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M.P. Ahola, R.B. Hofmann, S. Hsiung, R.D. Manteufel, "Numerical Study of Seismic Motion Effects on Drift Stability," Proceedings, Focus '95 Methods of Seismic Hazard Evaluation, American Nuclear Society (ANS), 1995.

C.E. Anderson, S.J. Bless, T.R. Sharron, R. Subramanian, "Analysis of Behind Armor Debris at Two Impact Velocities," Proceedings, 15th International Symposium on Ballistics, Vol. 2, pp. 463-470, 1995.

C.E. Anderson, G.R. Johnson, T.J. Holmquist, "Ballistic Performance and Computations of Confined Al2O3 Ceramic Tiles," Proceedings, 15th International Symposium on Ballistics, Vol. 2, pp. 65-72, 1995.

P.C. Anderson, A.B. Christensen, J.R. Sharber, P.R. Straus, J.H. Hecht, M.F. Larsen, D.C. Kayser, D.J. McEwen, W.E. Sharp, J.A. Koehler, G.G. Sivjee, L.R. Lyons, D.J. Gutierrez, J.D. Winningham, "The ARIA I Rocket Campaign," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, No. A9, pp. 17,265-17,284, 1995.

G.E. Ballester, W.M. Harris, G.R. Gladstone, J.T. Clarke, R. Prange, P.D. Feldman, M.R. Combi, C. Emerich, D.F. Strobel, A. Talavera, S.A. Budzien, M.B. Vincent, T.A. Livengood, K.L. Jessup, M.A. McGrath, D.T. Hall, J.M. Ajello, L. Ben Jaffel, D. Rego, G. Fireman, L. Woodney, S. Miller, X. Liu, "Far-UV Emissions from the SL9 Impacts with Jupiter," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 22, pp. 2425-2428, 1995.

S.J. Bless, D.L. Littlefield, C.E. Anderson, "The Penetration of Non-Circular Cross Section Penetrators," Proceedings, 15th International Symposium on Ballistics, Vol. 1, pp. 43-50, 1995

D.G. Brinkman, R.L. Walterscheid, L.R. Lyons, D.C. Kayser, A.B. Christensen, J.R. Sharber, R.A. Frahm, M.F. Larsen, "E Region Neutral Winds in the Postmidnight Diffuse Aurora During the Atmospheric Response in Aurora 1 Rocket Campaign," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, No. A9, pp. 17,309-17,320, 1995.

J.L. Burch, "Dynamics Explorer Observations of the Production of Electron Conics," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 22, No. 20, p. 2705, 1995.

G.G. Chell, H.R. Millwater, D.A. Mauney, S.J. Hudak, "Combining Probabilistic Failure Assessment and Decision Analysis for the Safe and Economic Management of Flawed Petrochemical Components," Proceedings, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference, AMD-Vol. 207, pp. 23-31, 1995.

Z.J. Chen, A. Mitra, S.B. Biner, D.C. Jiles, M.J. Sablik, "Detection of Creep in Cr-Mo Steel by Magnetic Hysteresis Measurements," Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Vol. 12B, pp. 1701-1707, 1995.

Z.J. Chen, M. Negley, D.C. Jiles, M.J. Sablik, "Improvement of Magnetic Interface Coupling Through a Magnetic Coupling Gel," Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Transactions Magnetics, Vol. 31, p. 4029, 1995.

A.H. Chowdhury, S. Hsiung, B. Jagannath, R.B. Hofmann, M. Nataraja, "An Evaluation of Performance Goal-Based Seismic Design Approach for Geologic Repository Facilities," Proceedings, Focus '95 Methods of Seismic Hazard Evaluation, ANS, 1995.

M.L. Cooper, C.R. Clauer, B.A. Emery, A.D. Richmond, J.D. Winningham, "A Storm Time Assimilative Mapping of Ionospheric Electrodynamics Analysis for the Severe Geomagnetic Storm of November 1991," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, 1995.

T.E. Cravens, E. Howell, J.H. Waite, G.R. Gladstone, "Auroral Oxygen Precipitation at Jupiter," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, No. A9, pp. 17,153-17,162, 1995.

D.T. Decker, B. Basu, J.R. Jasperse, D.J. Strickland, J.R. Sharber, J.D. Winningham, "Upgoing Electrons Produced in an Electron-Proton-Hydrogen Atom Aurora," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, No. A11, p. 21,409, 1995.

A.R. DeWispelare, L. Herren, R. Clemen, "The Use of Probability Elicitation in the High-Level Nuclear Waste Regulatory Program," International Journal of Forecasting, Vol. 11, pp. 5-24, 1995.

D.S. Dunn, N. Sridhar, G.A. Cragnolino, "Long-Term Prediction of Localized Corrosion of Alloy 825 in High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository Environments," Corrosion, Vol. 52, No. 2, pp. 115-124, 1996.

G.E. Fodor, K.B. Kohl, R.L. Mason, "Analysis of Gasolines by FD-IR Spectroscopy," Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 68, pp. 23-30, 1996.

C.J. Freitas, "Perspective: Selected Benchmarks from Commercial CFD Codes," Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 117, 1995.

J.C. Gerard, V. Dols, D. Grodent, J.H. Waite, G.R. Gladstone, R. Prange, "Simultaneous Observations of the Saturnian Aurora and Polar Haze with the Hubble Space Telescope/ Faint Object Camera (HST/FOC)," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 22, No. 20, p. 2705, 1995.

A. Ghosh, S. Hsiung, A.H. Chowdhury, J. Philip, "Seismic Engineering Issues for a Proposed High-Level Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain," Proceedings, Focus '95 Methods of Seismic Hazard Evaluation, ANS, 1995.

G.R. Gladstone, D.T. Hall, J.H. Waite, "EUVE Observations of Jupiter During the Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9," Science, Vol. 268, pp. 1595-1597, 1995.

J.H. Hecht, A.B. Christensen, D.J. Gutierrez, D.C. Kayser, W.E. Sharp, J.R Sharber, J.D. Winningham, R.A. Frahm, D.J. Strickland, D.J. McEwen, "Observations of the Neutral Atmosphere Between 100 and 200 km Using ARIA Rocket-Borne and Ground-Based Instruments, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, No. A9, pp. 17,285-17,298, 1995.

B. Khalighi, J. Turner, T. Kobayashi, M.J. Braun, D.H. Fruman, C.J. Freitas, F. Baban, "Experimental and Numerical Flow Visualization," Proceedings, ASME Symposium, FED-Vol. 218, 1995.

D.L. Littlefield, C.E. Anderson, Y. Partom, S.J. Bless, "The Effects of Radial Confinement on Penetration Efficiency in RHA Targets," Proceedings, 15th International Symposium on Ballistics, Vol. 1, pp. 91-98, 1995.

J.I. Moses, M. Allen, G.R. Gladstone, "Nitrogen and Oxygen Photochemistry Following SL9," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 22, pp. 1601-1604, 1995.

J.I. Moses, M. Allen, G.R. Gladstone, "Post-SL9 Sulfur Photochemistry on Jupiter," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 22, pp. 1597-1600, 1995.

W.M. Murphy, "Natural Analogs for Yucca Mountain," Radwaste Magazine, Vol. 2, pp. 44-50, 1995.

A.F. Nagy, T.E. Cravens, J.H. Waite, "All Ionospheres are Not Alike: Reports from Other Planets," Reviews of Geophysics Supplement, pp. 525-533, 1995.

T. Neubert, J.L. Burch, S.B. Mende, "The SEPAC Artificial Aurora," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 22, No. 18, p. 2469, 1995.

J.O. Parra, B.J. Zook, "Detectability of Guided Seismic Waves in the Presence of Attenuation: Model Study," Expanded Abstracts, 65th Annual International Meeting of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, pp. 442-445, 1995.

W.C. Patrick, "Sharpening the Focus: Defining Research Needs in a Resource-Constrained Environment," Proceedings, 5th International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation, 1995.

G. Raman, S. Kaji, C.J. Freitas, "High Speed Jet Flows," Proceedings, ASME Symposium, FED-Vol. 218, 1995.

R.M. Robinson, D.L. Chenette, D.W. Datlowe, T.L. Schumaker, R.R. Vondrak, P.F. Bythrow, T.A. Potemra, J.R. Sharber, J.D. Winningham, "Field-Aligned Currents Associated with Spatially Periodic X-Ray Structures in the Morningside Auroral Oval," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, 1995.

T.W. Ryan, S.T. Schwab, W.W. Harlowe, "Aluminum Alkyl Derivatives - Ignition and Combustion Enhancers for Supersonic Combustors," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 11, pp. 124-129, 1995.

M.J. Sablik, "Hysteresis Modeling of the Effects of Stress on Magnetic Properties and Its Application to Barkhausen NDE," Chapter in Current Topics in Magnetics Research, Vol. 1, Research Trends, Trivandrum, India, pp. 45-57.

M.J. Sablik, H. Kwun, G.L. Burkhardt, R.A. Langman, "Biaxial Stress Effects on Magnetization Perpendicular to the Stress Plane," IEEE Transactions Magnetics, Vol. 31, p. 3665, 1995.

B. Sagar, A.C. Bagtzoglou, R.T. Green, S.A. Stothoff, "Measurement and Modeling of Flow Through Unsaturated Heterogeneous Rock in the Context of Geologic Disposal of Nuclear Waste," Heat, Mass, and Momentum Transfer in Environmental Flows, ASME, HTD-Vol. 321/FED-Vol. 233, pp. 271-284, 1995.

M.G. Sheperd, J.C. McConnell, W.K. Tobiska, G.R. Gladstone, S. Chakrabarti, G. Schmidtke, "Inference of Atomic Oxygen Concentration from Remote Sensing of Optical Aurora," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, No. A9, pp. 17,415-17,428, 1995.

D.C. Slater, S.A. Stern, J.R. Scherrer, W. Cash, J.C. Green, E. Wilkinson, "The Extreme Ultraviolet Spectrograph Sounding Rocket Payload: Recent Modifications for Planetary Observations in the EUV/FUV," Proceedings, Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV), X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy VI Session, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) International Symposium on Optical Science, Engineering, and Instrumentation, Vol. 2518, pp. 211-222, 1995.

S.A. Stern, D.C. Slater, W. Cash, E. Wilkinson, J. Green, G.R. Gladstone, "Rocket FUV Observations of the Io Plasma Torus During the Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impacts," Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 22, No. 13, pp. 1837-1840, 1995.

S.A. Stern, D.C. Slater, W.C. Gibson, H.J. Reitsema, A. Delamere, D.E. Jennings, D.C. Reuter, J.T. Clarke, C.C. Porco, E.M. Shoemaker, J.R. Spencer, "The Highly Integrated Pluto Payload System (HIPPS): A Sciencecraft Instrument," Proceedings, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy VI Session, SPIE International Symposium on Optical Science, Engineering, and Instrumentation, Vol. 2518, pp. 39-58, 1995.

S. Taguchi, M. Sugiura, T. Iyemori, J.D. Winningham, J.A. Slavin, "Highly Structured Ionospheric Convection for Northward Interplanetary Magnetic Field: A Case Study with DE-2 Observations," Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 100, No. A8, pp. 14,743-14,753, 1995.

B.H. Thacker, "Applications of Advanced Probabilistic Methods to Underground Tunnel Analysis," Proceedings, 10th American Society of Civil Engineers Engineering Mechanics Conference, Vol. 1, pp. 167-170, 1995.

B.H. Thacker, L.E. Schwer, D.S. Riha, "Computational Model Comparisons with Static and Dynamic Experiments of Tunnels in Limestone," Proceedings, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, AMD-Vol. 213/MD-Vol. 63, pp. 95-114, 1995.

B.H. Thacker, Y.T. Wu, T.J. Rudolphi, L.W. Zachary, "Sampling-Based Probabilistic Sensitivity Analysis," Proceedings, Twenty-Fourth Midwestern Mechanics Conference, Developments in Mechanics, Vol. 18, pp. 151-153, 1995.

J.H. Waite, G.R. Gladstone, K. Franke, W.S. Lewis, A.C. Fabian, W.N. Brandt, C. Na, F. Haberl, J.T. Clarke, K.C. Hurley, M. Sommer, S. Bolton, "ROSAT Observations of X-Ray Emissions from Jupiter During the Impact of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9," Science, Vol. 268, pp. 1598-1601, 1995.

J.D. Walker, C.E. Anderson, P.A. Cox, "Computational Modeling of Thin AD-85 Ceramic Tiles Backed by Thin Aluminum Substrates," Proceedings, 15th International Symposium on Ballistics, Vol. 1, pp. 395-402, 1995.

J.C. Walton, G.A. Cragnolino, S.K. Kalandros, "A Numerical Model of Crevice Corrosion for Passive and Active Metals," Corrosion, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 1-18, 1996.

Presentations

C.E. Anderson, J.D. Walker, "An Analytic Expression for P/L for WA Long Rods into Armor Steel," American Physical Society (APS) Topical Conference on Shock Compression in Condensed Matter, Seattle, Washington, August 1995.

P.J. Angell, D.S. Dunn, G.A. Cragnolino, "Effect of Microbial Action on the Corrosion Potential of Austenitic Alloy Containers for High-Level Nuclear Waste," Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, December 1995.

J.H. Arps, "Reduction of Wear in Critical Engine Components Using Ion Beam Assisted Deposition and Ion Implantation," 9th International Conference on Surface Modification of Metals by Ion Beams, San Sebastian, Spain, September 1995.

J.H. Arps, "Large Area Ion Beam Techniques for the Improvement and Replacement of Hard Chrome Coatings," 2nd Annual Workshop on Advanced Techniques for Replacing Chromium, Champion, Pennsylvania, November 1995.

S.M. Bailey, S.C. Solomon, T.N. Woods, G.R. Gladstone, "Response of the Far UV Dayglow to Solar and Thermospheric Variability," International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 21st General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, July 1995.

H.L. Bernstein, V.P. Swaminathan, D.A. Mauney, "Tutorial on Life Analysis, Failure Analysis, Repair and Maintenance Optimization of Gas Turbines," 5th Latin American Turbomachinery Congress, Acapulco, Mexico, November 1995.

D.C. Boice, J.J. Benkhoff, "A Dusty Coma Model for the Rosetta Mission to Comet P/ Wirtanen," 27th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society (AAS), Kohala Coast, Hawaii, October 1995.

D.C. Boice, "Modeling Requirements for the Rosetta Target," Ground-Based Observations of the Rosetta Target Workshop, 27th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the AAS, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, October 1995.

G.G. Chell, C.J. Kuhlman, H.R. Millwater, D.S. Riha, "Application of Reference Stress and Probabilistic Methodologies to Assessing Creep Crack Growth," 27th National Symposium on Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 1995.

C.B. Connor, F.M. Conway, A.A. Ovsyannikov, S. Shapar, I. Federchenko, Y. Taran, "Cooling and Degassing at the Tolbachik Cinder Cones Twenty Years After Their Formation," American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 1995.

C.B. Connor, Y. Doubik, A.A. Ovsyannikov, R.H. Martin, P. Doubik, "Development of the 1975 Tolbachik Cinder Cone Alignment - Nature of Areal and Lateral Basaltic Volcanism," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 1995.

C.B. Connor, S. Shapar, Y. Taran, "Temporal and Spatial Cooling and Degassing at Seven Young Cinder Cones Accompanied by Step-Fault Propagation Along Summit Craters," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 1995.

D.S. Dunn, Y.M. Pan , G.A. Cragnolino, N. Sridhar, "Long Term Thermal Stability of Alloy 825 as a High-Level Nuclear Waste Container Material," Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, December 1995.

C.J. Freitas, "CFD, PVM, and Workstation Clusters," Symposium on Industrial Applications of Parallel Computing, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, San Francisco, California, November 1995.

G.R. Gladstone, S.A. Stern, B.C. Flynn, B. Buratti, T. Stecher, S. Neff, A. Smith, R. Bohlin, R. O'Connell, M. Roberts, R. Cornett, J. Offenberg, W. Waller, Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UIT) Team, Astro-2 Team, "UIT Observations of the Moon," 27th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the AAS, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, October 1995.

G.R. Gladstone, R. Link, S. Bowyer, M. Hurwitz, "High Spectral Resolution Observations of EUV Airglow," International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 21st General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, July 1995.

G.R. Gladstone, C. Na, S.A. Stern, B. Buratti, T. Stecher, S. Neff, A. Smith, R. Bohlin, R. O'Connell, M. Roberts, R. Cornett, J. Offenberg, W. Waller, UIT Team, Astro-2 Team, "Far-Ultraviolet Images of the Moon from UIT," 186th Meeting of the AAS, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 1995.

R.T. Green, "Hydrogeologic Studies at the Pe–a Blanca Analog Site, Chihuahua, Mexico," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California, December 1995.

R.T. Green, "Modeling and Measurement of Environmental Flows in Geologic Media," ASME Winter Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 1995.

R.T. Green, B. Sagar, A.C. Bagtzoglou, R.T. Green, S.A. Stothoff, "Measurement and Modeling of Flow Through Unsaturated Heterogenous Rock in the Context of Geologic Disposal of Nuclear Waste," ASME Winter Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 1995.

M.D. Grimes, M.G. Grothaus, W.R. North, D. Brittain, R. Norander, D. Kajonpong, "A New Modulator Design for the BMEWS Transmitter," 10th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Pulsed Power Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 1995.

M.G. Grothaus, "Process Off-Gas Abatement Using a Pulsed Corona Discharge," World Environmental Congress, 2nd International Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies, London, Ontario, Canada, September 1995.

M.G. Grothaus, R.K. Hutcherson, R.A. Korzekwa, R. Brown, M.W. Ingram, R. Roush, S.E. Beck, M. George, R. Pearce, R.G. Ridgeway, "Gaseous Effluent Treatment Using a Pulsed Corona Discharge," 10th IEEE Pulsed Power Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, July 1995.

M.F. Kanninen, S.C. Grigory, M.Q. Smith, and S. Roy, "Full Scale Testing and Numerical Simulation of Corroded Line Pipe Under Combined Loading," 2nd International Conference on Pipeline Technology, Ostend, Belgium, September 1995.

R. Killen, D.C. Boice, "Effects of Urbanization on Mesoscale Meteorology," International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 21st General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, July 1995.

J.D. King, Q.W. Ni, "Magnetic Resonance for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Energy and Composition Monitoring," 36th Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, March 1995.

P.A. LaPlante, S.J. Maheras, M.S. Jarzemba, "Preliminary Analysis of Important Site-Specific Dose Assessment Parameters and Pathways Applicable to a Groundwater Release Scenario at Yucca Mountain," Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 1995.

R. Link, "Solar Flares, Auger Electrons, and Airglow," International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 21st General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, July 1995.

D.L. Littlefield, C.E. Anderson, "A Study of Zoning Requirements for 2-D and 3-D Long-Rod Penetration," APS Topical Conference on Shock Compression in Condensed Matter, Seattle, Washington, August 1995.

H.R. Millwater, "Application of Advanced Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics to Life Evaluation of Turbine Rotor Blade Attachments," 40th International Gas Turbine Conference, Houston, Texas, June 1995.

J.I. Moses, M. Allen, B. Fegley, G.R. Gladstone, "Photochemical Evolution of the Post-SL9 Jovian Stratosphere," 27th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the AAS, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, October 1995.

K. Murawski, D.C. Boice, W.F. Huebner, C.R. DeVore, "Two-Dimensional Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) Simulations of the Inner Coma of Comet Halley," 27th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the AAS, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, October 1995.

W.M. Murphy, "Cintiqueet Reversibilit de la Raction de Dissolution d'Analcime pH 9 et 25íC," Universit Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, September 1995.

W.M. Murphy, "Effects of Carbon Systems Geochemistry on Radionuclide Migration at the Proposed Nuclear Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, USA," 5th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behavior of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere, Saint Malo, France, September 1995.

W.M. Murphy, E.C. Pearcy, "Natural Analog Support for Unsaturated Transport Modeling Using Data from the Akrotiri Archeological Site," Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, December 1995.

W.M. Murphy, E.C. Pearcy, J.D. Prikryl, I. Reyes, "Uranium Minerals at Pe–a Blanca, Mexico, are an Analog of Nuclear Waste in a Geologic Disposal Site," 4th International Conference on Advanced Materials, Cancun, Mexico, September 1995.

R.T. Pabalan, F.P. Bertetti, D.R. Turner, M. Almendarez, "Neptunium (V) Sorption Behavior on Clinoptilolite, Quartz, and Montmorillonite," Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, December 1995.

J.O. Parra, "Evaluation of Interwell Seismic Logging Techniques Using Guided Waves for Gas Reservoir Continuity," Gas Research Institute Project Review Conference, Houston, Texas, August 1995.

J.O. Parra, B.J. Zook, H. Collier, "Interwell Seismic Logging for Reservoir Continuity at the Gypsy Test Site, Oklahoma," West Texas Geological Society Fall Symposium, Midland, Texas, November 1995.

J.O. Parra, B.J. Zook, H. Collier, "Utilization of Guided Seismic Waves for Formation Continuity at the Gypsy Test Site, Oklahoma," 6th International Symposium on Borehole Geophysics, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 1995.

W.C. Patrick, "Sharpening the Focus: Defining Research Needs in a Resource-Constrained Environment," 5th International Conference on Radioactive Waste Management and Environmental Remediation, Berlin, Germany, September 1995.

J.D. Prikryl, W.M. Murphy, D.A. Pickett, E.C. Pearcy, "Migration Behavior of Naturally Occurring Radionuclides at the Nopal I Uranium Deposit, Chihuahua, Mexico," 5th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behavior of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere, Saint Malo, France, September 1995.

J.D. Prikryl, D.A. Pickett, W.M. Murphy, E.C. Pearcy, "Evidence for Uranium Mobilization and Retention on Fe-Oxides/ Hydroxides at the Nopal I Uranium Deposit, Chihuahua, Mexico," Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 1995.

D. Rego, J.T. Clarke, L.B. Jaffel, G.R. Gladstone, J. Ajello, X. Liu, C. Emerich, R. Prange, "Goddard High Resolution Spectrograph Lyman Alpha Spectra of Jovian Aurora," 27th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the AAS, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, October 1995.

M.J. Sablik, B.A. Augustyniak, M. Chmielewski, "Modeling the Stress Dependence of Barkhausen Phenomena for Stress Axis Linear and Noncollinear with the Magnetic Field," Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 1995.

M.J. Sablik, B.A. Langman, "Approach to the Anhysteretic Surface," Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 1995.

M.J. Sablik, S.W. Rubin, D.A. Kaminski, D.C. Jiles, Y. Bi, "Magnetic Determination of Damage: Feasibility Finite Element Study of Magnetic Detection of Creep Damage at a Seam Weld in 2.25 Cr-1 Mo Pipe," Materials Properties Council Technical Advisory Committee Meeting, Houston, Texas, August 1995.

J.R. Sharber, C.A. Gurgiolo, R.A. Frahm, R. Link, J.D. Winningham, "Input of Magnetospheric Particle Energy into the Earth's Atmosphere," International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 21st General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, July 1995.

N. Sridhar, "Investigation of Processes Related to the Growth and Repassivation of Localized Corrosion of Fe-Ni-Cr-Mo Alloys," 188th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Chicago, Illinois, October 1995.

S.A. Stern, "Pluto, Charon, and the Kuiper Disk," Ices in the Solar System Meeting, Toulouse, France, March 1995.

S.A. Stern, M.W. Buie, B.C. Flynn, "Hubble Space Telescope Images of Pluto: A First Look," Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Texas, March 1995.

G.L. Stirewalt, S. McDuffie, R.D. Manteufel, R.W. Janetzke, "A Consequence Analysis Module for Simulation of Fault Displacement in the Repository Block at Yucca Mountain," Focus '95 Methods of Seismic Hazard Evaluation, ANS, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 1995.

V.P. Swaminathan, S.J. Hudak, G.R. Leverant, "Mechanical Properties of Service Exposed Steam Turbine Rotors for Life Assessment and Extension," 5th Latin American Turbomachinery Congress, Acapulco, Mexico, November 1995.

B.H. Thacker, "Precision Test Modeling (PTM) Program Overview and Summary," Defense Nuclear Agency Tunnel Vulnerability Program Review Meeting, Menlo Park, California, June 1995.

B.H. Thacker, "Probabilistic Tunnel Vulnerability Analysis," Defense Nuclear Agency Tunnel Vulnerability Program Review Meeting, Menlo Park, California, June 1995.

B.H. Thacker, D.S. Riha, "Static and Dynamic Response of Tunnels in Limestone," 3rd U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Dallas, Texas, June 1995.

J.H. Waite, G.R. Gladstone, "Jovian Aurora and the Io Flux Tube," 27th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the AAS, Kohala Coast, Hawaii, October 1995.

J.D. Walker, A. Nagy, C.E. Anderson, J. Lankford, A.E. Nicholls, "Large Confinement High Strain Rate Test Apparatus for Ceramics," Explomet '95, El Paso, Texas, August 1995.

J.D. Walker, R.D. Young, "Deformation Mechanisms of Powder Particles During Dynamics Consolidation," APS Topical Conference on Shock Compression in Condensed Matter, Seattle, Washington, August 1995.

S.K. Widener, C.J. Freitas, M. McDermott, "Analysis of a Novel Two-Stroke Engine Scavenging Arrangement: The Neutron Engine," SAE International Off-Highway and Powerplant Congress and Exposition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 1995.

J.D. Winningham, R. Link, "Middle Atmospheric Effects of Solar Particle Events Observed by UARS," International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 21st General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, July 1995.

Y.T. Wu, "An Overview of Advanced Computational Methods for Probabilistic Engineering Analysis," 17th Annual Seminar and Workshop on Reliability Methods in Mechanical and Structural Design, Tucson, Arizona, January 1995.

Y.T. Wu, "A Probabilistic Widespread Fatigue Damage Analysis Framework," Aging Aircraft Project Review Meeting, Federal Aviation Administration, Atlantic City, New Jersey, November 1995.

Y.T. Wu, "Computational Probabilistic Reliability Methods," 7th Annual SAE International Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability Workshop, Dallas, Texas, May 1995.

Y.T. Wu, "Development of a Probabilistic Rotor Design Framework," Application of Probabilistic Design Methodologies to Gas Turbine Rotating Components, Atlantic City, New Jersey, November 1995.

M.P. W&uumlest, Y.D. Hu, B.J. Fraser, "An O+ Conic and Associated ULF/ELF Wave Activities in the Near Earth Plasma Sheet Boundary Layer," International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 21st General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, July 1995.

M.P. W&uumlest, D.T. Young, J.H. Waite, D.B. Kloza, "MAPSGAP: A Graphics and Pointing Tool for the Cassini Particle and Fields Instruments," International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 21st General Assembly, Boulder, Colorado, July 1995.

R.D. Young, J.D. Walker, E.K. Beauchamp, "Probing Intergranular Deformational Mechanisms During Dynamics Consolidation," Explomet '95, El Paso, Texas, August 1995.

Internal Research Projects

"Capability Development in IR and MM-Wave Astronomy," S.A. Stern, G.R. Gladstone, H.F. Levison, D.C. Slater

"Clutch Pack Math Model," M.A. Kluger

"Demonstration of Ballistic Detection Technology," D.J. Stevens, T.J. Warnagiris, K.A. Marchand

"Development of a Catalyst Poisoning Evaluation Procedure," M.N. Ingalls, G.J. Bartley

"Development of a Probabilistic Multi-Mode Damage Model for Tunnel Vulnerability Assessment," B.H. Thacker, Y.T. Wu, C.J. Oswald, J.D. Walker

"Development of a Space-Based Ultraviolet/ Visible Light Coronagraph for a Discovery Class Mission," D.C. Slater, T.H. Morgan, G.J. Dirks, S.A. Stern

"Development of Large-Scale Blast Apparatus," A.B. Wenzel, K.A. Marchand

"The Evaluation of Skywave Vector Match DF on a CDAA," C.A. Garcia, J. Nixon

"Gas-Water-Rock Chemistry and Evolution of the Carbon System on Mars," W.M. Murphy, D.C. Boice, J.J. Benkhoff

"HIPPS Instrument Development in Preparation for the New Millenium Program," D.C. Slater, J.R. Scherrer, S.A. Stern

"Investigate and Demonstrate Techniques of Legacy Data Conversion and Presentation on Commercial Aircraft Maintenance," P.J. Breaux

"Investigate NMR and EPR Methods for Monitoring Conditions of Lubricating Oil and Other Fluids in Vehicular Engines," J.D. King, Q. Ni, F. Lu

"Investigation of CO and NMHC Emissions Sources in Stationary Natural Gas Engines," T.J. Callahan, J.T. Kubesh

"Investigation of Use of Advanced Distributed Simulation (ADS)," M.D. Collier, D.W. Mowbray

"Kilohertz Fatigue Machines for Scanning Electron Microscopy and Laboratory Study of High Cycle Fatigue," D.L. Davidson, T.E. Owen

"Modeling the Evolution of Chemistry Inside Disbonded Coatings on Cathodically Protected Pipeline," N. Sridhar, P.C. Lichtner

"Multitarget Fixing with Recurrent Neural Networks," K.L. Jennings, R.L. Johnson, S.B. Seida

"NDE Methods Assessment for High-Cycle Fatigue Crack Initiation and Growth Monitoring in Titanium Alloys," G.J. Gruber, G.M. Light

"Preliminary Mechanical Design of Medusa for Astrid II," J.R. Scherrer, J.D. Winningham

"Reliability-Based Optimal Design of Orthopedic Implants," J.L. Lankford, D.P. Nicolella

"A Second Generation Signal Recognizer," J.F. Wood, J.A. Sills, Q.R. Black

"Study of the Ion Beam Modification of Polymers in the Presence of Gaseous Crosslinking Agents," J.H. Arps

Patents

M.L. Deviney, J.J. Kampa, "Toughened Thermosetting Resin Composites and Process," U.S. Patent No. 5,403,655, 4/4/95

R.L. Johnson, Q.R. Black, A. Sonsteby, "Passive Means for Single Site Radio Location," U.S. Patent No. 5,444,451, 8/22/95

H. Kwun, C.M. Teller, "Nondestructive Evaluation of Ferromagnetic Cables and Ropes Using Magnetostrictively Induced Acoustic/Ultrasonic Waves and Magnetostrictively Detected Acoustic Emissions," U.S. Patent No. 5,456,113, 10/10/95

R.F. Solberg, "Measurement of Mass Using Angular Simple Harmonic Motion," U.S. Patent No. 5,442,960, 8/22/95

D.T. Young, J. Marshall, E. Schweikert, M. Park, "Time of Flight, Mass Spectrometer, Ion Source, and Methods of Preparing a Sample for Mass Analysis and of Mass Analyzing a Sample," U.S. Patent No. 5,463,220, 10/31/95

Published in the Spring 1996 issue of Technology Today®, published by Southwest Research Institute. For more information, contact Joe Fohn.

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