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Submissions from 2017

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Relative Multiplicative Extended Kalman Filter for Observable GPS-Denied Navigation, Daniel P. Koch, David O. Wheeler, Randal Beard, Tim McLain, and Kevin M. Brink

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A Well Clear Recommendation for Small UAS in High-Density, ADS-B-Enabled Airspace, Timothy McLain and Matthew O. Duffield

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Analysis of Rigid Extended Object Co-Manipulation by Human Dyads: Lateral Movement Characterization, Erich Mielke, Eric Townsend, and Marc D. Killpack

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Thermophysical Properties of Thin Fibers via Photothermal Quantum Dot Fluorescence Spectral Shape-based Thermometry, Troy Munro, Liwang Liu, Heng Ban, and Christ Glorieux

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Investigation of synthetic spider silk crystallinity and alignment via electrothermal, pyroelectric, literature XRD, and tensile techniques, Troy Munro, Tristan Putzeys, Michael Wubbenhorst, Christ Glorieux, Cameron G. Copeland, Randolph V. Lewis, Changhu Xing, and Heng Ban

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Thermal Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Spider Silks by Both the 3ω and Transient Electrothermal Methods, Troy Munro, Changhu Xing, Heng Ban, Cameron G. Copeland, Randolph V. Lewis, and Colby Jensen

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Hybrid Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Systems: A Review, Kody M. Powell, Khalid Rashid, Kevin Ellingwood, Jake Tuttle, and Brian D. Iverson

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Optimization Under Uncertainty for Wake Steering Strategies, Julian Quick, Jennifer Annoni, Ryan King, Katherine Dykes, Paul Fleming, and Andrew Ning

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Gradient-Based Optimization of Wind Farms with Different Turbine Heights, Andrew P.J. Stanley, Jared Thomas, Andrew Ning, Jennifer Annoni, Katherine Dykes, and Paul Fleming

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Two-Phase Flow Pressure Drop in Superhydrophobic Channels, Kimberly A. Stevens, Julie Crockett, Daniel R. Maynes, and Brian D. Iverson

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Comparison of linearized dynamic robot manipulator models for model predictive control, Jonathan Terry, Levi Rupert, and Marc D. Killpack

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Improving the FLORIS Wind Plant Model for Compatibility with Gradient-Based Optimization, Jared Thomas, Pieter Gebraad, and Andrew Ning

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Trading Off Sound Pressure Level and Average Power Production for Wind Farm Layout Optimization, Eric Tingey and Andrew Ning

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Estimating Human Intent for Physical Human-Robot Co-Manipulation, Eric Townsend, Erich Mielke, David Wingate, and Marc D. Killpack

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Surface Acoustic Wave Based Pumping in a Microchannel, Tao Wang, Qi Ni, Nathan B. Crane, and Rasim Guldiken

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Minimum Required Detection Range for Detect and Avoid of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Jared Kevin Wikle, Tim McLain, Randal W. Beard, and Laith Rasmi Sahawneh

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Variable stiffness adaptation to mitigate system failure in inflatable robots, Joshua Wilson, Charles Best, and Marc D. Killpack

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Binder-Jet Printing of Fine Stainless Steel Powder With Varied Final Density, Mohsen Ziaee, Eric M. Tridas, and Nathan B. Crane

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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A New Soft Robot Control Method: Using Model Predictive Control for a Pneumatically Actuated Humanoid, Charles Best, Morgan Thomas Gillespie, Phillip Hyatt, Levi Rupert, Vallan Sherrod, and Marc D. Killpack

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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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Vibration monitoring via nano-composite piezoelectric foam bushings, David T. Fullwood, Evan T. Bird, A Jake Merrell, Brady K. Anderson, Cory N. Newton, Parker G. Rosquist, Anton E. Bowden, and Matthew K. Seeley

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Material Selection Shape Factors for Compliant Arrays in Bending, David T. Fullwood, Todd G. Nelson, Jared T. Bruton, Nathan E. Rieske, M. Patrick Walton, and Larry L. Howell

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Insights into Twinning in Mg AZ31: A Combined EBSD and Machine Learning Study, David T. Fullwood, Andrew Orme, Isaac Chelladurai, Travis Michael Rampton, Ali Khosravani, Michael Miles, and Raj K. Mishra

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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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Simultaneous position and stiffness control for an inflatable soft robot, Morgan Gillespie, Charles Best, and Marc D. Killpack

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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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Performance of Dynamically Simulated Reference Patterns for Cross Correlation EBSD, Brian Jackson, Jordan Christensen, Saransh Singh, Marc De Graef, David T. Fullwood, Eric Richards Homer, and Robert Wagoner

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Mass digitization system, Marc D. Killpack

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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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Multi-Sensor Robust Relative Estimation Framework for GPS-Denied Multirotor Aircraft, Tim McLain, Daniel P. Koch, and Kevin M. Brink

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Landing Zone Determination for Autonomous Rotorcraft in Surveillance Applications, Timothy McLain, Gary J. Ellingson, and Justin Mackay

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ROSflight: A Lightweight, Inexpensive MAV Research and Development Tool, Timothy McLain, James Jackson, and Gary J. Ellingson

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

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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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Open-Loop Electrowetting Actuation with Micro-Stepping, Qi Ni, Daniel E. Capecci, and Nathan B. Crane

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Robust Bi-directional Continuous Electrowetting Based on Metal-semiconductor (M-S) Diodes, Qi Ni, Daniel E. Capecci, Millicent Schlafly, and Nathan B. Crane

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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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Stress-Limiting Test Structures for Rapid Low-Cost Strength and Stiffness Assessment, Andrew Katz, Craig P. Lusk, and Nathan B. Crane

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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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Electrowetting Force and Velocity Dependence on Fluid Surface Energy, Qi Ni, Daniel E. Capecci, and Nathan B. Crane

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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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Long Life Electrochemical Diodes for Continuous Electrowetting, Mehdi Khodayari, Ben Hahne, and Nathan B. Crane

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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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Electrochemical Explanation for Asymmetric Electrowetting Response, Mehdi Khodayari, Nathan B. Crane, and Alex A. Volinsky