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Allegrini, F., K.E. Coulter, R.W. Ebert, G. Nicolaou, and V.Z. Poenitzsch. Investigation of the Influence of Surface Composition on the Charge State Distribution of ~KeV Hydrogen Exiting Thin Carbon Foils for Space Plasma Instrumentation. Advances in Space Research., doi: 10.1016/j.asr.2016.03.017., Vol. 57, No. 11, pp. 2420-2426, 2016.

Allison, T.C. and J.A. Bennett. Acoustically Induced Vibration Mitigations in Compressor Piping Systems. Proceedings of the 2016 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Turbomachinery Technical Conference and Exposition (Turbo Expo), Paper No. GT2016-57800, doi:10.1115/GT2016-57800, Seoul, South Korea, pp. 7-10, June 2016. 

Allison, T.C., J.C. Wilkes, R. Pelton, and K. Wygant. Conceptual Development of a Wide-Range Compressor Impeller for sCO2 Applications. Proceedings of the 5th International Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Symposium, San Antonio, March 2016. 

Anderson,Jr., C.E and K.A. Mcloud. Simulations of a Gold Rod into Borosilicate Glass Using Experimentally Determined Constitutive Constants. Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Ballistics, Edingburg, Scotland, May 2016. 

Araujo, M.F., S.P. Siebenaler, S.A. Baldor, E.M. Dupont, S.G. Blaisdell, and D.S. Davila. Automated Small Leak Detection from Hazardous Liquid Pipelines Using Multi-Platform Remote Sensing. Pipeline Technology Journal, Edition 2/2016 (2016) ISSN: 2196-4300., pp. 28-35, 2016.

Bidkar, R.A., E. Sevincer, J. Wang, A.M. Thatte, A. Mann, A.M. Peter, G. Musgrove, T.C. Allison, and J.J. Moore. Low-leakage Shaft End Seals for Utility-scale Supercritical CO2 Turboexpanders. Proceedings of the 2016 ASME Turbo Expo, Paper No. GT2016-56979 doi:10.1115/GT2016-56979, Seoul, South Korea, pp. 1-10, June 2016. 

Bowles Jr., E.B., J.C. Buckingham, and D.L. George. Natural Gas Vehicles: Accurately Measuring Tank Fills. Pipeline & Gas Journal, Vol. 243, No. 7, pp. 21-36, 2016.

Broerman III, E.L., J.A. Bennett, K. Brun, N. Shade, and L. Chordia. Designing a Linear Motor Recip Compressor to Achieve 12,700 psi (875.6 Bara) Outlet Pressure. COMPRESSORtech2, pp. 50-61, July 2016.

Chan, K.S., M.P. Enright, J.P. Moody, and S.H.K. Fitch. Mitigating Time-dependent Crack Growth in Ni-base Superalloy Components. International Journal of Fatigue, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2015.03.020, Vol. 82, No. Part 2, pp. 332-341, January 2016.

Chocron, I.S., D. Barnett, T.J. Holmquist, C.E. Anderson Jr., R.P. Bigger, and T.Z. Moore. Damage Threshold of Borosilicate Glass Under Plate Impact. Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, doi: 10.1007/s40870-016-0056-4., Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 167-180, 2016.

Chocron, I.S., J.D. Walker, R.P. Bigger, and C.E. Anderson,Jr. Transverse Impact on S-2 Glass Yarns: Analysis of Crimp and Other Effects on the Critical and Transverse Wave Velocities. Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Ballistics, Edinburgh, Scotland, May 2016. 

Dannemann, K.A., R.P. Bigger, N.L. Scott, C.E. Weiss, and A.J. Carpenter. Application of Digital Image Correlation for Comparison of Deformation Response in Fusion and Friction Stir Welds. Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, doi:10.1007/s40870-016-0070-6, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 347-364, 2016.

Davison, T., H. Nguyen, K. Nickels, D. Frasch, and H. Basagaoglu. Localization of Chemical Sources Using E. Coli Chemotaxis. Proceedings of SPIE 9797, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication, doi:10.1117/12.2218933, Las Vegas, pp. 1-12, April 2016. 

Day, M.M. and T.C. Allison. Analysis of Historical Dry Gas Seal Failure Data. Proceedings of the 2016 ASME Turbo Expo, Paper No. GT2016-57076, doi:10.1115/GT2016-57076, Seoul, South Korea, pp. 1-10, June 2016. 

Enright, M.P., R.C. McClung, K.S. Chan, J.M. McFarland, J.P. Moody, and J.C. Sobotka. Micromechanics-based Fracture Risk Assessment Using Integrated Probabilistic Damage Tolerance Analysis and Manufacturing Process Model. Proceedings of the 2016 ASME Turbo Expo, Paper No. GT2016-58089,doi:10.1115/GT2016-58089, Seoul, South Korea, June 2016. 

Freitas, C.J., M.V. Grimm, R.P. Bigger, and J.F Mackiewicz. Injury Characterization Due to Penetrating Projectiles. Proceedings of the, 29th International Symposium on Ballistics, Edingburgh, Scotland, May 2016. 

Hoopes, K.M., J.C. Wilkes, J.J. Moore, J. Grieco, K. Passmore, and J. Brady. Modeling a Spiral Groove Thrust Bearing Using 3-D Two-way Fluid Structure Interaction with Conjugate Heat Transfer. Proceedings of the 2016 ASME Turbo Expo, Paper No. GT2016-57933,doi:10.1115/GT2016-57933, Seoul, Korea, pp. 1-8, June 2016. 

Jackson, H., C. San Marchi, D. Balch, B.P. Somerday, and J. Michael. Effects of Low Temperature on Hydrogen-assisted Crack Growth in Forged 304L Austenitic Stainless Steel. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, doi:10.1007/s11661-016-3563-y, Vol. 47, No. 8, pp. 4334-4350, 2016.

Johnson, G.R., S.R. Beissel, and C.A. Gerlach. A Comparison of Meshless-Particle Methods for High-Velocity Impact Computations. Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Ballistics, Edingburgh, Scotland, May 2016. 

Lin, J., J. Jang, I. Park, and R. Wei. Structure and Properties of CrSiCN Coatings Deposited by Pulsed DC Magnetron Sputtering for Wear and Erosion Protection. Surface and Coatings Technology, doi: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2015.12.068., Vol. 287 (2016), pp. 44-54, 2016.

Lin, J., R. Wei, D. Bitsis, and P.M. Lee. Development and Evaluation of Low Friction TiSiCN Nanocomposite Coatings for Piston Ring Applications. Surface and Coatings Technology, doi: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2016.04.061., Vol. 298 (2016), pp. 121-131, 2016.

Miller, L.A., T.C. Allison, T.S. Mintz, and A. Mata. Comparative Testing of High Temperature Alloys for SCO2 Applications: A Preliminary Evaluation. Proceedings of the, 5th International Symposium – Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles, San Antonio 2016. 

Nguyen, H., H. Basagaoglu, C. McKay, A.J. Carpenter, S. Succi, and F. Healy. Coupled Rapid Cell and Lattice Boltzmann Models to Simulate Hydrodynamics of Bacterial Transport in Response to Chemoattractant Gradients in Confined Domains. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, doi: 10.1007/s10404-015-1701-2., Vol. 20, No. 2 (2016), pp. 1-4, 2016.

Peralta, A., M.P. Enright, M. Megahed, J. Gong, M. Roybal, and J. Craig. Towards Rapid Qualification of Power-bed Laser Additively Manufactured Parts. Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation, doi:10.1186/s40192-016-0052-5, Vol. 5, No. 8, pp. 1-23, 2016.

Rimpel, A.M., G. Vannini, and J. Kim. A Rotordynamic, Thermal, and Thrust Load Performance Gas Bearing Test Rig and Test Results for Tilting Pad Journal Bearings and Spiral Groove Thrust Bearings. Proceedings of the 2016 ASME Turbo Expo, Paper No. GT2016-57665,doi:10.1115/GT2016-57665, Seoul, Korea, pp. 1-12, June 2016. 

Roth, L., J. Saur, K.D. Retherford, D.F. Strobel, P.D. Feldman, M.A. McGrath, J.F. Spencer, A. Blocker, and N. Ivchenko. Europa’s Far-Ultraviolet Oxygen Aurora from a Comprehensive Set of HST Observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics, doi: 10.1002/2015JA022073., Vol. 121, No. 3 (2016), pp. 2143-2170, 2016.

Smith, L., R. Pilarczyk, and J.H. Feiger. Validation Testing and Analysis of Cracked Hole Continuing Damage Solutions. ASTM International Materials Performance and Characterization, doi:10.1520/MPC20150055, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 1-18, 2016.

Starr, P., K.A. Bartels, C.M. Agrawal, and S. Bailey. A Thin-Film Pressure Transducer for Implantable and Intravascular Blood Pressure Testing. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, doi:10.1016/j.sna.2016.06.035, Vol. 248, pp. 38-45, 2016.

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