NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE

Publications – 2009

Publications – 2009

Aeronautical Systems

Billingsley, D., Slipher, G., and Grauer, J., “Testing of a Passively Morphing Ornithopter Wing,” AIAA Paper 2009-1828, in Proceedings of the AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference and AIAA Unmanned Unlimited Conference, 6-9 April 2009, Seattle, Washington

Crespo, L.G., Matsutani, M., Jang, J., Gibson, T., and Annaswamy, A.M., “Design and Verification of an Adaptive Controller for the Generic Transport Model,” AIAA Paper 2009-5618, in Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, 10-13 August 2009, Chicago, Illinois

Grauer, J., Conroy, J., Hubbard, J.E., Humbert, J., and Pines, D., “Field Calibration of Inertial Measurement Units for Miniature Unmanned Aircraft,” AIAA Paper 2009-2064, in Proceedings of the AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference and AIAA Unmanned Unlimited Conference, 6-9 April 2009, Seattle, Washington

Grauer, J., Conroy, J., Hubbard, J.E., Humbert, J., and Pines, D., “System Identification of a Miniature Helicopter,” J. Aircraft, 46 (2009): 1260-1269, doi:10.2514/1.40561

Grauer, J., and Hubbard, J., “Identification and Integration of Ornithopter Actuator Models,” AIAA Paper 2009-5937, in Proceedings of the AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, 10-13 August 2009, Chicago, Illinois

Grauer, J., and Hubbard, J.E., “A Multibody Model of an Ornithopter,” J. Guid. Cont. Dyn., 32 (2009): 1675-1679, doi:10.2514/1.43177

Grauer, J., and Hubbard, J.E., “Inertial Measurements from Flight Data of a Flapping-Wing Ornithopter,” J. Guid. Cont. Dyn., 32 (2009): 326-331, doi:10.2514/1.37495

Hubbard, J.E., “Dynamic Shape Control of a Morphing Airfoil Using Spatially Distributed Transducers,” J. Guid. Cont. Dyn., 29 (2009): 612-616, doi:10.2514/1.15196

Xu, T-B., Guerreiro, N., Hubbard, J., Kang, J.H., Park, C., and Harrison, J.S., “One-Dimensional Contact Mode Interdigitated Center of Pressure Sensor (CMIPS),” App. Phys. Lett., 94 (2009): 233503, doi:10.1063/1.3152010

Roget, B., Sitaraman, J., Harmon, R., Grauer, J., Hubbard, J.E., and Humbert, J., “A Computational Study of Flexible Wing Ornithopter Flight,” J. Aircraft, 46 (2009): 2016-2031, doi:10.2514/1.43187

Slipher, G.A., and Hubbard, J.E., “Exploitation of Higher Order Membrane Modes for Improved Synthetic Jet Performance,” AIAA Journal, 47 (2009): 1388-1407, doi:10.2514/1.36886

Atmospheric Science

Duda, D.P., and Minnis, P., “Basic Diagnosis and Prediction of Persistent Contrail Occurrence using High-Resolution Numerical Weather Analyses/Forecasts and Logistic Regression. Part I: Effects of Random Error,” J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 28 (2009): 1780-1789, doi:10.1175/2009JAMC2057.1

Duda, D.P., Palikonda, R., and Minnis, P., “Relating Observations of Contrail Persistence to Numerical Weather Analysis Output,” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9 (2009): 1357-1364, doi:10.5194/acp-9-1357-2009

Eguchi, K., Uno, I., Yumimoto, K., Takemura, T., Shimizu, A., Sugimoto, N., and Liu, Z., “Trans-Pacific Dust Transport: Integrated Analysis of NASA/CALIPSO and a Global Aerosol Transport Model,” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9 (2009): 3137-3145, doi:10.5194/acp-9-3137-2009

Gautam, R., Liu, Z., Singh, R., and Hsu, N., “Two Contrasting Dust-Dominant Periods over India Observed from MODIS and CALIPSO Data,” Geophys. Res. Lett., 36 (2009): L06813, doi:10.1029/2008GL036967

Groisman, P.I., and Soja, A.J., “Northern Eurasia Earth Science Partnership Initiative,” Environ. Res. Lett., 4 (2009): 045001, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/4/4/045001

Groisman, P. and Soja, A., “Ongoing Climatic Change in Northern Eurasia: Justification for Expedient Research,” Environ. Res. Lett., 4 (2009): 045002, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/4/4/045002

Hu, Y., Winker, D., Vaughan, M., Lin, B., Omar, A., Trepte, C., Flittner, D., Yang, P., Sun, W.,  Liu, Z., et al., “CALIPSO/CALIOP Cloud Phase Discrimination Algorithm,” J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26 (2009): 2293–2309, doi: 10.1175/2009JTECHA1280.1

Liu, H., Crawford, J.H., Considine, D.B., Platnick, S., Norris, P.M., Duncan, B.N., Pierce, R.B., et al., “Sensitivity of Photolysis Frequencies and Key Tropospheric Oxidants in a Global Model to Cloud Vertical Distributions and Optical Properties,” J. Geophys. Res., 114 (2009): D10305, doi:10.1029/2008JD011503

Liu, Z., Vaughan, M., Winker, D., Kittaka, C., Getzewich, B., Kuehn, R., Omar, A., et al., “The CALIPSO LIDAR Cloud and Aerosol Discrimination: Version 2 Algorithm and Initial Assessment of Performance,” J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 26 (2009): 1198–1213, doi:10.1175/2009JTECHA1229.1

Omar, A., Winker, D., Vaughan, M., Hu, Y., Trepte, C., Liu, Z., Kuehn, R., et al., “An Automated Aerosol Classification and LIDAR Ratio Selection Algorithm,” J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26 (2009): 1994-2014, doi: 10.1175/2009JTECHA1231.1

Pierce, R.B., Al-Saadi, J., Kittaka, C., Schaack, T., Lenzen, A., Bowman, K., Szykman, J., Soja, A., et al., “Impacts of Background Ozone Production on Houston and Dallas, Texas, Air Quality During the Second Texas Air Quality Study Field Mission,” J. Geophysical Res. Atmospheres, 114 (2009): D00F09, doi:10.1029/2008JD011337

Powell, K., Hostetler, C., Liu, Z., Vaughan, M., Kuehn, R., Hunt, W., Lee, K.P., et al., “CALIOP Calibration Algorithms: Part I – 532 nm and 1064 nm Calibration Algorithm Overview,” J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 26 (2009): 2015-2033, doi:10.1175/2009JTECHA1242.1

Soja, A.J., Al-Saadi, J., Giglio, L., Randall, D., Kittaka, C., Pouliot, G., Kordzi, J., et al., “Assessing Satellite-based Fire Data for Use in the National Emissions Inventory,” J. Appl. Remote Sens., 3 (2009): 031504, doi:10.1117/1.3148859

Priestley, K.J., Smith, G.L., Wielicki, B.A., and Loeb, N., “Continuation of the Earth Radiation Budget Climate Data Record: CERES FM-5 on the NPP Spacecraft,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XIII, 31 August 2009, Berlin, Germany

Tao, Z., Liu, Z., Wu, D., McCormick, M., and Su, J., “Determination of Aerosol Extinction-to-Backscatter Ratios from Simultaneous Ground-Based and Spaceborne LIDAR Measurements,” Opt. Lett., 24 (2009): 2986-2988, doi:10.1364/OL.33.002986

Tchebakova, N.M., Parfenova, E.I., and Soja, A.J., “Effects of Climate, Permafrost and Fire on Vegetation Change in Siberia in a Changing Climate,” Environ. Res. Lett., 4 (2009): 045013, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/4/4/045013

Uno, I., Eguchi, K., Yumimoto, K., Takemura, T., Shimizu, A., Uematsu, M., Liu, Z., Wang, Z., et al., “Asian Dust Transported One Full Circuit around the Globe,” Nature Geoscience, 2 (2009): 557-560, doi:10.1364/OL.33.002986

Vaughan, M., Powell, K., Young, S., Winker, D., Hostetler, C., Kuehn, R., Hunt, W., Getzewich, B.J., et al., “Fully Automated Detection of Cloud and Aerosol Layers in the CALIPSO LIDAR Measurements,” J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 26 (2009): 2034-2050, doi:10.1175/2009JTECHA1228.1

Vay, S., Tyler, S., Choi, Y., Blake, D.R., Blake, N.J., Sachse, G.W., Diskin, G.S., and Singh, H.B., “Sources and Transport of Δ14C in CO2 within the Mexico City Basin and Vicinity,” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9 (2009): 4973-4985, doi:10.5194/acp-9-4973-2009

Yumimoto, K., Eguchi, K., Uno, I., Takemura, T., Liu, Z., Shimizu, A., and Sugimoto, N., “An Elevated Large-Scale Dust Veil Originated from the Taklimakan Desert: Intercontinental Transport and Three-dimensional Structure as Captured by CALIPSO and Regional and Global Models,” Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9 (2009): 8545-8558, doi:10.5194/acp-9-8545-2009

Computational Science

Diskin, B., Thomas, J., Nielsen, E., Nishikawa, H., and White, J., “Comparison of Node-Centered and Cell-Centered Unstructured Finite-Volume Discretizations. Part I: Viscous Fluxes,” AIAA Paper 2009-0597, in Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 5-8 January 2009, Orlando, Florida

Crespo, L.G., Giesy, D.P., and Kenny, S.P., “Reliability-Based Analysis and Design via Failure Domain Bounding,” Structural Safety, 31 (2009): 306-315, doi:10.1016/j.strusafe.2008.09.001

Crespo, L.G., Kenny, S.P., and Giesy, D.P., “Sampling-based Strategies for the Estimation of Probabilistic Sensitivities,” AIAA Paper 2009-2283, in Proceedings of the AIAA Conference in Non-Deterministic Approaches, 4-7 May 2009, Palm Springs, California

Kenny, S.P., Crespo, L.G., and Giesy, D.P., “Application of Dimensionality Reduction to a Large-Order Uncertain Dynamic System,” AIAA Paper 2009-2300, in Proceedings of the AIAA Conference in Non-Deterministic Approaches, 4-7 May 2009, Palm Springs, California

Kenny, S.P., Crespo, L.G., and Giesy, D.P., “Dimensionality Reduction for Uncertain Dynamic Systems,” Int. J. Numerical Methods in Eng., Special Issue on Uncertainty Quantification and Prediction Science, 80 (2009): 767-788, doi:10.1002/nme.2591

Nielsen, E., Diskin, B., and Yamaleev, N., “Discrete Adjoint-Based Design Optimization of Unsteady Turbulent Flows on Dynamic Unstructured Grids,” AIAA Paper 2009-3802, in Proceedings of the 19th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 22-29 June 2009, San Antonio, Texas

Nishikawa, H., Diskin, B., and Thomas, J.L., “A Critical Study of Agglomerated Multigrid Methods for Diffusion,” AIAA Paper 2009-4138, in Proceedings of the 19th AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, 22-29 June 2009, San Antonio, Texas

Saether, E., Yamakov, V., Glaessgen, E.H., “An Embedded Statistical Method for Coupling Molecular Dynamics and Finite Element Analyses,” Int. J. Numerical Methods in Eng., 78 (2009): 1292-1319, doi:10.1002/nme.2529

Yamaleev, N., Diskin, B., and Nielsen, E., “Locally Optimal Control/Design Strategies for Unsteady Compressible Flows,” AIAA Paper 2009-1169, in Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 5-8 January 2009, Orlando, Florida

Exploration Systems

Arney, D., and Wilhite, A., “Modeling Space Architectures through Graph Theory,” AIAA Paper 2009-6598, in Proceedings of the AIAA Space Conference and Exposition, 14-17 September 2009, Pasadena, California

Fischer, M., and Wilhite, A., “Earth to Moon Transportation Optimization,” AIAA Paper 2009-6564, in Proceedings of the AIAA Space Conference and Exposition, 14-17 September 2009, Pasadena, California

Fuller, J., and Tolson, R., “Improved Method for the Estimation of Spacecraft Free-Molecular Aerodynamic Properties,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 46 (2009): 938-948), doi:10.2514/1.43205

Fuller, J.D., and Tolson, R.H., “Program for the Estimation of Spacecraft Aerodynamic Properties,” AIAA Paper 2009-0728, in Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 5-8 January 2009, Orlando, Florida

Fuller, J.D., and Tolson, R.H., “Multibody Parachute Flight Simulations Using Singular Perturbation Theory,” AIAA Paper 2009-2920, in Proceedings of the 20th AIAA Aerodynamics Decelerator Systems Technology Conference and Seminar, 4-7 May 2009, Seattle, Washington

Gaebler, J., Lugo, R., Axdahl, E., Chai, P., Grimes, M., Long, M., Rowland, R., and Wilhite, A., “Reusable Lunar Transportation Architecture Utilizing Orbital Propellant Depot,” AIAA Paper 2009-6711, in Proceedings of the AIAA Space Conference and Exposition, 14-17 September 2009, Pasadena, California

Sebastian, T., and Tolson, R., “Methods for the Determination of Aerodynamic Parameters and Trajectory Reconstruction of the Orion Command Module from Scale Model Aeroballistic Flight Data,” AIAA Paper 2009-0882, in Proceedings of the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 5-8 January 2009, Orlando, Florida

Hickman, J., Wilhite, A., Stanley, D., and Komar, D., “Optimization of the Mars Ascent Vehicle for Human Space Exploration,” J. Spacecraft Rockets, 47 (2009): 361-370, doi:10.214/1.45101

Wilson, M., Wilhite, A., and Komar, D.R., “Bimodal Nuclear Thermal Rocket Propulsion Systems for Human Exploration of Mars,” AIAA Paper 2009-5311, in Proceedings of the 45th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 2-5 August 2009, Denver, Colorado

Materials Science

Clancy, T.C., Frankland, S.J.V., Hinkley, J.A., and Gates, T.S., “Molecular Modeling for Calculation of Mechanical Properties of Epoxies with Moisture Ingress,” Polymer, 50 (2009): 2736-2742, doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2009.04.021

Ghose, S., Cano, R.J., Watson, K.A., Britton, S.M., Jensen, B.J., Connell, J.W., Herring H.M., and Linberry, Q.J., “High Temperature VARTM of Phenylethynyl Terminated Imides,” High Perf. Poly., 21 (2009): 653-672, doi:10.1177/0954008309339935

Sun, C., Baldridge, T., and Gupta, M., “Fabrication of ZrB2-Zr Cermet Using Laser Sintering Technique,” Materials Letters, 63 (2009): 2529-2531, doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2009.08.059

Koppolu, V., Gupta, M., Bagienski, W., Yang, Y., Shu, H., Gibson, H., and Dorn, H., “Organic Solar Cells with a Blend of Two Solution Processable Electron Acceptors, PCBM and CO(CN)2,” in Proceedings of the 34th IEEE Photovoltaics Conference, 7-12 June 2009, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Horne, M.R., and Madaras, E.I., “Evaluation of Acoustic Emission NDE of Kevlar Composite Over Wrapped Pressure Vessels,” NASA/TM-2008-215558, (2009)

Iyengar, V., and Gupta, M.C., “Laser Assisted Doping for Photovoltaics,” J. Laser Micro Nanoeng., 4 (2009): 89-94, doi:10.2961/jlmn.2009.02.0003

Kang, J.H., Park, C., Scholl, J.A., Brazin, A.H., Holloway, N.M., High, J.W., Lowther, S.E., and Harrison, J.S., “Piezoresistive Characteristics of Single Wall Carbon Nanotube/Polyimide Nanocomposite,” J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym Phys., 47 (2009): 994-1003, doi:10.1002/polb.21770

Koppolu, V., Gupta, M.C., Shu, C., Gibson, H.W., and Dorn, H., “A Novel Solution Processable Electron Acceptor C60(CN)2 for Bulk Heterojunction Photovoltaic Applications”, in Photovoltaic Materials and Manufacturing Issues, Eds. B. Sopori, J. Yang, T. Surek, and B. Dimmler, (Warrendale, Pennsylvania: Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 1123, 2009), 181 pp,  ISBN-10: 1605110957

Krueger, R., Ratcliffe, J.G., and Minguet, P.J., “Panel Stiffener Debonding Analysis Using a Shell/3D Modeling Technique,” Comp. Sci. and Tech., 69 (2009): 2352-2362, doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2008.12.015

Kumar, A., and Gupta, M.C., “Surface Preparation of Ti-3Al-2.5V Alloy Tubes for Welding using a Fiber Laser,” Opt. and Las. Eng., 47 (2009): 1259-1265, doi:10.1016/j.optlaseng.2009.05.011

Lillehei, P.T., Kim, J.W., Gibbons, L.J., and Park, C., “Quantitative Assessment of Carbon Nanotube Dispersion in Polymer Matrices,” Nano., 20 (2009): 325708, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/20/32/325708

Lin, Y., Watson, K.A., Ghose, A., Smith, J.G., Williams, T.V., Crooks, R.E., Cao, W., and Connell, J.W., “Direct Mechanochemical Formation of Metal Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotubes,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 113 (2009): 14858-14862,doi:10.1021/jp905076u

Lin, Y., Watson, K.A., Fallbach, M.J., Ghose, S., Smith, J.G., Delozier, D.M., Cao, W., et al., “Rapid, Solventless, Bulk Preparation of Metal Nanoparticle-Decorated Carbon Nanotubes,” ACS Nano, 3 (2009): 871–884, doi:10.1021/nn8009097

Lin, Y., Gupta, M.C., Taylor, R.E., Lei, C., Stone, W., Spidel, T., Yu, M., and Williams, R., “Nanosecond Pulsed Laser Micromachining for Experimental Fatigue Life Study of Ti-3Al-2.5V Tubes,” Opt. and Las. in Eng., 47 (2009): 118-122, doi:10.1016/j.optlaseng.2008.07.008

Lineberry, Q.J., Cao, Y., Lin, Y., Ghose, S., Connell, J.W., and Pan, W.P., “Mercury Capture from Flue Gas Using Palladium Nanoparticle-Decorated Substrates as Injected Sorbent,” Energy and Fuels, 23 (2009): 1512-1517, doi:10.1021/ef800733h

Logan, K.V., and Hunt, M.P., “Determination of the Rate Controlling Diffusion Mechanism and Activation Energy for Pressureless Densification of Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis Produced Aluminum Oxide-Titanium Diboride,” in Proceedings of the 33rd International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, 18-23 January 2009, Daytona Beach, Florida

Logan, K.V., and Stewart, B.K., “Asymmetric Dielectric Elastomer Actuators with Planar Patterned Electrodes,” in Proceedings of the SPIE Conference on Smart Structures/NDE, 8-12 March 2009, San Diego, California

Lok, J.Y., Logan, K.V., and Payyapilly, J.J., “Acid Leaching of SHS Produced Magnesium Oxide/Titanium Diboride,” J.  Am. Ceram. Soc., 92 (2009): 26-31, doi:10.1111/j.1551-2916.2008.02835.x

Lovell, C., Wise, K.E., Kim, J.W., Lillehei, P.T., Harrison, J.S., and Park, C., “Thermodynamic Approach to Enhanced Dispersion and Physical Properties in a Carbon Nanotube/Polypeptide Nanocomposite,” Polymer, 50 (2009): 1925-1932, doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2009.02.016

Wohl, C., Belcher, M., Ghose, S., and Connell, J., “Modification of the Surface Properties of Polyimide Films using POSS Deposition and Oxygen Plasma Exposure,” Appl. Surf. Sci., 255 (2009): 8135-8144, doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2009.05.030

Valavala, P.K., Clancy, T.C., Odegard, G.M., Gates, T.S., Aifantis, E.C., “Multiscale Modeling of Polymer Materials using a Statistics-Based Micromechanics Approach,” Acta Mat., 57 (2009): 525-532, doi:10.1016/j.actamat.2008.09.035

Veca, L.M., Meziani, M.J., Wang, W., Wang, X., Lu, F., Zhang, P., Lin, Y., Fee, R., et al., “Carbon Nanosheets for Polymeric Nanocomposites with High Thermal Conductivity,” Adv. Mater., 21 (2009): 2088-2092, doi:10.1002/adma.200802317

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