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Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Verification of KAM Theory on Earth Orbiting Satellites, Christian L. Bisher

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Design Analysis of a Sapce Based Chromotomographic Hyperspectral Imaging Experiment, Todd A. Book

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Orbital Tori Construction Using Trajectory Following Spectral Methods, Ralph E. Bordner III

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Experiments with Geometric Non-Linear Coupling for Analytical Validation, Jonathan D. Boston

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Estimating Characteristics of a Maneuvering Reentry Vehicle Observed by Multiple Sensors, Evan M. Brooks

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Gravity Gradiometry and Map Matching: An Aid to Aircraft Inertial Navigation Systems, Anthony J. DeGregoria

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Fatigue Behavior of an Advanced SiC/SiC Composite with an Oxidation Inhibited Matrix at 1200°C in Air and in Steam, Jacob Delapasse

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Effectsof Prior Aging at 260 °C in Argon on Inelastic Deformation Behavior of PMR-15 Polymer at 260 °C: Experiment and Modeling, Bradley K. Diedrick

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Numerical Investigation of Pre-detonator Geometries for PDE Applications, Robert T. Fievisohn

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Development of a Remotely Operated Autonomous Satellite Tracking System, Michael E. Graff

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Validation of a Novel Approach to Solving Multibody Systems Using Hamilton's Weak Principle, Ashton D. Hainge

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Consideration of Wear Rates at High Velocity, Chad S. Hale

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Orbit Maneuver for Responsive Coverage Using Electric Propulsion, Timothy S. Hall

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Analysis of Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System Designs for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Ryan M. Hiserote

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Conceptual Design Tool for Fuel-Cell Powered Micro Air Vehicles, Paul M. Hrad

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Relative Orbit Elements for Satellites in Elliptical Orbits, Kirk W. Johnson

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Mission Analysis and Design for Space Based Inter-Satellite Laser Power Beaming, Nicholas M. Keller

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Fatigue Behavior of a SiC/SiC Composite at 1000⁰C in Air and in Steam, Michael W. Knauf

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Velocity Plume Profiles for Hall Thrusters Using Laser Diagnostic, Daniel B. Lee

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Particle Size Control for PIV Seeding Using Dry Ice, Brian T. Love

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A Photogrammetry-Based Hybrid System for Dynamic Tracking and Measurement, Daniel P. Magree

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Consideration of Wear Rates at High Velocities, Stephen P. Meador

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Investigation of a Novel Compact Vibration Isolation System for Space Applications, Steven D. Miller

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Preliminary Electrical Designs for CTEx and AFIT Satellite Ground Station, Arthur L. Morse

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Back-pressure Effect on Shock-Train Location in a Scramjet Engine Isolator, Richard I. Paek

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Disturbance Observer: Design and Flight Test of a Large Envelope Flight Controller, Donevan A. Rein

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Flow Control Application on a Submerged Inlet Characterized by Three-Component LDV, Tina H. Reynolds

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Structural Response of Slotted Waveguide Antenna Stiffened Structure Components under Compression, Joseph W. Sabat Jr.

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Dive Angle Sensitivity Analysis for Flight Test Safety and Efficiency, Matthew T. Schneider

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Thrust and Performance Study of Micro Pulsed Plasma, Jeremy J. Selstrom

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A Structural Dynamic Analysis of a Manduca Sexta Forewing, Travis W. Sims

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Design of a Film Cooling Experiment for Rocket Engines, Andrew L. Sincock

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Attitude Control of a Satellite Simulator Using Reaction Wheels and a PID Controller, Ryan E. Snider

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Analysis of Slewing and Attitude Determination Requirements for CTEx, William J. Starr Jr.

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CFD Analysis of Experimental Wing and Winglet for FalconLAUNCH 8 and the ExFIT Program, Benjamin P. Switzer

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Performance Characterization of a Three-axis Hall Effect Thruster, Spencer E. Temkin

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Prototype Development and Dynamic Characterization of Deployable CubeSat Booms, Grant M. Thomas

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Off-Design Analysis of a High Bypass Turbofan Using a Pulsed Detonation Combustor, Caitlin R. Thorn

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Mission Analysis for Multiple Rendezvous of Near-Earth Asteroids Using Earth Gravity Assist, Uriah J. Tobey

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Accurate Dynamic Response Predictions of PnPSAT I, Michael D. Trottier

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ExFiT Flight Design and Structural Modeling for FalconLAUNCH VIII Sounding Rocket, Michael J. Vinacco

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Effects of Prior Aging at 274⁰C in Argon on Inelastic Deformation Behavior of PMR-15 Polymer at 288⁰C: Experiment and Modeling, Joseph A. Wahlquist

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Performance of a Small Internal Combustion Engine Using N-Heptane and Iso-Octane, Cary W. Wilson

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Simulation and Application of GPOPS for Trajectory Optimization and Mission Planning Tool, Danielle E. Yaple

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Satellite Reentry Control via Surface Area Amplification, Salvador Alemán

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Computational Analysis of Geometric Effects on Strut Induced Mixing in a Scramjet Combustor, Matthew G. Bagg

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An Investigation of Shock Wave Physics via Hybrid CFD-BGK Solution Methods for Nonequilibrium Flows, Brook I. Bentley

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Boundary Avoidance Tracking: Consequences (and Uses) of Imposed Boundaries on Pilot-Aircraft Performance, Ryan D. Blake

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Surveillance Using Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Christopher E. Booth

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F-16 Ventral Fin Buffet Alleviation Using Piezoelectric Actuators, Joseph S. Browning

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Flow Visualization Study of Passive Flow Control Features on a Film-Cooled Turbine Blade Leading Edge, Daniel R. Carroll

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Fatigue Behavior of an Advanced SiC/SiC Composite at Elevated Temperature in Air and in Steam, Devon T. Christensen

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Alternative Methods to Standby Gain Scheduling Following Air Data System Failure, Matthew W. Coldsnow

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Performance and Operability of a Dual Cavity Flame Holder in a Supersonic Combustor, MacKenzie J. Collatz

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Rigidizable Inflatable Get-Away-Special Experiment (RIGEX) Post Flight Analysis, Ground Testing, Modeling, and Future Applications, Brett J. Cooper

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Thermomechanical Properties of Center-Reinforced Aluminum, Geofrey S. Cox

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Formation Flight of Earth Satellites on KAM Tori, Christopher T. Craft

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Laser Dot Projection Photogrammetry and Force Balance Measurement Techniques for Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicles, David H. Curtis

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A Finite Element Evaluation of an Experiment Related to Coating Damping Properties, Armando DeLeon

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Finite Element Model Optimization of the FalconSAT-5 Structural Engineering Model, Cole C. Doupe

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Laser-Induced Fluorescence and Synthetic Jet Fuel Analysis in the Ultra Compact Combustor, Aaron C. Drenth

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An Experimental Investigation Studying the Influence of Dimples on a Film Cooled Turbine Blade Leading Edge, Paul G. Frisinger

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Investigation into Contact Resistance and Damage of Metal Contacts Used in RF-MEMS Switches, Kevin W. Gilbert

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Structural Optimization of Joined-Wing Beam Model with Bend-Twist Coupling Using Equivalent Static Loads, Nicholas S. Green

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Effects of Prior Aging at 288°C in Argon Environment on Creep Response of Carbon Fiber Reinforced PMR-15 Composite with ±45°Fiber Orientation at 288°C, Tyler F. Gruters

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A Feasibility Study of a Persistent Monitoring System for the Flight Deck of U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers, Jeffrey S. Johnston

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Thermo-Mechanical Characterization of Silicon Carbide-Silicon Carbide Composites at Elevated Temperatures Using a Unique Combustion Facility, Ted T. Kim

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Development of Non-Uniform Radiation Solution Methods for Atmospheric Re-entry Using Detailed Thermal Modeling, Jeffrey R. Komives

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Effect of Steam Environment on Creep Behavior of Nextel720/Alumina-Mullite Ceramic Matrix Composite at Elevated Temperature, Tolga Kutsal

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Application of KAM Theorem to Earth Orbiting Satellites, Bryan D. Little

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Discrete Film Cooling in a Rocket with Curved Walls, Jonathan F. McCall

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Influence of Structural Flexibility on Flapping Wing Propulsion, Aaron M. McClung

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Near Real-Time Closed-Loop Optimal Control Feedback for Spacecraft Attitude Maneuvers, C. Douglas McFarland

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Ceramic Matrix Composite Characterization under a Combustion and Loading Environment, Andrew R. Nye

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Cavity Coupled Aeroramp Injector Combustion Study, Dell T. Olmstead

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Effects of Environment on Creep Behavior of Nextel720/Alumina-mullite Ceramic Composite with ±45º Fiber Orientation at 1200ºC, Muzaffer Ozer

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Effects of Prior Aging at 316°C in Argon on Inelastic Deformation Behavior of PMR-15 Polymer at 316°C: Experiment and Modeling, Ozgur Ozmen

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Creep and Fatigue Interaction Characteristics of PWA1484, Christian J. Pierce

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Critical Design Parameters for Pylon-Aided Gaseous Fuel Injection Upstream of a Flameholding Cavity, Mitchell R. Pohlman

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Least-Squares Finite Element Formulation for Fluid-Structure Interaction, Cody C. Rasmussen

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Fatigue Evaluation of Nanocomposites as Lightweight Electronic Enclosures for Satellites' Applications, Javier Rodriguez

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An Investigation into the Feasibility of Using a Modern Gravity Gradient Instrument for Passive Aircraft Navigation and Terrain Avoidance, Marshall M. Rogers

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An Analysis of Multiple Configurations of Next-Generation Cathodes in a Low Power Hall Thruster, John E. Rotter

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Pulsed Film Cooling on a Turbine Blade Leading Edge, James L. Rutledge

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Characterizing the Exhaust Plume of the Three-Electrode Micro Pulsed Plasma Thrusters, Myeongkyo Seo

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Tunable Diode Laser Absorption Spectroscopy Verification Analysis for Use in the Combustion Optimization and Analysis Laser Laboratory, Christina R. Serianne

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An Engineering Trade Space Analysis for a Space-Based Hyperspectral Chromotomographic Scanner, Phillip Sheirich

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Aeroelastic Optimization of Sounding Rocket Fins, Joseph R. Simmons III

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UAS Collision Avoidance Algorithm that Minimizes the Impact on Route Surveillance, Austin L. Smith

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Fuel Composition and Performance Analysis of Endothermically Heated Fuels for Pulse Detonation Engines, Christopher A. Stevens

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Flow Measurements Using Particle Image Velocimetry in the Ultra Compact Combustor, Levi M. Thomas

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Effects of Contact Load on the Fretting Fatigue Behavior of IN-100 at Elevated Temperature, Alfred G. Traylor II

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Tools for the Conceptual Design and Engineering Analysis of Micro Air Vehicles, Mustafa Turan

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Least-Squares, Continuous Sensitivity Analysis for Nonlinear Fluid-Structure Interaction, Douglas P. Wickert

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Wind Tunnel Analysis and Flight Test of a Wing Fence on a T-38, Michael D. Williams

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Mission Planning for Close-Proximity Satellites, Barry R. Witt

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Investigation into Fretting Fatigue Under Cyclic Contact Load and in Conjuction with Fatigue of Titanium Alloy, Abdulla A. Al-Noaimi

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The Concept Design of a Split Flow Liquid Hydrogen Turbopump, Michael A. Arguello

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Determination of Static and Dynamic Stability Derivatives Using Beggar, Michael E. Bartowitz

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Thermal Characterization of a Hall Effect Thruster, Alex M. Bohnert