National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

FY 2009

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Dugala, Gina M., “Stirling Convertor Control for a Concept Rover at NASA Glenn Research Center,” NASA/TM-2009-215513, March 2009.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Palac, Donald T., Mason, Lee, S., Harlow, Scott, “Fission Surface Power Technology Development Status,” NASA/TM-2009-215602, AIAA-2008-7812, March, 2009.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.