National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

FY 2006

  1. Jiang, Nan, and Simon, Terrence W., “Heat Transfer and Fluid Dynamics Measurements in the Expansion Space of a Stirling Cycle Engine,” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, IL, November 5-10, 2006.
  2. Johnson, Paul K., “A Method for Calculating Viscosity and Thermal Conductivity of a Helium- Xenon Gas Mixture,” Final Contractor Report, NASA/CR-2006-214394.
  3. Johnson, Paul K., and Hervol, David S., “Experimental Validation of a Closed Brayton Cycle System Transient Simulation,” Proceedings of the Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-2006), Albuquerque, NM, February 12–16, 2006.
  4. Johnson, Paul K., and Mason, Lee S., “Performance and Operational Characteristics for a Dual Brayton Space Power System with Common Gas Inventory,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  5. Juhasz, Albert J., “Multi Megawatt Gas Turbine Power Plants for Lunar Colonies,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  6. Lavelle, Thomas M, Khandelwal, Suresh, and Owen, Albert K., “Intermediate Fidelity Closed Brayton Cycle Power Conversion Model,” Proceedings of the International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2005), San Francisco, August 15-18, 2005, NASA/TM-2006-213993
  7. Lewandowski, Edward J., Suarez, Vicente J., Goodnight, Thomas W., and Callahan, John, “SRG110 Stirling Generator Dynamic Simulator Vibration Test Results and Analysis Correlation,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  8. Mason, Lee S., “A Comparison of Fission Power System Options for Lunar and Mars Surface Applications,” Proceedings of the Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-2006), Albuquerque, NM, February 12–16, 2006.
  9. Mason, Lee S., “A Practical Approach to Starting Fission Surface Power Development,” Proceedings of the 2006 International Congress on Advances on Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP ’06), Reno, NV, June 4-8, 2006, NASA/TM-2006-214366.
  10. Mason, Lee S., “Realistic Specific Power Expectations for Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  11. Oriti, Salvatore M., “Extended Operation of Stirling Convertors in a Thermal Vacuum Environment,” Proceedings of the International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2005), San Francisco, August 15-18, 2005, NASA/TM-2006-214424.
  12. Oriti, Salvatore M., “Update on Extended Operation of Stirling Convertors in Thermal Vacuum at GRC,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  13. Regan, Timothy F., Lewandowski, Edward J., and Schreiber, Jeffrey G., “Control of Dual-Opposed Stirling Convertors with Active Power Factor Correction Controllers,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  14. Schmitz, Paul C., Penswick, L. Barry, and Shaltens, Richard K., “Stirling Isotope Power Systems for Stationary and Mobile Lunar Applications,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  15. Schreiber, Jeffrey G., “Developmental Considerations on the Free-Piston Stirling Power Convertor for Use in Space,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  16. Schreiber, Jeffrey G., “Status of the NASA Stirling Radioisotope Project,” Proceedings of the International Stirling Forum 2006 (ISF-2006), Osnabruck, Germany, September 26-27, 2006, NASA/TM-2007-214804.
  17. Schreiber, Jeffrey G., “Summary of Stirling Convertor Testing at GRC,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  18. Shaltens, Richard K., “Future Opportunities for Dynamic Power Systems for NASA Missions,” Proceedings of the International Stirling Forum 2006 (ISF-2006), Osnabruck, Germany, September 26-27, 2006, NASA/TM-2007-214707.
  19. Shah, Ashwin, Korovaichuk, Igor, Kovacevich, Tiodor, and Schreiber, Jeffrey G., “Stirling Convertor Fasteners Reliability Quantification,” Proceedings of the International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2005), San Francisco, August 15-18, 2005, NASA/TM-2006-213992.
  20. Siamidis, John, “Heat Rejection Concepts for Lunar Fission Surface Power Applications,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  21. Siamidis, John, and Mason, Lee S.,“A Comparison of Coolant Options for Brayton Power Conversion Heat Rejection Systems,” Proceedings of the Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF-2006), Albuquerque, NM, February 12–16, 2006, NASA/TM-2006-214121.
  22. Tew, Roy C., Simon, Terry, Gedeon, Mounir, and Rong, Wei, “An Initial Non-Equilibrium Porous-Media Model for CFD Simulation of Stirling Regenerators,” Proceedings of the 4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC-2006), San Diego, CA, June 26-29, 2006.
  23. Wong, Wayne A., Anderson, David J., Tuttle, Karen L, and Tew, Roy C., “Status of NASA’s Advanced Radioisotope Power Conversion Technology Research and Development,” Proceedings of the Space Technology and Applications International Forum (STAIF- 2006), Albuquerque, NM, February 12–16, 2006.