. 2008. Pulse Jet Mixer Overblow Testing for Assessment of Loadings During Multiple Overblows. PNNL-17231. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Siciliano E.R., J.H. Ely, R.T. Kouzes, J.E. Schweppe, D.M. Strachan, and S.T. Yokuda. 2008. "Energy Calibration of Gamma Spectra in Plastic Scintillators using Compton Kinematics." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Section A, Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 594, no. 1:232-243. PNNL-SA-56684. doi:10.1016/j.nima.2008.06.031
  • Stewart C.W., C.E. Guzman-Leong, S.T. Arm, M.G. Butcher, E.C. Golovich, L.K. Jagoda, and W.R. Park, et al. 2008. Results of Large-Scale Testing on Effects of Anti-Foam Agent on Gas Retention and Release. PNNL-17170. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2007

  • Hrma P.R., L.M. Bagaasen, M.J. Schweiger, M.B. Evans, B.T. Smith, B.M. Arrigoni, and D. Kim, et al. 2007. Bulk Vitrification Performance Enhancement: Refractory Lining Protection Against Molten Salt Penetration. PNNL-16773. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Recknagle K.P., B.J. Koeppel, X. Sun, M.A. Khaleel, S.T. Yokuda, and P. Singh. 2007. "Analysis of Percent On-Cell Reformation of Methane in SOFC Stacks and the Effects on Thermal, Electrical, and Mechanical Performance." ECS Transactions 5, no. 1:473-480. PNNL-SA-53556.

2006

  • Recknagle K.P., S.T. Yokuda, D.T. Jarboe, and M.A. Khaleel. 2006. Analysis of Percent On-Cell Reformation of Methane in SOFC Stacks: Thermal, Electrical and Stress Analysis. PNNL-15787. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2004

  • Onishi Y., S.T. Yokuda, O.V. Voitsekhovitch, and M.J. Zheleznyak. 2004. "Air Condensation of the Chernobyl New Safe Confinement." In Proceedings of the 14th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference and Technology Exhibit. La Grange Park, Illinois:American Nuclear Society. PNWD-SA-6253.

2003

  • Onishi Y., B.E. Wells, S.T. Yokuda, and G. Terrones. 2003. Feasibility Study on Using a Single Mixer Pump for Tank 241-AN-101 Waste Retrieval. PNNL-14105. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Onishi Y., J.M. Tingey, K.P. Recknagle, J. Liu, G. Terrones, S.T. Yokuda, and B.E. Wells, et al. 2003. Retrieval and Pipeline Transfer Assessment of Hanford Tank 241-AN-105 Waste. PNNL-14144. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2002

  • Onishi Y., S.T. Yokuda, and C.A. Majumder. 2002. Optimal Elevation and Configuration of Hanford's Double-Shell Tank Waste Mixer Pumps. PNNL-13913. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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