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Pines, Darryll J.

Darryll Pines
Dean, Clark School of Engineering
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
3110 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
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301-405-0263
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301-314-9001

Research Interests 

Research in smart structures, structural dynamics and control; guidance, navigation, and control of aerospace vehicles

Background 

  • Pratt & Whitney Space Propulsion, San Jose, CA. Space and Strategic Program Office (June 2000 to September 2002), Project Engineer (July 1999 to June 2000)

Education 

  • B.S., University of California, Berkeley ( Mechanical Engineering)
  • M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering)

Selected Publications 

Chapters in Books

  • J. Schultz* and D. Pines, (2005) “Stability of a Spacecraft with Flexible Booms During a Shallow Aeroassist”, J SPACECRAFT ROCKETS, 2005 vol. 42 no. 2, pages 277-286.
  • L. Salvino, and D.J. Pines, Chapter 8: “Structural Health Monitoring Using Hilbert Phase”, to be submitted, Hilbert-Huang Transform: Introduction and Applications, Edited by Norden E. Huang and Samuel S.P. Shen, CRC Press. PUBLISHED in 2005
  • S. Sheikh and D. Pines (2006), Chapter 7: X-ray Pulsar Navigation, Navigation Options for Planetary Exploration. PUBLISHED in 2005

Journal Articles

  • Sheikh SI, Pines DJ, Ray PS, et al. Spacecraft navigation using x-ray pulsars Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 29 (1): 49-63 Jan-Feb 2006.
  • D. J. Pines and P.D. Samuel, (2005) “A review of vibration-based techniques for helicopter transmission diagnostics”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 282, Issues 1-2, 6 April 2005, Pages 475-508.
  • C.K. Wakha; D.J. Pines; A. Dasgupta, “Dual-Stiffness Sensor for Damage Detection, Localization, and Prognostics”, AIAA Journal, vol. 43 no. 8, 1663-1674.
  • S. Asiri, A. Baz, and D. Pines, “Periodic Struts for Gearbox Support Systems”, Journal of Vibration & Control, Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 709-721, 2005.
  • Ma, J. and Pines, D. (2003), “Detecting Damage in a Building Structure Model Under Seismic Excitation Using Dereverberated Wave Mechanics”, ENG Structures 25 (3): 385-396, Feb. 2003.
  • Bohorquez, F., Samuel, P., Sirohi, J., Rudd, L. and Pines, D. “Design, analysis and hover performance of a rotary wing micro air vehicle”, Journal of the American Helicopter Society 48 (2): 80-90 Apr, 2003.
  • Richards, D. and Pines D., “Passive Reduction of Gear Mesh Vibrations Using a Periodic Drive Shaft”, Journal of Sound and Vibration264 (2): 317-342, July 2003.
  • Blondeau, J., Richeson, J. and Pines, D., “A Variable Aspect Ratio Wing Using an Inflatable Telescopic Spar”, AIAA Adaptive Structures, April, 2003, Norfolk, VA.

Conference Proceedings

  • Conroy, J., Samuel, P. and Pines, D., “Development of a Real-Time LabView Testbed for Implementation of Planetary Gear Diagnostic Algorithms”, 59th Annual AHS Forum, May, 2003, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Samuel, P.D. and Pines, D., “Helicopter Transmission Diagnostics using Constrained Adaptive Lifting, 59th Annual AHS Forum, May 2003, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Pines, D. (Invited), “Smart Sensors for Health Monitoring”, ICESS03, July 2003, Corfu Greece.
  • Blondeau, J. and Pines, D., “Wind Tunnel Testing of a Morphing Variable Aspect Ratio Wing”, 2nd AIAA “Unmanned Unlimited” Systems, Technologies and Operations – Aerospace, Land, and Sea Conference and Workshop & Exhibit, 15-18 September 2003, San Diego, CA.
  • Bohorquez, F. and Pines, D., “Hover Performance of Rotor Blades at Low Re for Rotary Wing MAVs, an Experimental Study”, AUVSI Conference, July 2003, Baltimore, MD
  • Wakha, C.K., Majid, M., Dasgupta, A. and Pines, D., “A Multifunctional Stress/Strain Sensor for Health Prognostics of Structures”, 3rd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 15-17 September 2003, Stanford, CA.
  • Samuel, P. and Pines, D., “Planetary Gearbox Diagnostics Using Constrained Adaptive Lifting”, 3rd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 15-17 September 2003, Stanford, CA.
  • Bohorquez, F. and Pines, D., “Fundamental Limitations of MAV Rotary Wing Hover Performance,” 2nd AIAA “Unmanned Unlimited”, Systems, Technologies, and Operations – Aerospace, Land, and Sea Conference and Workshop & Exhibit, 15-18 September 2003, San Diego, CA.
  • Bohorquez, F., Rankins, F., Baeder, J. and Pines, D., “Hover Performance of Rotor Blades at Low Re for Rotary Wing MAVs, an Experimental and CFD Study”, AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, June 23-26 2003, Orlando, FL.
  • Samuel, P. and Pines, D., “Adaptive Signal Representations for Helicopter Transmission Diagnostics,” 3rd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 12-14, 2001, Stanford, California.
  • Ma, J. and Pines, D., “A comparison of modal and wave-based damage detection approaches for one-dimensional structures”, 3rd International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September, 12-14, 2001, Stanford, California.
  • Pines, D. and Salvino, L., “Health Monitoring of Structures Using Empirical Mode Decomposition and Phase Dereverberation”, Mechanics and Materials Conference, June 26-29, 2001.
  • Pines, D., “Ongoing Research and Development in the U.S. on Structural Health Monitoring,” 7th International Seminar on Seismic Isolation, Passive Energy Dissipation and Active Control of vibrations of Structures, October 2-5, 2001.
  • Bohorquez, F. Pines, D., “Feasibility of Adaptive MAVs’, 12th Annual International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, October 12-14, 2001.
  • Purekar, A. and Pines, D.J., “Interrogation of Beam and Plate Structures Using Phased Array Concepts,” 12th Annual International Conference on Adaptive Structures Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, October 12-14, 2001.
  • Richard, D. and Pines, D., “Passive Reduction of Gearbox Vibration Using a Periodic Driveshaft,” American Helicopter Society 57th Annual Forum, Virginia Beach, Virginia, May 9-11, 2001.
  • Samuel, P. and Pines, D., “Planetary Gearbox Diagnostics Using Adaptive Vibration Signal Representations”, American Helicopter Society 57th Annual Forum, Virginia beach, Virginia, May 9-11, 2001.
  • Schultz, J. and Pines, D., “Feasibility of Atmospheric Penetration to Control Right Ascension”, Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, June 2001, Greenbelt, Maryland.
  • Liu, D. and Pines, D., “Static Effects of Tooth Crack on a Spur Gear Pair”, International Conference on Mechanical Transmissions (ICMT), April 4-7, 2001, China.
  • Hood, A. and Pines D., “Feasibility of a Phased Acoustic Array for Health Monitoring of Gears,” Paper No., 8th Annual SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, March 4-8, 2001, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Liu, L. and Pines D., “The Effect of Ring Gear Flexibility on Planetary Geartrain Dynamics”, International Conference on Mechanical Transmissions (ICMT), April 4-7, 2001, China.
  • Ma, J. and Pines, D., “Detecting Damage in a Building Structural Model Under Seismic Excitation”, Paper No., 8th Annual SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, March 4-8, 2001, Newport Beach, CA.
  • Purekar, A. and Pines, D., “Near Field Effects of Damage,” Paper No., 8th Annual SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, March 4-8, 2001, Newport Beach, CA.

Professional Memberships 

Institutional Services

  • Director of GEM for College of Engineering
  • Director of Sloan Program for the College
  • Member of Junior Faculty Teaching Award Committee
  • Member of Senior Faculty Teaching Award Committee

Professional Services

  • Reviewer for: Journal of Aircraft, Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Journal of the American Helicopter Society.

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