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Ames Research Center

Works: 5,260 works in 8,056 publications in 1 language and 308,142 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Biographies  Oral histories  Autobiographies  Case studies 
Roles: Other, Funder, isb, Organizer of meeting, Editor, Researcher, Photographer, Publishing director, Printer, Monitor
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Pioneer, first to Jupiter, Saturn, and beyond by Richard O Fimmel( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence, SETI by Philip Morrison( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer odyssey by Richard O Fimmel( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The success of Pioneer 11 in repeating an encounter with the giant planet Jupiter and producing unique images of the north polar regions of the planet necessitated an updating of [the previous edition] SP-349. Additional material has been added to the descriptive material about the flight of the spacecraft in Chapter 5. The following chapter, describing the results of the two missions, has been completely updated in the light of further interpretations of the Pioneer 10 data coupled with the new data from Pioneer 11. And additional Chapter 9 has been added to provide a selection of the better images obtained by Pioneer 11. This chapter also includes images of the four Galilean satellites
Life in the universe by Conference on Life in the Universe( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Evolution of complex and higher organisms : a report( )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exobiology in earth orbit : the results of science workshops held at NASA Ames Research Center by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume gives a status report on the scientific investigations which can be undertaken in the field of exobiology using instruments in Earth orbit. A brief list of these recommended experiments is given here. Those listed for the Observational Exobiology section are in order of decreasing priority as determined by a consensus of the Workshop members. Otherwise, no priorities are implied by the order in which the experiments are listed. Observational Exobiology: 1. Search for extrasolar planetary systems, 2. Study star-forming regions in the galaxy--analogs for the solar nebula, 3. Study comets, asteroids, Titan, and the giant planets in our own solar system, 4. Study the organic chemistry of interstellar molecular clouds. Cosmic Dust Collection: 1. Develop and implement capture techniques which preserve biogenic material, 2. Develop and implement techniques to determine the orbits of dust particles, 3. Refine laboratory methods for the analysis of small particles. In Situ Experiments: 1. Study the formation, condensation, aggregation, and surface chemistry of suspended dust grains, 2. Create, release, and monitor an artificial comet in space, 3. Determine the viability of microorganisms in space
An algorithm for the systematic disturbance of optimal rotational solutions by Arthur J Grunwald( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flight research at Ames : fifty-seven years of development and validation of aeronautical technology, 1940-1997 by Paul F Borchers( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impact of flying qualities on mission effectiveness for helicopter air combat (vol. 1) by Thomas Maxwell Harris( )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airfoil dynamic stall and rotorcraft maneuverability by William G Bousman( )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The loading of an airfoil during dynamic stall is examined in terms of the augmented lift and the associated penalties in pitching moment and drag. It is shown that once stall occurs and a leading-edge vortex is shed from the airfoil there is a unique relationship between the augmented lift, the negative pitching moment, and the increase in drag. This relationship, referred to here as the dynamic stall function, shows limited sensitivity to effects such as the airfoil section profile and Mach number, and appears to be independent of such parameters as Reynolds number, reduced frequency, and blade sweep. For single-element airfoils there is little that can be done to improve rotorcraft maneuverability except to provide good static clmax characteristics and the chord or blade number that is required to provide the necessary rotor thrust. However, multi-element airfoils or airfoils with variable geometry features can provide augmented lift in some cases that exceeds that available from a single-element airfoil. The dynamic stall function is shown to be a useful tool for the evaluation of both measured and calculated dynamic stall characteristics of singleelement, multi-element, and variable geometry airfoils
The nonlinear viscoelastic response of resin matrix composite laminates by C Hiel( )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of possible treatments of nonlinear viscoelastic behavior of materials is presented. A thermodynamic based approach, developed by Schapery is discussed in detail and is used as the means to interpret the nonlinear viscoelastic response of a graphite epoxy laminate, T300/934. Test data to verify the analysis for Fiberite 934 neat resin as well as transverse and shear properties of the unidirectional T300/934 composited are presented. Long time creep characteristics as a function of stress level and temperature are generated. Favorable comparisons between the traditional, graphical and the current analytical approaches are shown. A free energy based rupture criterion is proposed as a way to estimate the life that remains in a structure at any time. (AN)
U.S. civil rotorcraft accidents, 1963 through 1997 by Franklin D Harris( )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative summary data produced by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has been obtained and analyzed for all 8,436 U.S. civil registered rotorcraft accidents which occurred from mid-1963 through 1997. This analysis was based on the NTSB's assignment of each mishap into one of 21 first event' categories. The number of U.S. civil registered rotorcraft as recorded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the same period has also been obtained. Taken together, these data indicate the civil rotorcraft accident rate (on a per 1,000 registered rotorcraft basis) has decreased by almost a factor of 10 (i.e., from 130 accidents per 1,000 rotorcraft in 1964 to 13.4 per 1,000 in 1997). Analysis of the mishap data indicates over 70% of the rotorcraft accidents were associated with one of the following four NTSB 'first event' categories: 2408 Loss of engine power (28.5%); 1,322 In-flight collisions with objects (15.7%); 1,114 Loss of control (13.2%); 1,083 Airframe/component/system failure or malfunction (12.8%)
One-degree-of-freedom motion induced by modeled vortex shedding( )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some notes on shock resolving flux functions by Timothy J Barth( )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TAS- a transonic aircraft/store flow field prediction code by D. S Thompson( )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of shock waves around aeroassisted orbital transfer vehicles by Chul Park( )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3-D sound for virtual reality and multimedia by Durand R Begault( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-stage-to-orbit spaceplane concept with growth potential by Unmeel B Mehta( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dynamic Planner : the sequencer, scheduler, and runway allocator for aircraft traffic control automation by Gregory L Wong( )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seasonal LAI in slash pine estimated with Landsat TM by Paul J Curran( )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Ames Aeronautical Laboratory (États-Unis)

Ames Aeronautical Laboratory (Spojené státy americké)

Ames Aeronautical Laboratory (U.S.)

Ames Araştırma Merkezi

Ames Kutatóközpont

Ames research center Moffet Field, Calif

Ames Research Center (Moffett Field, Calif.)

Amesi Uurimiskeskus


Canolfan Ymchwil Ames

Centre d'Investigació Ames

Centro de Investigación Ames

Centrum Badawcze imienia Josepha Amesa

États-Unis. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Ames Research Center

N.A.S.A./Ames Research Center

NASA/Ames Research Center

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center

Pusat Penyelidikan Ames

Spojené státy americké Ames Research Center

United States Ames Research Center‏

United States Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif

United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center

USA NASA Ames Research Center

USA National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center

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