Publications
J. M. Powers
Books
 Powers, J. M., 2024,
Mechanics of Fluids,
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
publisher link
 Powers, J. M., 2016,
Combustion Thermodynamics and Dynamics,
Cambridge University Press, New York.
publisher link
 Powers, J. M., and Sen, M., 2015,
Mathematical Methods in Engineering,
Cambridge University Press, New York.
publisher link
Articles
 Zahr, M. J., and Powers, J. M., 2021, "HighOrder Resolution of Multidimensional Compressible Reactive Flow Using Implicit Shock Tracking,"
AIAA Journal,
59(1): 150164.
manuscript
 Shabouei, M., Subber, W., Williams, C. W., Matous, K., and Powers, J. M., 2019, "ChemoThermal Model and Gaussian Process Emulator for Combustion Synthesis of Ni/Al Composites,"
Combustion and Flame,
207(9): 153170.
manuscript
 Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., 2015, "Verified and Validated Calculation of Unsteady Dynamics of Viscous HydrogenAir Detonations,"
Journal of Fluid Mechanics,
769: 154181.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., Mengers, J. D., and AlKhateeb, A. N., 2015,
"Slow Attractive Canonical Invariant Manifolds for Reactive Systems,"
Journal of Mathematical Chemistry,
53(2): 737766.
manuscript
 Mengers, J. D., and Powers, J. M., 2013,
"OneDimensional Slow Invariant Manifolds for Fully Coupled Reaction and MicroScale Diffusion,"
SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems,
12(2): 560595.
manuscript
 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., 2013,
"Analysis of the SpatioTemporal Scales of Laminar Premixed Flames Near Equilibrium,"
Combustion Theory and Modelling,
17(1): 76108.
manuscript
 Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., 2012,
"The Effect of Diffusion on the Dynamics of Unsteady Detonations,"
Journal of Fluid Mechanics,
699: 453464.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., 2010,
"John H. S. Lee: The Detonation Phenomenon,"
Shock Waves, 20(5): 445446.
manuscript
 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., 2010,
"On the Necessary Grid Resolution for Verified Calculation of Premixed Laminar Flames,"
Communications in Computational Physics, 8(2): 304326.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., Sommese, A. J., Diller, J. A., Hauenstein, J. D., and Mengers, J. D., 2009,
"OneDimensional Slow Invariant Manifolds for Spatially Homogeneous Reactive Systems,"
Journal of Chemical Physics, 131(2): 024118.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., 2008,
"Uniqueness of Chemical Equilibria in Ideal Mixtures of Ideal Gases,"
American Journal of Physics, 76(9): 848855.
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 Cochran, M. T., and Powers, J. M., 2008,
"Computation of Compaction in Compressible Granular Material,"
Mechanics Research Communications, 35( 12): 96103.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., and Frolov, S. M., 2006,
"Introduction: Perspectives on DetonationBased Propulsion,"
Journal of Propulsion and Power, 22(6): 11531154.
manuscript (restricted access)
 Powers, J. M., 2006, "Review of Multiscale Modeling of Detonation,"
Journal of Propulsion and Power, 22(6): 12171229.
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 Powers, J. M., and Aslam, T. D., 2006, "Exact Solution for
Multidimensional Compressible Reactive Flow for Verifying
Numerical Algorithms,'' AIAA Journal, 44(2): 337344.
manuscript
 Henrick, A. K., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., 2006,
"Simulations of Pulsating OneDimensional Detonations with
True Fifth Order Accuracy,"
Journal of Computational Physics, 213(1): 311329.
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 Henrick, A. K., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., 2005,
"Mapped Weighted Essentially NonOscillatory Schemes:
Achieving Optimal Order Near Critical Points,"
Journal of Computational Physics, 207(2): 542567.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., 2005, "Accurate Spatial Resolution
Estimates for Reactive Supersonic Flow with Detailed Chemistry,"
AIAA Journal, 43(5): 10881099.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., 2004,
"On the Necessity of Positive SemiDefinite Conductivity and Onsager Reciprocity in Modeling Heat Conduction
in an Anisotropic Media,"
Journal of Heat Transfer, 126(5): 670675.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., 2004,
"TwoPhase Viscous Modeling of Compaction of Granular Materials,"
Physics of Fluids, 16(8): 29752990.
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 Brooks, G. P., and Powers, J. M., 2004,
"Standardized Pseudospectral Formulation of the Inviscid
Supersonic Blunt Body Problem,"
Journal of Computational Physics,
197(1): 5885.
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 Brooks, G. P., and Powers, J. M., 2004,
"A KarhunenLoève LeastSquares Technique for Optimization of
Geometry of a Blunt Body in Supersonic Flow," Journal of Computational Physics,
195(1): 387412.
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 Singh, S., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., 2002,
"On Slow Manifolds of Chemically Reactive Systems,"
Journal of Chemical Physics, 117(4): 14821496.
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 Singh, S., Rastigejev, Y., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M.,
2001, "Viscous Detonation in H_{2}/O_{2}/Ar Using Intrinsic Low Dimensional Manifolds
and Wavelet Adaptive Multilevel Representation,"
Combustion Theory and Modelling, 5(2): 163184.
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 Gonthier, K. A., and Powers, J. M.,
2000, "A High Resolution Numerical Method for a TwoPhase
Model of DeflagrationtoDetonation Transition,"
Journal of Computational Physics, 163(2): 376433.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., 1999, "Thermal Explosion Theory for Shear
Localizing Energetic Solids,"
Combustion Theory and Modelling, 3(1): 103122.
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 Caspar, R. J., Powers, J. M., and Mason, J. J., 1998,
"Investigation of Reactive Shear Localization in Energetic Solids,"
Combustion Science and Technology, 136(16): 349371.
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 Gonthier, K. A., and Powers, J. M., 1996, "A Numerical
Investigation of Transient Detonation in Granulated Material,"
Shock Waves, 6(4): 183195.
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 Grismer, M. J., and Powers, J. M., 1996, "Numerical Predictions
of Oblique Detonation Stability Boundaries,"
Shock Waves, 6(3): 147156.
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 Grismer, M. J., and Powers, J. M., 1995, "Calculations for
Steady Propagation of a Generic Ram Accelerator Configuration,"
Journal of Propulsion and Power, 11(1): 105111.
manuscript (restricted access)
 Gonthier, K. A., and Powers, J. M., 1994, "Formulation,
Predictions, and Sensitivity Analysis of a Pyrotechnically
Actuated Pin Puller Model,"
Journal of Propulsion and Power,
10(4): 501507.
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 Powers, J. M., 1994, "Oblique Detonations: Theory and
Propulsion Applications," Combustion in HighSpeed Flows, J.
Buckmaster, T. L. Jackson, and A. Kumar, eds., Kluwer Academic
Publishers, pp. 345371.
manuscript
 Grismer, M. J., and Powers, J. M., 1992, "Comparisons of
Numerical Oblique Detonation Solutions with an Asymptotic
Benchmark," AIAA Journal, 30(12): 29852987.
manuscript (restricted access)
 Powers, J. M., 1992, "Comment on 'Approximate Formula of Weak
Oblique Shock Wave Angle,' " AIAA Journal, 30(11): 2801.
manuscript (restricted access)
 Powers, J. M., and Gonthier, K. A., 1992, "Reaction Zone
Structure for Strong, Weak Overdriven, and Weak Underdriven
Oblique Detonations," Physics of Fluids A, 4(9):
20822089.
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 Powers, J. M., and Stewart, D. S., 1992, "Approximate Solutions
for Oblique Detonations in the Hypersonic Limit,"
AIAA Journal,
30(3): 726736.
manuscript (restricted access)
 Powers, J. M., Stewart, D. S. and Krier, H., 1990, "Theory of
TwoPhase DetonationPart II Structure,"
Combustion and Flame,
80(34): 280303.
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 Powers, J. M., Stewart, D. S. and Krier, H., 1990, "Theory of
TwoPhase DetonationPart I Modeling,"
Combustion and Flame,
80(34): 264279.
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 Powers, J. M., Stewart, D. S. and Krier, H., 1989, "Analysis of
Steady Compaction Waves in Porous Materials,"
Journal of Applied
Mechanics, 56(1): 1524.
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 Powers, J. M., Stewart, D. S. and Krier, H., 1988, "TwoPhase
Steady Detonation Analysis," in
Dynamics of Explosions, A. L.
Kuhl, J. R. Bowen, J. C. Leyer, and A. Borisov, eds., Progress
in Astronautics and Aeronautics Series, Vol. 114, AIAA,
Washington, DC, pp. 341361.
manuscript (restricted access)
 Powers, J. M., and Krier, H., 1986, "Attenuation of Blast Waves
when Detonating Explosives Inside Barriers, " Journal of
Hazardous Materials, 13(2): 121133.
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Ph.D. Dissertation
 J. M. Powers, 1988, "Theory of Detonation Structure for TwoPhase Materials," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign.
dissertation
Conference papers, presentations, and unrefereed publications

Farmer, J., Oliva, A., McClarren, R., Jemcov, A., and Powers J.M.,
January 2024, "Spectral Model for Nonequilibrium Radiation Induced from Flow Around a Hypersonic Body," AIAA 20240653, AIAA SciTech Forum, Orlando, Florida.
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Powers, J. M., December 2023, "Detailed and Reduced Modeling of Reacting Fluid Mechanics," Invited Seminar, Ingegneria Aeronautica e Spaziale, Sapienza, Universita di Roma.
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Powers, J. M., December 2023, "Verification in Scientific Computing: from Pristine to Practical to PerimeterExtending," Invited Seminar, Ingegneria Aeronautica e Spaziale, Sapienza, Universita di Roma.
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Powers, J. M., November 2023,
"Harmony in High Speed Combustion,"
Invited Seminar, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, University of Southampton.
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Pielemeier, K. R., and Powers, J. M., January 2022, “Anomalous Waves in NonIdeal Detonation Dynamics,” AIAA 20220396, AIAA SciTech Forum, San Diego, California.
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Powers, J. M., February 2021, "Verification in Scientific Computing: from Pristine to Practical to PerimeterExtending," Invited Seminar, Florida Atlantic University.
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Zahr, M. J., and Powers, J. M., June 2020, "Accurate Methods for Computing HighMach Number Reactive Flow," Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Computational Engineering Division, Invited Virtual Seminar.
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Powers, J. M., May 2020, "Verification in Scientific Computing: from Pristine to Practical to PerimeterExtending," ASME V&V 2020, Virtual Verification and Validation Symposium.
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Shabouei, M., Williams, C., Matous, K., and Powers, J. M., July 2019, "ChemoThermal Simulation of Heterogeneous Reactive Composites," 15th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Austin, Texas.

Pielemeier, K., and Powers, J. M., May 2019, "Numerical Simulation of OneDimensional Detonations with NonIdeal Equations of State," 17th Internatiopnal Conference on Numerical Combustion, Aachen, Germany.

Shabouei, M., Matous, K., and Powers, J. M., November 2017, "ChemoThermalMechanical (CTM) Modeling of Solid Reactive Materials," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Tampa, Florida.

Powers, J. M., July 2017, "Reduced Manifolds and Trajectory Curvature," Sixth International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flows, Princeton, New Jersey.
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extended abstract

Lee, H. B., Ghia, U., Bayyuk, S., Oberkampf, W. L., Roy, C. J., Benek, J. A., Rumsey, C. L., Powers, J. M., Bush, R. H., and Mani, M., June 2016,
"Development and Use of Engineering Standards for Computational Fluid Dynamics for Complex Aerospace Systems,"
AIAA 20163811,
46th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference,
Washington, D.C.
manuscript
slides

Shi, K., Jemcov, A., and Powers, J. M., November 2015, "Physical Diffusion Suppresses the Carbuncle Instability,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 60(21): 573.
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Powers, J. M., November 2015, "Verification and Validation of Detonation Simulation," AIAA Notre Dame Student Chapter, Notre Dame, Indiana.
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Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., June 2015, "Slow Attractive Canonical Invariant Manifolds for HydrogenAir Kinetics," Fifth International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flows, Berlin, Germany.
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extended abstract

Powers, J. M., April 2015,
"Detailed and Reduced Modeling of Reacting Fluid Mechanics,"
Environmental Fluid Dynamics Seminar Series, University of Notre Dame.
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Powers, J. M., March 2015,
"Harmony in High Speed Combustion,"
Invited Seminar, Los Alamos National Laboratory.
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Powers, J. M., March 2015,
"Harmony in High Speed Combustion,"
Invited Seminar, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Powers, J. M., February 2015,
"Harmony in High Speed Combustion,"
Invited Seminar, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame.
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Powers, J. M., Bruns, J. D, and Jemcov, A., January 2015,
"Physical Diffusion Cures the Carbuncle Problem,"
AIAA20150579, 53rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Kissimmee, Florida.
manuscript
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Powers, J. M., Romick, C. M., and Aslam, T. D., November 2014, "Nonlinear Dynamics of HydrogenAir Detonations with Detailed Kinetics and Diffusion,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 59(20): 348.
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Brill, S. R., Grenga, T., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., July 2014, "Automatic Error Estimation and Verification Using an Adaptive Wavelet Method," 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Barcelona, Spain.
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Powers, J. M., February 2014, "Verified and Validated Calculation of Multiscale
Combustion in Gaseous Mixtures," Invited Seminar, SpaceX, Hawthorne, California.
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Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., November 2013, "On the Potential Failure of Reduced Reaction Kinetics," Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 58(18): 7071.
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Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., November 2013, "On the Development of HydrogenAir Detonations," Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 58(18): 285.
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Powers, J. M., and Mengers, J. D., June 2013, "Challenges of Reduction for Open Systems," 4th International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flows, San Francisco, California.
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Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., and Mengers, J. D., June 2013, "The Slowness of Invariant Manifolds Constructed by Connection of Heteroclinic Orbits," 4th International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flows, San Francisco, California.
extended abstract
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Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., April 2013,
"Initiation of Viscous Detonation,"
Fourteenth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, San Antonio, Texas.
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Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., January 2013,
"On the Resolution Necessary to Capture Dynamics of Unsteady Detonation,"
AIAA20130887, 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Grapevine, Texas.
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 Powers, J. M., December 2012, Commencement Address, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign.
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Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., November 2012, "Capturing the Dynamics of Unsteady Inviscid and Viscous HydrogenAir Detonations," Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 57(17): 171.

Powers, J. M., October 2012, "Verified Calculation of Multiscale Combustion in Gaseous Mixtures," Invited Seminar, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi.
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 Powers, J. M., May 2012,
"Verfied and Validated Calculation of Viscous and Inviscid HydrogenAir Detonation,"
Midwest Numerical Analysis Days,
Notre Dame,
Indiana,
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 Powers, J. M., May 2012, Commencement Address, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame.
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 Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., May 2012,
"Verified and Validated Calculation of Unsteady Overdriven HydrogenAir Detonation,"
ASME Verification and Validation Symposium,
Las Vegas,
Nevada,
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Powers, J. M., January 2012, "Verified Calculation of Multiscale Combustion in Gaseous Mixtures," Invited Seminar, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University.
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 Mengers, J. D., and Powers, J. M., January 2012,
"Model Reduction for ReactionDiffusion Systems: Bifurcations in Slow Invariant Manifolds,"
AIAA20120497,
50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,
Nashville,
Tennessee,
manuscript
slides
 Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., January 2012,
"Dynamics of Unsteady Inviscid and Viscous Detonations in HydrogenAir,"
AIAA20120981,
50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,
Nashville,
Tennessee,
manuscript
slides
 Mengers, J. D., and Powers, J. M., November 2011,
"Slow Invariant Manifolds for ReactionDiffusion Systems,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 56(18): 402403.
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Powers, J. M., August 2011, "Verified Calculation of Multiscale Combustion in Gaseous Mixtures," Invited Seminar, Stanford University.
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Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., July 2011, "Verified Calculation of Nonlinear Dynamics of Viscous Detonation," 23rd International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Irvine, California.
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Powers, J. M., July 2011, "Verification and Validation of Detonation Simulation: Topical Review," 23rd International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Irvine, California.
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Mengers, J. D., and Powers, J. M., July 2011, "Slow Invariant Manifolds for ReactiveDiffusive Systems," 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., July 2011, "The Dynamics of Detonation with WENO and NavierStokes Shock Capturing," 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Vancouver, Canada.
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Zikoski, Z., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., April 2011, "Detonation Simulation Using the Parallel Wavelet Adaptive Multiresolution Method," 13th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Corfu, Greece.
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AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., April 2011, "Spatial and Temporal Scales Coupling in Reactive Flows," Third International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reactive Flows, Corfu, Greece.
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Mengers, J. D., and Powers, J. M., April 2011, "Diffusion Correction to Slow Invariant Manifolds in a Short Length Scale Limit," Third International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reactive Flows, Corfu, Greece.
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Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., April 2011, "The Dynamics of Unsteady Detonation with Diffusion," 13th International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Corfu, Greece.
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 Mengers, J. D., and Powers, J. M., January 2011,
"Application of Slow Invariant Manifold Correction for Diffusion,"
AIAA20110111,
49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,
Orlando,
Florida,
manuscript
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 Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., January 2011,
"The Dynamics of Unsteady Detonation with Diffusion,"
AIAA20110799,
49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,
Orlando,
Florida,
manuscript
slides
 Romick, C. M., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., November 2010,
"Dynamics of Unsteady Detonation with Diffusion,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 55(16): 338.
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 Zikoski, Z. J., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., November 2010,
"Simulation of Compressible Reacting Flow using the Parallel Wavelet
Adaptive Multiresolution Representation,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 55(16): 240.
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 Zikoski, Z. J., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., November 2010, "Simulation of Multidimensional Detonation in an H_{2}O_{2}Ar Mixture
Using an Adaptive Wavelet Method,"
ASME International Mechanical Congress and Exposition, Vancouver, Canada.
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 T. D. Aslam and J. M. Powers, June 2010, "Effects of Diffusion on the Dynamics of Detonation," Gordon Research
ConferenceEnergetic Materials, Tilton, New Hampshire.
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 J. D. Mengers and J. M. Powers, March 2010, "Diffusion Effects on Slow
Invariant Manifolds," Proceedings of the 2010 Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, Urbana, Illinois.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., and Powers J. M., January 2010, "Analysis of the ReactionAdvectionDiffusion Spectrum of Laminar Premixed Flames," AIAA 20100954, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, Florida.
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Ghia, U., Bayyuk, S., Habchi, S., Roy, C., Shih, T., Conlisk, T., Hirsch, C., and Powers, J. M., January 2010, "The AIAA Code Verification ProjectTest Cases and Reference Data for CFD Code Verification," AIAA 20100125, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, Florida.
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 Paolucci, S., Li, W., and Powers, J. M., November 2009,
"A TwoPhase Micromorphic Model for Compressible Granular Materials,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 54(19) pp. 121122.
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 Zikoski, Z. J., Romick, C. M., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., October 2009, "Advanced MultiScale Methods for Hypersonic Propulsion," AFOSR/NASA Foundational Hypersonics Project Review, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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 Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., July 2009, "High Accuracy ShockFitted Computation of Unsteady Detonation with Detailed Kinetics," 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Columbus, Ohio.
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 Zikoski, Z. J., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., July 2009, "Accurate Calculation of Detonation with an Adaptive Wavelet Method," 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Columbus, Ohio.
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 Powers, J. M., June 2009, "Verification, Validation, and Scientific Computing: Successes, Failures, and Challenges," Institute of Computational Mathematics and Scientific/Engineering Computing, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers J. M., Paolucci S., Sommese, A. J., and Diller, J. A., and Hauenstein, J. D., March 2009, "Projective Space Method for Slow Invariant Manifolds of Reactive Systems," Second International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reactive Flows, Notre Dame, Indiana.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers J. M., Paolucci S., Mengers, J. D., Sommese, A. J., and Diller, J. A., March 2009, "On the Relation Between Reaction Dynamics and Thermodynamics in Closed Systems," Second International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reactive Flows, Notre Dame, Indiana.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers J. M., Paolucci S., Sommese, A. J., and Diller, J. A., January 2009, "Calculation of Slow Invariant Manifolds for Reactive Systems," AIAA 20091370, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, Florida.
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 Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., January 2009, "The Dynamics of Unsteady Detonation in Ozone," AIAA 20090632, 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Orlando, Florida.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., Diller, J. A., Hauenstein, J. D., and Mengers, J. D., November 2008,
"Constructing Slow Invariant Manifolds for Reactive Systems with Detailed Kinetics,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 53(15): 246.
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 Zikoski, Z. J., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., November 2008,
"Solution of Reactive Compressible Flows Using an Adaptive Wavelet Method,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 53(15): 122.
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 Zikoski, Z. J., Romick, C. M., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S.,
November 2008,
"Advanced MultiScale Methods for Hypersonic Propulsion,"
AFOSR/NASA Hypersonics Project Review, Dallas, Texas.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., Sommese, A. J., and Diller, J., November 2008,
"Computation of Slow Invariant Manifolds for HydrogenAir Systems,"
ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition,
Boston, Massachusetts.
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 Wirasaet, D., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M.,
July 2008,
"Multiscale Computations of Fluid Flows Using an Adaptive
Wavelet Method,"
8th World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
Venice, Italy.
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 Powers, J. M., AlKhateeb, A. N., Paolucci, S., and Sommese, A. J.,
March 2008,
"Calculation of Invariant Manifolds for Reacting Systems,"
SIAM Twelfth International Conference on Numerical Combustion,
Monterey, California.
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 Powers, J. M., Wirasaet, D., and Paolucci, S.,
January 2008,
"Advanced MultiScale Methods for Hypersonic Propulsion,"
NASA Hypersonics NRA Review, San Antonio, Texas.
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 Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., January 2008,
"ShockFitted Calculation of Unsteady Detonation in Ozone,"
AIAA20081036,
46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and
Exhibit, Reno, Nevada.
manuscript
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 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., November 2007,
"NonEquilibrium Thermodynamics of Reactive Systems,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 52(7): 105.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., November 2007,
"On Numerical Resolution Requirements in Combustion Modeling,"
IMECE200742984,
Proceedings of IMECE2007, 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, Washington.
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 Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., and AlKhateeb, A., N.,
September 2007,
"On the Coupling Between Length and Time Scales for Reacting Flow,"
International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flow,
Rome, Italy
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 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S.,
September 2007,
"The Thermodynamics of Slow Invariant Manifolds for Reacting Systems,"
International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flow,
Rome, Italy
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slides
 Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M.,
September 2007,
"On the Computation of Approximate Slow Invariant Manifolds,"
International Workshop on Model Reduction in Reacting Flow,
Rome, Italy
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 Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., and AlKhateeb, A. N., July 2007,
"Verification and Validation of Premixed Laminar Flames,"
9th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Francisco, California
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 Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., and AlKhateeb, A. N., May 2007,
"Slow Invariant Manifolds for Reaction Diffusion Systems," SIAM Conference
on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird, Utah.
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 AlKhateeb, A. N., and Powers, J. M., January 2007,
"Verified Computations of Laminar Premixed Flames,"
AIAA20070381,
45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and
Exhibit, Reno, Nevada.
manuscript
slides
 Paolucci, S., Powers, J. M., and Stanisic, M. M., November 2006,
"Measureable Skills," Mechanical Engineering, 128(11): 8.
manuscript
 Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., November 2006,
"Slow Invariant Manifolds in Chemically Reactive Systems,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 51(9): 260.
slides
 Powers, J. M., July 2006,
"Mathematical Verification of Simulations of Reactive Flows with
Embedded Discontinuities,"
Seventh World Congress on Computational Mechanics,
Los Angeles, California.
slides

Henrick, A. K., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., April 2006,
"TwoDimensional ShockFitted Numerical Solutions,"
SIAM Eleventh International Conference on
Numerical Combustion, Granada, Spain.
slides

Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., April 2006,
"Strategies for Computing Slow Invariant Manifolds in Reactive
Systems,"
SIAM Eleventh International Conference on
Numerical Combustion, Granada, Spain.
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., January 2006,
"Accurate Estimates of Fine Scale Reaction Zone Thicknesses
in Hydrocarbon Detonations,"
AIAA20060950,
44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and
Exhibit, Reno, Nevada.
manuscript
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., November 2005,
"Resolution Matters: Issues in Computational Simulation of
Detailed Kinetics Gas Phase Combustion," Bulletin
of the American Physical Society, 50(9): 69.
abstract
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., July 2005,
"Simulations Using Detailed Kinetics Demand Proper Resolution,"
Sixth International Conference on Chemical Kinetics,
Gaithersburg, Maryland.
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Cochran, M. T., July 2005,
"Viscous Compaction Waves,"
SIAM Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Aslam, T. D., January 2005,
"Exact Solutions for TwoDimensional Reactive Flow for
Verification of Numerical Algorithms,"
AIAA20051173,
43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and
Exhibit, Reno, Nevada.
manuscript
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., January 2005,
"Accurate Estimates of Fine Scale Reaction Zone Thicknesses
in Gas Phase Detonations,"
AIAA20051171,
43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and
Exhibit, Reno, Nevada.
manuscript
slides
 Henrick, A. K, Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., January 2005,
"Highly Accurate Numerical Simulations of
Pulsating OneDimensional Detonations,"
AIAA20051311,
43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and
Exhibit, Reno, Nevada.
manuscript
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., July 2004,
"An EigenvalueBased Estimate of Reaction Zone Thicknesses in
Gas Phase Detonations," Poster Session, 30th International
Symposium on Combustion, Chicago, Illinois.
abstract
poster
 Aslam, T. D, Henrick, A. K., and Powers, J. M., July 2004,
"Properties of FifthOrder Weighted Essentially NonOscillatory
(WENO) Schemes Near Critical Points and the Role of Epsilon,"
SIAM Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon.
 Powers, J. M., May 2004, "TwoPhase Viscous Modeling of Compaction
in Energetic Materials," SIAM Tenth International Conference on
Numerical Combustion, Sedona, Arizona.
slides
 Henrick, A. K., Aslam, T. D., and Powers, J. M., May 2004,
"WENO ShockFitted Soltution to 1D Euler Equations with
Reaction," SIAM Tenth International Conference on Numerical
Combustion, Sedona, Arizona.
slides
 Brooks, G. P., and Powers, J. M., January 2004,
"Verification and Validation of Pseudospectral Shock
Fitted Simulations of
Supersonic Flow over a Blunt Body," AIAA20040655,
42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences
Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada.
manuscript
slides

Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., Singh, S., and Rastigejev, Y.,
July 2003, "Multiscale Modeling of Chemically Reactive Flows,"
7th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics,
Albuquerque, New Mexico.
abstract
 Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., and Singh, S., May 2003,
"LowDimensional Manifolds in ReactionDiffusion Systems,"
SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Snowbird,
Utah.
slides
 Singh, S., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., March 2003,
"Effects of Convection and Diffusion on Rational Reduction of
Detailed Kinetic Schemes," 3rd Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections
of the Combustion Institute, Chicago, Illinois.
manuscript
 Brooks, G. P., and Powers, J. M., July 2002,
"A KarhunenLoève Galerkin Technique with Shock
Fitting for Optimization of a Blunt Body Geometry,"
AIAA20023861, 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE
Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit,
Indianpolis, Indiana.
manuscript

Singh, S., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., June 2002,
"Reactive Flows and Slow Manifolds," 14th U.S. National Congress
of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Proceedings, pp. 502503,
Blacksburg, Virginia.

Paolucci, S., Powers, J. M., and Singh, S., November 2001,
"On Computing Reactive Flows Using Slow Manifolds,"
Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 46(10): 188.
slides

Powers, J. M., October 2001, "Wavelet Adaptive Multilevel Representation (WAMR)
and Intrinsic Low Dimensional Manifold (ILDM) Method for Reactive Flows,
Workshop on Adaptive Methods for Flow Computation (AMFLOW2001), Heidelberg,
Germany.
slides
 Powers, J. M., October 2001,
"Computational Methods for Multiscale Reactive Fluid Mechanics: Instrinsic
Low Dimensional Manifolds Coupled with a Wavelet Adaptive Multilevel
Represenation," Invited Seminar, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, London.
slides (truncated)

Singh, S., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., July 2001,
"Reactive Flow Calcuations with Intrinsic Low Dimensional
Manifold Corrections for Convection and Diffusion,"
18th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and
Reactive Systems, Seattle, Washington.
abstract

Powers, J. M., February 2001, "Viscous Detonation in H_{2}/O_{2}/Ar Using
Intrinsic Low Dimensional Manifolds and Wavelet Adaptive Multilevel
Representation," Second International Workshop on Combustion Modeling,
Mexican and Spanish Sections of the Combustion Institute, Veracruz, Mexico.
slides

Buckmaster, J., and Powers, J. M., December 2000, "Propellants and Combustion,"
Aerospace America, 38(12): 50.
manuscript

Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., and Singh, S., August 2000,
"Advances and Applications of Intrinsic Low Dimensional Manifold
Theory," Poster Session, 28th International Symposium on
Combustion, Edinburgh, Scotland.
abstract
slides
 Powers, J. M., March 2000,
"Resolved Viscous Detonation in H_{2}/O_{2}/Ar Using Intrinsic Low Dimensional Manifolds and Wavelet Adaptive Multilevel Representation,"
Invited Seminar, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign.
slides
 Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., March 2000, "Wavelet/ILDM
Modeling of Combustion," 8th International Conference on
Numerical Combustion, SIAM/INRIA, Amelia Island, Florida.
 Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., and Singh, S., March 2000,
"Application of Intrinsic Low Dimensional Manifolds to Nitramine
Combustion," 8th International Conference on Numerical
Combustion, SIAM/INRIA, Amelia Island, Florida.
slides
 Rastigejev, Y., Singh, S., Bowman, C., Paolucci, S., and Powers, J. M., January 2000,
"Novel Modeling of Hydrogen/Oxygen Detonation,"
AIAA20000318, 38th Aerospace Sciences
Meeting, Reno, Nevada.
manuscript
slides
 Powers, J. M., Paolucci, S., Rastigejev, Y., and Singh, S., November 1999,
"A Wavelet/ILDM Method for Computational Combustion," Bulletin of the American Physical
Society, 44(8): 54.
abstract
slides

Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., November 1999, "Manifolds Methods for Energetic Materials,"
IMA Workshop on High Speed Combustion in Gaseous and CondensedPhase Energetic Materials,
Minneapolis, Minnesota.
slides
 Powers, J. M., October 1999, "Applications of Low Dimensional Manifolds,"
Explosive Research Program Review,
Los Alamos National Laboratory.
slides
 Singh, S., and Powers, J. M., July 1999, "Modeling Gas Phase RDX Combustion with
Intrinsic Low Dimensional Manifolds," 17th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of
Explosions and Reactive Systems, Heidelberg, Germany.
extended abstract
 Singh, S., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., July 1999,
"Multidimensional Detonation Solutions from Reactive NavierStokes Equations,"
17th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive
Systems, Heidelberg, Germany.
extended abstract
 Singh, S., Powers, J. M., and Paolucci, S., January 1999,
"Detonation Solutions from Reactive NavierStokes Equations,"
AIAA990966, 37th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,
Reno, Nevada.
manuscript

Powers, J. M., August 1998, "Thermal Explosion Theory for Shear
Localizing Energetic Solids," Poster Session, 27th International
Symposium on Combustion, Boulder, Colorado.
slides
 Powers, J. M., Mason, J. J., and Caspar, R. J., August 1997,
"Modelling and Experimental Investigation of Reactive Shear
Bands in Energetic Solids Loaded in Torsion,"
16th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions
and Reactive Systems, Cracow, Poland.
extended abstract
slides
 Gonthier, K. A., and Powers, J. M., August 1997,
"A Numerical Investigation of SelfPropagating TwoPhase
Detonation,"
16th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions
and Reactive Systems, Cracow, Poland.
extended abstract
 Powers, J. M., Cardena, A., and Grismer, M. J., October 1996,
"Steady Propagation Speed for Ram Accelerators,"
XXXIX Congreso Nacional de Fisica, II Congreso de la Division de
Dinamica de Fluidos, Sociedad Mexicana de Fisica, Oaxaca, Mexico.
abstract
 Gonthier, K. A., and Powers, J. M., March 1996, "Numerical
Modeling of Unsteady Detonation in Granulated Energetic Material,
Sixth International Conference on Numerical Combustion
(SIAM/INRIA), New Orleans, Louisiana.
 Grismer, M. J., and Powers, J. M.,
August 1995, "Numerical Predictions
of Oblique Detonation Stability Boundaries,"
15th International Colloquium on the Dynamics of Explosions
and Reactive Systems, Boulder, Colorado.
 Gonthier, K. A., and Powers, J. M.,
August 1995, "A Numerical
Investigation of Transient Detonation in Granulated Material ,"
15th International Colloquium on the Dynamics
of Explosions and Reactive Systems, Boulder, Colorado.

Powers, J. M., June 1994, "MultiDimensional Detonation Theory for
Application to the Ram Accelerator," Second Wright Laboratory/AFOSR
Workshop on Integrated Theory and Numerics for Design Applications,
Eglin AFB, Okaloosa, Island, Florida.
slides (truncated)
 Gonthier, K. A., Kane, T. J., and Powers, J. M., June 1994,
"Modeling Pyrotechnic Shock in a NASA Standard Initiator Driven
Pin Puller, AIAA 943054, 30th AIAA/ASME/ SAE/ASEE Joint
Propulsion Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., and Gonthier, K. A., February 1994, "Sensitivity
Analysis for a Pyrotechnically Actuated Pin Puller Model,"
ProceedingsNineteenth International Pyrotechnics Seminar,
Christchurch, New Zealand, South Pacific Information Service
Ltd.: Christchurch, New Zealand, pp. 240254.
manuscript
slides
 Gonthier, K. A., and Powers, J. M., February 1994, "Choked Flow
Effects in the NSI Driven Pin Puller," 1994 NASA Aerospace
Pyrotechnic Systems Workshop, Sandia National Laboratories,
Albuquerque, New Mexico.
manuscript
 Grismer, M. J., and Powers, J. M., January 1994, "Calculations
for Steady Propagation of a Generic Ram Accelerator
Configuration Using the Roe Method," AIAA 940550, AIAA 32nd
Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno. Nevada.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., and Grismer, M. J., September 1993, "Propagation
Speed Calculations for a Model Ram Accelerator," First
International Workshop on Ram Accelerator, SaintLouis, France.
manuscript
 Gonthier, K. A., and Powers, J. M., June 1993, "Model
Formulation and Predictions for a Pyrotechnically Actuated
Pinpuller," Europyro 93 5e Congres International de Pyrotechnie,
Strasbourg, France, pp. 237248.
manuscript (orignial form)
manuscript (final form)
slides
 Powers, J. M., April 1993,
"Theory of Oblique Detonations and Application to Propulsion,"
Invited Seminar, Purdue University.
abstract
 Powers, J. M., Fulton, D. R., Gonthier, K. A., and Grismer, M.
J., January 1993, "Analysis for Steady Propagation of a Generic
Ram Accelerator/Oblique Detonation Wave Engine Configuration,"
AIAA 930243, AIAA 31st Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno,
Nevada.
manuscript
slides
 Powers, J. M., September 1992, "The Influence of Thick Reaction Zones in
Spherical Underwater Detonations," ONR Workshop on Underwater Metallized Detonics,
Pullman, Washington.
 Powers, J. M., and Gonthier, K. A., September 1992,
"Pyrotechnic Modelling for the NSI Driven Pin Puller,"
Invited Seminar, NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio.
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Gonthier, K. A., June 1992,
"Pyrotechnic Modeling for the NSI and Pin Puller,"
NASA Aerospace Pyrotechnic Systems Workshop, Houston, Texas.
slides
 Powers, J. M., and Gonthier, K. A., April 1992, "Methodology and
Analysis for Determination of Propagation Speed of High Speed
Propulsion Devices," Proceedings of the Central States Section
Spring 1992 Technical Meeting of the Combustion Institute,
Columbus, Ohio, pp. 16.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., April 1992, "Summary of Oblique Detonation Theory
and Topics for Future Research," Invited Seminar, ICASE, NASA Langley Research Center.
abstract
 Powers, J. M., February 1992, "Error Estimation in Numerical and
Asymptotic Solutions for Reacting Flows,"
Invited Seminar, University of Iowa.
abstract
 Powers, J. M., and Gonthier, K. A., January 1992, "Reaction Zone
Structure of Weak Underdriven Oblique Detonations," AIAA
920347, AIAA 30th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno,
Nevada.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., Grismer, M. J., and Yungster, S., December 1991,
"Asymptotic and Numerical Predictions of Oblique Detonations
with Simple FiniteRate Chemistry," Fourth International
Conference on Numerical Combustion, (SIAM/INRIA), St.
Petersburg, Florida.
abstract
 Powers, J. M., and Grismer, M. J., June 1991, "Comparisons of
Numerical and Exact Solutions for Oblique Detonations with
Structure," AIAA 911677, AIAA 22nd Fluid Dynamics, Plasma
Dynamics, and Lasers Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M., Miller, M. E., Stewart, D. S., and Krier, H.,
July 1989, "Steady Deflagration Structure in TwoPhase Granular
Propellants," 12th International Colloquium on Dynamics of
Explosions and Reactive Systems, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
manuscript
slides
 Krier, H., and Powers, J. M., January 1988,
"TwoPhase Steady Detonation Analysis with Applications for DeflagrationtoDetonation
Transition (DDT)," Invited Seminar,
Société Nationale des Poudres et Explosifs, Centre de Recherché du Bouchet, Vert le Petit, France.
slides
 Powers, J. M., Stewart, D. S., and Krier, H., August 1987,
"TwoPhase Steady Detonation Analysis," 11th International
Colloquium on Dynamics of Explosions and Reactive Systems,
Warsaw, Poland.
 Krier, H., Powers, J. M., and Stewart, D. S., May 1987,
"Analysis of Detonation States when Shocking TwoPhase Reactive
Solids," ONR Workshop on Dynamic Deformation, Fracture, and
Transient Combustion, CPIA Publication 474, Chestertown,
Maryland.
 Krier, H., Powers, J. M., and Stewart, D. S., March 1987,
"Analysis of Detonation States when Shocking TwoPhase Reactive
Solids," JANNAF Propulsion Systems Hazards Subcommittee Meeting,
CPIA Publication 464, Vol. 1, Huntsville, Alabama.
manuscript
 Powers, J. M. and Krier, H., June 1986, "The Attenuation of
Blast Waves when Detonating Explosives Inside Barriers," Third
Workshop on Launch Blast Overpressure, Aberdeen Proving Ground,
Maryland.