NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE

Publications – 2008

Publications – 2008

Aeronautical Systems

Grauer, J., Conroy, J., and Hubbard, J.E., “System Identification of a Miniature Helicopter,” J. Aircraft, 46 (2008): 1260-1269, doi:10.2514/1.40561

Grauer, J., and Hubbard, J.E., “Development of a Sensor Suite for a Flapping-Wing UAV Platform,” AIAA Paper 2008-224 in Proceedings of the 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 7-10 January 2008, Reno, NV

Guerreiro, N.M., and Hubbard, J.E., “Pressure Port Placement for Lift Distribution Measurement on a Model Aircraft with Optimized Trailing-Edge Flaps,” AIAA Paper 2008-7518 in Proceedings of the 26th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 18-21 August 2008, Honolulu, HI

Guerreiro, N.M., and Hubbard, J.E., “Flight Testing of a Model Aircraft with Trailing-Edge Flaps Optimized for Lift Distribution Control,” AIAA Paper 2008-6709 in Proceedings of the AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference and Exhibit, August 2008, Honolulu, HI

Guerreiro, N.M., and Hubbard, J.E., “Trailing Edge Flap Optimization for Lift Distribution Control,” AIAA Paper 2008-328, Proceedings of the 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 7-10 January 2008, Reno, NV

Harmon, R.L., Grauer, J., Hubbard, J.E., Conroy, J., Humbert, J.S., Sitaraman, J., and Roget, B., “Experimental Determination of Ornithopter Membrane Wing Shapes Used for Simple Aerodynamic Modeling,” AIAA Paper 2008-6237 in Proceedings of the 26th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 18-21 August 2008, Honolulu, HI

Roget, B., Sitaraman, J., Harmon, R., Grauer, J., Conroy, J., Hubbard, J.E., and Humbert, S.J., “A Computational Study of Flexible Wing Ornithopter Flight,” AIAA Paper 2008-6397 in Proceedings of the AIAA 26th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, 18-21 August 2008, Honolulu, HI

Slipher, G.A., and Hubbard, J.E., “E-Jet Performance Using Higher Order Modes,” AIAA Paper 2008-284 in Proceedings of the 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 7-10 January 2008, Reno, NV

Atmospheric Science

Al-Saadi, J., Soja, A., Pierce, R.B., Szykman, J., Wiedinmyer, C., Emmons, L., Kondragunta, S., et al., “Intercomparison of Near-Real-Time Biomass Burning Emissions Estimates Constrained by Satellite Fire Data,” J. Applied Remote Sensing, 2 (2008): 021504, doi:10.1117/1.2948785

Chand, D., Anderson, T.L., Wood, R., Charlson, R., Hu, Y., Liu, Z., and Vaughan, M., “Quantifying Above-Cloud Aerosol using Spaceborne Lidar for Improved Understanding of Cloudy-Sky Direct Climate Forcing,” J. Geophys. Res., 113 (2007): D13206, doi:10.1029/007JD009433

Choi, Y., Vay, S., Vadrevu, K., Soja, A., Woo, J-H., Nolf, S., Sachse, G., et al., “Characteristics of the Atmospheric CO2 Signal as Observed Over the Conterminous United States during INTEX-NA,” J. Geophys. Res., 113 (2008): D07301, doi:10.1029/2007JD008899

Hara, Y., Yumimoto, K., Uno, I., Shimizu, A., Sugimoto, N., Liu, Z., and Winker, D., “Asian Dust Outflow in the PBL and Free Atmosphere Retrieved by NASA CALIPSO and an Assimilated Dust Transport Model,” Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 8 (2008): 8715-8742, doi:10.5194/acpd-8-8715-2008

Lee III, R.B., Smith, G.L., Wong, T., and Bush, K.A., “1999-2003 Shortwave Characterizations of Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS)/Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) Broadband Active Cavity Radiometer Sensors,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Earth Observing Systems XIII, vol. 7081, 708117, 11-13 August 2008, San Diego, CA

Liu, Z., Omar, A., Vaughan, M., Hair, J., Kittaka, C., Hu, Y., Powell, K., et al., “CALIPSO Lidar Observations of the Optical Properties of Saharan Dust: A Case Study of Long Range Transport,” J. Geophys. Res., 113 (2008): D07207, doi:10.1029/2007JD008878

Liu, Z., Liu, D., Huang, J., Vaughan, M., Uno, I., Sugimoto, N., Kittaka, C., et al., “Airborne Dust Distributions Over the Tibetan Plateau and Surrounding Areas Derived from the First Year of CALIPSO Lidar Observations,” Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 8 (2008): 5957-5977, doi:10.5194/acp-8-5045-2008

Liu, D., Wang, Z., Liu, Z., Winker, D., and Trepte, C., “A Height Resolved Global View of Dust Aerosols from the First Year CALIPSO Lidar Measurements,” J. Geophys. Res., 13 (2008): D16214, doi:10.1029/2007JD009776

Loeb, N.G., Wielicki, B., Doelling, D., Smith, G.L., Keyes, D., Kato, S., Manalo-Smith, N., and Wong, T., “Towards Optimal Closure of the Earth’s Top-of-Atmosphere Radiation Budget,” J. Climate, 22 (2008): 748-766, doi:10.1175/2008JCLI2637.1

Mlynczak, P.E., Smith, G.L., and Hollmann, R., “The Annual Cycle of Surface Radiation Budget Over Europe,” in Proceedings of the American Meteorological Society’s 20th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, 88th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society, 20-24 January 2008, New Orleans, LA

Priestley, K.J., Smith, G.L., Thomas, S., Matthews, G., and Szewczyk, Z.P., “Radiometric Performance of the CERES Broadband Radiometers on the Terra and Aqua Spacecraft,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Earth Observing Systems XIII, vol. 7081, 11-13 August 2008, San Diego, CA

Smith, G.L., Lee III, R.B., Wong, T., and Mlynczak, P.E., “Degradation Pattern of the ERBE Wide Field-of-View Radiometer Aboard the NOAA 9 Spacecraft,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XII, vol. 7106, September 2008, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Tao, Z., McCormick, M.P., Wu, D., Liu, Z., and Vaughan, M.A., “Measurements of Cirrus Cloud Backscatter Color Ratio with a Two-Wavelength Lidar,” Appl. Opt., 47 (2008): 1478-1485, doi:10.1364/AO.47.001478

Uno, I., Yumimoto, K., Shimizu, A., Hara, Y., Sugimoto, N., Wang, Z., Liu, Z., and Winker, D.M., “3D Structure of Asian Dust Transport Revealed By CALIPSO Lidar and a 4DVAR Dust Model,” Geophys. Res. Lett., 35 (2008): L06803, doi:10.1029/2007GL032329

Yumimoto, K., Uno, I., Sugimoto, N., Shimizu, A., Liu, Z., and Winker, D., “Adjoint Inversion Modeling of Asian Dust Emission Using Lidar Observations,” Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 8 (2008): 2869-2884, doi:10.5194/acp-8-2869-2008

Airspace Research

Consiglio, M., Carreno, V., Williams, D., and Munoz, C., “Conflict Prevention and Separation Assurance Method in the Small Aircraft Transportation System,” J. Aircraft, 45 (2008): 353-358, doi:10.2514/1.20586

Computational Science

Thomas, J.L., Diskin, B., and Ramsey, C.L., “Towards Verification of Unstructured-Grid Solvers,” AIAA Journal, 46 (2008): 3070-3079, doi:10.2514/1.36655

Yamakov, V., Saether, E., and Glaessgen, E.H., “A New Concurrent Multiscale Methodology for Coupling Molecular Dynamics and Finite Element Analyses,” NASA/TM 215328 (2008)

Exploration Systems

Cai, W., Liao, X.H., and Song, Y.D., “Indirect Robust Adaptive Fault-Tolerant Control for Attitude Tracking of Spacecraft,” AIAA J. Guid., Cont., and Dyn., 31 (2008): 1456-1463, doi:10.2514/1.31158

Johnston, C.O., Gnoffo, P.A., and Sutton, K., “Influence of Ablation on Radiative Heating for Earth Entry,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 46 (2008): 481-191, doi:10.2514/1.40290

Johnston, C.O., Hollis, B.R., and Sutton, K., “Spectrum Modeling for Air Shock-Layer Radiation at Lunar-Return Conditions,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 45 (2008): 865-878, doi:10.2514/1.33004

Johnston, C.O., Hollis, B.R., and Sutton, K., “Non-Boltzmann Modeling for Air Shock Layers at Lunar Return Conditions,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 45 (2008): 879-890, doi:10.2514/1.33006
Johnston, C.O., Hollis, B.R., and Sutton, K., “Nonequilibrium Stagnation-Line Radiative Heating for Fire II,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 45 (2008): 1185-1195, doi:10.2514/1.33008

Prince, J., Dec, J., and Tolson, R., “Autonomous Aerobraking Using Thermal Response Surface Analysis,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 46 (2008): 292-298, doi:10.2514/1.32793

Simon, M., Wilhite, A., Jones, C., and Rudisill, M., “Characterization of Life Support Mass Across Human Mars Mission Design Space and Advanced Life Support Technology Options,” AIAA Paper 2008-7922, in Proceedings of the AIAA SPACE Conference and Exposition, September 2011, San Diego, CA

Tolson, R., Bernis, E., Hough, S., Zaleski, K., Keating, G., Shidner, J., Brown, S., et al., “Atmospheric Modeling Using Accelerometer Data during Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Aerobraking Operations,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 45 (2008): 511-518, doi:10.2514/1.34301

Wilhite, A., Jones, C., Hickman, J., and Wagner, J., “Mars Ascent Vehicle – Optimization of Propulsion with In-Situ Propellant Production,” IAC Paper 08.D1.2.8, in Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress’s 59th International Astronautical Congress, 29 September-3 October 2008, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Wilhite, A., Tolson, R., Mazur, M., and Wagner, J., “Lunar Module Descent Mission Design,” AIAA Paper 2008-6939, in Proceedings of the AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference and Exhibit, 18-21 August 2008, Honolulu, HI

Zhang, R., Weng, L., Cai, W.C., Zhang, M.J., and Song, Y.D., “Automatic Descending Control of Space Vehicles,” in Proceedings of the International Federation of Automatic Control’s (IFAC) 17th World Congress Conference, 6-11 July 2008, Seoul, South Korea

Materials Science

Baldridge, T., and Gupta, M.C., “Zirconium Diboride Nanofiber Generation via Microwave Arc Heating,” Nano, 19 (2008): 275601, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/19/27/275601

Faierson, E., Logan, K.V., Hunt, M., and Stewart, B., “Lunar Habitat Construction Utilizing In-Situ Resources and an SHS Reaction,” AIAA Paper 2008-7819 in Proceedings of the AIAA Space Conference and Exposition, 9-11 September 2008, San Diego, CA

Faierson, E., Logan, K.V., Hunt, M., and Stewart, B., “Self-Propagating High Temperature Synthesis (SHS) Reactions Utilizing Lunar Regolith Simulant,” in Proceedings of the Material Science and Technology (MS&T) Conference, 5-9 October 2008, Pittsburgh, PA

Ghose, S., Watson, K.A, Working, D.C., Connell, J.W., Smith Jr., J.G., and Sun, Y.P., “Thermal Conductivity of Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer/Carbon Nanofiller Blends,”
Comp. Sci., Tech., 68 (2008): 1843, doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2008.01.016
Holt, S., and Logan, K.V., “Experimental Examination of a Possible Eutectic in Composite Al2O3-TiB2: Intermediate Results,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s 32nd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC), Wiley, 26 January –1 February, Daytona Beach, FL

Holt, S., and Logan, K.V., “Intermediate Results: Experimental Examination of a Possible Eutectic in Composite Al2O3-TiB2,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s 32nd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, 26 January-1 February 2008, Daytona Beach, FL

Hunt, M., and Logan, K.V., “Pressureless Sintering of Titanium Diboride Powders,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s 32nd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics & Composites (ICACC), Wiley, 26 January –1 February, Daytona Beach, FL

Hunt, M.P., and Logan, K.V., “Determining the Diffusion Mechanism and Activation Energy for Sintering SHS produced Al2O3/TiB2 Composites,” in Proceedings of the High Temperature Materials, Processes & Diagnostics Conference, 20-25 July 2008, Waterville, ME

Hunt, M.P., and Logan, K.V., “The Effect of Residual Raw Materials on the Sintering of SHS-Produced Ceramic Matrix Composites,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s 32nd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Wiley, 26 January-1 February 2008, Daytona Beach, FL

Hunt, M., and Logan, K.V., “Pressureless Sintering of Titanium Diboride and Alumina – Titanium Diboride Powders,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s 32nd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Wiley, 26 January-1 February 2008, Daytona Beach, FL

Kang, J.H., Park, C., Lowther, S.E., Harrison, J.S., and Park, C.E., “All-Organic Actuator Fabricated with Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Electrodes,” J. Polym. Sci. B: Poly. Phys., 46 (2008) 2532-2538, doi:10.1002/polb.21601

Kang, J.H., Park, C., Lowther, S.E., and Park, C.E., “All-Organic Actuator Fabricated with Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Electrodes,” J. Poly. Sci.: Poly. Phys., 46 (2008): 2532-2538, doi:10.1002/polb.21601

Krueger, R., “An Approach for Assessing Delamination Propagation Simulation Capabilities in Commercial Finite Element Codes,” NASA/TM 2008-215123 (2008)

Logan K.V., Payyapilly, J.J., Holt, S., and Hunt, M., “Biomimetic Microstructural Design of a Ceramic-Ceramic Composite to Optimize Mechanical Properties,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering and Science, Tech Science Press, 17-22 March 2008, Honolulu, HI

Lok J., Logan, K.V., and Payyapilly, J.J., “Acid Leaching of SHS Produced MgO/TiB2,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 92 (2008): 26-31, doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2008.02835.x

Markmann, J., Yamakov, V., and Weissmüller, J., “Validating Grain Size Analysis from X-Ray Line Broadening: A Virtual Experiment,” Scripta Materialia, 59 (2008): 15-18, doi:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2008.02.056

McLachlan, D.S., and Sauti, G., “The AC and DC Conductivity (Dielectric Constant) of Composites,” Dielectrics Newsletter, 23 (2008): 1-4

Millett, P.C., Desai, T., Yamakov, V., and Wolf, D., “Atomistic Simulations of Diffusional Creep in a Nanocrystalline Body Centered Cubic Material,” Acta Materialia, 56 (2008): 3688-3698, doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2008.04.004

Nayak, B.K., Gupta, M.C., and Kolasinski, K.W., “Formation of Nanotextured Conical Microstructures in Titanium Metal Surface by Femtosecond Laser Irradiation,” Appl. Phys. A-Mater. Sci. & Pro., 90 (2008): 399-402, doi:10.1007/s00339-007-4349-2

Nayak, B.K., Gupta, M.C., and Kolasinski, K.W., “Ultrafast Laser Texturing of Metallic Surfaces,” in Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication, 16-20 June 2008, Quebec City, Canada

Nayak, B.K., Gupta, M.C., and Kolasinski, K.W., “Laser Micromachining of Fatigue Micronotches,” in Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication, 16-20 June 2008, Quebec City, Canada

Nayak, B.K., Gupta, M.C., and Kolasinski, K.W., “Laser Fired Contacts for Photovoltaics,” in Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication, 16-20 June 2008, Quebec City, Canada

Nielsen, K.L.C., Hill, D.J.T., Watson, K.A., Connell, J.W., Kudo, H., and Whittaker, A.K., “The Radiation Degradation of a Nanotube-Polyimide Nanocomposite,” Polymer Degradation and Stability, 93 (2008): 169-175, doi:10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2007.10.010

Ounaies, Z., Park, C., Harrison, J.S., and Lillehei, P.T., “Evidence of Piezoelectricity in SWNT-Polymide and SWNT-PZT-Polymide Composites,” J. Thermoplastic Comp. Mater, 21 (2008): 393-409, doi:10.1177/0892705708089483

Paris, I., Cvitkovich, M., and Krueger, R., “Characterization of Fatigue Damage for Bonded Composite Skin/Stringer Configurations,” NASA/TM-2008-215308 (2008)

Park, C., Kang, J.H., Harrison, J.S., Costen, R. and Lowther, S., “Actuating Single Wall Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composites: Intrinsic Unimorph,” Adv. Mater., 20 ( 2008): 2074-2079, doi:10.1002/adma.200702566

Payyapilly J.J., and Logan, K.V., “Diffusion of Aluminum into Al2O3,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s 32nd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Wiley, 26 January-1 February 2008, Daytona Beach, FL

Payyapilly J.J., and Logan, K.V., “Diffusion of Aluminum into Aluminum Oxide,” in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society’s 32nd International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Wiley, 26 January-1 February 2008, Daytona Beach, FL

Shrieber, D., Gupta, M.C., and Cravey, R., “Laser Dropping for Photovoltaics,” in Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication, 16-20 June 2008, Quebec City, Canada

Shrieber, D., Gupta, M.C., and Cravey, R., “Microwave Nondestructive Evaluation of Dielectric Materials with a Metamaterial Lens,” Sens. and Act. A: Phy., 144 (2008): 48-55, doi:10.1016/j.sna.2007.12.031

Steward, B.K., and Logan, K.V., “The Influence of Processing Variables on the Morphology and Performance of a Two-Dimensional Conducting Fiber Reinforced Dielectric Elastomer Composite Material,” in Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting Symposium V: Materials, Devices, and Characterization for Smart Systems, 1-5 December 2008, Boston, MA

Styers-Barnett, D.J., Ellison, S.P., Westlake, B.C., Mehl, B.P., House, R.L., Park, C., Wise, K.E., and Papanikolas, J.M., “Exciton Dynamics and Biexciton Formation in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Studied with Femtosecond Transient Absorption Spectroscopy,” J. Phys. Chem. C., 112 (2008):4507-4516, doi:10.1021/jp7099256

Sun, C-N., and Gupta, M.C., “Laser Sintering of ZrB2,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 91 (2008): 1729-1731, doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2008.02369.x

Sun, K.J., Wincheski, R.A., and Park, C., “Magnetic Property Measurements on Single Wall Carbon Nanotube-Polyimide Composites,” J. Appl. Phys., 103 (2008): 023908, doi:10.1063/1.2832616

Wise, K.E., “State of the Art Assessment of Simulation in Advanced Materials Development,” NASA/TM-2008-215118 (2008)

Working, D.C., Lillehei, P.T., Lowther, S.E., Siochi, E.J., Kim, J.W., Sauti, G., Wise, K.E., and Park, C., “Effect of Nanofiller Characteristics on Nanocomposite Properties,” NASA/TM-2008-215119 (2008)

Yang, Y., Gupta, M.C., Zalmeda, N., and Winfree, W.P., “Dispersion Behavior, Thermal and Electrical Conductivities of Carbon Nanotube-Polystyrene Nanocomposites,” Micro & Nano Letters, 3 (2008): 35-40, doi:10.1049/mnl:20070073

Signals and Controls

Liao, X.H., Sun, Z., Li, B., Mei, X.Y., and Song, D.Y., “Variable Speed Control of Wind Turbines via Memory-Based Firing Angle Sequences Adjustment,” J. Solar Energy, 130 (2008): 166-173, doi:10.1115/1.2931498

Long Ni, Yang, Jianhua, Zhang, Ran, Song, D.Y., “Matching TCP/IP Packet to Resist Stepping-Stone Intruders’ Evasion,” in Proceedings of the IEEE 40th Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (SSST08),Curran Associates, 6-18 March 2008, New Orleans, LA

Long Ni, Jianhua Yang, Song, D.Y., “Mining TCP Packets to Detect Stepping-Stone Intrusion,” in Proceedings of the IEEE SoutheastCon, 3-6 April 2008, Huntsville, AL

Sun, Z., Chen, Xi, and He, Zhihai, “Adaptive Critic Design for Energy Optimization and Control of Portable Video Communication Devices,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Transactions on Computer Communications and Networks, 3-7 August 2008, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Weng, L., Wenchuan, C., Zhang, R., Bikdash, M., and Song, D., “Immunology-Inspired Swarm Coordination with Application to Multiple Combat UGV Systems,” in Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, 25-27 June 2008, Chongqing, China

Zhang, R., Wenchuan C., Long, N., and Lebby, G.L., “Power System Load Forecasting Using Partial Least Square Method,” in Proceedings of the IEEE 40th Southeastern Symposium on System Theory (SSST08),Curran Associates, 6-18 March 2008, New Orleans, LA

Zhang, Ran, Weng, Liguo, Cai, W.C., and Song, Y.D., “Neuro-Adaptive Control Method for Antilock Braking Systems,” in Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, 25-27 June 2008, Chongqing, China

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