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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Neal D Domel, Cole W Schemm: Exhaust plume heat effect reducing method and apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Reising Ethington P C, John J Snyder, November 27, 2012: US08316631 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for reducing heating effects of an exhaust plume of a jet engine on an impinged surface includes fluid injectors disposed adjacent and aimed into an exhaust plume zone that's to be occupied by an exhaust plume when the engine is running. A flow generator transmits fluid flow into such a ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells: System for global flow field management using distributed, surface-embedded, nano-scale boundary layer actuation. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, January 15, 2013: US08353482 (1 worldwide citation)

Systems to provide distributed flow control actuation to manage the behavior of a global flow field, are provided. An example of a system can include an aerodynamic structure having an outer surface, and an array of a plurality of nano-scale effectors connected to the outer surface of the aerodynami ...


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Dan Miller
Philip P Truax, Daniel N Miller, Edward C Ma: Flow control redistribution to mitigate high cycle fatigue. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, March 26, 2013: US08402738 (1 worldwide citation)

A method operable to improve pressure recovery and/or distortion within engine inlet is disclosed. A first fluid flow is provided to primary jet vortex generator(s) operable to inject fluid at a first injection rate into a boundary layer of a primary fluid flow within the inlet. A secondary fluid fl ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells: Method and System For Global Flow Field Management Using Distributed, Surface-Embedded, Nano-Scale Boundary Layer Actuation. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, October 28, 2010: US20100270433-A1

Systems and methods to provide distributed flow control actuation to manage the behavior of a global flow field, are provided. An example of a system can include an aerodynamic structure having an outer surface, and an array of a plurality of effectors connected to the outer surface of the aerodynam ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Neal D Domel, Cole W Schemm: Exhaust plume heat effect reducing method and apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, April 5, 2012: US20120079803-A1

An apparatus for reducing heating effects of an exhaust plume of a jet engine on an impinged surface includes fluid injectors disposed adjacent and aimed into an exhaust plume zone that's to be occupied by an exhaust plume when the engine is running. A flow generator transmits fluid flow into such a ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum: Method and system for fully fixed vehicle control surfaces. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bracewell & Giuliani, December 17, 2009: US20090308980-A1

A fully fixed, non-articulating geometry vehicle that includes a number of virtual control surfaces operable to replicate a mechanical control surface's functionality. These virtual control surfaces further include a number of flow control devices on the non-articulating vehicle surface. The plurali ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Brent N McCallum, Stewart A Jenkins, David M Wells: System for Global Flow Field Management Using Distributed, Surface-Embedded, Nano-Scale Boundary Layer Actuation. Lockheed Martin Corporation, September 6, 2012: US20120222768-A1

Systems to provide distributed flow control actuation to manage the behavior of a global flow field, are provided. An example of a system can include an aerodynamic structure having an outer surface, and an array of a plurality of nano-scale effectors connected to the outer surface of the aerodynami ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Philip P Truax, Patrick J Yagle: System and method to control flowfield vortices with micro-jet arrays. Koestner Bertani, February 2, 2006: US20060022092-A1

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic flow field vortices within a fluid flow over a surface using micro-jet arrays. The system and method for actively manipulating and controlling the inception point, size and trajec ...


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Dan Miller
Daniel N Miller, Philip P Truax, Patrick J Yagle: System and method to control flowfield vortices with micro-jet arrays. Bracewell & Giuliani, April 8, 2010: US20100084514-A1

The present invention provides a system and method for actively manipulating and controlling aerodynamic or hydrodynamic flow field vortices within a fluid flow over a surface using micro-jet arrays. The system and method for actively manipulating and controlling the inception point, size and trajec ...


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Dan Miller
Philip P Truax, Daniel N Miller, Edward C Ma: Flow control redistribution to mitigate high cycle fatigue. Bracewell & Giuliani, January 7, 2010: US20100003129-A1

The present invention provides a method operable to improve pressure recovery and/or distortion within engine inlet. This method involves providing a first fluid flow to primary jet vortex generator(s) operable to inject fluid at a first injection rate into a boundary layer of a primary fluid flow w ...



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