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Submissions from 2016

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Cushioned Extended-Periphery Avoidance: A Reactive Obstacle Avoidance Plugin, Timothy McLain, James Jackson, and David Wheeler

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Relative Navigation in GPS Degraded Environments, Timothy McLain, David Wheeler, Paul W. Nyholm, Daniel P. Koch, Gary J. Ellingson, Benjamin J. Lewis, and Randall W. Beard

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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

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The effect of common wrist orthoses on the stiffness of wrist rotations, Daniel B. Seegmiller, Dennis L. Eggett, and Steven K. Charles

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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Control of a pneumatically actuated, fully inflatable, fabric-based, humanoid robot, Charles Mansel Best, Joshua Wilson, and Marc D. Killpack

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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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Model predictive control for fast reaching in clutter, Marc D. Killpack, Ariel Kapusta, and Charles Kemp

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

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Detect and Avoid for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems using ADS-B, Timothy McLain, Laith R. Sahawneh, Matthew O. Duffield, and Randall W. Beard

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

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Experimental measurements of the spectral absorption coefficient of pure fused silica optical fibers, Travis J. Moore and Matthew R. Jones

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Solving Nonlinear Heat Transfer Problems Using Variation of Parameters, Travis J. Moore and Matthew R. Jones

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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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Comparing Model Predictive Control and input shaping for improved response of low-impedance robots, Levi Rupert, Phillip Hyatt, and Marc D. Killpack

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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 Robotic System for Reaching in Dense Clutter that Integrates Model Predictive Control, Learning, Haptic Mapping, and Planning, Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee, Phillip Grice, Ariel Kapusta, Marc D. Killpack, Daehyung Park, and Charles Kemp

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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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Economic Optimization of a Concentrating Solar Power Plant With Molten-Salt Thermocline Storage, Scott M. Flueckiger, Brian Iverson, and Suresh V. Garimella

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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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Automated Tracking and Estimation for Control of Non-rigid Cloth, Marc D. Killpack

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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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Quaternion Based Attitude Error for a Tailsitter in Hover Flight, Timothy McLain, Matthew E. Argyle, Jason M. Beach, Randall W. Beard, and Stephen Morris

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Tailsitter Attitude Control Using Resolved Tilt-Twist, Timothy McLain, Jason M. Beach, Matthew E. Argyle, Randall W. Beard, and Stephen Morris

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Tailsitter Heading Estimation Using a Magnetometer, Timothy McLain, Jason M. Beach, Matthew E. Argyle, Randall W. Beard, and Stephen Morris

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Aerial Rendezvous of Small Unmanned Aircraft Using a Passive Towed Cable System, Timothy McLain, Randall W. Beard, Joseph W. Nichols, and Liang Sun

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Implementing Dubins Airplane Paths on Fixed-wing UAVs, Timothy McLain, Randall W. Beard, and Mark Owen

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Relative Navigation Approach for Vision-based Aerial GPS-denied Navigation, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, and Robert C. Leishman

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Analysis of the Conduction-Radiation Problem in Absorbing, Emitting, Non-Gray Planar Media Using an Exact Method, Travis J. Moore and Matthew R. Jones

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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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Tactile sensing over articulated joints with stretchable sensors, Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee, Advait Jain, Sarvagya Vaish, Marc D. Killpack, and Charles Kemp

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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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Whole-arm tactile sensing for beneficial and acceptable contact during robotic assistance, Phillip M. Grice, Marc D. Killpack, Advait Jain, Sarvagya Vaish, Jeffrey Hawk, and Charles C. Kemp

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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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Fast reaching in clutter while regulating forces using model predictive control, Marc D. Killpack and Charles Kemp

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

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Numerical Simulation of Convection in Triangular Cavities to Predict Solar Still Performance, Jeremy D. LeFevre, W. Jerry Bowman, and Matthew R. Jones

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

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Relative Navigation Approach for Vision-based Aerial GPS-denied Navigation, Robert C. Leishman, Timothy McLain, and Randal W. Beard

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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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Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Nitrate Thermal Storage Salts in the Solid-Phase, Brian D. Iverson, Scott T. Broome, Alan M. Kruizenga, and Joseph G. Cordaro

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Relative Navigation and Control of a Hexacopter, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, Robert C. Leishman, and John MacDonald

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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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Limit-point buckling analyses using solid, shell and solid-shell elements, Marc D. Killpack and Farid Abed-Meraim

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Differential Flatness Based Control of a Rotorcraft For Aggressive Maneuvers, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, Robert C. Leishman, and Jeffrey L. Ferrin

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Utilizing an Improved Rotorcraft Dynamic Model in State Estimation, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, Robert C. Leishman, John Macdonald, Jeffrey L. Ferrin, and Stephen C. Quebe

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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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Automated garment manufacturing system using novel sensing and actuation, Wayne Book, Ryder Winck, Marc D. Killpack, James Huggins, Stephen Dickerson, and Sundaresan Jayarman

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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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Note: Thermal Analog to Atomic Force Microscopy Force-Displacement Measurements for Nanoscale Interfacial Contact Resistance, Brian D. Iverson, John E. Blendell, and Suresh V. Garimella

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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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Green’s Function Approach to Nonlinear Conduction and Surface Radiation Problems, Matthew R. Jones and Vladimir P. Soloviev

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Visual odometry and control for an omnidirectional mobile robot with a downward-facing camera, Marc D. Killpack, Travis Deyle, Cressel Anderson, and Charles C. Kemp

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Effects of Force Feedback and Arm Compliance on Teleoperation for a Hygiene Task, Chih-Hung King and Marc D. Killpack

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Moving Ground Target Tracking in Urban Terrain Using Air/Ground Vehicles, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, Mark Owen, and Huili Yu

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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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Reduced Order Modeling of Time-Dependent Reflectance Profiles from Purely Scattering Media, R. Scott Larson and Matthew R. Jones

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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