Papers & Publications

Our Papers and Publications
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu
    Media Briefing of Testing at Butte, MT Facility
    June 2012
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu
    Lecture 8 - Hybrid Rocket Propulsion: Fundamentals
    AA284a Advanced Rocket Propulsion course at Stanford University, May 2012
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu
    Lecture 9 - Hybrid Rocket Propulsion: Liquefying Fuels
    AA284a Advanced Rocket Propulsion course at Stanford University, May 2012
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu
    Lecture 10 - Hybrid Rocket Propulsion: Design Issues
    AA284a Advanced Rocket Propulsion course at Stanford University, May 2012
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu
    Hybrid Rocket Propulsion: Diffusion Limited Model
    AA284a Advanced Rocket Propulsion course at Stanford University, May 2012
  • A. Chandler, B. J. Cantwell, S. Hubbard and M. A. Karabeyoglu,
    Feasibility of a Single Port Hybrid Propulsion System for a Mars Ascent Vehicle
    ACTA Astronautica, Vol. 69, pp 1066-1072, December 2011.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, J. Stevens, D. Geyzel, B. J Cantwell and D. Micheletti,
    High Performance Hybrid Upper Stage Motor
    47th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, 2011
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu,
    Combustion Instability and Transient Behavior in Hybrid Rocket Motors.
    Chapter 7, Fundamentals of Hybrid Rocket Combustion and Propulsion, AIAA Progress Series, 2007.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, B. J. Cantwell and G. Zilliac,
    Development of Scalable Space-Time Averaged Regression Rate Expressions for Hybrid Rockets,
    Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 23, No. 4, p. 737-748, 2007.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, Shane De Zilwa, Brian J. Cantwell and Greg Zilliac,
    Modeling of Hybrid rocket Low Frequency Instabilities,
    Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 21, No. 6, p. 1107-1117, 2005.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, Greg Zilliac, Brian J. Cantwell, Shane DeZilwa and Paul Castellucci
    Scale-up Tests of High Regression Rate Paraffin-Based Hybrid Rocket Fuels,
    Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 20, No. 6, p. 1037-1045, 2004.
  • Shane De Zilwa, Greg Zilliac, Mike Reinath, and M. A. Karabeyoglu,
    Time-Resolved Fuel-Grain Regression Measurement in Hybrid Rockets,
    Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 20, No. 4, p. 684-689, 2004.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, D. Altman and Brian J. Cantwell,
    Combustion of Liquefying Hybrid Propellants: Part 1, General Theory,
    Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 610-620, 2002.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu and Brian J. Cantwell,
    Combustion of Liquefying Hybrid Propellants: Part 2, Stability of Liquid Films,
    Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 621-630, 2002
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu and D. Altman,
    Dynamic Modeling of Hybrid Rocket Combustion,
    Journal of Propulsion and Power, Vol. 15, No. 4, p. 562-571, 1999.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, J. Dyer, J. Stevens and B. Cantwell,
    Modeling of N2O Decomposition Events,
    AIAA-2008-4933, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Hartford, CT, July 21-23, 2008
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu
    Thermal Transients in Hybrid Rocket Fuel Grains - Nonlinear Effects,
    AIAA-2007-5369, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit; Cincinnati, Ohio, 8-11 July 2007.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, Jose Stevens and Brian Cantwell,
    Investigation of Feed System Coupled Low Frequency Combustion Instabilities in Hybrid Rockets,
    AIAA-2007-5366, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit; Cincinnati, Ohio, 8-11 July 2007.
  • Jonny Dyer,Eric Doran,Zach Dunn,Kevin Lohner, Cedric Bayard and Andy Sadhwani, Greg Zilliac, Brian Cantwell and Arif Karabeyoglu, Design and Development of a 100 km NitrousOxide/Paraffin Hybrid Rocket Vehicle, AIAA 2007-5362, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit; Cincinnati, Ohio, 8-11 July 2007.
  • Jonny Dyer,Greg Zilliac,Eric Doran,Mark Marzona, Kevin Lohner, Evan Karlik, Brian Cantwell and Arif Karabeyoglu, Status Update Report for the Peregrine 100km Sounding Rocket Project, AIAA 2007-5362, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit; Hartford,CT, 21-23 July 2008.
  • Greg Zilliac and Arif Karabeyoglu,
    Hybrid Rocket Fuel Regression Rate Data and Modeling,
    AIAA 2006-4504, 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit; Sacramento, CA, 9-12 July 2006.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, B. J. Cantwell. J. Stevens,
    Evaluation of Homologous Series of Normal-Alkanes as Hybrid Rocket Fuels,
    41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit; Tucson, AZ; USA; 10-13 July 2005.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, B. J. Cantwell and G. Zilliac, Development of Scalable Space-Time Averaged Regression Rate Expressions for Hybrid Rockets,41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Tucson, Arizona, July 10-13, 2005
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, T. Falconer, B. J. Cantwell and J. Stevens,
    Design Of An Orbital Hybrid Rocket Vehicle Launched From Canberra Air Platform,
    41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit; Tucson, AZ; USA; 10-13 July 2005.
  • G. Zilliac and M. A. Karabeyoglu,
    Modeling of Propellant Tank Pressurization,
    41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit; Tucson, AZ; USA; 10-13 July 2005.
  • D. Van Pelt, J. Hopkins, M. Skinner, A. Buchanan, R. Gulman, H. Chan, M. A. Karabeyoglu and B. J. Cantwell,
    Overview of a 4-Inch Paraffin-Based Hybrid Sounding Rocket Program,
    AIAA-2004-3822, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Fort Lauderdale, FL, July 2004.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, Shane De Zilwa, Brian J. Cantwell and Greg Zilliac,
    Transient Modeling of Hybrid Rocket Low Frequency Intabilities,
    39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Huntsville, Alabama, July 2003.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, Greg Zilliac, Paul Castelluci, Paul Urbanczyk, Jose Stevens, Gokhan Inalhan and Brian Cantwell,
    Development of High-Burning-Rate Hybrid-Rocket-Fuel Flight Demonstrators,
    39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Huntsville, Alabama, July 2003.
  • Sami A. Kilic, M. A. Karabeyoglu, Jose Stevens and Brian J. Cantwell,
    Modeling the Slump Characteristics of Hydrocarbon-Based Hybrid Rocket Fuels,
    39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Huntsville, Alabama, July 2003.
  • Shane De Zilwa, M. A. Karabeyoglu, Greg Zilliac, Lyndell King and Mike Reinath,
    Combustion Oscillations in High-Regression Rate Hybrid Rockets,
    39th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Huntsville, Alabama, July 2003.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, Greg Zilliac, Brian J. Cantwell, Shane DeZilwa and Paul Castellucci.
    Scale-up Tests of High Regression Rate Liquefying Hybrid Rocket Fuels,
    AIAA-2003-1162, 41st Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno Nevada, January 2003.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, Brian J. Cantwell and D. Altman,
    Development and Testing of Paraffin-Based Hybrid Rocket Fuels,
    AIAA-2001-4503, 37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2001.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu and D. Altman,
    Transient Behavior in Hybrid Rockets,
    AIAA-97-2937, 33rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, Washington, July 1997 (Recommended for a best paper award).
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, D. Altman and D. Bershader,
    Transient Combustion in Hybrid Rockets,
    AIAA-95-2691, 31st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, San Diego, California, July 1995.
  • J. Dyer, E. Doran, Z. Dunn and K. Lohner,
    Modeling Feed-system Flow Physics for Self-Pressurizing Propellants,
    AIAA-2007-5702, 43rd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Cincinnati, OH, July 8-11, 2007
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, Mixtures of Oxygen and Oxides of Nitrogen as Oxidizers for Propulsion, Gas Generation and Power Generation Applications, Patent pending, 2007.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, D. Altman and Brian J. Cantwell,
    High Regression Rate Hybrid Rocket Propellants and Method of Selecting,
    US patent No. 6,880,326, 2005.
  • M. A. Karabeyoglu, D. Altman and Brian J. Cantwell,
    High Regression Rate Hybrid Rocket Propellants,
    US patent No. 6,880,624, 2004.