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    • Simplifying Complex Problems with Systems Engineering Tools: a Lunar Architecture Analysis Case Study 

      Percy, Thomas K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      The analysis of lunar mission architectures is a complex problem dealing with many different propulsive elements and payloads moving through a series of locations to deliver humans and cargo to the moon. While the general ...
    • Simulating the Impact of Community Culture and Governance in Virtual Innovation Communities 

      Yilmaz, Levent (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-03)
      There is no substitute to the intellectual disposition to innovate. To increase the value of creative thinking, ideas have to be transformed into wealth production through generation, promotion, and distribution of appreciated ...
    • Simulation of Boundary Layer Effects in the Pulse Tube of a Miniature Cryocooler 

      Conrad, T. J.; Ghiaasiaan, S. M. (Seyed M.); Kirkconnell, Carl Scott (Georgia Institute of TechnologyICC Press, 2008-05)
      As pulse tube cryocoolers are miniaturized, boundary layer effects in the pulse tube may become more important than they are for larger refrigerators. Nearly uniform flow in the pulse tube is necessary for efficient cooling, ...
    • Sing Hallelujah! American Success Examples in Norwegian Science and Innovation Policy 

      Gulbrandsen, Magnus (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-16)
      This paper will analyze the use of international success examples in science and innovation policy debates and practice in Norway, particularly related to the establishment of science parks in the 1980s and TTOs in the ...
    • SITP’s Miniature Coaxial Pulse Tube Cryocooler 

      Dang, H. Z.; Wang, L. B.; Wu, Y. N. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyICC Press, 2008-05)
      A single-stage miniature coaxial pulse tube cryocooler (PTC) has been developed in Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SITP/CAS) to serve as a perfect substitute for an existing Stirling ...
    • Size Reduction Technology for Carpet Waste 

      Hensel, Edward (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999-05-18)
      A performance summary of a mechanical size reduction technology is presented. Results demonstrate the time required to perform size reduction on a bale of carpet waste, and the resulting volume reduction achieved ...
    • SME Patenting - an Empirical Analysis in Nine Countries 

      Frietsch, Rainer; Neuhaeusler, Peter (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-16)
      The analyses use a unique integrated and enriched patent data set to examine the participation rate of SMEs in the patenting activities in nine countries since the mid 1990s in total as well as by technological areas. Next ...
    • So Many Ways to Get There 

      Buschman, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Users want to access original content quickly and reliably from wherever they choose to start. Mike Buschman, Client Services Manager for IEEE, will discuss the different technologies and services, created by librarians, ...
    • The SOAREX-VI Re-Entry Flight Test Experiment 

      White, Bruce; Tegnerud, Erin; Morgan, Herbert; Benton, Joshua; Murbach, Marcus; Cropper, Mike; DeLeon, Paul; Lane, Robert; Mast, William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-24)
      The experiment definition and development of the SOAREX VI (Sub-Orbital Aerodynamic Re-entry EXperiment) flight test will be discussed. Scheduled for launch on the ATK X1 sub-orbital flight during July 2008, this flight ...
    • Social and Technological Entrepreneurship -- Do the Twain Ever Meet? 

      Cozzens, Susan E.; White, Thema Monroe (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-15)
      Entrepreneurship is an enduring theme in innovation studies and a long-standing object of innovation policy. Social enterprises broadly defined, are those which apply business principles to solve social problems. This paper ...
    • The Social Capital of Global Ties in Science: The Added Value of International Collaboration 

      Kiopa, Agrita (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-10-02)
      International collaboration in scientific research continues to build and receive recognition in the academic scientific community (Narin 1991; Hicks and Katz 1996; Persson, Glänzel et al. 2004). Scientists develop ...
    • Societal Impact of Academic Research Through Networks 

      de Jong, Stefan P. L.; Wardenaar, Tjerk (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-09-15)
      This paper is about influence of governance of research networks on societal impact. We have studied two Dutch national research consortia of universities, governments and industry. Through comparison, we learn i) how ...
    • Society of Engineering Science, 49th Annual Technical Meeting: Abstracts 

      Georgia Institute of Technology. School of Mechanical Engineering (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-10)
      The 49th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science was held in Atlanta, GA, October 10-12, 2012. Over three days, several hundred leading researchers in the engineering sciences from around the world ...
    • A Solar-Powered Near Earth Object Resource Extractor 

      Rangedera, Thilini; Vanmali, Ravi; Shah, Nilesh; Zaidi, Waqar; Komerath, Narayanan Menon (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-11-10)
      This paper is an offshoot of a project to study means of forming massive radiationshielded structures using Near Earth Object (NEO) materials. The topic is the conceptual design of a solar-powered robotic craft to land ...
    • Some Insights Into Stirling Machine Behavior 

      Tucker, A. S.; Gschwendtner, M. A.; Haywood, D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyICC Press, 2008-05)
      Almost all practical cryocoolers embody, directly or indirectly, at least some elements of the Stirling cycle in its reversed form. Through its involvement in the analysis, design and development of both Stirling engines ...
    • Some Options for In Situ Geochemical and Geophysical Experiments in the Titan Environment by TandEM/TSSM 

      Ball, Andrew J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-26)
      We present concepts for in situ instrumentation for Titan aerial platforms, probes, landers and penetrators, in the context of the TandEM mission proposal in ESA's Cosmic Vision programme and TSSM in NASA's New Frontiers ...
    • Sonic Window #1 [2011] — A Real Time Sonification 

      Vigani, Andrea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-06)
      This is a real time audio installation in Max/MSP. It is a sonification of an abstract process: the writing on Twitter about music listening experiences on the web by people around the world. My purpose is not to sonify ...
    • Sonification as a social right implementation 

      Revuelta Sanz, Pablo; Ruiz-Mezcua, Belén; Sánchez Pena, Jose M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-06)
      The rights discussion begins in Europe, with Modernity, in the 17th century. In this historical moment, social and equal rights are supposed to be universal, and are used to fight against absolutism and the religion ...
    • Sonification for the Installation Drawn Together 

      Bretan, Mason; Weinberg, Gil; Freeman, Jason (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-06)
      This extended abstract describes Drawn Together, an interactive art installation in which a person takes turns drawing with a computer. We describe the process of the interaction and the methods used to creatively sonify ...