Accession Number : ADA202790


Title :   United States Air Force Summer Faculty Research Program (1986). Program Technical Report. Volume 3


Descriptive Note : Annual rept.


Corporate Author : UNIVERSAL ENERGY SYSTEMS INC DAYTON OH


Personal Author(s) : Darrah, Rodney C ; Kopka, Richard ; Espy, Susan K


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a202790.pdf


Report Date : Dec 1986


Pagination or Media Count : 1053


Abstract : The United States Air Force Summer Faculty Research Program (USAF- SFRP) is a program designed to introduce university, college, and technical institute faculty members to Air Force research. This three volume document is a compilation of the final reports written by the assigned faculty members about their summer research efforts. Some of the reports in this volume include: A computer-Aided Method of Designing Control Systems Incorporating Aircraft Flying Qualities, Infrared to Visible Light Conversion in Rare Earth Doped Heavy Metal Fluoride Glasses, Development of a Rapid and Sensitive Assay Procedure for the Detection of the Protozoan Parasite Giardia lamblia in Drinking Water Supplies, State Variable Model of the Cardiovascular System and a Controller Design for an Anti-G suit, Preliminary Development of a Global Positioning System Package for use in Determining Exact Position of AFGL Research Balloons at Precise Time, Systems Effectiveness Concerning Vulnerability of Hardened Targets to a Variety of Weapons, Aerodynamic Parameters for a Rapidly Pitching Airfoil, Aircraft Sortie Effectiveness Model, Combustion Under Supercritical State and Influence of Radiation on Droplet Combustion, and Al and Large-Scale Systems Approaches to Enhanced Situation Awareness in Missile Warning Systems.


Descriptors :   *AIR FORCE RESEARCH , *RESEARCH MANAGEMENT , CONVERSION , WEAPONS , GUIDED MISSILES , CONTROL , MODELS , VULNERABILITY , AIRFOILS , SENSITIVITY , PRECISION , DROPS , MISSIONS , FLIGHT , DRINKING WATER , COMBUSTION , VARIABLES , TIME , OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS , BALLOONS , WARNING SYSTEMS , WATER SUPPLIES , AERODYNAMICS , SUMMER , AWARENESS , ASSAYING , CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM , HARDENING , AIRCRAFT MODELS , QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS , INSTRUCTORS , G SUITS , SUPERCRITICAL FLOW , SYSTEMS APPROACH , COMPUTER APPLICATIONS , VISIBILITY , TARGETS , LIGHT , PARAMETERS , CONTROL SYSTEMS , PITCH(MOTION) , DETECTION , AIRCRAFT


Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Information Science
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE