National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

FY 2010

Conference Papers

  1. Cornell, Peggy A., Krause, David L., Davis, Glen, Robbie, Malcolm G., Gubics, David A., “Lateral Load Testing of the Stirling Convertor ASC-E2 Heater Head,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  2. Dyson, Rodger W., Bruder, Geoff A., “Progress Towards the Development of a Long-Lived Venus Lander Duplex System,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  3. Geng, Steven M., Briggs, Maxwell H., Pearson, J. Boise, Godfroy, Thomas J., “Test Results From a Pair of 1 kWe Dual-Opposed Free-Piston Stirling Power Convertors Integrated with a Pumped NaK Loop,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  4. Juhasz, Albert J., “A Mass Computation Model for Light Weight Brayton Cycle Regenerator Heat Exchangers,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  5. Jaworske, Donald, A., Sanzi, James, L., “Evaluation of Graphite Foam for a Space Power System Heat Rejection Loop” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25-28, 2010.
  6. Lewandowski, Edward J., Schreiber, Jeffrey G., “Testing to Characterize the Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator Engineering Unit,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  7. Mason, Lee S., Poston, David, “A Summary of NASA Architecture Studies Utilizing Fission Surface Power Technology,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  8. Meer, David W., Lewandowski, Edward J., “Incorporating Vibration Test Results for the ASC into the System Dynamic Model,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  9. Reid, Terry V., Dyson, Rodger W., “Thermal Performance Expectations of the Advanced Stirling Convertor over a Range of OperatingScenarios,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  10. Spronz, Michael L., Ha, Chuong, Zampino, Edward J., Penswick, L. Barry, “Reliability Demonstration Approach for ASRG,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.
  11. Wilson, Scott D., Oriti, Salvatore M., “Advanced Stirling Convertor Testing at NASA GRC,” 8th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2010) Nashville, TN, July 25–28, 2010.

Technical Memorandums

  1. Birchenough, Arthur G., Hervol, David S., Gardner, Brent G., “Test Results from a High Power Linear Alternator Test Rig,” NASA/TM-2010-216910, November 2010
  2. Briggs, Maxwell H., Geng, Steven M., Robbie, Malcolm G., “Status of Kilowatt-Class Stirling Power Conversion Using a Pumped NaK Loop for Thermal Input,” NASA/TM-2010-216265, June 2010
  3. Colozza, Anthony J., Heller, Richard S., Wong, Wayne A., Hepp, Aloysius F., “Solar Energy Systems for Lunar Oxygen Generation,” NASA/TM-2010-216219, April 2010
  4. Cornell, Peggy A., Lewandowski, Edward J., Oriti, Salvatore M., Wilson, Scott D., “Stirling Convertor Extended Operation Testing and Data Analysis at Glenn Research Center” NASA/TM-2010-216231, July 2010
  5. Dugala, Gina M., “Test Rack Development for Extended Operation of Advanced Stirling Convertors at NASA Glenn Research Center,” NASA/TM-2010-216232, March 2010
  6. Hervol, David S., Briggs, Maxwell H., Owen, Albert K., Bragg-Sitton, Shannon M., Godfroy, Thomas J., “Test Results From a Direct Drive Gas Reactor Simulator Coupled to a Brayton Power Conversion Unit,” NASA/TM-2010-215843, February 2010
  7. Juhasz, Albert J., Rarick, Richard A., Rangarajan, Rajmohan, “High Efficiency Nuclear Power Plants Using Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor Technology,” NASA/TM-2009-215829, October 2009
  8. 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,” NASA/TM-2010-216742, August 2010
  9. Mason, Lee, “Recent Advances in Power Conversion and Heat Reject Technology for Fission Surface Power,” NASA/TM-2010-216761, July 2010
  10. Oriti, Salvatore M., Schifer, Nicholas A., “Recent Stirling Conversion Technology Developments and Operational Measurements at NASA Glenn Research Center,” NASA/TM-2010-216245, August 2010
  11. Schmitz, Paul C., Penswick, L. Barry, Shaltens, Richard K., “Lunar Surface Stirling Power Systems Using Isotope Heat Sources,” NASA/TM-2010-216352, July 2010

Contractor Reports

  1. Bragg-Sitton, Shannon M., Hervol, David S., Godfroy, Thomas J., “Testing of an Integrated Reactor Core Simulator and Power Conversion System with Simulated Reactivity Feedback” NASA/CR-2010-215842, May 2010.
  2. Meer, David W., Hill, Dennis, Ursic, Joseph J., “Advanced Stirling Convertor Dynamic Test Approach and Results”, NASA/CR-2010-216237, March 2010.