Aerospace

Briefs: Aerospace
Imaging Detonations of Explosives

An effort has been made within the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to extract quantitative information on explosive performance from high-speed imaging of explosions. Explosive fireball surface temperatures are...

Briefs: Aerospace
Laser Integration on Silicon Photonic Circuits Through Transfer Printing

The purpose of this project was to develop a transfer printing process for the massively parallel integration of III-V lasers on silicon photonic integrated circuits. Silicon...

Briefs: Aerospace
Determining Detection and Classification Potential of Munitions Using Advanced EMI Sensors in the Underwater Environment

Hazardous ordnance items are present along coastlines and in rivers and lakes in waters shallow enough to cause concerns for...

Briefs: Aerospace
High Energy Computed Tomographic Inspection of Munitions

An advance computed tomography (CT) system was recently built for the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, for the inspection of munitions....

Briefs: Imaging
Terahertz (THz) Radar: A Solution For Degraded Visibility Environments (DVE)

An accurate view of the physical world is frequently vital. For example, rotary wing aircraft pilots must have knowledge of the terrain in order to safely fly their...

Briefs: Aerospace
Development of Photoacoustic Sensing Platforms

In recent years, photoacoustic spectroscopy (PAS) has emerged as an attractive and powerful technique well suited for sensing applications. The development of high-power radiation sources and more...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Experimental Confirmation of an Aquatic Swimming Motion Theoretically of Very Low Drag and High Efficiency

It has been established theoretically that self-propulsion of deformable bodies in ideal fluid can occur with a careful specification of the...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Identifying the Flow Physics and Modeling Transient Forces on Two-Dimensional Wings

The main objective of this research was to better understand the flow physics of aircraft wings undergoing highly unsteady maneuvers. Reduced-order models play a...

White Papers: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Metal Stamping Design Guidelines

Metal Stamping provides an economical way to produce quantities of parts that can possess many qualities, including strength, durability, wear resistance, good conductive properties, and stability. In this paper,...

Briefs: Aerospace
Station/Orbiter Multibody Berthing/Docking Analysis Tool (SOMBAT)

Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas

The main objective of this work was to develop a high-fidelity, nonlinear simulation of complex flexible structures with...

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