Technical Papers

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Date

 

Published Papers

“Facing the Challenges of Computational Composite Bike Frame Optimization”
Cyclitech, International Conference on Bicycle Technology, Newport Beach, CA, December 2016.
Dec 16
“Composite Design & Analysis”
CAMX, The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Dallas, TX, October 2015.
Oct 15
“Design and Analysis of Alternative Structural Concepts for the Orion Heat Shield Carrier Structure”
CAMX, The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Orlando, FL, October 2014.
Oct 14
“Analysis and Sizing of Composite Anisogrid Cylindrical Structures without Skin”
ASC, American Society for Composites 29th Technical Conference, La Jolla, CA, September 2014.
Sept 14
“Analysis Implementation, Verification, Validation and Performance of a Structurally-Integrated TPS Concept”
SAMPE, Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Charleston, SC, October 2012.
Oct 12
“NASA Ares V Heavy Lift Vehicle Structural Analysis and Composite Material Weight Savings”
52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, CO, April 2011.
Apr 11
“Efficient Design and Analysis of Lightweight Reinforced Core Sandwich and PRSEUS Structures”
52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, CO, April 2011.
Apr 11
“Automated Analysis and Failure Load Prediction of Bolted Composite Joints”
SAMPE, Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, Long Beach, CA, May 2011.
May 11
“Ares V Interstage Composite Panel Concept and Ringframe Spacing Trade Studies”
51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Orlando, FL, April 2010.
Apr 10
“Airframe Wingbox Preliminary Design and Weight Prediction”
SAWE, Society of Allied Weight Engineers, Virginia Beach, VA, May 2010.
May 10
“Local Post Buckling: An Efficient Analysis Approach for Industry Use”
50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, CA, May 2009.
Apr 09
“Analysis Methods used on the NASA Composite Crew Module (CCM)”
49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, April 2008.
Apr 08
“Analysis of Composite Corrugated Panel Facesheet to Flange Joints”
49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, April 2008.
Apr 08
“Simplified Shear Solution for Determination of the Shear Stress Distribution in a Composite Panel from the Applied Shear Resultant”
49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, April 2008.
Apr 08
“A Novel Multiscale Physics Based Progressive Failure Methodology for Laminated Composite Structures”
49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, April 2008.
Apr 08
“An Approach to Preliminary Design and Analysis”
48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Honolulu, HI, April 2007.
Apr 07
“Spherical Cryogenic Hydrogen Tank Preliminary Design Trade Studies”
48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/ AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Honolulu, HI, April 2007.
Apr 07
“Preliminary Structural Sizing and Alternative Material Trade Study for CEV Crew Module”
48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Honolulu, HI, April 2007.
Apr 07
“A Critical Evaluation of the Predictive Capabilities of Various Advanced Micromechanics Models”
48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Honolulu, HI, April 2007.
Apr 07
“Failure Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Composite Joints via the Virtual Crack Closure Technique”
47th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Newport, RI, May 2006.
May 06
“Progressive Failure Analysis of Composite Stiffened Panels”
47th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Newport, RI, May 2006.
May 06
“Consistent Structural Integrity in Preliminary Design”
46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Austin, TX, April 2005.
Apr 05
“Failure Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Composite Joints”
46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Austin, TX, April 2005.
Apr 05
“3D Stress Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Composite Joints”
46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics & Materials Conference, Austin, TX, April 2005.
Apr 05
“Composite, Grid-Stiffened Panel Design for Post Buckling Using HyperSizer”
AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, CO, April 2002, AIAA-2002-1222.
May 02
“Virtual Testing with Validated Analysis Tools”
NATO AVT symposium in Paris, France, April 2002.
May 02
“Higher-Order Theory – Structural/Micro Analysis Code (HOT-SMAC) Software for Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of FGMs”
2002 International Conference on Functionally Graded Materials, Denver, CO, May 2002, MPIF Paper A-2002-03-0010.
May 02
“The HyperSizing Method for Structures”
NAFEMS World Congress ’99, Newport, Rhode Island, April 1999
Apr 99
“Design Optimization Using HyperSizer”
The 1998 MSC Americas Users’ Conference’, Universal City, CA, Oct 1998
Oct 98
“Next Generation Structural Optimization Today”
The 1997 MSC Aerospace Users Conference’, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 1997
Nov 97
“An Integrated FEA and Design Optimization System for Composite Structures”
The 1996 MSC World Users’ Conference, Newport Beach, CA, June 1996
Jun 96
“Thermoelastic Formulation of Stiffened, Unsymmetric Composite Panels for Finite Element Analysis of High Speed Aircraft”
35th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ACS Structures, Dynamics, & Materials Conference, Hilton Head, SC, April 1994, AIAA 94-1579
Apr 94
“Thermomechanical Finite Element Analysis of Stiffened, Unsymmetric Composite Panels With Two Dimensional Models”
The 1993 MSC World Users’ Conference, Arlington, VA, May 1993, Paper No. 31
May 93
“Stiffness, Thermal Expansion, and Thermal Bending Formulation of Stiffened, Fiber- Reinforced Composite Panels”
34th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, La Jolla, CA, April 1993, AIAA 93-1569
Apr 93
 

User Papers

Gustafson, E., “Analysis and Verification Approach for Design of a Lightweight Orion Heat Shield Carrier Structure”
NAFEMS World Congress, San Diego, CA, June 2015.
Jun 15
Krivanek, T., Yount, B., “Composite Payload Fairing Structural Architecture Assessment and Selection” 2013
Lee, M., Ceisel, J., Liu, Z., Mavris, D., “A Parametric, Preliminary Structural Analysis and Optimization Tool with Manufacturing Cost Considerations”
53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference 20th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference 14th AIAA, April 2012.
Apr 12
Hrinda, G., “Structural Optimization of Conceptual Aerospace Vehicles”
NASA-2008-HRSM, 2008.
May 08
Hrinda, G., “Automating Structural Analysis of Spacecraft Vehicles”
NASA-2004-55iac-gah, 2004.
Aug 04
Hrinda, G. A., “Structural Design of the Titan Aerocapture Mission”
39th AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit 2003.
Jul 03
Dyke, R. E., Hrinda, G. A., “Aeroshell Design Techniques for Aerocapture Entry Vehicles”
NASA-2004-55iac-red, 2004.
Nov 04
Wegner, Peter M., Higgins, John E., VanWest, Barry P., “Application Of Advanced Grid-Stiffened Structures Technology To The Minotaur Payload Fairing”
AIAA Conference, Denver, CO, April 2002, AIAA 2002-1336
Apr 02
Dyke, R. E., Hrinda, G. A., “Structural Design for a Neptune Aerocapture Mission”
NASA-AIAA-2004-5179, 2004.
Aug 04
Hunter, J. E., McCurdy, D. R., Dunn, P. W., “GTX Reference Vehicle Structural Verification Methods and Weight Summary”
NASA-TM-2002-211884, 2002.
Sep 02
Kaczkowski, Jakub, “New Tools for Designing Flight Vehicle Structures”
4th MSC User Polish Conference, 1999.
Dec 99
Poteet, Carl C., Abu-Khajeel, Hasan, Hsu,Su-Yuen “Preliminary Thermal-Mechanical Sizing of Metallic TPS: Process Development and Sensitivity Studies”
40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, 2002, AIAA 2002-0505
Jan 02
Smith, Natasha and Mahadevan, Sankaran “Probabilistic Design of Aerospace Vehicles Coupling Global and Local Requirements”
44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Norfolk, VA, April 2003, AIAA 2003-1655
Apr 03
Higgins, John E., Wegner, Peter M., VanWest, Barry P., Viisoreanu, Adrian, “Post-Buckling Test Response And Analysis Of Fiber Composite Grid-Stiffened Structures”
AIAA Conference, Denver, CO, April 2002, AIAA 2002-1332.
Apr 02
 

White Papers

White Paper: Using the HyperSizer Object Model for Software Integration
© 2001 Collier Research Corporation
Dec 01
White Paper: Customizing HyperSizer with User Defined Plug-Ins
© 2001 Collier Research Corporation
Dec 01
Parallel Processing with HyperSizer
© 2001 Collier Research Corporation
Nov 01
“Formal vs. Discrete Optimization and HyperSizer”
© 1997 Collier Research Corporation
Aug 97