University of Minnesota
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
Spring 1998 Seminar Series


SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Fridays 2:30 - 3:30 pm -- Room 209 Akerman Hall

April 3

Written Preliminary Examinations -- no seminar

April 10

Control of Aerospace Engines
Sanjay Garg
NASA Lewis Research Center

April 17

The Inverse Turbulent Cascade and its Consequences in Laboratory and Astrophysical Flow
Professor Philip S. Marcus
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of California at Berkeley

April 24

Minimizing Elastic Energy Functionals for Rods and Beams Using Pontryagin's Maximum Principle
Professor Emeritus William H. Warner
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
University of Minnesota

May 1

Detailed Simulation of Vibrational Relaxation in Hypersonic Flows
Professor Graham Candler
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
University of Minnesota

May 8

NO SEMINAR -- CANCELLED

May 15

Medium Term Conflict Detection for Air Traffic Management: Operational Concepts and Requirement Analysis
Dr. Anthony Warren
Boeing Commercial Aircraft Group

May 21

Topology of flow separation on three dimensional bodies
Professor Gary Chapman
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of California at Berkeley

May 22 -- Special Seminar

Low-Thrust, Minimum Fuel, Earth-Moon, Orbital Transfers
Professor Bion Pierson
Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Iowa State University

May 29

Micromechanics of FCC Metal Single Crystals
Professor Alberto Cuitiño
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers University

June 5

Fracture Localization along Faults: Using Fracture Mechanics to Understand Geologic Structures
Professor Michele Cooke
Department of Geology and Geophysics
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Wisconsin at Madison


REFRESHMENTS SERVED AFTER EACH SEMINAR IN 227 AKERMAN HALL.
Disability accommodations provided upon request.
Contact the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics : (612) 625-8000.