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Miscellaneous Publications

  • 1 (PDF) Galcit 75 - program of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the graduate aeronautical laboratories.
    California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, November 2003.
    Joint project with Marionne Epalle and the Communications Office of the EAS Division with contributions by GALCIT faculty.
  • 2 (PDF) Marco Arienti and Joseph E. Shepherd.
    Spontaneous formation of strong and weak transverse waves in detonation diffraction.
    Extended abstract for 19th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Hakone, Japan, 27 July - August 1 2003.
  • 3 (PDF) F.Pintgen and J. E. Shepherd.
    Detonation diffraction in regular and irregular mixtures.
    Extended abstract for 20th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Montreal, Canada, 31 July - August 5 2005.
  • 4 (PDF) K. Inaba, A. Matsuo, and J. E. Shepherd.
    Soot track fromation by shock waves and detonations.
    Extended abstract for 20th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Montreal, Canada, 31 July - August 5 2005.
  • 5 (PDF) K. Inaba, A. Matsuo, K. Tanaka, A. K. W. Lam, F. Pintgen, E. Wintenberger, J. Austin, and J. E. Shepherd.
    On the mechanism of soot track formation: Numerical study.
    Extended abstract for 19th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Hakone, Japan, 27 July - August 1 2003.
  • 6 (PDF) S.I. Jackson, P.M. Buraczewski, and J. E. Shepherd.
    Initiation of detonations and deflagrations by shock reflection and focusing.
    Extended abstract for 20th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Montreal, Canada, 31 July - August 5 2005.
  • 7 (PDF) M. Kaneshige.
    Detonation spectroscopy: Results, problems, and directions.
    Unpublished notes on spectroscopic measurements at Caltech in 1997., Fall 1997.
  • 8 (PDF) M. Kaneshige and J.E. Shepherd.
    Hydrocarbon - air - nitrous oxide detonations.
    Western States Section / The Combustion Institute, Spring Meeting, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA, April 14 and 15 1997.
  • 9 (PDF) J. Chris Krok.
    One-dimensional flame propagation mechanisms.
    Unpublished notes on the solution of ideal steady high-speed flames. RPI, Troy, NY., July 1991.
  • 10 (PDF) A. K. W. Lam, J. Austin, F. Pintgen, E. Wintenberger, J. Austin, J. E. Shepherd, K. Inaba, and A. Matsuo.
    On the mechanism of soot track formation: Experimental study.
    Extended abstract for 19th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Hakone, Japan, 27 July - August 1 2003.
  • 11 (PDF) Z. Liang, T. Curran, and J. E. Shepherd.
    Structural response to detonation loading in a 90-degree bend.
    Extended abstract for 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Göttingen, Germany, 15-20 July 2007.
  • 12 (PDF) D. Lieberman and J. E. Shepherd.
    Shock wave induced mixing and reaction.
    Extended abstract for 20th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Montreal, Canada, 31 July - August 5 2005.
  • 13 (PDF) C. Marrese-Reading, J. St. Vaughn, J. Corliss, S. Gayle, P. Zell, K. Hamm, R. Pain, D. Rooney, A. Ramos, D. Lewis, J. E. Shepherd, and K. Inaba.
    Retro rocket plume actuated heat shield exhaust ports.
    Paper 1488. Presented at the 2009 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana., March 7-14 2009.
  • 14 (PDF) U. Pfahl and J.E. Shepherd.
    Nitrous oxide consumption and flammability limits of H$_2$-N$_2$O-Air and CH$_4$-N$_2$O-O$_2$-N$_2$ mixtures.
    Western States Section / The Combustion Institute, Fall Meeting, Also GALCIT Report FM97-16, October 1997.
  • 15 (PDF) F. Pintgen, Z. Liang, and J. E. Shepherd.
    Structural response of tubes to deflagration-to-detonation transition.
    Extended abstract for 21rst International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Poitiers, France, 23-27 July 2007.
  • 16 (PDF) F. Pintgen and J. E. Shepherd.
    Secondary pressure waves from rich fireballs.
    Extended abstract for 20th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Montreal, Canada, 31 July - August 5 2005.
  • 17 (PDF) F. Pintgen and J.E. Shepherd.
    Simultaneous soot foil and plif imaging of propagating detonations.
    Extended abstract for 19th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Hakone, Japan, 27 July - August 1 2003.
  • 18 (PDF) A. C. Ratzel and J. E. Shepherd.
    Heat transfer resulting from premixed combustion.
    In C.K. Law, Y. Jaluria, W. W. Yuen, and K. Miyasaka, editors, Heat Transfer in Fire and Combustion Systems HTD-45, pages 191-201. ASME, 1985.
    ASME Conference Proceedings.
  • 19 (PDF) J. E. Shepherd.
    Interface effects in underwater explosions.
    In Conventional Weapons Underwater Explosions, pages 43-83. Office of Naval Research, Dec 1988.
    Workshop Report ONR Contract No. N00014-88-J-1150.
  • 20 (PDF) J. E. Shepherd.
    Detonation: A look behind the front.
    Extended abstract for 19th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Hakone, Japan, 27 July - August 1 2003.
  • 21 (PDF) J. E. Shepherd, J. M. Austin, T. Chao, F. Pintgen, E. Wintenberger, S. Jackson, and M. Cooper.
    Detonation initiation, propagation, and structural response.
    14th ONR Propulsion Conference, Chicago IL, August 2001.
  • 22 (PDF) J. E. Shepherd, J. M. Austin, T. Chao, F. Pintgen, E. Wintenberger, S. Jackson, and M. Cooper.
    Detonation initiation and propagation.
    15th ONR Propulsion Conference, Washington DC, August 2002.
  • 23 (PDF) J. E. Shepherd, J. M. Austin, F. Pintgen, E. Wintenberger, S. Jackson, and M. Cooper.
    Detonation structure, initiation, and engine component performance.
    16th ONR Propulsion Conference, Los Angeles CA, June 2003.
  • 24 (PDF) J. E. Shepherd, E. Schultz, J. M. Austin, M. Cooper, S. Jackson, E. Wintenberger, and T. Chao.
    Detonation initiation, diffraction, and impulse.
    13th ONR Propulsion Conference, Minneapolis MN, August 2000.


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