National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

FY 2009

  • Briggs, Maxwell H., Geng, Steven M., Robbie, Malcolm, “Status of Kilowatt Class Stirling Power Conversion Using a NaK Pumped Loop for Thermal Input,” 7th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO, August 2-5, 2009.
  • Cornell, Peggy A., Oriti, Salvatore M., Lewandowski, Edward J., Wilson, Scott D., “Stirling Convertor Extended Operation Testing and Data Analysis,” 7th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO, August 2-5, 2009.
  • Dugala, Gina M., “Stirling Convertor Control for a Concept Rover at NASA Glenn Research Center,” NASA/TM-2009-215513, March 2009.
  • Dugala, Gina M., “Test Rack Development for Extended Operation of an Advanced Stirling Convertor at NASA Glenn Research Center,” 7th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO, August 2-5, 2009.
  • Dyson, Rodger, W., Penswick, Barry, Robbie, Malcolm, Geng, Steven, M., “Investigation of Liquid Metal Heat Exchanger Designs for Fission Surface Power,” NASA/TM-2009-215505, AIAA-2008-5733, March 2009.
  • Dyson, Rodger W., Schmitz, Paul G., Penswick, L. Barry, Bruder, Geoffrey A., “Long-Lived Venus Lander Conceptual Design: How to keep it cool,” 7th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO, August 2-5, 2009.
  • Hervol, David S., Briggs, Maxwell, Owen, A. Karl, Lavelle, Thomas A., “Experimental and Analytical Performance of a Dual Brayton Power Conversion Unit, NASA/TM 2009-215511; AIAA-2008-5735, February, 2009.
  • Hervol, David S, Briggs, Maxwell H., Owen, Albert K., Bragg-Sitton, Shannon, “Test Results from a Direct Drive Gas Reactor Simulator Coupled to a Brayton Power Conversion Unit,” NETS 2009, American Nuclear Society (ANS), Atlanta, GA, June 14, 2009-June 18, 2009.
  • Hervol, David S., Owen, Karl A., Godfroy, Thomas J., Bragg-Sitton, Shannon M., “ Testing of an Integrated Reactor Core Simulator and Power Conversion System with Simulated Reactivity Feedback,” NETS 2009, American Nuclear Society (ANS), Atlanta, GA, June 14, 2009-June 18, 2009.
  • Juhasz, Albert J., Rarick, Richard A., Rangarajan, Rajmohan, “High Efficiency Nuclear Power Plants Using Liquid Flouride Thorium Reactor Technology,” 7th International Energy Conversion and Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO., August 2-5, 2009.
  • Juhasz, Albert J., Rarick, Richard A., Rangarajan, Rajmohan, “High Efficiency Nuclear Power Plants Using Liquid Flouride Thorium Reactor Technology,” NASA/TM-2009-215829, October 2009.
  • Lewandowski, Edward J., Schreiber, Jeffrey G., Wilson, Scott D., Oriti, Salvatore M., Cornell, Peggy, Schifer, Nicholas, “Extended Operation Testing of Stirling Convertors in Support of Stirling Radioisotope Power System Development,” NASA/TM-2009-215481; AIAA-2008-5791, June 2009.
  • Lewandowski, Edward J., Schreiber, Jeffrey G., Oriti, Salvatore M., Meer, David W., Brace, Michael H., Dugala, Gina, “Design of a Facility to Test the Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator Engineering Unit,” 7th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO, August 2-5-2009.
  • Mason, Lee S., “Recent Advances in Power Conversion and Heat Rejection Technology for Fission Surface Power,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space 2009 (NETS 2009) Atlanta, GA, June 14-18, 2009.
  • Meer, David W., Dennis Hill, Joseph Ursic, “Advanced Stirling Convertor Dynamic Test Approach and Results,” 7th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, (IECEC 2009), Denver, DO, August 2-5, 2009.
  • Oriti, Salvatore, M., Schifer, Nicholas, “Recent Stirling Conversion Technology Developments and Operational Measurements at NASA Glenn Research Center,” 7th International Energy Conversion and Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO, August 2-5, 2009.
  • Oriti, Salvatore M., “Results of NASA’s Multiple Cyclinder Alpha Free Piston Stirling SBIR Contract,” 7th International Energy Conversion and Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO, August 2-5-, 2009.
  • Palac, Donald T., Mason, Lee, S., Harlow, Scott, “Fission Surface Power Technology Development Status,” NASA/TM-2009-215602, AIAA-2008-7812, March, 2009.
  • Schmitz, Paul C., Penswick, L. Barry, Shaltens, Richard K., “Lunar Surface Stirling Power Systems Using Isotope Heat Sources,” 7th International Energy Conversion and Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO, August 2-5, 2009.
  • Schreiber, Jeffrey G., Thieme, Lanny G., Wong, Wayne A, “Supporting Technology at GRC to mitigate Risk as Stirling Power Conversion Transitions to Flight.” NASA/TM-2009-215515; AIAA-2008-5790, April 2009.
  • Sun, Liyong, Simon, Terrence W., Mantell, Susan C., Gedeon, David, Ibrahim, Mounir B., Tew, Roy, “ Thermo-Fluid Experiments Supporting Microfabricated Regenerator Development for a Stirling Space Power Engine,” 7th International Energy Conversion and Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO., August 2-5, 2009.
  • Wilson, Scott D., Fralick, Gus, Wrbanek, John, Sayir, Ali, “Fabrication and Testing of a Thin-Film Heat Flux Sensor for a Stirling Convertor.” 7th International Energy Conversion and Engineering Conference (IECEC 2009), Denver, CO., August 2-5, 2009.
  • A Microfabricated Segmented-Involute-Foil Regenerator for Enhancing Reliability and Performance of Stirling Engines Phase III Final Report for the Radioisotope Power Conversion Technology NRA Contract NAS3-03124, NASA/CR-2009-215516, June, 2009.