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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

2013

·          Composite Material Characterization using Microfocus X-ray Computed Tomography Image-based Finite Element Modeling, Ali Abdul-Aziz, D.J. Roth, R. Cotton, George F. Studor, Eric Christiansen, and P.C. Young, Materials Evaluation, pp. 167-174, Volume 71, No. 2, February 2013

 

 2012

·          Development of Automated Acoustic Emission Analysis Software for Self-Monitoring Smart COPV’s. D.J. Roth, C.T. Nichols, R.L. Saulsberry, J.M. Waller, J. Simmons, D. Weathers, J. Tylka, and R. Lucero. Composite Conference 2012, August 13-17, 2012, Las Cruces, NM.

 

·          Development of Novel Acoustic Emission Procedures for Prediction of Rupture in Carbon-Epoxy COPV’s. Waller, J., Nichols, C., Saulsberry, R., Abraham, R., Andrade, E., Tylka, J., Weathers, D., and Johnson, K. Composite Conference, 2012. Las Cruces, NM. August 13-17, 2012.

 

·          Elements of Nondestructive Examination for the Visual Inspection of Composite Structures. NASA/TM-2012-217371. WSTF-RD-1193-001-12. Yoder, T. and Beeson, H. NASA-JSC White Sands Test Facility, Las Cruces, NM  88004, September 2012.

 

·          High Resolution X-ray Micro-CT of Ultra-Thin Wall Space Components. D.J. Roth, R.W. Rauser, R.R. Bowman, P.J. Bonacuse, R.E. Martin, I.E. Locci, and M. Kelley. Presentation (July) and draft proceedings article (August).  QNDE 2012, Denver, CO., July 15-20, 2012.

 

·          Optimized Software Approaches to Predict Rupture in Fracture-Critical Composites and Implications for Structural Health Monitoring. Nichols C., Waller, J., Saulsberry, R., Johnson, K., Weathers, D., and Tylka, J. Composite Conference 2012, Las Cruces, NM, August 13-17, 2012.

 

·          Smart Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels (COPV’s). Banks, C., Madaras, E., Nichols, C., Richards, L., Roth, D., Russell, R., Saulsberry, R., Waller, J. Composite Conference 2012, Las Cruces, NM, August 13-17, 2012.

 

·          Standard Practice for Ultrasonic Testing of Flat Panel Composites and Sandwich Core Materials Used in Aerospace Applications. ASTM E 2580-12. American Society of Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA. 2012.

 

·          Use of Statistical Analysis of Acoustic Emission Data on Carbon-Epoxy COPV Materials-of-Construction for Enhanced Felicity Ratio Onset Determination. Abraham, R., Johnson, K., Nichols C., Saulsberry, R., and Waller, J. Final NASA USRP Report, White Sands Test Facility, January 2012.

 

·          Voluntary Consensus Standards for Nondestructive Testing of COPV’s used in Aerospace Applications. Waller, J. and Saulsberry, R. Composite Conference 2012. Las Cruces, NM. August 13-17, 2012

2011

·          A Comparison of the Capability of Sensitivity Level 3 and Sensitivity Level 4 Fluorescent Penetrants to Detect Fatigue Cracks in Various Metals. NASA TM2011-215869.  B.H. Parker. January 2011.

 

·          A Novel Automated Method for Analyzing Cylindrical Computed Tomography Data. D.J. Roth, E.R. Burke, R.W. Rauser, and R.E. Martin. Presentation and extended abstract paper (8 pages) at fall 2011 ASNT conference, Palm Springs Convention Center. Palm Springs, CA, October 24-28, pp. 139-145.

 

·          Binomial Test Method for Determining Probability of Detection Capability for Fracture Critical Applications. NASA/TP–2011-217176. Generazio, Edward R. September 2011. 

 

·          Improving Data Collection and Analysis Interface For The Data Acquisition Software of the Spin Lab At NASA Glenn Research Center. NASA TN-2011-217015. Ali Abdul-Aziz1, Ben Curatolo, and Mark Woike, July 2011.

 

·          Material Characterization and Geometric Segmentation of a Composite Structure Using Microfocus X-Ray Computed Tomography Image-Based Finite Element Modeling. Ali Abdul-Aziz, Don J. Roth, R. Cotton, George F. Studor, Eric Christiansen, and P.C. Young. July 2011. 

 

·          Measuring Moisture Levels in Graphite Epoxy Composite Sandwich Structures. Mark Nurge, Robert Youngquist, and Stanley Starr. NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 35, No. 5, May 2011, page 38.

 

·          Method for Accurately Calibrating a Spectrometer Using Broadband Light. Robert Youngquist and Stephen Simmons. NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 35. No. 8. August 2011, pp. 44.

 

·          Receiving and Handling Procedures for Composite Pressure Vessels. WJI-LFACMGMT-0076.C. Yoder, T., Greene, N., Beeson, H., White Sands Test Facility Job Instruction, NASA-JSC White Sands Test Facility, Las Cruces, NM, 88004. June 30, 2011.

 

·          Rotor Health Monitoring Combining Spin Tests and Data Driven Anomaly Detection Methods. A. Abdul-Aziz, Mark. R. Woike, Nikunj. C. Oza, Bryan. L. Matthews, and John D. lekki. Journal of Structural Health Monitoring, SAGE Journals Online at http://mcu.sagepub.com. January 31, 2011, Reference No. 147592171039581.

 

·          Terahertz Computed Tomography of NASA Thermal Protection System Materials. ASNT 2012 Outstanding Paper Award. D.J. Roth, S. Reyes-Rodriguez, D.A. Zimdars, R.W. Rauser, and W.W. Ussery. Materials Evaluation, Vol. 69, No. 9, September 2011, pp. 1090-1098. 

 

·          Thermography to Inspect Insulation of Large Cryogenic Tanks. Ellen Arens and Robert Youngquist. NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 35, No. 9, September 2011, pp. 32.

 

·          Use of Numerical Analysis of Acoustic Emission Data to Optimize Failure Prediction in Carbon-Epoxy Materials. Tylka, J.M., Nichols, C.T., Waller, J.M., Johnson, K.L., Saulsberry, R.L. Final NASA USRP Report, White Sands Test Facility, December 2011.

 

·          Validating Design of Experiments for Determining Probability of Detection Capability (DOEPOD) for Fracture Critical Applications. Generazio, E. R. Materials Evaluation, Vol. 69, N0. 12, December 2011.

 

·          Why Major Programs Need Innovation Support Labs: An Example from the Space Shuttle Launch Program at KSC. Robert C. Youngquist, Stanley O. Starr, Charles G. Stevenson, Jorge E. Rivera, and Steven J. Sullivan. AIAA Space 2011 Conference, Space Shuttle Legacy Session, Sept. 2011.

 

·          X-Ray Inspection Simulations for the Interior Skin-to-Flange Weld for the NASA Ares Rocket Segment. D.J. Roth, Ali Abdul-Aziz, J.N. Gray. Materials Evaluation, Vol. 69, No. 6, June 2011.

 2010

·          A Comparison of Infrared Thermography and X-Ray Computer Tomography for the Characterization of Damage in Composite Sandwich Structure. Cramer, K. E. and Jackson, W. C. Presented at SPIE Defense Security & Sensing Symposium, April 5-9, 2010. Orlando, Florida. 

 

·          Application of Micro-focus Volumetric Computed Tomography to Characterization of Composite Materials.  Winfree, W.P., Parker, F.R., Grainger, J.L., and Howell, P.A. Presented at 37th Annual Review of Progress in QNDE, July 18-23, 2010, San Diego, California.  

·          Detection of Liner Cracking in Composite Overwrap Pressure Vessels Wincheski, R.A., Simpson, J.Wl, Dawicke, D.S., and Williams, P.A.  Presented at ASNT 19th Annual Research Symposium & Spring Conference, March 22-25, 2010, Williamsburg, Virginia.   

·          Development and Demonstration of a Self-Organizing Diagnostic System for Structural Health Monitoring. Development and Evaluation of Sensor Concepts for Ageless Aerospace Vehicles – Report 6., NASA CR-2010-216186, January 2010.

 

·          Development of a Flaw Detection/Health Monitoring Scheme for Turbine Engine Rotating Components. A. Abdul-Aziz, Mark R. Woike, John D. Lekki, and George Y. Baaklini. Presented at the AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace 2010. April 20 - 22, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

·          Handheld White Light Interferometer for Measuring Defect Depth in Windows. Robert Youngquist, Stephen Simmons, and Robert Cox. NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 34, No. 11, November 2010, page 64.

 

·          Implication of Microwave Holography using Minimum Required Frequency Samples for Weakly- and Strongly-Scattering Indications. M. Fallahpour, J.T. Case, S. Kharkovsky, and R. Zoughi. 37th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (QNDE), 07/18 - 07/23/2010.

 

·          Inductive Non-contact Position Sensor. Robert Youngquist, Alyssa Garcia, and Stephen Simmons. NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 34, No. 10, October 2010, page 25.

 

·          Infrared Thermography and X-ray Computed Tomography as Complementary Techniques for the Characterization of Damage in Composite Sandwich Structure. Cramer, K. E. and Jackson, W. C. Presented at 2010 Aircraft Airworthiness & Sustainment Conference, May 10-13, 2010. Austin, Texas.

 

·          K-band Varactor Diode-Tuned Elliptical Slot Antenna. Sergey Kharkovsky, Mohammad Tayeb Ghasr, Mohamed Abou-Khousa, and Reza Zoughi. IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters 7/27/2010.

 

·          Mass Conservation in Modeling Moisture Diffusion in Multi-layer Composite and Sandwich Structures. Mark A Nurge, Robert C Youngquist, and Stanley O Starr. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, published 22 March 2010.

 

·          Method for Detecting Perlite Compaction in Large Cryogenic Tanks. Robert Youngquist. NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 34, No. 4, April 2010, page 21.

 

·          Modeling of a Surface Acoustic Wave Strain Sensor. Wilson, W.C., Winfree, W.P., and Atkinson, G.M. Presented at Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems 2010, June 21-25, 2010, Anaheim, California.  

 

·          Monitoring of Thermal Protection Systems using Robust Self-Organizing Optical Fiber Sensing Networks. Feasibility and Initial Design Study. N. Hoschke, D.C. Price, and D.A. Scott. CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering Report No. EP 105430, September 2010. 

 

·          NASA NDE Program. E.R. Generazio. DoD NDE Communications Meeting, Washington, DC. May 2010. 

 

·          NDE Software Integration. D.J. Roth. Presentation to the local chapter of the American Society of Nondestructive Testing, N. Royalton, OH. March 15, 2010. 

 

·          NDE Wave & Image Processor Software Application, NDEWIP V3.0. D. J. Roth.  New Technology Report, August 2010.

 

·          On-Orbit Infrared Thermography of International Space Station Radiator. Winfree, W.P., Howell, P.A., Morton, R.D., Koshti, A.J., and Reynolds, G. L. Presented at the ASNT 19th Annual Research Symposium & Spring Conference, March 22-26, 2010, Williamsburg, Virginia.  

 

·          Propulsion Health Monitoring Of a Turbine Engine Disk Using Spin Test Data. TM-2010-216743. A. Abdul-Aziz, Mark Woike, Nikunj Oza, Bryan Mathews, and George Baakilini. Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring. 16th Annual International, Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7650-45, March 2010. 7-11 March 2010. San Diego, California USA.

 

·          Recent Improvements in Analysis and Display of NDE Data at NASA. D. J. Roth, R. W. Rauser, A. Abdul-Aziz, E. Burke, G. Studor, B.A., Davis, S. Zhang, R. Cotton, and M. Marsh. Review of Progress in QNDEMarriott San Diego Mission Valley, San Diego, California. July 18 – 23, 2010.

 

·          Spectrometer Wavelength Calibration Using Spectrally Resolved White Light Interferometry. Robert C. Younqguist, Stephen M. Simmons, and Andrea Belanger. Optics Letters, Vol. 35, 2257-2259 (2010).

 

·          Thermographic Characterization of Near Surface Flaws in Reinforce Carbon-Carbon Panels. Winfree, W. P. and Howell, P. A. Presented at 34th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, January 24-29, 2010, Daytona Beach, Florida.  

 

·          Thermographic NDE Inspections during Thermal Cycle Testing of Reinforced Carbon-Carbon Joggle Edges at Sandia National Laboratories Solar Thermal Test Facility. Howell, P. A., Daryabeigi, K., and Prosser, W. H. Presented at the ASNT 19th Annual Research Symposium & Spring Conference, March 22-26, 2010. Williamsburg, Virginia.  

 

·          Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection for an Isogrid Structural Element with Cracks. NASA/TM—2010-216090. D. J. Roth, R. P. Tokars, R. E. Martin, R. W. Rauser, J.C. Aldrin, and E.J. Schumacher. Materials Evaluation, Vol. 68, No. 1, pp. 76 – 83, January 2010.

 

·          X-ray Inspection Simulations for the Interior Skin-to-Flange Weld for the NASA Ares Rocket Segment. D. J. Roth, Ali Abdul-Aziz, and J. N. Gray. Submitted to Materials Evaluation, May 2010.

2009

·          A Comparison of Surface Acoustic Wave Modeling Methods. Wilson, W. C. and Atkinson, G. M. Presented at Nanotech Conference & Exposition 2009, May 3-7, 2009, Houston, Texas.  

 

·          A Comparison of the Capability of Sensitivity Level 3 and Sensitivity Level 4 Fluorescent Penetrants to Detect Fatigue Cracks in Aluminum. NASA TM2009-215850. B.H. Parker. December 2009. 

 

·          A Real-Time Microwave Camera at 24 GHz (K-Band). M. T. Ghasr, M. A. Baumgartner, D. Clark, S. Kharkovsky, M. Abou-Khousa, and R. Zoughi. QNDE, 6/2/2009. 

 

·          Application of Air Coupled Acoustic Thermography (ACAT) for Inspection of Honeycomb Sandwich Structures.  Zalameda, J.N., Winfree, W.P., Pergantis, C., Flanagan, D., and Deschepper, D. Presented at SPIE Defense Security and Sensing 2009. April 13-17, 2009. Orlando, Florida.  

 

·          CIVA: Simulation Software for NDT Applications. Schumacher. E.J. and Roth, D.J. Conference Proceedings, NDT in Canada 2009 National Conference, London, Ontario. August 25-27, 2009.

 

·          CIVA: NDT Simulation Software Modeling of Composites and Titanium. E.J. Schumacher, D.J. Roth, John Aldrin. Presentation for Defense Working Group on NDT conference, Sparks, NV Nov. 17 - 19, 2009.

 

·          Design of Experiments for Validating Probability of Detection Capability of NDE Systems and for Qualification of Inspectors. E.R. Generazio. Materials Evaluation, Vol. 67, No. 6, pp 730-738. June 2009. 

 

·          Design of Experiments for Validating Probability of Detection Capability of NDE Systems (DOEPOD) V1.0 Manual. E.R. Generazio, July 2009. 

 

·          Development and Evaluation of Sensor Concepts for Ageless Aerospace Vehicles. Report 5, Phase 2 Implementation of the Concept Demonstrator. NASA CR-2009-215931. September 2009.  

 

·          Health Monitoring of a Rotating Disk Using a Combined Analytical-Experimental Approach. TM-2009-215675. A. Abdul-Aziz, Mark Woike, Nikunj Oza, Bryan Mathews and George Baakilini), Sept. 2009.

 

·          Modulated Elliptical Slot. M. A. Abou-Khousa. Ph.D Dissertation presented to the Faculty of Graduate School of UMR 5/7/2009.

 

·          NASA Opportunities for Passive Wireless SAW Sensors. Wilson, W. C. Presented at CANEUS Fly-By-Wireless 2009. June 8-12, 2009, Montreal, Canada. 

 

·          NDE for Characterizing Oxidation Damage in Reinforced Carbon-Carbon. Don J. Roth (Glenn Research Center), Richard W. Rauser (University of Toledo), Nathan S. Jacobson (Glenn Research Center), Russell A. Wincheski (Langley Research Center), James L. Walker (Marshall Space Flight Center), Laura A. Cosgriff (Cleveland State University). PacRim8 Proceedings and Invited Presentation, PacRim8. May 31-June 5, 2009. Vancouver, BC, Canada.  

 

·          Nondestructive Evaluation of Advanced Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites - A Technology Assessment. NASA/CR-2009-215566. Yolken, H. and Matzkanin, G. A. February 2009, pp 56.  

·          Processing and Probability Analysis of Pulsed Terahertz NDE Corrosion under Shuttle Tile Data.  Anastasi, R.F., Madaras, E.I., Seebo, J.P., and Ely, T. M. Presented at SPIE Smart Structures and Materials Conference, March 8-12, 2009. San Diego, California.  

 

·          Rapid Rotary Scanner and Portable Coherent Wideband Q-Band Transceiver for High-Resolution Millimeter Wave Imaging Applications. M.T. Ghasr, D. Pommerenke, J.T. Case, A.D. McClanahan, A. Aflaki-Beni, M. Abou-Khousa, K. Guinn, F. De Paulis, S. Kharkovsky and R. Zoughi. 12/30/2009.

 

·          Real-Time and Portable Microwave Imaging System. Mohammad Tayeb Ghasr. Ph.D Dissertation presented to the Faculty of Graduate School of UMR, 7/26/2009.

 

·          Real-Time One-Shot Portable Microwave Imaging System (Microwave Camera) for Nondestructive Testing Applications. R. Zoughi and F. Hepburn. NASA STI Series Report - Technical Publication (TP) 4/1/2009.

 

·          Simulations of the Thermographic Response of Near Surface Flaws in Reinforce Carbon-Carbon Panels. Winfree, W. P.; Howell, P. A.; and Burke, E. R. Presented at QNDE 2009 - Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation Conference, July 26-31, 2009. Kingston, Rhode Island.

 

·          Software Management Plan for NDEWIP. D. J. Roth. November 2009.  

 

·          Terahertz NDE of Stressed Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels - Initial Testing. NASA/TM-2009-215575. Madaras, E. I., Seebo, J. P., and Anastasi, R. F. February 2009, pp 50. 

 

·          Thermographic Detection of Near Surface Flaws in Reinforce Carbon-Carbon Panels. Winfree, W. P. and Howell, P. A. Presented at SPIE Defense Security and Sensing 2009. April 13-17, 2009, Orlando, Florida.  

 

·          Thermographic Methods of Detecting Insulation Voids in Large Cryogenic Tanks. (2009). Arens E., Youngquist B., Starr S., and Nurge M. Spring ASNT Conference. Williamsburg, VA.

 

·          Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection Experiments and Simulations for an Isogrid Structural Element with Cracks. D.J. Roth, R.P. Tokars, R.E. Martin, R.W. Rauser, J.C. Aldrin, and E.J. Schumacher.   QNDE Presentation, 36th Annual QNDE Conference. Kingston, RI, July 2009. Abridged version published in QNDE Proceedings, April 2010.  

 

·          Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection Test Simulations of Welded Components at NASA. NASA/TM-2009-215512. D.J. Roth, R.P. Tokars, R.E. Martin, R.W. Rauser, J.C. Aldrin, and E.J. Schumacher. Materials Evaluation, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 60 – 65, January 2009.  QNDE Presentation July 2008. Abridged version published in QNDE Proceedings, April. 2009.

 

 2008

·          A Comparison of Surface Acoustic Wave Modeling Methods. Wilson, W. C.; and Atkinson, G. M.:    Presented at NSTI Nanotech 2008 - 11th International Conference on Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, June 1-5, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts.  

 

·          Characterization of Optical Fiber Bragg Gratings as Strain Sensors Considering Load Direction. Emmons, Michael C.; Sunny Karnani, Stefano Trono, K P Mohanchandra, Gregory P. Carman, and W Lance Richards: Proc. ASME Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Ellicott City, MD, October 28-30, 2008.

 

·          Computational NDE Capabilities Assessment Review: Eddy Current NDE. Williams, P.A.; and Aldrin, J.C. Presented at American Society for Nondestructive Testing Fall Conference & Quality Testing Show (ASNT) 2008, November 10-14, 2008, Charleston, South Carolina.  

 

·          Eddy Current COPV Overwrap and Liner Thickness Measurement System and Data Analysis for 40-Inch Kevlar COPVs SN002 and SN027. Wincheski, R. A. NASA/TM-2008-215105, January 2008.  pp. 16.  

 

·          Evaluation of Acoustic Emission NDE of Kevlar Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels.  Horne, M. R.; and Madaras, E. I.: NASA/TM-2008-215558, December 2008, pp. 36.  

 

·          Investigation of Fiber Waviness in a Thick Glass Composite Beam Using THz, Anastasi, R. F. Presented at SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, March 9-13, 2008, San Diego, California.  

 

·          NASA NDE Applications for Mobile MEMS Devices and Sensors. Wilson, W. C., and Atkinson, G. M. Presented at Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems 2008, June 1-8, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts. 1142.  

 

·          On-Orbit Passive Thermography.  Howell, P.A., Winfree, W.P.,.and Cramer, K.E.Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, Volume 23, No. 3, September 2008, p. 195-210.

 

·          Passive Wireless SAW Sensors for IVHM.  Wilson, W. C.; Perey, D. F.; and Atkinson, G. M.:   Presented at 2008 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, May 18-21, 2008. Honolulu, Hawaii. 3049.  

 

·          Raman Spectroscopy Investigations of Strain and Aging Effects in Kevlar Composite Overwrap Pressure Vessels (COPVs).  Williams, P. A.; Wincheski, R.A., Simpson, J. W., and Bly, J. B. Presented at American Society for Nondestructive Testing Fall Conference & Quality Testing Show (ASNT) 2008, November 10-14, 2008, Charleston, South Carolina.  

 

·          Structural Health Monitoring of Thermal Protection Systems. Scott, D. A; D. C. Price; N. Hoschke, and W.L. Richards. Submitted to the 2nd Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Melbourne, Australia, Dec 2008.

 

·          Thermographic Detection of Subsurface Flaws in Reinforce Carbon-Carbon Panels.  Winfree, W. P.; Howell, P. A.; and Prosser, W. H.:   Presented at American Society for Nondestructive Testing Fall Conference & Quality Testing Show (ASNT) 2008, November 10-14, 2008, Charleston, South Carolina.   

 

·          Ultrasonic Inspection Simulations of Critical Components at NASA. D.J. Roth, R.P.R.E. Martin, R.W. Rauser, J.C. Aldrin. Aviation Safety Technical Program, October 2008 and NESC TDT Face-to-face meeting, ASNT Fall Conference, November 2008.

 

Undated Publications

·          Binomial Test Method for Determining Probability of Detection Capability for Fracture Critical Applications (DOEPOD)

 

·          Directed Design of Experiments for Validating Probability of Detection Capability of NDE Systems (DOEPOD)

 

·          Mass Conservation in Modeling Moisture Diffusion in Multi-layer Carbon Composite Structures

 

·          Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) for Characterizing Oxidation Damage in Cracked Reinforced Carbon-Carbon

 

·          Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection Simulations of Welded Components at NASA 

 

·          Validating design of Experiments for Determining Probability of Detection Capability for Fracture Critical Applications (DOEPOD)

 

·          Strain Measurement Validation of Embedded Fiber Bragg Gratings, (2010), Emmons, Michael C.,  Karnani, Sunny,  Trono, Stefano,  Mohanchandra, Kotekar P.,  Richards, W., Lance, Carman, Gregory P., International Journal of Optomechatronics, 4:1, 22-33. 

 

·          Optimized Software Approaches to Predict Rupture in Fracture-Critical Composite Components, Nichols, C.T., Waller, J.M., Saulsberry, R.L., Johnson, K.L., Weathers, D.E., and Tylka, J.M.

 

·          Validating Design of Experiments for Determining Probability of Detection Capability (DOEPOD), E. R. Generazio.

 

·          Modulated Elliptical Slot Antenna for Electric field Mapping and Microwave Imaging, M.A.Abou-Khousa, M.T.Ghasr, S.Kharkovsky, D.Pommerenke, R.Zoughi, IEEE Transactions on Antennas in Propagation.

 

·          Practice for Active Thermography of Aerospace Composites, ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing, WK40707, American Society of Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA.

 

·          Standard Practice for Infrared Flash Thermography of Composite Panels and Repair Patches Used in Aerospace Applications, WK 40626, ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing, American Society of Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA, 5-year re-approval of ASTM E2582-07.

 

·          Standard Guide for Nondestructive Testing of Composite Overwrap in Filament Wound Pressure Vessels Used in Aerospace Applications, WK 29034, ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing, American Society of Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA.

 

·          Standard Guide for Nondestructive Testing of Thin-Walled Metallic Liners in Filament Wound Pressure Vessels Used in Aerospace Applications, WK 29068, ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing, American Society of Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA.

 

Patent Disclosures

·          Articulated Manufacturer-Grade Interior Laser Profilometer for the Inspection, Qualification, and Manufacturer Verification of NORS and DOT Pressure Vessels. MSC-25535-1

 

·          Calibration of Spectrometer Using Broadband Light. Robert Youngquist. Provisional Patent Filing, 2/10, KSC-13331.

 

·          Directed Design of Experiments for Validating Probability of Detection Capability of a Test System. E. R. Generazio, March 10, 2009, Patent application 61/158868. 

 

·          Development of Automated Structural Health Monitoring and Qualification Methods and Software for Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels. MSC-25421-1.

 

·          Electric Field Quantitative Measurement System and Method. LAR 16565-1. E. R. Generazio, January 25, 2010. Patent application completed January 2010.  

 

·          Exterior Eddy Current Crack Detection Module for Manufacturer-Grade NDE Scanner for the Inspection and Qualification of Pressure Vessels. MSC-25534-1.

 

·          Exterior Laser Profilometry Module for Manufacturer-Grade NDE Scanner for the Inspection, Qualification, and Manufacturer Verification of Pressure Vessels. MSC-25538-1.

 

·          Inductive Non-contact Position Sensor. KSC-13265. Provisional Patent Filed. Robert Youngquist (11/09).

 

·          Interior Eddy Current Crack Detection Module for Manufacturer-Grade NDE Scanner for the Inspection and Qualification of Pressure Vessels. MSC-25537-1.

 

·          Interior Laser Profilometry Module for Manufacturer-Grade NDE Scanner for the Inspection, Qualification, and Manufacturer Verification of Pressure Vessels. MSC-25533-1.

 

·          Modular Manufacturer-Grade NDE Scanner for the Inspection, Qualification, and Manufacturer Verification of Pressure Vessels Using Interchangeable Probes. MSC-25536-1.




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