Publications of Ralph L. Carmichael

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  1. Carmichael, R.L.; and Woodward, F.A.: An Integrated Approach to the Analysis and Design of Wings and Wing-Body Combinations in Supersonic Flow. NASA TN D-3685, October 1966. Also in NASA SP-124.
  2. Carmichael, R.L.: The Prospects of Aerodynamic Performance Gains from Wing Camber and Twist at Low Hypersonic Mach Numbers. Presented at NASA Conference on Hypersonic Aircraft Technology, May,1967. NASA SP-148.
  3. Hopkins, E.J.; Hicks, R.M.; and Carmichael, R.L.: Aerodynamic Characteristics of Several Cranked Leading-Edge Wing-Body Combinations at Mach Numbers from 0.4 to 2.95. NASA TN D-4221, October 1967.
  4. Nelms, W. P., Jr.; Carmichael, R.L.; and Castellano, C.R.: An Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of a Symmetrical and a Cambered Wing Configuration at Mach Numbers from 2.0 to 10.7. NASA TN D-5272, June 1969.
  5. Carmichael, Ralph L.: A Computer Program for the Estimation of the Aerodynamics of Wing-Body Combinations. NASA WP 246, April 1969.
  6. Carmichael, Ralph L.; A Critical Evaluation of Methods for Computing Wing-Body Interference at Supersonic Speeds. Presented at the 6th Congress of International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, Munich, Germany, September 1968. ICAS Paper 68-08. Abstract published in AIAA Bulletin, Vol. 5, no. 7, p 427. May be downloaded from the PDAS web site.
  7. Carmichael, Ralph L.; Castellano, Charles R.; and Chen, Chuan F., Rutgers University: The Use of Finite Element Methods for Predicting the Aerodynamics of Wing-Body Combinations. Paper presented at NASA Symposium on Analytic Methods in Aircraft Aerodynamics held at Ames Research Center, October 28-30, 1969. Published in compilation of papers, NASA SP 228, March 1970.
  8. Carmichael, Ralph L.: Recent Experience in Using Finite Element Methods for the Solution of Problems in Aerodynamic Interference. Presented at AGARD Fluid Dynamics Panel Specialists' Meeting on "Aerodynamic Interference," September 28-30, 1970, Silver Springs, Maryland. Proceedings No. 71, Paper Ref. No. 4.
  9. Carmichael, Ralph L, and Gregory, Thomas J.: Computer Graphics in Preliminary Aircraft Design. Presented at the USA-Japan Computer Conference, Tokyo, Japan, October 3-5, 1972.
  10. Carmichael, Ralph L. and Putnam, Richard E. "The Application of Computer Graphics to Aircraft Design". Presented at the NASA Conference on Application of Computer Graphics to Engineering, Langley Research Center, October 1975, NASA SP-390.
  11. Carmichael, Ralph L.: Correlation with Experiment of Two Levels of ACSYNT Aerodynamic Predictions on Wing-Body Combinations. Presented at the NASA 3-D Aerodynamic Analyses Workshop, NASA Ames Research Center, July 12-13, 1976.
  12. Putnam, Richard E.; and Carmichael, Ralph L.: SGP - A Simple Graphics Package. Presented at SIGGRAPH '76 - the conference of the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Graphics, Philadelphia, PA, July 1976.
  13. De Silva, B.M.E.; and Carmichael, R.L.: Three Dimensional Canard-Wing Shape Optimization in Aircraft Cruise and Maneuver Environments. AIAA 78-99, 1978.
  14. Carmichael, Ralph L.: Numerical Aerodynamic Simulation Facility. Presented at the NASA Workshop on Aircraft Surface Representation for Aerodynamic Computation, NASA Ames Research Center, March 1-2, 1978.
  15. De Silva, B.M.E.; and Carmichael, R.L.: Canard-Wing Shape Optimization with Aerodynamic Requirements. J. Aircraft, vol 15, no. 11, 1978, p705-706.
  16. Bencze, D.P.;, Nelms, W.P.; Bailey, R.O.; Smeltzer, D.B.; Harper, M.; Erickson, L.L.; and Carmichael R.L.: "High-Speed Aerodynamic Technology for V/STOL Fighter Aircraft," Proceedings of V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamics, held May 16-18, 1979, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, pp. 980-1013.
  17. Carmichael, R. L., and Erickson, L. L., "PAN AIR-A Higher Order Panel Method for Predicting Subsonic or Supersonic Linear Potential Flows About Arbitrary Configurations," AIAA 81-1255, June 1981.
  18. Gregory, Thomas; and Carmichael, Ralph: Visual Aerodynamics. Astronautics and Aeronautics, June 1982, p37 (and cover).
  19. Gregory, Thomas J.; and Carmichael, Ralph L.: Interactive Computer Graphics - Why's Wherefore's and Examples. Astronautics and Aeronautics, April 1983, p14-15 and cover.
  20. Gregory, Thomas J.; and Carmichael, Ralph L.: Getting the Picture Through Computer Graphics. Astronautics and Aeronautics, April 1983, p16-29.
  21. Towne, M. C., Strande, S. M., Erickson, L. L., Kroo, I. M., Enomoto, F. Y., Carmichael, R.L., and McPherson, K. F., "PAN AIR Modeling Studies," AIAA 83-1830, July 1983.
  22. Carmichael, Ralph L.: A Collection of Procedures for Defining Airplane Surfaces for Input to PanAir. NASA Symposium on Computer- Aided Geometric Modeling, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA. NASA Conference Publication 2272, April,1983.
  23. Carmichael, Ralph L.: Flow Visualization by Computer Graphics. Presented at the 3rd International Conference on Flow Visualization, Ann Arbor MI, 6-9 Sept. 1983.
  24. Strande, S.M., Erickson, L.L., Snyder, L.D., and Carmichael, R.L.: "PAN AIR Modeling Studies II: Sideslip Option, Network Gaps, Three-Dimensional Forebody Flow and Thick Trailing Edge Representation," AIAA 84-0220, January 1984.
  25. Madson, M.D.; Carmichael, R.L.; and Mendoza, J.P.: "Aerodynamic Analysis of Three Advanced Configurations using the Tranair Full Potential Code", in Transonic Symposium: Theory, Application, and Experiment vol.1, part 2, pp 437-452. NASA CP-3020, March 1989.
  26. Kennelly, Robert A.,Jr.; Kroo, Ilan M.; Strong, James M.; and Carmichael, Ralph L.: Transonic Wind Tunnel Test of a 14% Thick Oblique Wing. NASA TM-102230, August 1990.
  27. Carmichael, Ralph L., Public Domain Computer Programs for the Aeronautical Engineer, version 1. CD-ROM, Public Domain Aeronautical Software, Santa Cruz CA, 1996. Annual versions follow; latest is version 10, January 2005.
  28. Carmichael, Ralph L.; Love,John F.; and Mendenhall, Michael R.: Wind Tunnel Investigation of the BEAL BA-1 Launch Vehicle. NEAR TR 534, June 1998.
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  30. Kennelly, Robert A.,Jr.; Carmichael, Ralph L.; Smith, Stephen C.; and Strong,James M.; and Kroo, Ilan M.: Experimental Aerodynamic Characteristics of an Oblique Wing for the F-8 OWRA. NASA/TM-1999-209579, September 1999.
  31. Carmichael,Ralph L.; Love,John F.;Mendenhall,Michael R.:Wind Tunnel Investigation of the Intrepid Family of Launch Vehicles. NEAR TR 562, March 2001. Nielsen Engineering and Research, Mountain View CA.
  32. Carmichael, Ralph L.: Algorithm for Calculating Coordinates of Cambered NACA Airfoils at Specified Chord Locations. AIAA 2001-5235. Presented at AIAA Aircraft Technology, Integration and Operations Conference, Los Angeles CA, October 2001.
  33. Carmichael,Ralph L.; Dillenius,Marnix F.E.; and Perkins, Stanley C.,Jr.: Dart Freestream and Interference Aerodynamics Wind Tunnel Test. NEAR TR 599, October 2003, revised December 2003. Nielsen Engineering and Research, Mountain View, CA.
  34. Watson,Kennard; Carmichael,Ralph; Lesieutre,Daniel; Dillenius,Marnix; Losser,Kevin; Dietz,William; Neaves,Michael; Hovland,Christopher: Wind Tunnel Measurements of Transonic Aerodynamic Loads on Mine Clearing Darts. AIAA 2008-346. 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 2008.
  35. Carmichael,Ralph L.: Large Asymmetric Payload Fairing Wind Tunnel Test. NEAR TR 650, June 2008. Nielsen Engineering and Research, Mountain View, CA.
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