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    FEMCI Workshop 2002 Presentations & Posters

    Below are the FEMCI Workshop 2002 presentations and two of the posters. All presentations are provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Some are additionally provided in MS Powerpoint format. Several authors have provided additional supporting information such as animations. If you have questions on any presentation, please contact the author directly.

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    Keynote Speaker- Dr. John Mather - NASA GSFC
    Adaptive Structures and Scientific Missions
     Acrobat PDF file - 1.5 MB
     MS PowerPoint file - 4.8 MB

    Keynote Speaker- Jon Lawrence - NASA GSFC
    Scientific Goals and Opto-Mechanical Challenges of the Next-Generation Space Telescope (NGST)
     Acrobat PDF file - SIZE MB

    - Wayne Chen - NASA GSFC
    Non-linear Analysis of the ST5 Magnetometer Boom
     Acrobat PDF file - 2.0 MB
     MS PowerPoint file - 1.7 MB
    Additional animations for the presentation:
    Boom_Clip_01.avi - 103 MB
    Boom_Clip_02.avi - 103 MB
    Yes, that's ONE HUNDRED THREE MB!

    - Frank Baginski - George Washington University
    Structural Analysis of Inflated Membranes with Applications to Large Scientific Balloons
     Acrobat PDF file - 800 KB

    - David W. Sleight, Alexander Tessler, John T. Wang - NASA Langley Research Center
    Structural Wrinkling Predictions in Membrane Space Structures
     Acrobat PDF file - 330 KB
     MS PowerPoint file - 8.0 MB

    - John D. Johnston - NASA GSFC
    Finite Element Analysis of Wrinkled Membrane Structures for Sunshield Applications
     Acrobat PDF file - 2.0 MB

    - Luca Mazzarella, Massimo Ruzzene, Panagiotis Tsopelas - The Catholic University of America
    Passive Control of Vibration and Wave Propagation in Sandwich Plates with Periodic Honeycomb Core
     Acrobat PDF file - 560 KB
     MS PowerPoint file - 1.3 MB

    - Gregory Moore - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Object-Based FEA Modeling in IMOS
     Acrobat PDF file - 330 KB
     MS PowerPoint file - 300 KB
    Additional animation for the presentation:
    astig5U.avi - 1.0 MB

    - William L. McGill - Swales Aerospace
    Advanced FEMAP Programming with Applications to Structural Analysis
     Acrobat PDF file - 900 KB
     MS PowerPoint file - 680 KB

    - John Michopoulos - Naval Research Laboratory
    Finite Element Modeling Markup Language
     Acrobat PDF file - 2.9 MB
     MS PowerPoint file - 3.2 MB

    - Chris Bajwa - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    An Analysis Of A Spent Fuel Transportation Cask Under Severe Accident Conditions
     Acrobat PDF file - 4.2 MB
     MS PowerPoint file - 3.9 MB
    Additional animation for the presentation:
    HiStarRADbajwa.avi - 4.0 MB

    - Abed M. Khaskia - Mallett Technology, Inc.
    Static and Dynamic Modeling of Piezoelectric Drivers in Drop on Demand Printing
     Acrobat PDF file - 103 KB
     MS PowerPoint file - 366 KB
    Additional animation for the presentation:
    vof1.avi - 3.2 MB

    - Jeffrey Wiese - Nonlinear Engineering, LLC
    High Temperature Thermal Stress and Creep Life Prediction Using LS-DYNA
    (Presentation not available)

    - Jim Loughlin - NASA GSFC
    Structural Analysis of a Magnetically Actuated Silicon Nitride Micro-Shutter for Space Applications
     Acrobat PDF file - 2.8 MB
     MS PowerPoint file - 1.0 MB
    Additional animations for the presentation:
    shutter-simulation.avi - 21.2 MB
    shutter-simulation.mov - 22.6 MB

    - Scott Gordon - NASA GSFC
    POSTER: Solving Dynamic Problems Outside of NASTRAN
     Acrobat PDF file - 700 KB

    - Keejoo Lee, Sung W. Lee - Univ. of Maryland, College Park, Greg Clarke - NASA GSFC
    POSTER: Analysis of Gossamer Space Structures Using Assumed Strain Formulation Solid Shell Elements
     MS PowerPoint file - 1.0 MB