Publications
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Journal Papers

  • Jacob, J.D., Simpson, A. and Smith, S., “Design and Flight Testing of Inflatable Wings with Wing Warping,” SAE Transactions Journal of Aerospace, 2005, 2005-01-3392, pp. 1306? 1315.
  • Yang, T., McDonough, J. M., Jacob, J. D. “Two-Dimensional Poor Man’s Navier-Stokes Equation Model of Turbulent Flows.” AIAA Journal, September, 2003, pp. 1690-1696.
  • Wala, A., Jacob, J. D., Brown, J., & Huang, G. “New Approaches to Quantifying Mine Face Ventilation.” Mining Engineering, March, 2003, pp. 25–30.
  • Munday, D. and Jacob, J.D., “Active Control of Separation on a Wing with Oscillating Camber.” AIAA Journal of Aircraft, 39, No. 1, 2002. PDF
  • Chen, A. L., Jacob, J. D., & Sava¸s, ¨O. “Dynamics of Co-Rotating Vortex Pairs in the Wakes of Flapped Airfoils.” Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 1999, 382, pp. 155-193.
  • Jacob, J. D., Savas, O. & Liepmann, D. “Trailing Vortex Wake Growth Characteristics of a High Aspect Ratio Rectangular Airfoil.” AIAA Journal, 1997, 46, No. 2, pp. 275-280.
  • Jacob, J. D. & Savas, O. “Experimental Evidence for Intense Vortical Structures in Grid Turbulence.” Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Mathematik und Physik (ZAMP), 1995, 46, pp. 699-716.
  • Jacob, J. D. & Cattell, C. “High-Time Resolution Measurements of Upstream Magnetic Field Data and Plasma Conditions During Flux Transfer Events in the Earth’s Day-Side Magnetopause.” Geophysical Research Letters, 1993, 20, No. 18, pp. 2007-2010.

Conference Papers

  • Santhanakrishnan, A., Jacob, J. D., and Suzen, Y. B., “Flow Control Using Plasma Actuators and Linear/Annular Plasma Synthetic Jet Actuators,” AIAA-2006-3033, 3rd AIAA Flow Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, Jun. 5-8, 2006. PDF
  • Pern, N. J., Jacob, J. D., and LeBeau, R. P., “Characterization of Zero Mass Flux Flow Control for Separation Control of an Adaptive Airfoil,” AIAA-2006-3032, 3rd AIAA Flow Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, Jun. 5-8, 2006. PDF
  • Simpson, A., Jacob, J. D., and Smith, S., “Flight Control of a UAV with Inflatable Wings with Wing Warping,” AIAA-2006-2831, 24th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, San Francisco, CA, Jun. 5-8, 2006. PDF
  • Rowe, J., Smith, S., Simpson, A., Jacob, J. D., and Scarborough, S., “Development of a Fi- nite Element Model of Warping Inflatable Wings,” AIAA-2006-1697 47th AIAA/ASME/ ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, May 2, 2006. PDF
  • Jacob, J. D., Lumpp, J., Smith, S., and Smith, W., “Multidisciplinary Design Experience of a High Altitude Inflatable Wing UAV for Aerospace Workforce Development,” AIAA-2006-0093, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 9-12, 2006. PDF
  • Santhanakrishnan, A. and Jacob, J.D., “On Plasma Synthetic Jet Actuators,” AIAA-2006-0317, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 9-12, 2006. PDF
  • Jacob, J.D., Simpson, A. and Smith, S., “Design and Flight Testing of Inflatable Wings with Wing Warping,” WAC-2005-01-3392, SAE World Aerospace Congress, Fort Worth, Texas, Oct. 3-6, 2005. PDF
  • Santhakrishnan, A. Pern, N. J., Ramakumar, K., Simpson, A., and Jacob, J. D. “Enabling Flow Control Technology for Low Speed UAVs,” AIAA 2005-6960, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, Washington, DC, September 26-29, 2005. PDF
  • Smith, S., Jacob, J. D., Smith, W., and Lumpp, J. “Aerospace Workforce Development Through a Multidisciplinary Student Demonstration of Autonomous Mars Airplane Technology,” AIAA 2005-6983, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, Washington, DC, September 26-29, 2005.
  • Simpson, A., Jacob, J. D., and Smith, S. “Inflatable and Warpable Wings for Meso-scale UAVs,” AIAA 2005-7161, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace, Washington, DC, September 26-29, 2005. PDF
  • Jacob, J. D., Ramakumar, K., Anthony, R., and Rivir, R. “Control of Laminar and Turbulent Shear Flows Using Plasma Actuators.” TSFP4-225, Fourth International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 27-29, 2005. PDF
  • Suzen, Y., Huang, G., Jacob, J. D., and Ashpis, D. “Numerical Simulations of Plasma Based Flow Control Applications.” AIAA 2005-4633, AIAA 35th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Toronto, CA, June 6-9, 2005. PDF
  • Ramakumar, K., and Jacob, J. D. “Flow Control and Lift Enhancement Using Plasma Actuators.” AIAA 2005-4635, AIAA 35th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Toronto, CA, June 6-9, 2005. PDF
  • Pern, N. J. and Jacob, J. D. “Comparison Between Zero Mass Flux Flow Control Methods for Low Speed Airfoil Separation Control.” AIAA 2005-4884, AIAA 35th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Toronto, CA, June 6-9, 2005.
  • Simpson, A. and Jacob, J. D. “Aerodynamic Control of an Inflatable Wing Using Wing Warping.” AIAA 2005-5133, AIAA 35th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Toronto, CA, June 6-9, 2005.
  • Santhakrishnan, A. and Jacob, J. D. “Effect of Regular Surface Perturbations on Flow Over an Airfoil.” AIAA 2005-5145, AIAA 35th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Toronto, CA, June 6-9, 2005. PDF
  • Santhanakrishnan, A., Pern, N. and Jacob J. D., “Optimization and Validation of a Variable Camber Airfoil.” AIAA SDM Conference, April, 2005.
  • Simpson, A., Jacob, J.D., and Smith, S., “Morphing of Inflatable Wings.” AIAA SDM Conference, April, 2005.
  • Usui, M., Jacob, J. D., Smith, S. W., Scarborough, S. and Cadogan, D. “Second Generation Inflatable/Rigidizable Wings for Low-Density Flight Applications.” Gossamer Space Craft Forum, April, 2005.
  • Chandler, G., et. al., A Low Cost Control System for a High Altitude UAV, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March, 2005. Simpson, A.D., et. al., BIG BLUE: A High-Altitude UAV Demonstrator of Mars Airplane Technology, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March, 2005.
  • Simpson, A.D., O. Rawashdeh, S.W. Smith, J.D. Jacob, W.T. Smith and J.E. Lumpp, Jr., “BIG BLUE II: Mars Aircraft Prototype with Inflatable-Rigidizable Wings,” 43nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 2005.
  • Simpson, A., Santhakrishnan, A., Jacob, J.D., Smith, S., Lumpp, J., Cadogan, D., Mackusick, M., and Scarborough, S. “Flying on Air: UAV Flight Testing with Inflatable Wing Technology.” AIAA Paper 2004-6570, 3rd AIAA Unmanned Unlimited Conference, Chicago, IL, Sep., 2004.
  • Katam, V., LeBeau, R., and Jacob, J.D. “Experimental and Computational Investigation of a Modified NACA 4412 in Low-Re Flows.” AIAA Paper 2004-4972, Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Baltimore, MD, August, 2004.
  • Thuramalla, N., Douglas, W., Rachakonda, P., Jacob, J.D. and Knapp, C. “Determination of Constricting Forces Required for an Adjustable Systemic to Pulmonary Artery Shunt.” ASM Materials and Processes for Medical Device Conferences, St. Paul, Minnesota, August, 2004.
  • Simspson, A., Usui, M., Smith, S., and Jacob, J.D. “Aeromechanics of Inflatable Wings.” AIAA Paper 2004-2233, 34th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Portland, OR, June, 2004.
  • McQuilling, M. and Jacob, J. D. “Effect of Chord Location on PVGJ Turbine Blade Flow Control.” AIAA Paper 2004-2205, 34th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Portland, OR, June, 2004. PDF
  • Jacob, J. D., Rivir, R., Carter, C., and Estevedeordal, J. “Boundary Layer Flow Control Using AC Discharge Plassma Actuators.” AIAA Paper 2004-2128, 34th Fluid Dynamics Conference, Portland, OR, June, 2004. PDF
  • Wala, M.A., Jacob, J.D., Huang, G., and Rangubhotla, L., How scrubbers help ventilate the face during deep cut mining with a blowing curtain, Proceedings: 10th U.S. Mine Ventilation Symposium/ North American, Anchorage, AL, May, 2004.
  • Rivir, R., White, A., Carter, C., Ganguly, B., Jacob, J. D., Forelines, A., and Crafton, J. “AC and Pulsed Plasma Flow Control.” AIAA Paper 2004-0847, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. Reno, Nevada, January, 2004.
  • Usui, M., Simspson, A., Smith, S., and Jacob, J.D. “Development and Testing of a UAV with Inflatable-Rigidizable Wings.” AIAA Paper 2004-1373, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. Reno, Nevada, January, 2004.
  • Brown, T., Jacob, J. D., Knapp, C., Bates, N. and Douglas, W. “Comparitive Flow Dynamics in Two In Vitro Models of an Adjustable Systemic-Pulmonary Artery Shunt.” AIAA Paper 2003-3444, 33rd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Orlando, FL, June, 2003.
  • McQuilling, M. and Jacob, J. D. ’“Comparative Flow Control Study on Low Pressure Turbine Blades.” AIAA Paper 2003-4159, 33rd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, Orlando, FL, June, 2003.
  • Bharadwaj, R. and Jacob J. D. “Effect of Rotation on Flow in a Ribbed Rotating Turbine Blade Cooling Duct Mode.” AIAA Paper 2003-3642, 33rd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, Orlando, FL, June, 2003.
  • Rangubhotla, L., Wala, A., Watkins, T. and Jacob, J. D. “Evaluation of an Exhaust Face Ventilation System for 20-Foot Extended Cuts Using a Physical Scaled Model.” 2003 SME Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, February, 2003.
  • McQuilling, M., Hollon, B., and Jacob, J. D. “Active Separation Flow Control in a Low Pressure Turbing Blade Cascade Model.” AIAA Paper 2003-0615, 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January, 2003
  • Bharadwaj, R., Poncer, J., and Jacob, J.D., “Effect of Rotation on Flow in a Ribbed Rotating Turbine Blade Cooling Duct Model.” AIAA Paper No. 2002-3642, ASME/AIAA/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Indianapolis, July, 2002. PDF
  • Bharadwaj, R., Poncer, J., and Jacob, J.D. “PIV Measurements in Ribbed Ducts With and Without Rotation.” AIAA Paper No. 2002-2738, 32nd AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, St. Louis, June, 2002. PDF
  • Munday, D., Jacob, J.D., T. Hauser, and Huang, G. “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Aerodynamic Flow Control Using Oscillating Adaptive Surfaces.”' AIAA Paper No. 2002-2837, 1st AIAA Flow Control Conference, St. Louis, June, 2002. PDF
  • Munday, D., Jacob, J.D., and Huang, G. “Active Flow Control of Separation on a Wing with Oscillatory Camber.”' AIAA Paper No. 2002-0413, 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting , Reno, NV, Jan., 2002. PDF
  • Roclawski, H., Jacob, J.D., Yang, T.-L., and McDonough, J. M. “Experimental and Computational Investigation of Gas Turbine Blade Cooling Passages.”' AIAA Paper No. 2001-2925, 31st AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference , Anaheim, California, June, 2001. PDF
  • Jacob, J.D. “From Pumps to Propellers: Developing an Aircraft Design Course for Mechanical Engineering Students.”' AIAA Paper No. 2001-0868, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January, 2001. PDF
  • Jacob, J.D. “Alternate History and the Evolution of Manned Flight.” AIAA Paper No. 2001-0175, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January, 2001. PDF
  • Hollon, B. and Jacob, J.D. “Measurements of Transition and Separation on Low Pressure Tutbine Blades”' AIAA Paper No. 2001-0447, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January, 2001. PDF
  • Munday, D. and Jacob, J.D. “Active Control of Separation on a Wing with Conformal Camber.” AIAA Paper No. 2001-0293, 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January, 2001. PDF
  • Jacob, J. D. “Aerospace Engineering Education in a Mechanical Engineering Environment”' AIAA Paper No. 2000-0527. 38th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January, 2000.
  • Jacob, J. D. “Aerodynamic Flow Control Using Shape Adaptive Surfaces.” ASME Paper No. DETC/VIB-8323. ASME 17th Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, Symposium on Structronics, Mechatronics, and Smart Materials, Las Vegas, Nevada, September, 1999. PDF
  • Jacob, J. D. “Evolution and Transient Dynamics of Single and Multiple Trailing Vortices”' AIAA Paper No. 99-0547. 37th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January, 1999.
  • Pern, N. J. and Jacob, J. D. “Wake Vortex Control Using Adaptive Airfoils”' AIAA Paper No. 99-0524. 37th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, January, 1999.
  • Jacob, J. D. “On the Fluid Dynamics of Adaptive Airfoils.” Symposium on Adaptive Structures and Material Systems — 1998 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, CA, November, 1998. PDF
  • Huang, P. G. and Jacob, J. D. “On the Development of an Intelligent Code Validation System for the Rapid Transfer of Turbulence Model Technology.” FEDSM98-5100, 1998 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting: Symposium on Experimental Needs for CFD Code Development and Verification, June, 1998. PDF

Theses

  • Ramakumar, K. MS Thesis. Active flow control of low pressure turbine blade separation using plasma actuators. May, 2006. PDF
  • Armatorio, A. MS Thesis. Optimization of NACA 4-digit airfoils using an evolutionary based random search algorithm. May, 2005.
  • Usui, M. MS Thesis. Aeromechanics of low reynolds number inflatable/rigidizable wings. May, 2004.
  • McQuilling, M. MS Thesis. Experimental study of active separation flow control in a low pressure turbine blade cascade model. August, 2004. PDF
  • Rangubhotla, L. MS Thesis. Investigation of characteristics of bounded wall jets in dead end mine headings. May, 2004.
  • Brown, T. MS Thesis. Evaluation of flow dynamics through an adjustable systematic-pulmonary artery shunt. August, 2003. PDF
  • Bharadwaj, R. MS Thesis. Measurements in a rotating serpentine duct with multiple rib arrangements. August, 2003. PDF
  • Poncer, J. MS Thesis. Experimental investigation of flow in ribbed ducts with and without rotation. August, 2003.
  • Hollon, B. MS Thesis, Experimental investigation of separation in a low pressure turbine blade cascade model. December, 2003. PDF
  • Roclawski, H. MS Thesis. PIV Measurements of channel flow with multiple rib arrangements, August, 2001. PDF
  • Nandy, R. MS Thesis. Experimental investigation of flow in a gas turbine diffuser. 2000.
  • Pern, N.J, MS Thesis. Wake vortex mitigation using adaptive airfoil : piezoelectric ARC airfoil.1999.