Accession Number : ADA186492

Title :   United States Air Force Research Initiation Program. 1985 Technical Report. Volume 2.

Descriptive Note : Final interim rept.,

Corporate Author : UNIVERSAL ENERGY SYSTEMS INC DAYTON OH

Personal Author(s) : Darrah, Rodney C

PDF Url : ADA186492

Report Date : Apr 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 1006

Abstract : Topics include: Optimum design of structures with multiple constraints; Solid fuel ramjet combustion flow; Automated image processing techniques for landsat thematic mapper data; Effect of high free stream turbulence and turbulent boundary layer flow and heat transfer; Detector placement and particle size interpretation for a multiple ratio single particle counter; Mantle flow structure beneath passive continent margins and the associated surface geoid responses; Photoluminescence excitation spectroscopy for III-V semi-conductor characterization; Electrical and optical characterization of iodine-doped poly-p-phenylene-benzo-bis-thiazole (PBT); Synthesis of novel polybenzimidazoles; Multi-weapon multi-target multi-phase assignment problem; Route planning problem; Statistical performance measures -- Relating Air Force mission capability to base supply measures; Linkages between family factors and job attitudes in the Air Force; Dynamic task scheduling with resource requirements in hard real-time distributed computer system; Development of the two and three-dimensional grid optimization methods; Plasma source development; High performance liquid chromatography studies of thermal decomposition of 1.4-butanediammontium dinitrate; Beam profiling methods with improved resolution and dynamic range; Age-related changes in glycosaminoglycans from cornea using raman spectroscopy -- Instrument development; Adaptive grid generation techniques for transonic projectile base flow problems; Numerical modeling and inversion of 63 mm earthlimb emission from atomic oxygen; Validation of the elasto-viscoplastic finite element program; Microbiology of the Legionellae.

Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE OPERATIONS, *IMAGE PROCESSING, *PLANNING, *SEMICONDUCTORS, *TURBULENT FLOW, ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS, AIR FORCE, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), AUTOMATION, BOUNDARY LAYER FLOW, CORNEA, DYNAMIC RANGE, DYNAMICS, EARTH MANTLE, EXCITATION, FLOW, FREE STREAM, GEOIDS, GRIDS, GROUP III COMPOUNDS, GROUP V COMPOUNDS, HEAT TRANSFER, JOBS, MAPPING, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, MICROBIOLOGY, MISSIONS, OPTIMIZATION, PHOTOLUMINESCENCE, PLASMAS(PHYSICS), POLYBENZIMIDAZOLE, RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY, REQUIREMENTS, RESOURCES, RESPONSE, SCHEDULING, SOURCES, SPECTROSCOPY, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, STRUCTURES, SURFACES, SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY), TURBULENT BOUNDARY LAYER, VALIDATION

Subject Categories : Defense Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE