Dr. Donald L. Kunz

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Publications

  • Terpening, C.D., Kunz, D.L., and Dickerson, S.M., “Characterization of CH-47D Rotor System Fault Signatures Using a Comprehensive Model,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, to appear.
  • Gabbard, M.D., Lindsley, N.J., and Kunz, D.L., “Modeling the Effects of Underwing Missile Canards on F-16 Limit Cycle Oscillations,” Journal of Aircraft, to appear, doi: 10.2514/1.C033301.
  • Hanson, C.Q., Kunz, D.L., and Lindsley, N.J., “Investigation of Missile Control Surface Effects on F-16 Limit Cycle Oscillation,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol.52, No. 2, March-April 2015, pp. 462-470, doi: 10.2514/1.C032741.
  • Kolsti, K.F. and Kunz, D.L., “A Time-Marching Collocation Method Based on Quintic Hermite Polynomials and Adjustable Acceleration and Jerk Constraints,” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 99, No. 8, 24 August 2014, pp. 547-565, doi: 10.1002/nme.4681.
  • Kolsti, K.F. and Kunz, D.L., “A Point Collocation Method for Geometrically Nonlinear Membranes,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 50, No. 2, January 2013, pp. 288-296.
  • Boston, J.D., Swenson, E.D., Kunz, D.L., Yu, W., and Blair, M., “Experiments with Geometric Non-linear Coupling for Analytical Validation,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 48, No. 4, July-August 2011, pp. 1136-1146.
  • Schulz, C.S., Kunz, D.L., and Wereley, N.M., “Cramer-Rao Bound Development for Linear Time Periodic Systems,” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurements and Control, Vol. 133, No. 1, January 2011, 011001.
  • Kunz, D.L., “Numerical Investigation of Constrained Direct Solutions Using Hamilton’s Law,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 11, November 2009, pp. 2747-2756.
  • Kunz, D.L. and Newkirk, M.C., “A Generalized Dynamic Balancing Procedure for the AH-64 Tail Rotor,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 326, Nos. 1-2, September 2009, pp. 353-366.
  • Miller, N.A. and Kunz, D.L., “A Comparison of Main Rotor Smoothing Adjustments Using Linear and Neural Network Algorithms,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 311, Nos. 3-5, April 2008, pp. 991-1003.
  •  Canfield, R.A., Morganstern, S.D. and Kunz, D.L., “Alleviation of Buffet-Induced Vibration Using Piezoelectric Actuators,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 86, No. 3-4, February 2008, pp. 281-291.
  • Smith, A.L. and Kunz, D.L., “Dynamic Coupling of the KC-135 Tanker and Boom for Modeling and Simulation,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 3, May-June 2007, pp. 1034-1039.
  •  Leigh, E.J. and Kunz, D.L., “Simulation of a Moving Elastic Beam Using Hamilton’s Weak Principle,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, February 2007, pp. 471-476.
  • Pritchard, J.A. and Kunz, D.L., “A Redesigned Tail Rotor for Improvement of CH-53E High-Altitude Performance,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 51, No. 3, July 2006, pp. 266-274.
  • Kunz, D.L., “Analysis of Prop-Rotor Whirl Flutter: Review and Update,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 42, No. 1, January-February 2005, pp. 172-178.
  • Saguranrum, S., Kunz, D.L., and Omar, H.A., “Numerical Simulations of Cantilever Beam Response with Saturation Control and Full Modal Coupling,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 81, No. 14, June 2003, pp. 1499-1510.
  • Kunz, D.L., “Nonlinear Analysis of Helicopter Ground Resonance,” Nonlinear Analysis Series B: Real World Applications, Vol. 3, No. 3, May 2002, pp. 383-395.
  • Kunz, D.L., “Multimode Control of a Rotating Uniform Cantilever Beam,” Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 25, No. 2, March 2002, pp. 193-199.
  • Kunz, D.L., “Multibody System Analysis Based on Hamilton’s Weak Principle,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 39, No. 12, December 2001, pp. 2382-2388.
  • Piatak, D.J. and Kunz, D.L., “An Experimental Testbed for Investigations of Tiltrotor Vibration Control,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 45, No. 4, October 2000, pp. 280-283.
  • Kunz, D.L. “Modeling Elastomers for Use in Prediction of Helicopter Lag Damper Vibration,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 226, No. 3, September 1999, pp. 585-594.
  • Kunz, D.L., “An Object-Oriented Approach to Multibody Systems Analysis,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 69, No.2, August 1998, pp. 209-217.
  • Kunz, D.L. “Influence of Elastomeric Damper Modeling on the Dynamic Response of Helicopter Rotors,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, February 1997, pp. 349-354.
  • Kunz, D.L., “A Survey and Comparison of Engineering Beam Theories for Helicopter Rotor Blades,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 31, No. 3, May-June 1994, pp. 473-479.
  • Hodges, D.H., Hopkins, A.S., and Kunz, D.L., “Analysis of Structures with Rotating, Flexible Substructures Applied to Rotorcraft Aeroelasticity,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, Feb. 1989, pp. 192?200.
  • Kunz, D.L., and Hodges, D.H., “Analytical Modeling of Helicopter Static and Dynamic Induced Velocity in GRASP,” Vertica, Vol. 12, No. 4, 1988, pp. 337?344.
  • Kunz, D.L., and Hopkins, A.S., “Structured Data in Structural Dynamics Software,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 26, No. 6, 1987, pp. 965?978.
  • Hodges, D.H., Hopkins, A.S., Kunz, D.L., and Hinnant, H.E., “Introduction to GRASP ? General Rotorcraft Aeromechanical Stability Program ? A Modern Approach to Rotorcraft Modeling,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 32, No. 2, April 1987, pp. 78?90.
  • Kunz, D.L., “A Nonlinear Response Analysis and Solution Method for Rotorcraft Vibration,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 28, No. 1, January 1983, pp. 56?62.
  • Kunz, D.L., and Yaggy, K.L., “A Computational Method for Performing the Multiblade Coordinate Transformation,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 27, No. 3, July 1982, pp. 80?82.
  • Kunz, D.L., “Response Characteristics of a Linear Rotorcraft Vibration Model,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 19, No. 4, April 1982, pp. 297-303.
  • Pierce, G.A., Kunz, D.L., and Malone, J.B., “The Effect of Varying Freestream Velocity on Dynamic Stall Characteristics,” Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 23, No. 2, April 1978, pp. 27-33.
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