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Dissertations from 2021

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Network based pressure drop modeling of heterogeneous porous hybrid rocket motor grains, Joseph Robert Kennedy Buckley

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Assessment of performance parameter uncertainty of a solid fuel ramjet, William Jarrett Hankins

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Implications of alternative in-situ propellants used in nuclear thermal propulsion engines, Dennis Nikitaev

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Development and testing of a rotating detonation rocket engine with a racetrack combustor and shear-coaxial injectors, Evan Colson Unruh

Theses from 2020

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Double wall heat transfer with full-coverage effusion with and without louver slot cooling, Austin Click

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Surface heat transfer characteristics of a transfer turbine blade with pressure side film cooling and different tip gaps, Hallie Collopy

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Ablation heat transfer characteristics of a polymer coolant medium for warm gas generator applications, Dakota J. Haring

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MCNP design of radiation shielding for pulsed fusion propulsion, David Jason Hewitt

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Effect of sulfur and a perfluoropolyether on the ignition and decomposition of solid fuels for ramjets, Daniel A. Jones

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Experimental investigation of a liquid-gas dual-swirl coaxial injector under self-pulsation, Isheeta Sunil Ranade

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Aerodynamic and heat transfer characteristics of a transonic turbine blade tip with pressure-side film cooling, Michael Sampson

Theses from 2019

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High-order hybrid Roe-WENO schemes for interface advective flux reconstruction, Hayden Arceneaux

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On the Neumann boundary condition for the acoustic-wave Helmholtz equation, and the relationship between pressure and density fluctuations, Sattik Basu

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Aerodynamic effects of integrated lifting surfaces on very low Earth orbit small satellites, William J. Bickett

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Study of effects of rigid body vibrations on external hypersonic flow using smoothed particle hydrodynamics, Tyler Englestad

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Manufacturing effects on water cavitation in long L/D sharp edge inlet orifices, Robert Dalton Hicks

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Analytical aeroelastic models for chordwise and spanwise flexible flapping wings in forward flight, Deepa Kodali

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Complexity assessment using systems modelling language models, Victor Emmanuel Pierre Lopez

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Experimental force and wing motion measurements of a bioinspired flapping wing in a Martian density condition, Jesse Lee McCain

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Seeding hydrogen propellant in nuclear thermal propulsion engines, Dennis Nikitaev

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Supply channel heat transfer with simultaneous impingement jet array cooling and crossflow cooling, David Ritchie

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Three-dimensional modeling of fusion yield in plasma jet-driven magneto-inertial fusion, Kevin John Schillo

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Investigations of augmented heat transfer due to elastic instabilities within low-inertia flows with streamline curvature, Mengying Su

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Two-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic modeling of cylindrical plasma jets confined magneto-inertial fusion targets, Seth Thompson

Theses from 2018

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Exergy analysis of the environmental control and life support system, Raymond Chow

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Physics of ignition and burn wave propagation in advanced thermonuclear fusion targets, Ross Jared Cortez

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Solid rocket motor static fire test stand optimization : load cell effects and other uncertainties, Charles W. Freeman II

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Evaluation of electric solid propellant responses to electrical factors and electrode configurations, Andrew Timothy Hiatt

Dissertations from 2017

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The effects of wing flexibility on the flight performance and stability of flapping wing micro air vehicles, James Edward Bluman

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A study of optical and physical probe diagnostic techniques for atmospheric-pressure plasmas, Steven J. Doyle

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Design and testing of a Hall effect thruster with additively manufactured components, Ethan Hopping

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A closed-form solution to the aeroelastic response of an elastic plate in axial flow, Cory Ryan Medina

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Analytical investigation of thermoacoustic instabilities in premixed combustion systems, Vijaya Krishna Rani

Dissertations from 2016

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Stochastic theory and direct numerical simulations of the relative motion of high-stokes number particles in isotropic turbulence, Rohit Dhariwal

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Investigation of liquid rocket swirl coaxial injection dynamics under self-excited high frequency oscillations, Chad Jonathan Eberhart

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Regression rate study of porous axial-injection, end-burning hybrid fuel grains, Matthew A. Hitt

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Like-doublet injectors : the effects of varying the impingement distance and an analysis of the primary atomization zone, Brian A. Sweeney

Dissertations from 2015

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High frequency combustion instability control through acoustic modulation at the inlet boundary for liquid rocket engine applications, John William Bennewitz

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Investigation of numerical viscosities and dissipation rates of shock-capturing schemes for implicit large-eddy simulation, Shreyas Bidadi

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Dynamic calibration and analysis of crack tip propagation in energetic materials using real-time radiography, Ali Butt

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Influences of target surface roughness on impingement jet array heat transfer, Warren Buzzard

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Measurement of solid rocket propellant burning rate using x-ray imaging, Matthew D. Denny

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Flow induced vibration on piezoelectric structures : theory, characterization, and application, Felix E. Ewere

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Early stages of methane combustion in an atmospheric cylindrical chamber with on-axis or off-axis shear co-axial injector, Brian K. Holcombe

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Advanced digital methods for solid propellant burning rate determination, Daniel A. Jones

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Regression rate determination of a gas generator hybrid rocket motor with GOX, Michael D. Mascaro

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Investigation of the numerical characteristics of the flowfield dependent variation method, Seyi Festus Olatoyinbo

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Magnetically levitating low-friction test stand for the evaluation of micro-thrusters, Amit Patel

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Simplified population growth modeling for low earth orbit, Thomas Percy

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Jet array impingement heat transfer : effects of target plate distance, Reynolds number, and hole spacing, Zhong Ren

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Performance of full coverage effusion cooling with cross flow supply, Nathaniel Rogers

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An investigation of grain boundary character evolution in nickel 200, Olivia Dehaven Underwood

Theses from 2014

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Analytic model to estimate thermonuclear neutron yield in z-pinches using the magnetic Noh problem, Rachael Agnew

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3D modeling of heat transfer and gas flow in a grooved ring fuel element for nuclear thermal propulsion, Laura Ashley Barkett

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Indirect and direct methods for measuring a dynamic throat diameter in a solid rocket motor, Lauren Colbaugh

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Three-dimensional model of a plasma railgun using smoothed particle hydrodynamics, Lloyd M. Jackson

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Modal analysis and acoustic transmission through offset-core honeycomb sandwich panels, Adam Dustin Mathias

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A theoretical study of the complete acoustics of a duct with multiple discontinuities in cross-section, Vijaya Krishna Rani

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Three-dimensional modeling of an ideal nozzle for advanced propulsion, Kevin Schillo

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Atomic scale study of the influence of grain boundary character on segregation and oxidation in commercially pure nickel, Shery Welsh

Theses from 2013

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Monte Carlo assessment of solid propellant burning rate measurement, John A. Evans

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Numerical simulations of plasma dynamics using the flowfield dependent variation (FDV) method, Bassem Girgis

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Effects of plasma jet parameters, ionization, thermal conduction, and radiation on stagnation conditions of an imploding plasma liner, Miloš Stanić

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Analytical evaluation of the trajectories of hypersonic projectiles launched into space, John David Stutz

Theses from 2012

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Preliminary trajectory analysis of a nuclear fusion propulsion fly-by mission to Saturn and beyond, Brian Riehm

Dissertations from 2010

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Prediction of bond failure of FRP layers and concrete interface using a finite element method, Holley L. Britton

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Cold flow simulation of vortex shedding in a segmented solid rocket motor, Rasheed Durojaye

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The effects of chamber pressure variation on swirl injector atomization, Chad Jonathan Eberhart

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Efficient tethered aerostat model formulation using non-recursive and recursive rigid body dynamics, Bradley C. Hembree

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Experimental injector element stability characterization and combustion imaging, Robert LaShawn Ikard

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Achieving Mars sample return on a single Ares V launch, Ashley Jones

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Weapons bay acoustic suppression using a novel rod in crossflow configuration, Shane Lackey

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Raindrop demise in a high-speed projectile flowfield, Bruce Emerson Moylan

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Development of a liquid oxygen facility for rocket engine injector performance testing, Henry W. Mulkey

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Accuracy of real time radiography burning rate measurement, Bisola Olaniyi

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Failure analysis of braided u-shaped metal bellows flexible hoses, Stephen O. Pierce

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Scaling a single element combustor to replicate combustion instability modes of a liquid rocket engine, Brian A. Sweeney

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Evaluation of hydro-mechanical pulsation for rocket injector research, Matthew B. Wilson

Theses from 2009

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Characterization of gaseous oxygen and methane injectors under high pressure combustion, Ryan Saffell

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Mission analysis using experimental results from an 8-cm ion thruster, Andre A. Turner Jr.

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Experimental evaluation of regression rates in a hypergolic hybrid motor system, Zachary Keith Wingard

Dissertations from 2008

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Theoretical and computational considerations for an approximation to the medium thrust two-body problem, Robert B. Adams

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Hardware-assisted path profiling in microprocessor systems implemented on top of an FPGA, Brett A. Boren

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Laboratory-scale injector instability mode assessment, Robert E. Byrd Jr.

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Experimental investigation of the Qu Tube heat pipe, Sean F. Entrekin

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Uncertainty analysis of probability of kill in indirect fire simulations, Lisa M. Fink

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Influence of variable thrust parameters on swirl injector fluid mechanics, Robert J. Kenny

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Methods of analysis of ultrasonic echoes to determine solid propellant burning rates, Marcus A. Marshall

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Study of the stability of scaled uncontrolled kinetic energy kill projectiles, Serena Osborne

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Application of the loci-based discontinuous Galerkin Method to acoustics, Scott B. Tashakkor

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Mixed oxidizer hybrid propulsion system optimization under uncertainty using applied response surface methodology and Monte Carlo simulation, James Joshua Whitehead

Theses from 2007

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Experimental methodology for measuring combustion and injector coupled responses, Ryan C. Cavitt

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Aerodynamic testing and analysis of offset planar wings and opposing offset tails, Amanda Neely Horton

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Characterization of a cold flow non-axisymmetric supersonic ejector, David M. Lineberry

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Application of response surface methods to characterize missile performance, Angela Sheree Long

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Lindl-Widner diagrams for plasma liner driven magneto-inertial fusion, Seth Thompson

Theses from 2006

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Feasibility of a guided interceptor, Philip Hahn