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PRC-Support Advanced Degree List
Advanced Degree - Thesis
|Name||Title of Thesis||Graduation Date||Advisor|
|A. Fisher||Observation of rocket pollution with overhead sensors||Summer 2011||Dr. Kader Frendi|
|M. Dunn||A methodology for the uncertainty quantification and sensitivity analysis of turbulence model coefficients||Spring 2011||Dr. Kader Frendi|
|B. Dowell||Numerical analysis of a plasmoid thruster||Spring 2011||Dr. Jason Cassibry|
|R. Stough||The dynamics of vehicles under solid rocket propulsion||Spring 2011||Dr. Nathan Slegers|
|C. Eberhart||High-Pressure Injector Simulation||Fall 2010||Dr. Robert Frederick|
|J. Evans||Monte Carlo Assessment of Solid Propellant Burning Rate Measurement||Fall 2010||Dr. Robert Frederick|
|H. Mulkey||Development of a Liquid Oxygen Facility for Rocket Engine Injector Performance Testing||Fall 2010||Dr. Hugh W. Coleman|
|Matthew Wilson||Evaluation of Hydro-Mechanical Pulsation of Rocket Injector Research||Fall 2010||Dr. Marlow D. Moser|
|Name||Title of Thesis||Graduation Date||Advisor|
|John Brooks||Evaluating Combustion Instability in a Sub-scale Combustion Experiment with Three Scaling Parameters||Summer 2010||Dr. Robert Frederick|
|B. Sweeney||Scaling a Single Element Combustor to Replicate Combustion Instability of a Liquid Rocket Engine||Summer 2010||Dr. Robert Frederick|
|Jason Williams||Development of a Hover Test Bed||Summer 2010||Dr. Robert Frederick|
|J.L. Lee||Rocket motor segmenting||Spring 2010||Dr. Ken Zuo|
|Bruce Moyland||Raindrop Demise in a High Speed Projectile Flowfield||Spring 2010||Dr. D. Brian Landrum|
|R. L. Ikard||Experimental Injector Element Stability Characterization and Combustion Imaging||Fall 2009|
Advanced Degree - Non-Thesis
|C. Battula||Plan II||Summer 2010||Dr. Robert A. Frederick, Jr.|
|Barry R. Billman, Jr.||Plan II||Summer 2010||Dr. Robert A. Frederick, Jr.|
|T. A. Dutton||Plan II||Summer 2010||Dr. Robert A. Frederick, Jr.|
|Felix Ewere||Plan II||Summer 2010||Dr. Robert A. Frederick, Jr.|
|Coby McColgin||Plan II||Spring 2010||Dr. Jason Cassibry|
|Seyi Festus Olatoyinbo||Plan II||Spring 2010||Dr. Robert A. Frederick, Jr.|
Propulsion-Related Theses and Dissertations from UAH
- Determination of a new throttling liquid rocket engine for a mars lander: a thesis,” Betts, Erin, 2011
- The dynamics of vehicles under solid rocket propulsion: a thesis; Stough, Robert William; 2011.
- Numerical analysis of a plasmoid thruster: a thesis; Dowell, Brittany Anne; 2011.
- Evaluating combustion Instability in a sub-scale combustion experiment with three scaling parameters: a thesis, Brooks, John; 2010.
- Development of a liquid oxygen facility for rocket engine injector performance testing: a thesis; Mulkey, Henry W.; 2010.
- The effects of chamber pressure variation on swirl injector atomization: a thesis; Eberhart, Chad Jonathan; 2010.
- Scaling a single element combustor to replicate combustion instability modes of a liquid rocket engine: a thesis; Sweeney, Brian A.; 2010.
- Numerical optimization of a liquid propellant settling scenario: a thesis; Rojahn, Josh.; 2010.
- Cold flow simulation of vortex shedding in a segmented solid rocket motor : a thesis; Durojaye Rasheed. 2010.
- Evaluation of hydro-mechanical pulsation for rocket injector research: a thesis; Wilson, Matthew B.; 2010.
- Failure analysis of braided u-shaped metal bellows flexible hose : a thesis; Pierce, Stephen O., 2010
- Accuracy of real time radiography burning rate measuremen : a thesis; Olaniyi, Bisola. 2010.
- Development of a hover test bed: a thesis; Williams, Jason Alan; 2010.
- Raindrop demise in a high-speed projectile flowfiel : a dissertation; Moylan, Bruce Emerson; 2010.
- Magnetic field mapping in the plasmoid thruster experiment a thesis; McColgin, Coby W.; 2010.
- Rocket motor segmenting: a thesis; Lee, Jeffrey Lynn; 2010.
- Achieving Mars sample return on a single Ares V launc : a thesis; Jones, Ashley; 2010.
- Experimental injector element stability characterization and combustion imaging: a thesis; Ikard, Robert LaShawn; 2010.
- Thermal characterization tests of the QU tube heat pipe: a thesis; Rao, Parthib R.; 2009.
- An investigation of the effect of spring forces on the separation of rocket motor and payload: a thesis; Colbaugh, John; 2009.
- Experimental evaluation of regression rates in a hypergolic hybrid motor system: a thesis; Wingard, Zachary Keith; 2009.
- Investigations of an innovative combined cycle nozzle: a thesis; Wood, Dustin E.; 2009.
- Mode assessment of a single-element shear coaxial injector: a thesis; Huynh, Huy Huu; 2009.
- Mission analysis using experimental results from an 8-cm ion thruster: a thesis; Turner, Andre A., Jr.2009.
- Characterization of gaseous oxygen and methane injectors under high pressure combustion: a thesis; Saffell, Ryan.2009
- Integration of a magnetic bias field coil in a plasmoid thruste : a thesis; Ims, Kjell-Edmund. 2009
- A semi-empirical jet noise model derived using the energy spectrum function: a thesis; Owen, Miles.
- Tilt mechanism for active roll control: a thesis; Parton, Homer. 2008.
- Influence of variable thrust parameters on swirl injector fluid mechanics: a dissertation; Kenny, Robert J.; 2008.
- Mixed oxidizer hybrid propulsion system optimization under uncertainty using applied response surface methodology and Monte Carlo simulation: a dissertation; Whitehead, James Joshua; 2008.
- Methods of analysis of ultrasonic echoes to determine solid propellant burning rates: a thesis; Marshall, Marcus A.; 2008.
- A simulation approach to predicting tactical missile performance with a broken wing: a thesis; Harris, John. 2008.
- Experimental investigation of the Qu Tube heat pipe : a thesis; Entrekin, Sean F.; 2008.
- Inexpensive flight simulation in an academic environment: a thesis;Piputsitee, Thammanit; 2008.
- Laboratory-scale injector instability mode assessment: a thesis; Byrd, Robert E., Jr.; 2008.
- Theoretical and computational considerations for an approximation to the medium thrust two-body problem: a dissertation; Adams, Robert B., 2008.
- Experimental and analytical development program of the sequential feed syste : a thesis; Morton, Christopher. 2008.
- Experimental performance characterization of a one megawatt continuous duty arc heater: a thesis; Bukac, Richard. 2008.
- Vaporization and shock wave dynamics for impulse generation in laser propulsion: a dissertation Sinko, John; 2008 (physics)
- A magnetic and interferometric study of a plasma formed in a conical-theta-pinch : a dissertation Fimognari, Peter Joseph, III; 2007 (physics).
- Binary blends of polymer propellants for laser driven constant momentum propulsion : a thesis Hendrickson, Adam Gail; 2007 (physics).
- Trajectory reconstruction with a multi-order least squares sliding window (LSSW) filter: a thesis; Farbman, Melissa S., 2007.
- A model for turboshaft engine test facility uncertainty analys : a thesis; Kimbel, James A.; 2007.
- Application of response surface methods to characterize missile performance: a thesis;Long, Angela Sheree, 2007.
- Lindl-Widner diagrams for plasma liner driven magneto-inertial fusion: a thesis; Thompson, Seth; 2007.
- Three dimensional numerical modeling of a diagonal magnetohydrodynamic accelerator: a dissertation; Turner, Matthew William.2007.
- Characterization of a cold flow non-axisymmetric supersonic ejector: a dissertation; Lineberry, David M. 2007.
- Experimental methodology for measuring combustion and injector coupled responses: a thesis; Cavitt, Ryan C.; 2007.
- Feasibility of a guided interceptor: a thesis; Hahn, Philip; 2006.
- Design of an air vitiation heater: a thesis; Samuel, Eusebio; 2006.
- Modeling of turbulence effects on the heat and mass transfer of evaporating sprays : a dissertation Madhanabharatam, Balasubramanya; 2006.
- Validation of aeroelastic rocket nozzle flow separation pressure field model : a thesis ;Smalley, Kurt B.
- Examination of Faraday probe measurements and plasma conditions supporting detachment : a thesis Schuettpelz, Branwen M.; 2006.
- Development and optimization of a model of behavior of an expander cycle: a thesis; Berthiau, Gregoire B.; 2006.
- Reciprocating propellant feed system development program: a thesis; Eddleman, David; 2006.
- High pressure ballistic evaluation motor: the development and characterization of the Army ten-pound charge (ATPC) motor: a thesis; Gerards, Amy Brown; 2006.
- Demonstration of solid propulsion control through use of pintle technology: a thesis; Davis, Christina; 2006.
- Evaluation of heavy fuel engines for small unmanned air vehicles : a thesis; Dolbeer, Christi Hames, 2006.
- A two-dimensional cartesian and axisymmetric study of combustion-acoustic interaction : a thesis Hood, Caroline P., 2006.
- Absorption-enhanced liquid ablatants for laser propulsion with tea CO* laser: a thesis Sterling, Enrique; 2005 (physics).
- Analysis of heat transfer correlations for supercritical hydrogen in regenerative cooling channels : a thesis; Locke, Justin M.. 2005.
- Magnetic field penetration and enhanced diffusion in pulsed plasma thrusters : a thesis ;Peters, Brian; 2005.
- Combustion instability and the design of a liquid droplet injector: a thesis ;Ellison, L. Renea; 2005.
- Water tunnel facility design for external flow visualizations : a thesis; Demaneuf, Olivier; 2005.
- Experimental analysis of the high Reynolds number thermal stability test method: a thesis Emens, Jessica; 2005.
- Low earth orbit environmental effects on space tether materials: a thesis Gittemeier, Keith; 2005.
- Developing a standard for the thermal stability of RP-1 fuel: a thesis; Brown, Sarah P.; 2005.
- Estimating the uncertainty in thermochemical calculations for oxygen hydrogen combustors: a dissertation; Sims, Joseph David, 2005.
- Magnetic field and quadruple Langmuir probe measurements in the plume of the plasmoid thruster: a dissertation; Koelfgen, Syri Jo.; 2005.
- Application of response surface method to the design of an air defense intercepto : a thesis; Mullis, James.; 2005.
- Flammability limits of hydrogen/oxygen/helium mixtures in confined spaces: a thesis; Villegas, Yvonne C.; 2005.
- Hydrocarbon fuel deposition in HiReTS tubes: a thesis; Khodabandeh, Julia Wilson.; 2005.
- Time-of-flight study of elementary propellants for ablative laser propulsio : a thesis Thompson, M. Shane; 2004 (physics).
- Analysis of annular plug nozzle performance and thrust vectoring control: a thesis Higdon, Kevin P.; 2005.
- Time-resolved imaging for the dynamic study of ablative laser propulsion: a dissertation Lin, Jun.; 2004 (physics).
- Modeling of turbulence effect on liquid jet atomization: a dissertation;Trinh, Huu Phuo; 2004.
- Launch vehicle propulsion parameter design multiple selection criteria: a dissertation; Shelton, Joey Dewayne; 2004.
- Experimental determination of regression rates of mixed hybrid propellants: a thesis; Knox, Lewis Richard; 2004.
- Interaction of a premixed flame with an acoustic disturbance: a thesis; Saxena, Aditi; 2004.
- Design of a thrust stand for electric thruster: a thesis; Bert, Florence; 2004.
- Suppression of the ignition overpressure generated by launch vehicles: a dissertation; Canabal, Francisco, III; 2004.
- Numerical modeling studies of a coaxial plasma accelerator as a standoff driver for magnetized target fusion: a dissertation; Cassibry, Jason T.; 2004.
- Monte-Carlo computation of turbulent premixed methane/air ignition: a dissertation Carmen, Christina L.; 2004.
- Uncertainty analysis on heat transfer correlations for RP-1 fuel in copper tubing : a thesis; Driscoll, Elizabeth; 2004.
- Uncertainty analysis of liquid rocket engine ground tests: a thesis; Lineberry, David M.; 2004.
- Plasma stability studies of the gasdynamic mirror fusion propulsion experimen : a dissertation; Emrich, William J., Jr., 2004.
- Recombination processes in a flowing magnetized plasma : application to ionization energy recovery in the variable specific impulse magnetoplasma rocket (VASIMR : a dissertation; Chavers, Donald Gregory; 2003 (physics)
- Development of a nitrous oxide propane combustor: a thesis; Smith, Nathan William Hardin; 2003.
- Experimental study of a Hall current plasma accelerator: a dissertation; Li, Zhongmin; 2003.
- A study of the possible use of hybrid rocket systems as targets in ballistic missile defense tests: a thesis; Gray, William M., 2002.
- Catalyzed thermal decomposition of nitrous oxide with propane/propylene mixtures: a thesis; Madhanabharatam, Balasubramanyam S.; 2002.
- Experimental study of plasma energization at magnetic neutral points: a dissertation; Deaconu, Stelu; 2002.
- Investigation of plasma injection in water: a dissertation; Matsuura, Soichi; 2002.
- An experimental investigation of a non-axisymmetric supersonic cold-flow ejector : a thesis; Smith, Nathanial Timothy; 2002.
- Experimental investigation of an ejector scramjet RBCC at mach 4.0 and 6.5 simulated flight conditions: a dissertation; Nelson, Karl William; 2002.
- Direct measurement of solid propellant pressure-coupled response functions with ultrasound: a dissertation; Di Salvo, Roberto; 2002.
- Inductive measurement of plasma jet electrical conductivity: a thesis; Turner, Matthew W.; 2001.
- Uncertainties in nozzle heat flux and hot gas wall temperatures: a thesis; Shelton, Joey Dewayne; 2001.
- Advanced solar and laser sail propulsion concepts for interstellar space travel: a thesis; Taylor, Travis Shane; 2001.
- An assessment of microwave generated plasmas for use in magnetohydrodynamic accelerators: a dissertation; Jones, Jonathan E.; 2000.
- Hysteresis effects on thrust measurement and its uncertaint : a thesis; Sims, Joseph David.; 200.
- Numerical simulation of the regenerative cooling tubes in the 15-K fastrac rocket engine : a thesis; Ibrahim, Zuhair Mahmoud.; 200.
- Preliminary analysis of a fusion-powered transatmospheric airbreathing vehicle: a thesis; Adams, Robert B.; 2000.
- Rocket measurements of the thermal and superthermal electron distributions in the prenoon topside auroral ionosphere and ionospheric cleft : a dissertation; Adrian, Mark Leroy; 2000 (physics).
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