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Submissions from 2017

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Improving Sensitivity of Electrochemical Sensors with Convective Transport in Free-Standing, Carbon Nanotube Structures, Benjamin J. Brownlee, Kevin M. Marr, Jonathan C. Claussen, and Brian D. Iverson

Submissions from 2016

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Comparison of Airfoil Precomputational Analysis Methods for Optimization of Wind Turbine Blades, Ryan Barrett and Andrew Ning

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Infrared Visualization of the Cavity Effect Using Origami-Inspired Surfaces, Mitchell J. Blanc, Rydge B. Mulford, Matthew R. Jones, and Brian D. Iverson

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Scenario Analysis for Techno-Economic Model Development of U.S. Offshore Wind Support Structures, Rick Damiani, Andrew Ning, Ben Maples, Aaron Smith, and Katherine Dykes

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Optimization-Based Path Planning for Separation Assurance on Small Unmanned Aircraft, Matthew Duffield, Andrew Ning, and Timothy McLain

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Wind Plant System Engineering through Optimization of Layout and Yaw Control, Paul Fleming, Andrew Ning, Pieter Gebraad, and Katherine Dykes

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Maximization of the Annual Energy Production of Wind Power Plants by Optimization of Layout and Yaw-Based Wake Control, Pieter Gebraad, Jared Thomas, Andrew Ning, Paul Fleming, and Katherine Dykes

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UAV Path-Planning using Bézier Curves and a Receding Horizon Approach, Bryce Ingersoll, Kyle Ingersoll, Patrick DeFranco, and Andrew Ning

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Single-Degree-of-Freedom Rigidly Foldable Origami Flashers, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Aerodynamic Performance Characterization of Leading Edge Protrusions on Small Propellers, Kevin Moore and Andrew Ning

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Towards Developing Product Applications of Thick Origami Using the Offset Panel Technique, Michael R. Morgan, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Facilitating Deployable Mechanisms and Structures via Developable Lamina Emergent Arrays, Todd G. Nelson, Robert J. Lang, Nathan Pehrson, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Integrated Design of Downwind Land-based Wind Turbines using Analytic Gradients, Andrew Ning and Derek Petch

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Parameterized Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine Wake Model Using CFD Vorticity Data, Andrew Ning and Eric Tingey

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Polynomial Chaos for the Computation of Annual Energy Production in Wind Farm Layout Optimization, Santiago Padrón, Andrew P.J. Stanley, Jared Thomas, Juan Alonso, and Andrew Ning

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Analyzing the Stability Properties of Kaleidocycles, Clarke A. Safsten, Travis B. Fillmore, Andrew E. Logan, Denise M. Halverson, and Larry L. Howell

Submissions from 2015

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Effect of Airfoil and Composite Layer Thicknesses on an Aerostructural Blade Optimization for Wind Turbines, Ryan Barrett, Ian Freeman, and Andrew Ning

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Thick Rigidly Foldable Structures Realized by an Offset Panel Technique, Bryce Edmondson, Robert J. Lang, Michael R. Morgan, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Rigidly Foldable Origami Gadgets and Tessellations, Thomas A. Evans, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Rigidly Foldable Origami Twists, Thomas A. Evans, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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High Aspect Ratio, Carbon Nanotube Membranes Decorated with Pt Nanoparticle Urchins for Micro Underwater Vehicle Propulsion via H2O2 Decomposition, Brian D. Iverson, Kevin M. Marr, Bolin Chen, Eric J. Mootz, Jason Geder, Marius Pruessner, Brian J. Melde, Richard R. Vanfleet, Igor L. Medintz, and Jonathan C. Claussen

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Non-Dimensional Approach for Static Balancing of Rotational Flexures, Ezekiel G. Merriam and Larry L. Howell

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Dynamic Control of Radiative Surface Properties With Origami-Inspired Design, Rydge B. Mulford, Matthew R. Jones, and Brian D. Iverson

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Curved-Folding-Inspired Deployable Compliant Rolling-contact Element (D-CORE), Todd Nelson, Robert Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Development and Validation of a New Blade Element Momentum Skewed-Wake Model within AeroDyn, Andrew Ning, Greg Hayman, Rick Damiani, and Jason Jonkman

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Comparison of Two Wake Models for Use in Gradient-based Wind Farm Layout Optimization, Jared Thomas, Eric Tingey, and Andrew Ning

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Wind Farm Layout Optimization Using Sound Pressure Level Constraints, Eric Tingey, Jared Thomas, and Andrew Ning

Submissions from 2014

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Piezoresistive Sensing of Bistable Micro Mechanism State, Jeffrey K. Anderson, Larry L. Howell, Jonathan W. Wittwer, and Timothy W. McLain

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A Position Analysis of Coupled Spherical Mechanisms in Action Origami, Landen A. Bowen, L. A. Baxter, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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High-Efficiency Thermodynamic Power Cycles for Concentrated Solar Power Systems, Marc T. Dunham and Brian Iverson

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Sensitivity Analysis of Wind Plant Performance to Key Turbine Design Parameters: A Systems Engineering Approach, Katherine Dykes, Andrew Ning, Ryan King, Peter Graf, George Scott, and Paul Veers

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System-Level Simulation of a Solar Power Tower Plant with Thermocline Thermal Energy Storage, Scott M. Flueckiger, Brian D. Iverson, Suresh V. Garimella, and James E. Pacheco

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Flex-16: A Large-Displacement Monolithic Compliant Rotational Hinge, Robert McIntyre Fowler, Alex Maselli, Peter Pluimers, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Automatic Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Derivatives Using a Graph-Based Problem Formulation in OpenMDAO, Justin Gray, Tristan Hearn, Kenneth Moore, John Hwang, Joaquim Martins, and Andrew Ning

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Are Undergraduate GPA and General GRE Percentiles Valid Predictors of Student Performance in an Engineering Graduate Program?, Larry L. Howell, Carl D. Sorenson, and Matthew R. Jones

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Thermocline Bed Properties for Deformation Analysis, Brian D. Iverson, Stephen J. Bauer, and Scott M. Flueckiger

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Review of High-Temperature Central Receiver Designs for Concentrating Solar Power, Brian D. Iverson and Clifford K. Ho

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Quadrotors and Accelerometers: State Estimation with an Improved Dynamic Model, Robert C. Leishman, John Macdonald, Randal W. Beard, and Timothy W. McLain

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A Simple Solution Method for the Blade Element Momentum Equations with Guaranteed Convergence, Andrew Ning

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Understanding the Benefits and Limitations of Increasing Maximum Rotor Tip Speed for Utility-Scale Wind Turbines, Andrew Ning

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Extended Formation Flight at Transonic Speeds, Andrew Ning, Ilan Kroo, Michael Aftosmis, Marian Nemec, and James Kless

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Aircraft Route Optimization for Formation Flight, Jia Xu, Andrew Ning, Geoffrey Bower, and Ilan Kroo

Submissions from 2013

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Non-redundant Sensor Fault Detection Using an Improved Dynamic Model, Brandon Cannon, Robert C. Leishman, Timothy W. McLain, Joseph Jackson, and Jovan Boskovic

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Supercritical CO2 Brayton Cycles for Solar-Thermal Energy, Brian D. Iverson, Thomas M. Conboy, James J. Pasch, and Alan M. Kruizenga

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Inviscid Analysis of Extended Formation Flight, James Kless, Michael Aftosmis, Andrew Ning, and Marian Nemec

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Robust Motion Estimation with RGB-D Cameras, Robert C. Leishman, Daniel Koch, and Timothy W. McLain

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A Multiplicative Extended Kalman Filter for Relative Rotorcraft Navigation, Robert C. Leishman and Timothy W. McLain

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Objectives and Constraints for Wind Turbine Optimization, Andrew Ning, Rick Damiani, and Patrick Moriarty

Submissions from 2012

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Introduction of Planar Compliant Joints Designed for Combined Bending and Axial Loading Conditions in Lamina Emergent Mechanisms, Samuel E. Wilding, Larry L. Howell, and Spencer P. Magleby

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Spherical Lamina Emergent Mechanisms, Samuel E. Wilding, Larry L. Howell, and Spencer P. Magleby

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Aircraft Route Optimization for Heterogeneous Formation Flight, Jia Xu, Andrew Ning, Geoffrey Bower, and Ilan Kroo

Submissions from 2011

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A 3-D Chain Algorithm with Pseudo-rigid-body Model Elements, Robert Parley Chase, Robert H. Todd, Larry L. Howell, and Spencer P. Magleby

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Dynamics of a Partially Fluid-Filled Sphere, Jeff Hendricks, Taylor W. Killian, Robert A. Klaus, Nick Smith, and Tadd T. Truscott

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Aerodynamic Performance of Extended Formation Flight, Andrew Ning, Tristan Flanzer, and Ilan Kroo

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Compressibility Effects of Extended Formation Flight, Andrew Ning and Ilan Kroo

Submissions from 2010

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Energy Harvesting and Mission Effectiveness for Small Unmanned Air Vehicles, Mark J. Cutler, Timothy W. McLain, Randal W. Beard, and Brian Capozzi

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Thermal analog to AFM force-displacement measurements for nanoscale interfacial contact resistance, Brian D. Iverson, John E. Blendell, and Suresh V. Garimella

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Multidisciplinary Considerations in the Design of Wings and Wing Tip Devices, Andrew Ning and Ilan Kroo

Submissions from 2009

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Effects of Discrete-Electrode Configuration on Traveling-Wave Electrohydrodynamic Pumping, Brian Iverson, Lorenzo Cremaschi, and Suresh V. Garimella

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Experimental Characterization of Induction Electrohydrodynamics for Integrated Microchannel Pumping, Brian D. Iverson and Suresh V. Garimella

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Lamina Emergent Torsion (LET) Joint, Joseph O. Jacobsen, Guimin Chen, Larry L. Howell, and Spencer P. Magleby

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Piezoresistive Feedback Control of a MEMS Thermal Actuator, Robert K. Messenger, Quentin Theodore Aten, Timothy W. McLain, and Larry L. Howell

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Performance Flight Testing of Small Electric Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Jon N. Ostler, W. Jerry Bowman, Deryl O. Snyder, and Timothy W. McLain

Submissions from 2008

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Evaluating Three-dimensional Effects on the Behavior of Compliant Bistable Micromechanisms, Brian B. Cherry, Larry L. Howell, and Brian D. Jensen

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Aerobatic Maneuvering of Miniature Air Vehicles Using Attitude Trajectories, James K. Hall and Timothy W. McLain

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Noise Analysis and Sensitivity Enhancement in Immunomagnetic Nanomechanical Biosensors, Kutay Icoz, Brian D. Iverson, and Cagri Savran

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Recent Advances in Microscale Pumping Technologies: A Review and Evaluation, Brian D. Iverson and Suresh V. Garimella

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A Model for Predicting the Piezoresistive Effect in Microflexures Experiencing Bending and Tension Loads, Gary K. Johns, Larry L. Howell, Brian D. Jensen, and Timothy W. McLain

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Adaptive Quaternion Control of a Miniature Tailsitter UAV, Nathan B. Knoebel and Timothy W. McLain

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Observations of Piezoresistivity for Polysilicon in Bending that are Unexplained by Linear Models, Tyler L. Waterfall, Gary K. Johns, Robert K. Messenger, Brian D. Jensen, Timothy W. McLain, and Larry L. Howell

Submissions from 2007

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Vision-based Landing of Fixed-wing Miniature Air Vehicles, Blake Barber, Timothy McLain, and Barrett Edwards

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Autonomous Landing of Miniature Aerial Vehicles, D. Blake Barber, Stephen R. Griffiths, Timothy W. McLain, and Randal W. Beard

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Probabilistic Searching Using a Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Steven R. Hansen, Timothy W. McLain, and Michael A. Goodrich

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Heat and Mass Transport in Heat Pipe Wick Structures, Brian D. Iverson, Tyler W. Davis, Suresh V. Garimella, Mark T. North, and Sukhvinder S. Kang

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Compliant High-precision E-Quintet Ratcheting (CHEQR) Mechanism for Safety and Arming Devices, John A. Kennedy, Larry L. Howell, and William Greenwood

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An Overview of MAV Research at Brigham Young University, Timothy W. McLain, Randal W. Beard, D. Blake Barber, and Nathan B. Knoebel

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Experiments in Cooperative Timing for Miniature Air Vehicles, Derek R. Nelson, Timothy W. McLain, and Randal W. Beard

Submissions from 2006

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Lattice-based structures for studying percolation in two-dimensional grain networks, Brent L. Adams, John A. Basinger, and David T. Fullwood

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Grain Boundary Property Determination through Measurement of Triple Junction Geometry and Crystallography, Brent L. Adams, D. Casasent, M. Demirel, Bassem S. El-Dasher, D. Kinderlehrer, C. Liu, I. Livshits, F. Manolache, D. Mason, A. Morawiec, W. W. Mullins, S. Ozdemir, Gregory S. Rohrer, Anthony D. Rollett, David M. Saylor, Shlomo Ta'asan, A. Talukder, Chialin T. Wu, C. C. Yang, and W. Yang

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Extending Taylor Plasticity Theory for Microscopic Slip Transfer Conditions, Brent L. Adams, Ray M. Merrill, John A. Basinger, and Bassem S. El-Dasher

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Vision-based Target Geo-location Using a Fixed-wing Miniature Air Vehicle, D. Blake Barber, Joshua D. Redding, Timothy W. McLain, Randal W. Beard, and Clark N. Taylor

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Simulation of a carbon nanotube-based compliant parallel-guiding mechanism: A nanomechanical building block, Martin L. Culpepper, Christopher M. DiBiasio, Robert M. Panas, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell

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Maximizing Miniature Aerial Vehicles, Stephen Griffiths, Jeffery Brian Saunders, Andrew Curtis, Blake Barber, Timothy W. McLain, and Randal W. Beard

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Techniques in the Design of Thermomechanical Microactuators, Larry L. Howell, Timothy W. McLain, Michael S. Baker, and Christian D. Lott

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Learning Real-Time A* Path Planner for Unmanned Air Vehicle Target Sensing, Jason K. Howlett, Timothy W. McLain, and Michael A. Goodrich

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An XYZ Micromanipulator with three translational degrees of freedom, Kimberly A. Jensen, Craig P. Lusk, and Larry L. Howell

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Preliminary Modeling, Control, and Trajectory Design for Miniature Autonomous Tailsitters, Nathan B. Knoebel, Stephen R. Osborne, Deryl Snyder, Timothy W. McLain, Randal W. Beard, and Andrew Mark Eldredge

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Piezoresistive feedback for decreased response time of MEMS thermal actuators, Robert K. Messenger, Timothy W. McLain, and Larry L. Howell

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Vector Field Path Following for Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Derek R. Nelson, D. Blake Barber, Timothy W. McLain, and Randal W. Beard

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Vision-based Target Localization from a Fixed-wing Miniature Air Vehicle, Joshua D. Redding, Timothy W. McLain, Randal W. Beard, and Clark N. Taylor

Submissions from 2005

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Two-dimensional grain boundary percolation in alloy 304 stainless steel, Brent L. Adams, John A. Basinger, David T. Fullwood, and E. R. Homer

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Recovery of the grain boundary character distribution through oblique double-sectioning, Brent L. Adams, David T. Fullwood, and E. R. Homer

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Finite approximations to the second-order properties closure in single phase polycrystals, Brent L. Adams, Xiang Gao, and Surya R. Kalidindi

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Fabrication of Hollow Waveguides with Sacrificial Aluminum Cores, John P. Barber, Donald B. Conkey, Jeffrey Ryan Lee, Neal B. Hubbard, Larry L. Howell, Aaron R. Hawkins, Gongliang Yin, and Holger Schmidt

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A Compliant Contact-aided Revolute Joint, Jessie R. Cannon and Larry L. Howell

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A Compliant Contact-aided Revolute Joint, Jessie R. Cannon and Larry L. Howell

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Forest fire monitoring with multiple small UAVs, David W. Casbeer, Randal W. Beard, Timothy W. McLain, Sai-Ming Li, and Raman K. Mehra

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Design and Characterization of a Dual-stage, Thermally Actuated Nanopositioner, Neal B. Hubbard and Larry L. Howell

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Fully Compliant Tensural Bistable Micro-mechanisms (FTBM), D. L. Wilcox and Larry L. Howell

Submissions from 2004

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Measuring the Five-Parameter Grain-Boundary Distribution from Observations of Planar Sections, Brent L. Adams, Bassem S. El-Dasher, Gregory S. Rohrer, and David M. Saylor