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Injector Design & Combustion Stability
Muss, J.A., Johnson, C.W., Cheng, G.C., and Cohn, R.K., “Numerical Cold Flow and Combustion Characterization of Swirl Coaxial Injector,” 41st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Jan. 6-9, 2003.
Cheng, G.C., Davis, R.R., Johnson, C.W., Muss, J.A., Greisen, D.A., and Cohn, R.K., “Development of GOX/Kerosene Swirl-Coaxial Injector Technology,” AIAA Paper 2003-4751, 39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, July 20-23, 2003.
Cohn, R.K., Strakey, P.A., Bates, R.W., Talley, D.G., Muss, J.A. and Johnson, C.W.; "Swirl Coaxial Injector Development", AIAA-2003-0124, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, NV, 6-9 January 2003
Muss, J.A., Johnson, C.W. and Nguyen, T.V.,  User's Manual for Rocket Combustor Interactive Design (ROCCID) and Analysis Computer Program, NASA CR-1087109 and NASA CR‑1087110, May, 1991
Pieper, J.L., Muss, J.A. and Klem, M., "Combustor Design and Analysis Using the Rocket Combustor Interactive Design (ROCCID) Methodology", Invited paper, AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 26th Joint Propulsion Conference, July, 1990
Pieper, J.L. and Muss, J.A., "Development of a Combustor Analytical Design Methodology for Liquid Rocket Engines", 26th JANNAF Combustion Meetings, October, 1989
Muss, J.A. and Pieper, J.L., "Performance and Stability Characterization of LOX/Hydrocarbon Injectors", AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 24th Joint Propulsion Conference, AIAA 88-3133, July, 1988
Muss, J.A. and Meagher, G.M. "Swirl Coaxial Injector Element Characterization for Booster Engines", 1988 Advanced Earth-to-Orbit Propulsion Technology Conference, May, 1988
Muss J.A., Nguyen T.V., Johnson C.W., “User's Manual for Rocket Combustor Interactive Design (ROCCID) and Analysis Computer Program Volumes I & II,” NASA Contractor Reports 187109 and 187110, May 1991.
Johnson, C., Anderson, W. E., and Ross, R., “Catalyst Bed Instability within the USFE H2O2/JP-8 Rocket Engine,” AIAA Paper No. 2000-3301, Huntsville, AL, July 16–19, 2000.
Muss, J.A., “Advances in the Understanding of Combustion Characteristics of LOX/Hydrocarbon Rocket Engines”, Liquid Propellant Rocket Combustion Instability, V. Yang and W. Anderson Ed., AIAA Progress in Aeronautics and Astronautics V 169, 1995

 Johnson, C., Anderson, Wm., Ross, R., “Catalyst Bed Instability within the USFE H2O2/JP-8 Rocket Engine,” AIAA 2000-3301, 2000 36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Huntsville, Alabama, 16-19 July 2000.

Nozzle Design/Analysis
Muss, J. A., and Nguyen, T. V., “Evaluation of Altitude Compensating. Nozzle Concepts for RLV,” AIAA Paper 97-3222,July 1997.
Muss, J.A., "Development of the X-33 RCS Thruster", AIAA 99-2182, AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 35th Joint Propulsion Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June, 1999
Muss, J.A., Nguyen, T.V., Reske, E.J. and McDaniels, D.M., "Evaluation of Altitude Compensating Nozzle Concepts for RLV", AIAA 97-3222, AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 33rd Joint Propulsion Conference, July, 1997
Combustion & Kinetics
Nickerson G.R., Johnson C.W., “The Chemical Kinetics of LOX/Hydrocarbon Combustion, Phase II Final Report,” NASA SBIR 88-1 Contract No. NAS8-38486, July 1992.
Nickerson G.R., Berker D.R., Johnson C.W., “The Chemical Kinetics of LOX-Hydrocarbon Combustion, Phase I Final Report,” NASA SBIR 88-1, Contract No. NAS8-38052, Aug. 1991.
Muss, J.A., The Measurement of Mixture Fraction and Scalar Dissipation Rates in Turbulent Jet Flames, doctoral thesis, UMI Dissertation Services, 1998
Nickerson G.R., Berker D.R., Dunn S.S., Johnson C.W., Kawasaki A.H., “Combustion Process in Liquid Propellant Rocket Engines," Air Force PL-TR-94-3014, May 1994.
Heberle, N.H., Smith, G.P., Crosley, D.R., Jeffries, J.B., Muss, J.A. and Dibble, R.W., “Laser-Induced Fluorescence Measurements in Atmospheric Pressure Partially Premixed Methane/Air Flames”, prepared for Spring 1995 Western States/Combustion Institute Meetings, April 23-26, 1995, San Antonio, TX.
Muss, J.A., Dibble, R.W. and Talbot, L, "A Helium-Hydrogen Mixture for the Measurement of Mixture Fraction and Scalar Gradient in Non-premixed Reacting Flows", AIAA 32rd Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA 94-0612, January, 1994
Nickerson G.R., Dunn S.S., Johnson C.W., “Combustion Process in Space Storable Liquid Rocket Engines,” PL-TR-91-3017, April 1991.
Plume Analysis
Nickerson G.R., Johnson C.W., “A Soot Prediction Model for the TDK Computer Program,” 28th Joint Propulsion Conference, Nashville, TN, July 1992.
Performance & System Optimization
Gavitt K., Hardgrove J., Mueller T., Weede J., Johnson C., Saville M., “TRW’s Ultra Low Cost LOX/LH2 Booster Liquid Rocket Engine,” AIAA 97-2818, AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, Seattle, Washington, July 1997.
Johnson C., Baker A., “Rocket Propulsion Analysis Codes on the Internet,” AIAA 98-3374, AIAA Joint Propulsion Conference, Cleveland OH, July 1998.
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Johnson, C.W. and Muss, J.A., "Propulsion Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics Tools on the Internet", AIAA 2000-3769, AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 36th Joint Propulsion Conference, Huntsville, AL, July, 2000
 Johnson, C., Muss, J., “Propulsion Analysis and Computational Fluid Dynamics Tools on the Internet,” AIAA 2000-3769, 2000 36th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference, Huntsville, Alabama, 16-19 July 2000
Thermo-Structural Analysis
Hurlbut, F.C., Saldou, P., and Muss, J.A., Atmospheric Forces and Surface Temperatures on Tethered Satellites, Grant Final Report NA61-879, NASA Langley Research Center, September, 1991
Hull M.L., Johnson C.W., “Axial Rotation of the Lower Limb Under Torsional Loading: I.  Static and Dynamic Measurement in vivo,” 7th International Symposium on Skiing Trauma and Safety, May 1987.
Johnson C.W., Hull M.L., “Axial Rotation of the Lower Limb Under Torsional Loading: II.  Parameter Identification of a Dynamic System Model,” 7th International Symposium on Skiing Trauma and Safety, May 1987.
Johnson C.W., Hull M.L., “Parameter Identification of the Human Lower Limb Under Dynamic, Transient Torsional Loading,” Journal of Biomechanics, Vol. 21 No. 5, pp 401-415 1988.