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Kirk, Dr. James A.

Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
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954-564-2908

Selected Publications 

  • Wells, S.P., Pang, D.C., and Kirk, J. A., "The Design, Manufacture, and Testing of a Composite Flywheel for Energy Storage", Mechanics in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, ASME Publication AMD-Vol. 194, pgs. 397-404, November 1994.
  • Pang, D., Anand, D. K., and Kirk, J. A., "Design and Performance Improvements of the Prototype Open Core Flywheel Energy Storage System", NASA Conference Publication 3336, Third International Symposium on Magnetic Suspension Technology, December 13-15, 1995, Tallahassee, Florida, pgs. 467-481.
  • Pang, D., Anand, D. K., and Kirk, J. A., "Parameter Design and Optimal Control of an Open Core Flywheel Energy Storage System", NASA Conference Publication 3336, Third International Symposium on Magnetic Suspension Technology, December 13-15, 1995, Tallahassee, Florida, pgs. 289-301.
  • Kirk, J. A., Schmidt, J.R., Sullivan, G.E., and Hromada, L. P., "An Open Core rotator Design Methodology", Presented at the NAECON 97 conference, July 14-17, 1997, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Kirk, J. A., Walsh, G.C., Hromada, L.P., ET. Al. "Speed Improvements in the Open Core Composite Flywheel", Proceedings of the 32nd Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, July 27-August 1, 1997, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • R.B. Zmood, L. J. Qin, J. A. Kirk and L Sun, "A Magnetic Bearing System Design Methodology and Its Application to a 50Wh Open Core Composite Flywheel," Proceedings of the 32nd Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, July 27-August 1, 1997, Honolulu, Hawaii.