Publications

Peer-Reviewed

  1. K.J. Hill, M.L Pantoya, E. Washburn, and J. Kalman, "Single Particle Combustion of Pre-Stressed Aluminum," Materials 2019, 12, 1737.
  2. J. Kalman, D. Smith, K. Miller, S. Bhattacharia, K.R. Bratton, M.L. Pantoya, "A Strategy for Increasing the Energy Release Rate of Aluminum by Replacing the Alumina Passivation Shell with Aluminum Iodate Hexahydrate (AIH)," accpeted for publication in Combustion and Flame (2019).
  3. M. Mauer, B. Bojko, E. Byrd, and J. Kalman, "Ray Tracing Calculations in Simulated Propellant Flames with Detailed Chemistry," Applied Optics, Vol. 58, Issue 6, 1451-1459 (2019).
  4. T.D. Hedman, J. Kalman, N.D. Davis, J.N. Quigley, B.K. Bojko, "On the Regression Rate of Solid Ramjet Fuels," JANNAF Journal of Propulsion and Energetics, Accepted.
  5. J. Kalman, A. Demko, B. Varghese, K. Matusik, and A. Kastengren, "Synchrotron-based Measurement of Aluminum Agglomerates at Motor Conditions," Combustion and Flame. 196, 144-146.
  6. T. Hedman, A. Demko, and J. Kalman, "Enhanced Ignition of Ball Milled Boron-Polytetrafluoroethylene Mixtures," Combustion and Flame, 198, 112-119.
  7. D. Abeln and J. Kalman, "Effects of Droplet Dynamics on Reactive Wire Propagation Rates," JANNAF Journal of Propulsion and Energetics, In press. Limited Distribution (Distr. C)
  8. J. Kalman, T. Hedman, B. Varghese, and G. Dagliyan, "Nano-Computed Tomographic Measurements of Partially Decomposed Ammonium Perchlorate Particles," Propellants, Energetics, and Pyrotechnics, Vol. 42, No. 9 (2017), pp 1111-1116. Cover Article
  9. E. Sandall, J. Kalman, N. Quigley, S. Munro, and T. Hedman, "Effects of Magnesium on Boron-Containing Fuel for Solid Fuel Ramjet Applications," Propulsion and Power Research, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp.243-252.
  10. J. Kalman and J. Essel, "Particle Size Effects on the Combustion of CL-20/HTPB Propellants," Propellants, Energetics, and Pyrotechnics, Vol. 42, No. 11, pp. 1261-1267. Cover Article
  11. B. Terry, D. Allen, J. Kalman, N. Glumac, L. Groven, and S. Son, "Reflected Shock Ignition of Modified Aluminum with Polytetrafluoroethylene Inclusion," Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, Under Review.
  12. T. D. Hedman, J. N. Quigley, J.Kalman, and E. B. Washburn. "Small-Scale Solid Ramjet Fuel Ignition Experiment," Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 33, No. 5 (2017), pp. 1315-1319.
  13. J.Kalman and T. Hedman, "On the Origin and Use of the Emissivity Approximations of Alumina Particles," Propellants, Energetics, and Pyrotechnics, 41, 2016, pg 793.
  14. J.Kalman, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "Constant Volume Sulfur Dust Explosions," Journal of Combustion, 2015.
  15. J.Kalman, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "High Temperature Metal Oxide Spectral Emissivities for Pyrometry Applications," AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Vol. 28, Issue 4 (2015), pg 874-879.
  16. J. Kalman, D. Allen, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "Optical Depth Effects on Aluminum Oxide Spectral Emissivity," AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 29, Issue 1 (2015), pg 74-82. DOI 10.2514/1.T4260

Conference Papers and Presentations

** indicates CSULB student
  1. E. Tolmachoff, T. Hedman, J. Essel, S. Kalman, and J. Kalman, "Low Temperature Decomposition of Ammonium Perchlorate in the Presence of Catalyst," presented at the US National Meeting of the Combustion Institute, Pasadena, California, March 24-27, 2019.
  2. R. Kellogg**, T. Hedman, S. Lapidus, and J. Kalman, "Synchrotron Based Measurement of the Temperature Dependent Thermal Expansion Coefficient of Ammonium Perchlorate," presented at the US National Meeting of the Combustion Institute, Pasadena, California, March 24-27, 2019.
  3. J. Sugden**, W. Albert**, J. Cato**, J. Cheng**, T. Hutchison**, M. Killian**, M. Yoozbashizadeh, and J. Kalman, "Initial Development for a Thermite Fueled Power Plant for Martian Colonies," presented at the US National Meeting of the Combustion Institute, Pasadena, California, March 24-27, 2019.
  4. E. Tolmachoff, J. Kalman, J. Essel, and A. Ihnen, "High Burning Rate Dip-coated Nanothermite-clad Wires," presented at the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute Spring Technical Meeting, Bend, Oregon, March 25-27, 2018.
  5. A. Demko, J. Kalman, K. Matusik, and A. Kastengren, "Synchrotron-based Measurement of Aluminum Agglomerates above the Burning Surface of Solid Propellants at Motoring Conditions," presented at the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute Spring Technical Meeting, Bend, Oregon, March 25-27, 2018.
  6. J. Kalman, T. Hedman, B. Varghese, and G. Dagliyan, "Tomographic Measurements of Coarse Ammonium Perchlorate Particles," to be presented at the JANNAF 48th CS/36th APS/36th EPSS/30th PSHS/PIB Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Newport News, Va, 4-8 December 2017.
  7. J. Kalman and A. Demko , "Particle Size Effects on Al-Mg and Potassium Perchlorate Mixtures," to be presented at the JANNAF 48th CS/36th APS/36th EPSS/30th PSHS/PIB Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Newport News, Va, 4-8 December 2017.
  8. C. Murzyn, J. Kalman, N. Glumac, "Spectroscopic Measurements on HF in Boron and Boron Carbide Dust Cloud Experiments," to be presented at the JANNAF 48th CS/36th APS/36th EPSS/30th PSHS/PIB Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Newport News, Va, 4-8 December 2017.
  9. T. Hedman, J. Quigley, and J. Kalman, "On the Regression Rate of Solid Ramjet Fuels," to be presented at the JANNAF 48th CS/36th APS/36th EPSS/30th PSHS/PIB Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Newport News, Va, 4-8 December 2017.
  10. J. Kalman, T. Hedman, E. Tolmachoff, and T. Tran, "Ignition of B4C and B Containing Ramjet Fuel," 10th U.S. National Meeting of the Combustion Institute, College Park, Md, 23-26 April 2017.
  11. J. Kalman, D. Abeln, T. Hedman, and A. Corcoran, "Test Development and Combustion Dynamics of Burning Wires," Proceedings of JANNAF 63rd JPM/PIB/47th CS/ 35th APS/ 35th EPSS/ 29th PSHS Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Newport News, VA, 16 - 20 May 2016.
  12. J. Kalman, D. Abeln, T. Hedman, and M. Gross, "Optical Measurements of Aluminum agglomerates from an AP/HTPB/Al propellant at Motoring Pressure," Proceedings of JANNAF 63rd JPM/PIB/47th CS/ 35th APS/ 35th EPSS/ 29th PSHS Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Newport News, VA, 16 - 20 May 2016.
  13. J. Kalman, J. Essel, A. Nelson, and M. Celestine, "Combustion Behavior of Sub-Micron CL-20 Propellant," Proceedings of JANNAF 63rd JPM/PIB/47th CS/ 35th APS/ 35th EPSS/ 29th PSHS Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Newport News, VA, 16 - 20 May 2016.
  14. I. Purifoy, J. Kalman, and C. Wheeler, "Effects of Thermal Damage on Burn Rates for an AP/HTPB/Al Composite Formulation," Proceedings of JANNAF 43rd SMBS/39th PEDCS/30th RNTS/28th SEPS Joint Subcommittee Meeting Salt Lake City, UT, December 7-11, 2015.
  15. J. Kalman, A. Daniels, C. Wheeler, and M. Beckstead, "The Effect of Formulation Variables on Aluminum Agglomeration," Proceedings of the 55th Israel Annual Conference of Aerospace Sciences. Haifa, Israel, February 26, 2015.
  16. T. Hedman, M. Gennrich, M. Gross, and A. Atwood, "Assessment of Slow Cook-off Kinetic Mechanisms at Increasing Mass Scales," Proceedings of JANNAF 46th CS/33rd APS/33rd EPSS/27th PSHS Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Albuqueque, NM, December 8-11, 2014. Presented by J. Kalman
  17. A. Atwood, K. Ford, J. Kalman, A. Farmer, and H.K. Springer, "Composition B Burning Rate Studies," Proceedings of JANNAF 46th CS/33rd APS/33rd EPSS/27th PSHS Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Albuqueque, NM, December 8-11, 2014.
  18. J.Kalman, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "Dispersion and Ignition Effects in Constant Volume Dust Explosions Experiments," in Spring Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, Tulsa, OK, March 16-18, 2014.
  19. J.Kalman, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "On the Validity of Flame Speed Models from Pressure Data in Dust Explosions," in Spring Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, Tulsa, OK, March 16-18, 2014.
  20. S. Vemulapati, J.Kalman, M.Clemenson, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "Two-dimensional Pyrometry for Flame Structure Measurements in Energetic Systems," in Spring Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, Tulsa, OK, March 16-18, 2014.
  21. J. Kalman, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "Determination of High Temperature Metal Oxide Spectral Emissivities for Pyrometry Applications," Proceedings of JANNAF 45th CS/33rd APS/33rd EPSS/27th PSHS Joint Subcommittee Meeting, Monterey, December 3-7, 2012.
  22. D. Allen, J. Kalman, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "Optical ignition, emission, and combustion measurements of advanced mechanically alloyed materials," in Spring Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, Dayton, OH, April 22-24, 2012.
  23. D. Allen, J. Kalman, N. Glumac and H. Krier, "Nano-aluminum combustion temperature and burning time dependence on particle size at elevated pressures," in Spring Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, Dayton, OH, April 22-24, 2012.

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