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Bowles Jr., E.B. "Coriolis Meters for High-Pressure Gas Measurement." Pipe Line & Gas Industry (August 2001): 114.

Bowles Jr., E.B. "Current Gas Measurement Research Projects." Pipe Line & Gas Industry (May 2001): 94.

Bowles Jr., E.B. "GTI Metering Research Facility Update." Proceedings of the 36th Annual American School of Gas Measurement Technology, Houston, Texas, September 2001. Paper presented at the Southern Gas Association Transmission Operations Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 2001.

Bowles Jr., E.B. "New Developments in Turbine Flow Meters for Natural Gas Applications." Pipe Line & Gas Industry (November 2001): 88.

Bowles Jr., E.B. "On-Site Gas Meter Proving." Proceedings of the Seventy-Sixth International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 2001.

Bowles Jr., E.B. "Real-Time Energy Flow Rate Measurement." Pipe Line & Gas Industry (February 2001): 78.

Bowles Jr., E.B. and T.A. Grimley. "Flow Calibration Laboratory Performance. What Should Your Expectations Be?" Flow Control VII, no. 3 (March/April 2001): 24-33.

Bowles Jr., E.B. and G.J. Hatton. "Business and Technology Advances Force Improvements in Gas Measurement." American Oil and Gas Reporter (October 2001): 74-79.

Bowles Jr., E.B. and D.J. Rudroff. "On-Site Proving of Gas Turbine Meters." Proceedings of the 36th Annual American School of Gas Measurement Technology, Houston, Texas, September 2001.

Brossia, C.S. and G.A. Cragnolino. "Effects of Environmental and Metallurgical Conditions on the Passive and Localized Dissolution of Ti-0.15%Pd." Corrosion 57, no. 9 (2001): 768-776.

Bruck, R., K. Kaiser, R. Konieczny, C.C. Webb and A.M. Anderson. "Study of Modern Application Strategies for Catalytic Aftertreatment Demonstrated on a Production V6 Engine." Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Paper No. 2001-01-0925.

Chan, K.S. "A Computational Approach to Designing Ductile Nb-Ti-Cr-Al Solid Solution Alloys." Metallurgical Materials Transactions A 32A (2001): 2,475-2,487.

Chan, K.S. "Constitutive Relations for Inelastic Deformation and Damage Accumulation in Hard Alpha Titanium." ASME Transactions, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology 123 (2001): 281-286.

Chou, Y.M., R.L. Mason and J.C. Young. "The Control Chart for Individual Observations From a Multivariate Non-Normal Distribution." Communications in Statistics - Theory & Methods 30, nos. 8 & 9 (2001): 1,937-1,949.

Dodge, L.G., S. Simescu, G.D. Neely, M.J. Maymar and D.W. Stewart. "Effect of Small Holes and High Injection Pressures on Diesel Engine Combustion." SAE Paper No. 2002-01-0494. Paper presented at SAE World Congress, Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan, March 2002.

Frame, E.A., D.C. Drown and K. Harper. "Screening Vegetable Oil Alcohol Esters as Fuel Lubricity Enhancers." Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society 78, no. 6 (2001): 579-584.

Frame, E.A., D.W. Naegeli, M. Natarajan, T.W. Asmus, W. Clark, J.A. Garbak, M.A. Gonzalez, E. Liney, W.J. Piel and J.P. Wallace III. "Oxygenates for Advanced Petroleum-Based Fuels: Part 1 - Screening and Selection Methodology for the Oxygenates." SAE Paper No. 2001-01-3631.

Frame, E.A., D.M. Yost, J.P. Buckingham, J. Ball, C.A. Lapin, M. Gonzalez, E.M. Liney, M. Natarajan, J.P. Wallace III and J.A. Garbak. "Dimethoxy Methane in Diesel Fuel: Part 1 - The Effect of Engine Operating Mode and Fuels on Emissions of Toxic Air Pollutants and Gas and Solid Phase PAH." SAE Paper No. 2001-01-3627.

Frame, E.A., D.M. Yost, J.P. Buckingham, J. Ball, C.A. Lapin, M. Gonzalez, E.M. Liney, M. Natarajan, J.P. Wallace III and J.A. Garbak. "Dimethoxy Methane in Diesel Fuel: Part 2 - The Effect of Fuels on Emissions of Toxic Air Pollutants and Gas and Solid Phase PAH Using a Composite of Engine Operating Modes." SAE Paper No. 2001-01-3628.

Frame, E.A., D.M. Yost, J.P. Buckingham, J. Ball, C.A. Lapin, M. Gonzalez, E. Liney, M. Natarajan, J.P. Wallace III and J.A. Garbak. "Dimethoxy Methane in Diesel Fuel: Part 3 - The Effect of Pilot Injection, Fuels, and Engine Operating Modes on Emissions of Toxic Air Pollutants and Gas and Solid Phase PAH." SAE Paper No. 2001-01-3630.

Frame, E.A., D.M. Yost, D.W. Naegeli, M. Gonzalez, W.J. Piel, T.W. Asmus, W. Clark, J.A. Garbak, E. Liney, M. Natarajan and J.P. Wallace III. "Oxygenates Screening for Advanced Petroleum-Based Diesel Fuels: Part 2 - The Effect of Oxygenate Blending Compounds on Exhaust Emissions." SAE Paper No. 2001-01-3632.

Freitas, C.J. and D.B. Coffin. "PAL: A Parallel Application Library." Computational Fluids and Solid Mechanics, Proceedings, Elsevier Science Ltd. (June 2001): 1,565-1,568. Paper presented at First MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Boston, Massachusetts.

Freitas, C.J. and A.J. Smalley. "Simulation of the Onset of Rotating Stall." Forum on Industrial Compressors, Proceedings. Paper presented at 2001 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, New York, New York, November 2001.

George, D.L. and E.B. Bowles Jr. "Effects of Flow Conditioning on Gas Measurement." Proceedings of the Seventy-Sixth International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 2001.

George, D.L. and P.J. LaNasa. "Avoiding Orifice Meter Measurement Errors at Low Differential Pressures." Pipeline and Gas Journal (January 2002): 28.

George, D.L., K.A. Shollenberger, J.R. Torczynski, T.J. O'Hern and S.L. Ceccio. "Three-Phase Material Distribution Measurements in a Vertical Flow Using Gamma-Densitometry Tomography and Electrical-Impedance Tomography." International Journal of Multiphase Flow 27 (2001): 1,903-1,930.

Gosling, J.T., D.J. McComas, R.M. Skoug, and R.J. Forsyth. "Stream Interaction Regions at High Heliographic Latitudes During Ulysses' Second Polar Orbit." Space Science Reviews 97 (2001): 189-192.

Gruntman, M., E.C. Roelof, D.G. Mitchell, H.J. Fahr, H.O. Funsten and D.J. McComas. "Energetic Neutral Atom Imaging of the Outer Heliospheric Boundary Region." Journal of Geophysical Research 106 (2001): 15,767-15,781.

Guhathakurta, M., E. Sittler Jr., R. Fischer, T. Kucera, S.E. Gibson, R. Skoug and D.J. McComas. "Source Region of High and Low Speed Wind During the Spartan 201-05 Flight." Space Science Reviews 97 (2001): 45-50.

Hsiung, S.M. "Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) with nth Order Polynomial Displacement Functions." Rock Mechanics in the National Interest. Edited by D. Elsworth, J.P. Tinucci and K.A. Heasley. Lisse, The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger B.V. (2001): 1,437-1,444.

Hsiung, S.M. and G.-H. Shi. "Simulation of Earthquake Effects on Underground Excavations Using Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA)." Rock Mechanics in the National Interest. Edited by D. Elsworth, J.P. Tinucci and K.A. Heasley. Lisse, The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger B.V. (2001): 1,413-1,420.

Issautier, K., R.M. Skoug, J.T. Gosling, S.P. Gary and D.J. McComas. "Solar Wind Plasma Parameters on Ulysses: Detailed Comparison Between URAP and SWOOPS Experiments." Journal of Geophysical Research 106 (2001): 15,665-15,675.

Kelner, E. "Update on Gas Sampling Research." Proceedings of the 36th Annual American School of Gas Measurement Technology, Houston, Texas, September 2001.

Kelner, E. "Update on Gas Sampling - API 14.1 Research." Proceedings of the Seventy-Sixth International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 2001.

Kelner, E. "Update on Gas Sampling Research - Avoiding Gas Sample Distortion Through the Application of the 2001 Revision of Chapter 14.1 of the American Petroleum Institute Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards." Proceedings of the 6th International Pipeline Conference (Congreso Internacional de Ductos), Mérida, Yucatán, November 2001.

Kelner, E. and E.B. Bowles Jr. "A New Method For Energy Flow Rate Measurement of Natural Gas." Pipeline and Gas Journal (July 2001): 22-25.

Khair, M.K. and C.C. Webb. "Diesel Emission Control Systems." SAE Special Publication SP-1641, September 2001.

Killen, R.M., A.E. Potter, P. Reiff, M. Sarantos, B.V. Jackson, P. Hick and B. Giles. "Evidence for Space Weather at Mercury." Journal of Geophysical Research 106 (2001): 20,509-20,525.

Kumar, K.S., P. Wang, K.S. Chan, J. Arata, N. Bhate, J. Onstott, W. Curtin and A. Needleman. "Fracture Behavior of Binary Lamellar Ti-46 Al." Structural Intermetallics 2001. Edited by K.J. Hemker, D.M. Dimiduk, H. Clemens, R. Darolia, H. Inui, J.M. Larsen, V.K. Sikka, M. Thomas and J.D. Whittenberger. Warrendale, Pennsylvania: The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, (2001): 249-258.

Lucas, G.F., P.C. McKeighan and J.S. Ransom, editors. ASTM STP 1323 - Nontraditional Methods of Sensing Stress, Strain and Damage in Materials and Structures: Second Volume, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, American Society for Testing and Materials, 2001.

MacDowall, R.J., N. Lin and D.J. McComas. "Langmuir Wave Activity: Comparing the Ulysses Solar Minimum and Solar Maximum Orbits." Space Science Reviews 97 (2001): 141-146.

Mason, R.L., Y.M. Chou and J.C. Young. "Applying Hotelling's T-Squared Statistic to Batch Processes." Journal of Quality Technology 33, no. 4 (October 2001): 466-479.

McComas, D.J., R. Goldstein, J.T. Gosling and R.M. Skoug. "Ulysses' Second Orbit: Remarkably Different Solar Wind." Space Science Reviews 97 (2001): 99-104.

McMaster, F.J. and D.J. Smith. "Predictions of Fatigue Crack Growth in Aluminium Alloy 2024-T351 using Constraint Factors." International Journal of Fatigue 23, (2001): 93-101.

Ofoegbu, G.I. "Hydrological Implications of Thermally Induced Geomechanical Response at Yucca Mountain, Nevada." Rock Mechanics in the National Interest, Proceedings, 38th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium. Edited by D. Elsworth, J.P. Tinucci, and K.A. Heasley. Lisse, The Netherlands: A.A. Balkema, 2001.

Pabalan, R.T. and F.P. Bertetti. "Cation-Exchange Properties of Natural Zeolites." Edited by D. Bish and D. Ming. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry 45. Washington, D.C.: The Mineralogical Society of America (2001): 453-518.

Pensado, O., M. Urquidi-Macdonald and D.D. Macdonald. "The Electrochemistry of Lithium in Alkaline Solutions. Part III: Impedance Model." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 148, no. 10 (2001): B386-B399.

Pryor, W., I. Stewart, K. Simmons, M. Witte, J. Ajello, K. Tobiska, D.J. McComas, and D. Hall. "Remote Sensing of H from Ulysses and Galileo." Space Science Reviews 97 (2001): 393-400.

Reisenfeld, D.B., S.P. Gary, J.T. Gosling, D.J. McComas, J.T. Steinberg, B.E. Goldstein and M. Neugebauer. "Helium Energetics in the High-Latitude Solar Wind: Ulysses Observations." Journal of Geophysical Research 106 (2001): 5,693-5,708.

Simescu, S., T.W. Ryan, G.D. Neely, A.C. Matheaus and B. Surampudi. "Partial Pre-mixed Combustion with Cooled and Uncooled EGR in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine." SAE Paper No. 2002-01-0963. Paper presented at SAE World Congress, Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan, March 2002.

Song, P., J.U. Kozyra, M.O. Chandler, C.T. Russell, W.K. Peterson, K. Trattner, R.H.W. Friedel, J.-H. Shue, T.E. Moore, K.W. Ogilvie, R.P. Lepping and D.J. McComas. "POLAR Observations and Model Predictions During May 4, 1998, Event." Journal of Geophysical Research 106 (2001): 18,927-18,942.

Stamatakos, J.A., J.M. Trop and K.D. Ridgway. "Late Cretaceous Paleogeography of Wrangellia: Paleomagnetism of the MacColl Ridge Formation, Southern Alaska, Revisited." Geology 29 (2001): 947-950.

Su, Y.-J., M.F. Thomsen, J.E. Borovsky, R.C. Elphic, D.J. Lawrence and D.J. McComas. "Plasmaspheric Observations at Geosynchronous Orbit." Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 63 (2001): 1,185-1,197.

Vilppola, J.H., P.J. Tanskanen, B.L. Barraclough and D.J. McComas. "Comparison Between Simulations and Calibrations of a High Resolution Electrostatic Analyzer." Review of Scientific Instruments 72 (2001): 3,662-3,669.

Waynick, J.A. "The Development and Use of Metal Deactivators in the Petroleum Industry: A Review." Energy & Fuels 15, no. 5 (2001): 1,325-1,340.

Webb, C.C. and B.B. Bykowski. "Effect of Phased Air/Fuel Ratio Perturbation and Catalyst O2 Storage Capability on Catalyst Conversion Efficiency." SAE Paper No. 2000-01-2924.

Webb, C.C., W.D. Disilverio, P.A. Weber, B.B. Bykowski and D.L. McKinnon. "Phased Air/Fuel Ratio Perturbation - A Fuel Control Technique for Improved Catalyst Efficiency." SAE Paper No. 2000-01-0891.

Zurbuchen, T.H., S. Hefti, L.A. Fisk, G. Gloeckler, N.A. Schwadron, C.W. Smith, N.F. Ness, R.M. Skoug, D.J. McComas and L.F. Burlaga. "On the Origin of Microscale Magnetic Holes in the Solar Wind." Journal of Geophysical Research, 106 (2001): 16,001-16,010.

Presentations

Anderson Jr., C.E. "Developing an Ultra-Lightweight Armor Concept." Paper presented at PAC RIM 4, An International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Glasses, Maui, Hawaii, November 2001.

Cardinal, J.W. and M.P. Enright. "Tank Car Stub Sill Damage Tolerance Analysis (DTA) Sensitivity Studies." Paper presented at the Iron and Steel Society's 43rd Mechanical Working and Steel Processing Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 2001.

Collier, M.R., T.E. Moore, K.W. Ogilvie, D. Chornay, J. Keller, S.A. Fuselier, J.M. Quinn, P. Wurz, M.P. Wüest and K.C. Hsieh. "Seasonal Variation of Solar Wind ENA as a Measure of Interstellar Gas in the Inner Solar System." Paper presented at the American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, May 2001.

Cragnolino, G.A. "Corrosion Studies of High-Level Nuclear Waste Engineered Barrier Materials." Invited paper presented at the Department of Energy (DOE) Waste Package Materials Performance Peer Review Panel Meeting, Cleveland, Ohio, July 2001.

Cragnolino, G.A., C.S. Brossia, D.S. Dunn and C.A. Greene. "General and Localized Corrosion of Zircaloy Under High-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Conditions." Paper presented at the 10th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, August 2001.

Dannemann, K.A., C.E. Anderson Jr. and G. Johnson. "Modeling the Ballistic Impact Performance of Two Aluminum Alloys." Paper presented at TMS, Second International Symposium on Modeling the Performance of Engineering Structural Materials, Indianapolis, Indiana, November 2001.

Fanick, E.R., P.F. Schubert, B.J. Russell and R.L. Freeks. "Comparison of Emission Characteristics of Conventional, Hydrotreated, and Fischer-Tropsch Diesel Fuels in a Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine." Paper presented at SAE International Fall Fuels and Lubricants Meeting and Exposition, San Antonio, Texas, September 2001.

Fanick, E.R., P.F. Schubert, B.J. Russell and R.L. Freeks. "Heavy-Duty and Heavy Light-Duty Diesel Engine Exhaust Emission Comparisons with a Fischer-Tropsch and a Conventional Diesel Fuel." Paper presented at ASME-ICED 2001 Spring Technical Conference, April-May 2001.

Frahm, R.A., M.P. Wüest, J.K. Jennings, J.R. Sharber and J.D. Winningham. "NOAA Electron Climatology: A Space Weather Model of Electron Precipitation." Paper presented at the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy Joint Scientific Assembly, Hanoi, Vietnam, August 2001.

Freitas, C.J. "Recommendations for Benchmarking of Industrial Flows." Panel on Benchmarking Industrial Flows for CFD Code Validation, 2001 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May-June 2001.

George, D.L., P.J. LaNasa, G.L. Morrison and T.B. Morrow. "Effects of Orifice Plates Installed Backwards and Meter Tube Roughness on Discharge Coefficients." Paper presented at the American Gas Association Operations Conference, Dallas, Texas, April-May 2001.

George, D.L., J.R. Torczynski, T.J. O'Hern, K.A. Shollenberger, P.R. Tortora and S.L. Ceccio. "Quantitative Electrical-Impedance Tomography in an Electrically Conducting Bubble-Column Vessel." Paper FEDSM2001-18031. Paper presented at the ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, May-June 2001.

Grimley, T.A. "GTI MRF Coriolis Gas Flow Meter Research Program Status Report." Paper presented at the API Alternate Meters Task Group Meeting, Memphis, Tennessee, October 2001.

Grimley, T.A. "GTI MRF Ultrasonic Flow Meter Research Program." Paper presented at American Gas Association Transmission Measurement Committee Meeting, February 2001.

Grimley, T.A. "Overview of GTI MRF Ultrasonic and Coriolis Flow Meter Research Results." Paper presented at the NOVA Metcon Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, October 2001.

Grimley, T.A. "Ultrasonic Flow Meter Topics." Paper presented at the Houston Gulf Coast Measurement Society, Houston, Texas, July 2001.

Kelner, E. "GRI Metering Research Facility Overview." Paper presented at the CIATEQ II Seminario Avanzado de Medición de Flujo, Medición de Transferencia de Custodia (Custody Transfer Flow Measurement Conference), Retos Y Aciertos, Santiago de Querétaro, Qro, México, July 2001.

Kelner, E. "The Revised API Natural Gas Sampling Standard - A Review of Changes and Additions." Paper presented at the American Gas Association Operations Conference, Dallas, Texas, April-May 2001, and the GTI Natural Gas Quality, Energy Measurement, Metering and Utilization Practices Conference, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, March 2001.

Mason, R.L., Y.M. Chou and J.C. Young. "Determination of Sample Sizes for T-Square Charts." Paper presented at the 161st Annual Meeting of the American Statistical Association, Atlanta, Georgia, August 2001.

McComas, D.J. "A Critical Review of the Heliospheric In Situ Instrumentation Planned for the Solar Orbiter." Invited paper presented at the Solar Encounter: The I Orbiter Workshop, Tenerife, Spain, May 2001.

McComas, D.J. "Ulysses' Second Fast Latitude Scan." Invited paper presented at the Ulysses/Voyager/ACE Heliospheric Workshop, Oxnard, California, October 2001.

McKeighan, P.C., J.H. Feiger and W.T. Riddell. "Fatigue Crack Growth Rate Behavior of Tank Car Steel TC-128B." Paper presented at the 43rd Mechanical Working and Steel Processing Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 2001.

McKeighan, P.C., R.W. Warke and J.W. Cardinal. "End-of-Life Structural Teardown of Welded Tank Car Stub Sills." Paper presented at the 43rd Mechanical Working and Steel Processing Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 2001.

McMaster, F.J., A.D. James and P.C. Conor. "UH-1H (Iroquois) Vertical Fin Spar: Flight Strain Measurement and Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis." Paper presented at the USAF Structural Integrity Program Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia, December 2001.

Pabalan, R.T., L. Yang and L. Browning. "Deliquescence Behavior of Multicomponent Salts: Effects on the Drip Shield and Waste Package Chemical Environment of the Proposed Nuclear Waste Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada." Paper presented at the Materials Research Society Symposium on the Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXV. Boston, Massachusetts, November 2001.

Parra, J.O. "Borehole Geophysics." Session chaired at the Society of Exploration Geophysists (SEG) International Exposition and 71st Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, September 2001.

Pensado, O., D.S. Dunn, G.A. Cragnolino, D. Esh, R. Codell and T. Ahn. "Questions on Experimental Support of Corrosion Rates and General Corrosion Model Abstraction." Paper presented at the DOE/Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Technical Exchange and Management Meeting in Total System Performance Assessment and Integration, Las Vegas, Nevada, August 2001.

Prikryl, J.D. and W.M. Murphy. "The Solubility of Uranophane in CaCl2 and SiO2(aq) Test Solutions. Eighth International Conference on Chemistry and Migration Behavior of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere." Paper presented at Migration '01. Bregenz, Austria, September 2001.

Stamatakos, J.A., D. Ferrill, B. Sagar and A. Morris. "Application of 3DStress™ to Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Assessments." Paper presented at the Joint Scientific Assembly of the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy and the International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior, Hanoi, Vietnam, August 2001.

Turner, D.A. "Radionuclide Sorption: Abstracting Information from Detailed Models for High-Level Waste Performance Assessment." Paper presented at the Workshop on Geochemistry in Performance Assessment sponsored by the Swiss National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste, Wettingen, Switzerland, October 2001.

Walker, J.D. "Analytic Model for Penetration of Thick Ceramic Targets." Paper presented at PAC RIM 4, An International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Glasses, Maui, Hawaii, November 2001.

Walls, B.J., M.K. McLelland, S.C. Persyn and D.-M. Werner. "Leveraging Flight Heritage to New Compact PCI Space Systems: A Fusion of Architectures." Paper presented at the 20th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Digital Avionics Systems Conference, Daytona Beach, Florida, October 2001.

White, J.J. "Cleaner Marine Inboards - Can It Be Done?" and "Marine Exhaust Water Reversion - Can It Be Solved?" Papers presented at Boat Building Conference, Tampa, Florida, October 2001.

White, J.J. "Low Emission Snowmobiles. The 2001 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge." Paper presented at the Small Engine Technology Conference, Pisa, Italy, November 2001.

Widener, S.K., J. Steiber, and J.I. Hope. "Optimization of Cycle Simulation of a Compound Diesel Engine by Genetic Algorithm." Paper presented at ASME Internal Combustion Engines Conference, Rockfort, Illinois, April 2002.

Wüest, M.P., A.J. Ridley and L.A. Avanov. "Signal Propagation in Geospace." Paper presented at International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy Joint Scientific Assembly, Hanoi, Vietnam, August 2001.

Yang, L., R.T. Pabalan and L. Browning. "Experimental Determination of the Deliquescence Relative Humidity and Conductivity of Multicomponent Salt Mixtures." Paper presented at the Materials Research Society Symposium on the Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Management XXV. Boston, Massachusetts, November 2001.

Internal Research (Funded October 1, 2001)

Dellenback, S.W. "Investigation into Alternative Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Protocols for Center-to-Center Communications."

Kwun, H. and S.-Y. Kim. "Feasibility Study for Improving Pickling Efficiency."

Moses, C.A. "Reynold's Number Effects on Deposition in Heated Fuel Flows."

Pollock, C.J. "Ray Tracing of 180 Degrees Toroidal Top Hat for Instrument Component of MIDEX Mission Proposal."

Ryan III, T.W. and G.D. Neely. "In-Cylinder Emissions Reduction Technologies in a Light-Duty Diesel Engine."

Shoffner, B.A. and L.A. Eckhardt. "Develop and Test a System to Measure In-Vehicle Engine Torque."

Smith, C.B. "A Distributed Approach to Array Optimization."

Stanglmaier, R.H., C.E. Roberts Jr. and R.W. Burrahm. "Investigation of Spark-Ignited Combustion in Very High Speed Four-Stroke Engines: Fuel Property Effects and Combustion Model Validation."

Stern, S.A. "SwRI Mars Initiative."

Vail, N.K. and C.J. Freitas. "Development of Spinning Disk Encapsulation Processes."

Van Rheeden, D.R. "Geolocation in Severe Multipath and Co-Channel Environments."

Funded January 1, 2002

Burkhardt, G.L., J.L. Fisher, and E.C. Peterson. "Eddy Current Inspection Simulator."

DeForest, C.E. "Capability Development for a Next-Generation Solar Magnetograph."

Hipp, J.E. "Development of a Rapid Response Blind Equalizer."

Holladay, K.L. "Identification of Communication Signals Using Image Processing Techniques."

Khalek, I.A. "Catalytic Stripper for Solid Particle Number, Size and Mass Emission Measurement."

Kwun, H., G.M. Light, S.-Y. Kim and R.H. Peterson. "Distributed, Serially Controlled, Active Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring."

Peterson, E.C. and R.C. Logan. "Fast Generation of Large Environment Textures with Depth Channels."

Rigney, M.P. and M.J. Magee. "Automated Under-Vehicle Surveillance Capability Demonstration."

Sarlashkar, J.V. "Adaptation of Compact ECU Signal Conditioning for High-Speed SI Engine Control."

Scott, J.R. "Chlorine Dioxide Efficacy Study."

Smalley, A.J., R.E. Harris and P. Harrell. "Mounting the New Class of High-Speed Reciprocating Compressors to Reduce Sensitivity to Frame Bending and Cylinder Stretch Resonances."

Unruh, J.F. "Design of Durable Catalytic Converters from Mat Material Coupon Fragility Data."

Wei, R. "A Novel, High-Intensity, Metal Ion Source for Plasma Immersion Implantation and Deposition."

SwRI Patents

Bhowmik, S. "Bi-Directional Power Conversion Apparatus for Combination of Energy Sources." U.S. Patent No. 6,268,666. July 2001.

Burrahm, R.W. and J.C. Hedrick. "Opposed Piston Engine with Reserve Power Capacity." U.S. Patent No. 6,318,309. November 2001.

Cavalca, C.A. and J.H. Arps. "Fuel Cell Membrane Electrode Assemblies with Improved Power Outputs." U.S. Patent No. 6,287,717. September 2001.

Cavalca, C.A., J.H. Arps and M. Murthy. "Fuel Cell Membrane Electrode Assemblies with Improved Power Outputs and Poison Resistance." U.S. Patent No. 6,300,000. October 2001.

Ciminelli, D.L., P.P. Paul and N. Vasishtha. "Encapsulation of Oxidants for Pitch Stabilization." U.S. Patent No. 6,291,537. September 2001.

Collee, P.E., S.R. Radford, W.A. Mallow, and D.P. Enright. "Method for Preserving Core Sample Integrity." U.S. Patent No. 6,283,228. September 2001.

Dobrowski, P., J. Westbrock and K.L. Holladay. "Interface for Managing Process." U.S. Patent No. 6,330,517. December 2001.

Khair, M.K. and C.T. Hare. "Multiple Stage Aftertreatment System." U.S. Patent No. 6,293,096. September 2001.

Kwun, H. "Method and Apparatus for Nondestructive Inspection of Plate Type Ferromagnetic Structures Using Magnetostrictive Sensors." U.S. Patent No. 6,294,912. September 2001.

Kwun, H. and K.A. Bartels. "Method for Inspecting Liquid Filled Pipes Using Magnetostrictive Sensors." U.S. Patent No. 6,295,677. October 2001.

Ladika, M.D. and G. Dearnaley. "Rapid Deployment Countermeasure System and Method." U.S. Patent No. 6,279,449. August 2001.

Locker, R.J., C.B. Sawyer, D.J. Fox and J.F. Unruh. "Catalytic Converter Testing." U.S. Patent No. 6,298,729. October 2001.

Mallow, W.A. "Biocidal Coating Compositions and Method." U.S. Patent No. 6,280,509. August 2001.

Marshall, M.C., H.W. Schlameus and R.J. Mannheimer. "Pumpable Heat Transfer Composition." U.S. Patent No. 6,284,158. September 2001.

Solberg Jr., R.F., D.D. Winnie, S.P. Saulnier, C.K. Baker, P.J. Siemsen and C.H. Parr. "Polymer, Composite, Direction-Finding Antenna." U.S. Patent No. 6,249,261. June 2001.

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