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Submissions from 2013

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Floating Electrode Electrowetting on Hydrophobic Dielectric with an SiO2 Layer, Mehdi Khodayari, Benjamin Hahne, Nathan B. Crane, and Alex A. Volinsky

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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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Fluidic Assembly at the Microscale: Progress and Prospects, Nathan B. Crane, Onursal Onen, Jose Carballo, Qi Ni, and Rasim Guldiken

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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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A material system for reliable low voltage anodic electrowetting, Mehdi Khodayari, Jose Carballo, and Nathan B. Crane

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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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Self Assembly in Additive Manufacturing: Opportunities and Obstacles, Nathan B. Crane, J. Tuckerman, and G. N. Nielson

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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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Characterization of Electrowetting Processes through Force Measurements, Nathan B. Crane, Pradeep Mishra, and Alex A. Volinsky

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Bidirectional Electrowetting Actuation with Voltage Polarity Dependence, Nathan B. Crane, Alex A. Volinsky, Pradeep Mishra, Ajay Rajgadkar, and Mehdi Khodayari

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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

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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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Experimental Validation of an Autonomous Control System on a Mobile Robot Platform, Timothy McLain, Randall W. Beard, Wei Ran, and J.-S. Sun

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Obstacle Avoidance Using Circular Paths, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, and Jeffery Brian Saunders

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Vector Field Path Following for Miniature Air Vehicles, Timothy McLain, Derek R. Nelson, D. Blake Barber, and Randall W. Beard

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

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Obstacle and Terrain Avoidance for Miniature Aerial Vehicles, Timothy McLain, Jeff Saunders, Blake Barber, Randall W. Beard, and Stephen R. Griffiths

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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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History of Mechanisms: The Odometer of the Mormon Trail, Larry L. Howell

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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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Forest Fire Monitoring Using Multiple Unmanned Air Vehicles, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, Ryan S. Holt, Joseph W. Egbert, Justin M. Bradley, and Clark N. Taylor

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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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Decentralized Perimeter Surveillance Using a Team of UAVs, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, Derek Kingston, Ryan S. Holt, and David W. Casbeer

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Experimental Nonlinear Tracking Control for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots with Input Constraints, Timothy McLain, Randal W. Beard, Wei Ren, and Ji-Sang Sun

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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

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Microstructure design of a two phase composite using two-point correlation functions, Brent L. Adams, H. Garmestani, and G. Saheli

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Microstructures by design: linear problems in elastic-plastic design, Brent L. Adams, B. Henrie, and M. Lyon

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New Stereology for the Recovery of Grain-Boundary Plane Distributions in the Crystal Frame, Brent L. Adams and Ryan J. Larsen

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Gradient-based non-linear microstructure design, Brent L. Adams and M. Lyon

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Percolation Paths of Three-Dimensions in Sensitized Stainless Steel, Alisa J. Millar Henrie

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Thermally Developing Electroosmotic Convection in Rectangular Microchannels With Vanishing Debye-Layer Thickness, Brian D. Iverson, D. Maynes, and B. W. Webb

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Development of Commercially Viable Compliant Mechanisms Using the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model: Case Studies of Parallel Mechanisms, Christopher A. Mattson, Larry L. Howell, and Spencer P. Magleby

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Coordination Variables and Consensus Building in Multiple Vehicle Systems, Tim McLain

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Unmanned Air Vehicle Testbed for Cooperative Control Experiments, Timothy W. McLain and Randal W. Beard

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Initial Experiments in the Cooperative Control of Unmanned Air Vehicles, Derek R. Nelson, Timothy W. McLain, Reed S. Christiansen, Randal W. Beard, and David Johansen

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Experimental and numerical investigation of turbulent flow induced pipe vibration in fully developed flow, Matthew T. Pittard, R. Daniel Maynes, Jonathan D. Blotter, and Robert P. Evans

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Coordinated UAV Target Assignment Using Distributed Tour Calculation, David H. Walker, Timothy W. McLain, and Jason K. Kowlett

Submissions from 2003

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The Distribution of Internal Interfaces in Polycrystals, Brent L. Adams, Bassem S. El-Dasher, Gregory S. Rohrer, Anthony D. Rollett, David M. Saylor, and Paul Wynblatt

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Advances in Experimental Method and Analysis for Estimation of Geometrically-Necessary Dislocations, Brent L. Adams, Bassem S. El-Dasher, and Anthony D. Rollett