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2015 Publications

2015 JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

 
Francis, S. A., Petrosky, J.C.,  McClory, J.W., and Cress, J.W.,  “Effects of Proton and X-ray Irradiation on Graphene Field-Effect Transistors with Thin Gate Dielectrics,” IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, Vol. 61, No. 6, pp. 3010-3017, Dec 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TNS.2014.2364780
 
Lenyk, C.A., Bunker, D.J.  McClory, J.W., McHale, S.R., Kowash, B.R., “Defining a Methodology for Data Analysis Using Streak Films,” Journal of Radiation Effects, Research and Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 1-E, pp. 85-98, May 2015.
 
Slaughter, R.C.,  Peery, T.R., McClory, J.W., “Two-dimensional temperature analysis of nuclear fireballs using digitized film,” Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Vol. 9, 095096 (11 pages), Jan 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.9.095096
 
Thompson, R., Colombi, J., Black J., and B. Ayres, “Disaggregated Conceptual Design Optimization Methods Applied to the Weather System Follow-on (WSF) Enterprise,” AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (published online. http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.A33135). 2015.
 
Thompson, R.E., Colombi, J.M., Black, J.T., and Ayres, B.J., “Model-Based Conceptual Design Optimization Methods: Disaggregated Weather System Follow-On,” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 1021-1037, Jul 2015. DOI: 10.2514/1.A33135.
 
VAN DYNE, DYLAN M., Simulation of Locking Space Truss Deployments for a Large Deployable Sparse Aperture Reflector. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-250. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alan Jennings. Sponsor: AFOSR.
 
Wiesel, W.E., “A Numerical Solution to the Vinti Problem,” Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, Vol. 38, pp. 1757-1764, 2015. DOI: 10.2514/1.G000661.


2015
CONFERENCE PAPERS


Bellows, C.T., Black, J.T., Cobb, R.G., and Jennings, A.L., “Updating Track Data from Partial Serendipitous Satellite Streaks,” 25th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, AAS 15-268, Jan 2015.

  

2015 DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS


DEXTER, MICHAEL L., Investigation and Development of Atmospheric Nuclear Detonation Optical Forensics Techniques.  AFIT/ENP/DS/15S-022.  Faculty Advisor:  Dr. John W. McClory.  Sponsor:  DTRA.

SLAUGHTER, ROBERT C., Multidimensional Analysis of Nuclear Detonations.  AFIT/ENP/DS/15S-029.  Faculty Advisor:  Dr. John W. McClory.  Sponsor:  DOE/NNSA.



2015 MASTER'S THESES


DINH, DAVID H., Ground Station and Mission Operations Validation for the FalconSAT-7 CubeSat.
AFIT/ENY/MS/15M-239. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric D. Swenson. Sponsor: DARPA.
 
DINIZ, HEATHER C., Navigation Constellation Design Using a Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-245. Dr. Alan Jennings. Sponsor: N/A.
 
EKEN, MELIH, Modular Heat Dissipation Technique for a CubeSat. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-S-073. Faculty Advisor: Maj James L. Rutledge. Sponsor: N/A.
 
GREEN, ASHLEY E., Comparison of Varying Mass-to-Yield Ratio Nuclear Detonations Using DIRSIG. AFIT-ENP-MS-15-M-094. Faculty Advisor: Dr. John W. McClory. Sponsor: DOE/NNSA.
 
HEPPE, JUSTIN T., Methods of Measuring Stress Relaxation in Composite Tape Springs. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-221. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Alan Jennings. Sponsor: AFRL/RV.
 
JACKSON, PETER T., Determination of Dimensions and Yield of Nuclear Fireballs from Test Films. AFIT-ENP-MS-15-M-103. Faculty Advisor: Dr. John W. McClory. Sponsor: DTRA.
 
JENSON, DANIEL N., Space Object Self-Tracker Experiment Design and Analysis. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-223. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric D. Swenson. Sponsor: AFRL/RV.
 
JEWELL, BENJAMIN A., Applying Model-Based Systems Engineering to CubeSats: A Tailored Approach for a Reusable State Analysis Tool. AFIT-ENV-MS-15-M-194. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Cobb. Sponsor: N/A.
 
MOOMEY, DANIEL., Aiding Geostationary Space Situational Awareness Using Small Aperture Commercial Telescopes. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-218. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard G. Cobb, Sponsor: AFRL.
 
PENN, DYLAN R., Characterization and Modeling of a Control Moment Gyroscope. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-235. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric Swenson. Sponsor: AFRL/RV.
 
SALVADOR, VICTOR A., Low Earth Orbit Satellite Tracking Telescope Network: Collaborative Optical Tracking for Enhanced Space Situational Awareness. AFIT-ENV-MS-15-M-200. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard G. Cobb. Sponsor: AFRL/RV.
 
SCHMIDT, NICHOLAS S., Evaluation of the Military Utility of Employing an Angle of Arrival Payload Hosted on a CubeSat as an Augmentation to Existing Geolocation Systems. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-213. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard. G. Cobb, Sponsor: N/A.
 
TIBBS, MICHAEL L., Design and Test of an Attitude Determination and Control System for a 6U CubeSat using AFIT's CubeSat Testbed. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-240. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Eric D. Swenson. Sponsor: AFRL/RV.
 
UDELL, HEATHER M., A CubeSat Mission Modeling Tool. AFIT-ENY-MS-15-M-243. Faculty Advisor: Dr. Richard Cobb. Sponsor: N/A.

WRIGHT, JONATHAN W., Advancements of In-Flight Mass Moment of Inertia and Structural Deflection Algorithms for Satellite Attitude Simulators. AFIT/ENY/DS/15M-261. Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Eric D. Swenson. Sponsor: AFRL/RV.

 

 

 

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