National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Glenn Research Center

FY 2011

Conference Papers

  1. Bagg, Stacey, Lewandowski, Edward, “Demagnetization Tests Performed on a Linear Alternator for a Stirling Power Convertor,” 9th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2011) San Diego, CA, July 31–August 3, 2011.
  2. Briggs, Maxwell H., “Implementation of a Sage-Based Stirling Model into a System Level Numerical Model of the Fission Power System Technology Demonstration Unit,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07–11, 2011.
  3. Briggs, Maxwell H., Schifer, Nicholas, “Evaluation of Advanced Stirling Convertor Net Heat Input Correlation Model Using a Thermal Standard,” 9th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2011) San Diego, CA, July 31–August 3, 2011.
  4. Dugala, Gina, Fraeman, Martin, Frankford, David, Duven, Dennis, Shamkovich, Andrei, Ambrose, Hollis, “The Small Radioisotope Power System at NASA Glenn Research Center,” 9th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2011) San Diego, CA, July 31–August 3, 2011.
  5. Geng, Steven M., Briggs, Maxwell H., Hervol, David S., “Performance of a Kilowatt Class Stirling Power Conversion System in a Thermodynamically Coupled Configuration,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07–11, 2011.
  6. Lewandowski, Edward J., Hill, Dennis, “Natural Convection Cooling of the Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator Engineering Unit,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07–11, 2011.
  7. Mason, Lee S., Carmichael, Chad, “A Small Fission Power System with Stirling Power Conversion for NASA Science Missions,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07-11, 2011.
  8. Mason, Lee S., Casani, John, Elliott, John, Fleurial, Jean-Pierre, MacPherson, Duncan, Nesmith, Bill, “A Small Fission Power System for NASA Planetary Science Missions,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07–11, 2011.
  9. Mason, Lee S., Palac, Donald, Gibson, Marc, Houts, Michael, Warren, John, Werner, Jim, “Design and Test Plans for a Non-Nuclear Fission Power System Technology Demonstration Unit,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07–11, 2011.
  10. Oriti, Salvatore, Wilson, Scott, “Advanced Stirling Convertor (ASC-E2) Performance Testing at NASA Glenn Research Center,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07–11, 2011.
  11. Oriti, Salvatore, “Extended operation of Stirling Convertors at NASA Glenn Research Center,” 9th International Energy conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2011) San Diego, CA, July 31–August 3, 2011.
  12. Reid, Terry, Wilson, Scott, Schifer, Nicholas A., Briggs, Maxwell H., “A Computational Methodology for Simulating Thermal Loss Testing of the Advanced Stirling Convertor,” 9th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2011) San Diego, CA, July 31–August 3, 2011.
  13. Shaler, Kelsey, Lewandowski, Edward, “Advanced Stirling Convertor (ASC) Performance Analysis Using Phasor Diagrams,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07–11, 2011.
  14. Schifer, Nicholas, Briggs, Maxwell, “Environmental Loss Characterization of an ASC-E2 Insulation Package Using a Mock Heater Head,” 9th International Energy Conversation Engineering Conference (IECEC 2011) San Diego, CA, July 31–August 3, 2011.
  15. Wilson, Scott, Reid, Terry, Schifer, Nicholas, Briggs, Maxwell, “Overview of Heat Addition and Efficiency Predictions for an Advanced Stirling Convertor,” 9th International Energy Conversation Engineering Conference (IECEC 2011) San Diego, CA, July 31–August 3, 2011.
  16. Wong, Wayne, Cornell, Peggy, “Advanced Stirling convertor (AWC) Technology Maturation in Preparation for Flight,” Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space Conference (NETS 2011) Albuquerque, NM, February 07–11, 2011.

Technical Memorandums

  1. Briggs, Maxwell H.; Geng, Steven M.; Pearson, J. Boise; Godfroy, Thomas J, “Summary of Test Results From a 1 kWe-Class Free-Piston Stirling Power Convertor Integrated With a Pumped NaK Loop,” NASA/TM-2010-216934, December 2010.
  2. Dyson, Rodger W., Bruder, Geoffrey A., “Progress Towards the Development of a Long-Lived Venus Lander Duplex System,” NASA/TM-2011-217018, May 2011.
  3. Geng, Steven M.; Briggs, Maxwell H.; Penswick, L. Barry; 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,” NASA/TM-2011-216266, March 2011.
  4. Geng, Steven M.; Briggs, Maxwell H.; Hervol, David S., “Performance of a Kilowatt-Class Stirling Power Conversion System in a Thermodynamically Coupled Configuration,” NASA/TM-2011-217098, September 2011.
  5. Mason, Lee S.; Poston, David I., “A Summary of NASA Architecture Studies Utilizing Fission Surface Power Technology,” NASA/TM-2011-216819, April 2011.