Professor Richard Morgan

Professor

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
r.morgan@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53592

Overview

Prof Morgan is the Director of the Centre for Hypersonics, and he lectures in mechanical and aerospace engineering within the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering.

He has a strong research record in the development of hypervelocity impulsive facilities on which the UQ Centre for Hypersonics research program is based, including the ‘X’ series of super-orbital expansion tubes, and has extensive experience in hypersonic aero-thermo-dynamics and scramjet propulsion.

Richard Morgan has been developing superorbital ground based facilities for many years, and has collaborative research program with NASA, ESA, Oxford University, Ecole Centrale (Paris) and AOARD in radiating flows, as well as continuing ARC support in this area since 1990, including two current ARC Discovery grants in partnership with European and American partners.

He was involved as a flight team member in the 2010 airborne observation of the Japanese ‘Hayabusa’ asteroid sample return mission, for which he was a co-recipient of the NASA Ames ‘honour’ award for 2010. He regularly gives invited talks in international meetings, and gave a plenary presentation to the AIAA Hypersonic Spaceplanes Conference in San Francisco in April 2011.

Professor Richard Morgan was awarded a 2012 UQ Excellence in Research Higher Degree Supervision award for encouraging student development through international student exchanges with overseas collaborators, whilst engendering internal cooperation within the study body.

Qualifications

  • DPhil, Oxf.
  • BA, Oxf.

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • (2017) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Available Projects

  • Aerocapture is a means of transferring a spacecraft from a hyperbolic to a captive orbit by means of hypervelocity aerodynamic maneuvers. They have great potential to increase the scope of space missions, but have never been tried to date. This project follows on from an initial 2003 study to do an experimental (in X3) and theoretical evaluation of candidate vehicle shapes.

  • Composite rocket modules developed at UQ will be ready for flight testing in 2004, and are expected to reach speeds of about Mach 3. Future applications anticipate using these modules in a multistaged configuration, and reaching hypersonic speeds. This project involves the design of a multistaged rocket, and the analysis of its expected performance

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Gildfind, David, Morgan, Richard G. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2016). Expansion tubes in Australia. In Ozer Igra and Friech Seiler (Ed.), Experimental methods of shock wave research (pp. 399-431) Basel, Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-23745-9_13

  • Morgan, R. G. (2001). Free Piston-Driven Reflected Shock Tunnels. In Gabi Ben-Dor, Ozer Igra and Tov Elperin (Ed.), Handbook of Shock Waves 1 ed. (pp. 587-601) USA: Academic Press.

  • Morgan, R. G. (2001). Free piston-Driven expansion tubes. In Gabi Ben-Dor, Ozer Igra and Tov Elperin (Ed.), Handbook of Shock Waves 1 ed. (pp. 603-622) San Diego CA USA: Academic Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Gildfind, David and Morgan, Richard G. (2018). A new sliding joint to accommodate recoil of a free-piston driven expansion tube. In: Gabi Ben-Dor, Ozer Igra and Oren Sadot, The 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Tel Aviv, Israel, (). 19-24 July 2015. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46213-4

  • Cullen, Timothy , James, Christopher , Gollan, Rowan and Morgan, Richard G. (2017). Development of a Total Enthalpy and Reynolds Number Matched Apollo Re-entry Condition in the X2 Expansion Tunnel. In: 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves. 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves, Nagoya, Japan, (). 9-14 July 2017.

  • Geraets, Rowland T. Penty, McGilvray, Matthew, Doherty, Luke J., Morgan, Richard G., James, Christopher M., Vanyai, Tristan and Buttsworth, David R. (2017). Development of a fast-response calorimeter gauge for hypersonic ground testing. In: 33rd AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference. AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, Denver, CO, United States, (). 5-9 June 2017. doi:10.2514/6.2017-3238

  • Andrianatos, Andreas , Gildfind, David and Morgan, Richard G. (2017). Driver Condition Development for High Enthalpy Operation of the X3 Expansion Tube. In: 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves. 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves, Nagoya, Japan, (). 9-14 July 2017.

  • Wei, Han, Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Timothy J., Brandis, Aaron M. and Johnston, Christopher O. (2017). Experimental and numerical investigation of air radiation in superorbital expanding flow. In: 47th AIAA Thermophysics Conference. 47th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Denver, CO, United States, (). 5 - 9 June 2017. doi:10.2514/6.2017-4531

  • James, Christopher M., Gildfind, David E., Morgan, Richard G., Lewis, Steven W. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2017). Experimentally simulating gas giant entry in an expansion tube. In: 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences,. 21st International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Xiamen, China, (). 6 - 9 March 2017. doi:10.2514/6.2017-2152

  • Toniato, Pierpaolo, Gildfind, David, Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2017). Optimisation and design of a fully instrumented Mach 12 nozzle for the X3 expansion tube. In: 31th International Symposium on Shock Waves. 31th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Nagoya, Japan, (). 9-14 July 2017.

  • Wei, H., Morgan, R. G., Sheikh, U. A., Jacobs, P. A., Gollan, R. J. and McIntyre, T. J. (2017). Preliminary experimental investigation of air radiation in super-orbital expanding flow. In: Gabi Ben-Dor, Ozer Igra and Oren Sadot, 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves 2: ISSW30-Volume 1. International Symposium on Shock Waves, Tel Aviv, Israel, (827-831). 19-24 July 2015. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44866-4_8

  • Gu, Sangdi, Morgan, Richard G. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2017). Study of afterbody radiation during mars entry in an expansion tube. In: AIAA SciTech Forum - 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 55th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Grapevine, TX, United States, (). 9 - 13 January 2017. doi:10.2514/6.2017-0212

  • Mora-Monteros, Jérémy, Leyland, Pénélope, Hannema, Gwenael, Sheikh, Umar, Fahy, Elise, Morgan, Richard G. and Morgan, Timothy J. (2016). Analysis and rebuilding of experiments on a heated carbon graphite model in the X2 expansion tube. In: 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference. 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Washington, DC, United States, (). 13 - 17 June 2016. doi:10.2514/6.2016-4155

  • Toniato, Pierpaolo, Gildfind, David and Morgan, Richard G. (2016). Current progress of the development of a Mach 12 scramjet operating condition in the X3 expansion tube. In: 11th International Workshop on Shock Tube Technology, Gottingen, Germany, (). 30 June -2 July 2016.

  • Toniato, Pierpaolo, Gildfind, David E., Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2016). Development of a new Mach 12 scramjet operating capability in the X3 expansion tube. In: 7th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT). Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology (APISAT), Cairns, QLD, Australia, (). 25 – 27 November 2015.

  • Banerji, Nikhil, Leyland, Pénélope and Morgan, Richard G. (2016). Expansion tunnel ablation testing in venus entry condition. In: 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference. 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Washington, DC, United States, (). 13 - 17 June 2016. doi:10.2514/6.2016-3231

  • Fahy, Elise J., Gollan, Rowan J., Buttsworth, David R., Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2016). Experimental and computational fluid dynamics studies of superorbital earth re-entry. In: 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference. 46th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Washington, DC, United States, (). 13 - 17 June 2016. doi:10.2514/6.2016-3532

  • Toniato, P., Gildfind, D. E., Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2016). Extension of the X3 expansion tube capabilities for Mach 12 scramjet testing: flow condition: development and nozzle optimization. In: 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Perth, Western Australia, Australia, (). 5-8 December 2-16.

  • Andrianatos, A., Gildfind, D. and Morgan, R. (2016). Preliminary development of high enthalpy conditions for the X3 expansion tube. In: 20th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 20AFMC, Perth, WA, Australia, (). 5-8 December 2016.

  • James, C. M., Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., Lewis, S. W. and McIntyre, T. J. (2016). Simulating Gas Giant Entry with Increased Helium Diluent in in an Expansion Tube. In: Ben-Dor, 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Tel Aviv, Israel, (1-1). 19-24 July 2015.

  • Andrianatos, Andreas, Gildfind, David and Morgan, Richard (2015). A study of radiation scaling of high enthalpy flows in expansion tubes. In: 7th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, Cairns, QLD, Australia, (). 25 – 27 November 2015.

  • Andrianatos, Andreas, Gildfind, David and Morgan, Richard (2015). A study of radiation scaling of high enthalpy flows in expansion tubes. In: 7th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology. Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, Cairns, QLD, Australia, (). 25-27 November 2015.

  • Lewis, Steven W., Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Timothy J., Alba, Christopher R. and Greendyke, Robert B. (2015). Comparison of carbon ablative shock-layer radiation with high surface temperatures. In: 45th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Dallas, TX, United States, (). 22-26 June, 2015. doi:10.2514/6.2015-2348

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G. and Sancho, J. (2015). Design and commissioning of a new lightweight piston for the X3 Expansion Tube. In: Riccardo Bonazza and Devesh Ranjan, Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29). International Symposium on Shock Waves, Madison, WI, United States, (367-372). 14-19 July 2013. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_57

  • Morgan, Richard (2015). Duplication of atmospheric entry in laboratories: what are radiatively coupled flows?. In: 12th International Planetary Probe Workshop. International Planetary Probe Workshop, Cologne, Germany, (). 15-19 June 2015.

  • Porat, Hadas, Zander, Fabian, Morgan, Richard G. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2015). Emission spectroscopy of a mach disk at Titan atmospheric entry conditions. In: Riccardo Bonazza and Devesh Ranjan, Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29). International Symposium on Shock Waves, Madison, WI, United States, (593-598). 14-19 July, 2013. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_94

  • Gildfind, D. E., Sancho Ponce, J. and Morgan, R. G. (2015). High Mach Number Scramjet Test Flows in the X3 Expansion Tube. In: Riccardo Bonazza and Devesh Ranjan, Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29). International Symposium on Shock Waves, Madison, WI, United States, (373-378). 14-19 July 2013. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_58

  • Morgan, Richard (2015). Hypersonics Research in Australia. In: Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Arlington, VA, United States, (). 25 March 2015.

  • Morgan, Richard G. and Wheatley, Brad J. (2015). Intercontinental rocket plane transport network. In: 20th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences. 20th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, (). 6-9 July 2015. doi:10.2514/6.2015-3538

  • James, C. M., Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., Lewis, S. W., Fahy, E. J. and McIntyre, T.J. (2015). Limits of Simulating Gas Giant Entry at True Gas Composition and True Flight Velocities in an Expansion Tube. In: 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Lisbon, Portugal, (). 2-6 March 2015.

  • Sheikh, U. A., Jacobs, C., Laux, C. O., Morgan, R. G. and McIntyre, T. J. (2015). Measurements of radiating flow fields in the vacuum ultraviolet. In: Riccardo Bonazza and Devesh Ranjan, Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29). International Symposium on Shock Waves, Madison, WI, United States, (653-658). 14-19 July 2013. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_104

  • James, Christopher M., Gildfind, David E., Morgan, Richard G., Lewis, Steven W., Fahy, Elise J. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2015). On the current limits of simulating gas giant entry flows in an expansion tube. In: 20th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference. AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, (1-26). 6 - 9 July 2015. doi:10.2514/6.2015-3501

  • Jacobs, C. M., McIntyre, T. J., Morgan, R. G., Brandis, A. M. and Laux, C. O. (2015). Radiative heat transfer measurements in low-density titan atmospheres. In: 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Tours, France, (835-844). 24–28 September 2012. doi:10.2514/1.T4519

  • Porat, Hadas and Morgan, Richard (2015). Radiative heatflux measurements for Titan atmospheric entry condition in superorbital expansion tunnel. In: The 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves. International Symposium on Shock Waves, Tel Aviv, Israel, (). 19-24 July 2015.

  • Fahy, Elise , Buttsworth, David and Morgan, Richard (2015). Scaled earth re-entry experiments in the X2 expansion tube. In: APISAT 2015: 7th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology. Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, Cairns, QLD, Australia, (). 25 -27 November 2015.

  • Zander, F., Jacobs, P. A., Gollan, R. J. and Morgan, R. G. (2015). Shock standoff on hemi-spherical bodies in hypervelocity flows. In: Riccardo Bonazza and Devesh Ranjan, 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves 1. International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29), Madison, WI, United States, (539-544). 14-19 July 2013. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_85

  • Morgan, R. G. and Gildfind, D. E. (2015). Shock tube simulation of low Mach number blast waves. In: Riccardo Bonazza and Devesh Ranjan, Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29). International Symposium on Shock Waves, Madison, WI, United States, (83-88). 14-19 July 2013. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_11

  • Morgan, Richard (2015). Study of ablative systems in expansion tubes. In: 7th Ablation Workshop. Ablation Workshop, Tullahoma, TN, United States, (). 21-22 October 2015.

  • McGilvray, Matthew , Doherty, Luke , Morgan, Richard G. and Gildfind, David (2015). T6: The Oxford University Stalker Tunnel. In: 8th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Lisbon, Portugal, (). 2-6 March 2015.

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Doherty, Luke, Morgan, Richard G. and Gildfind, David E. (2015). T6: The Oxford University Stalker Tunnel. In: 20th AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference. International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conferences, Glasgow, Scotland, (). 6-9 July 2015. doi:10.2514/6.2015-3545

  • Morgan, Richard (2015). Transitional and Turbulent Heating in Re-Entry flow, Presentation to the meeting of NATO STO AVT-240 RTG-082 working group on Hypersonic Transition. In: Hypersonic Transition, Tuscon, Arizona, (). 26-27 March 2015.

  • James, C .M., Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G. and McIntyre, T. J. (2015). Working towards simulating gas giant entry radiation in an expansion tube. In: Riccardo Bonazza and Devesh Ranjan, Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29). International Symposium on Shock Waves, Madison, WI, United States, (563-568). 14-19 July 2013. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-16835-7_89

  • Porat, H., Allsop, B. V., Morgan, R. G., Srinath, S., Reddy, K. P. J. and McIntyre, T. J. (2014). Amplifier design for new CNT radiation gauges in expansion tunnels. In: Harun Chowdhury and Firoz Alam, Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (24.1-24.4). 8-11 December 2014.

  • Brandis, Aaron M., Laux, Christophe O., Magin, Thierry, McIntyre, Timothy J. and Morgan, Richard G. (2014). Comparison of Titan entry radiation shock-tube data with collisional-radiative models. In: 40th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, Seattle, WA United States, (32-38). 23 - 26 June 2008. doi:10.2514/1.T4231

  • Wei, H., Chan, W. Y. K, Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2014). Computational optimisation and analysis of a truncated hypersonic nozzle for X3 expansion tunnel. In: Harun Chowdhury and Firoz Alam, Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (60.1-60.4). 8-11 December 2014.

  • de Crombrugghe, G., Gildfind, D., Zander, F., McIntyre, T. and Morgan, R. (2014). Design of test flows to investigate binary scaling in high enthalpy CO2-N2 mixtures. In: Harun Chowdhury and Firoz Alam, Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (325.1-325.4). 8-11 December 2014.

  • Sheikh, Umar A., Lewis, Steve, Wei, Han, Ibrahim, Mohammed, Morgan, Richard G. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2014). Filtered Two-Dimensional Imaging in the X2 Expansion Tube. In: 6th International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, St Andrews, United Kingdom, (). 24-28 November 2014.

  • James, C. M., Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., Lewis, S. W., Fahy, E. J. and McIntyre, T. J. (2014). On the limits of simulating gas giant entry at true gas composition and true flight velocities in an expansion tube. In: 6th International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, St Andrews, United Kingdom, (). 24-28 November 2014.

  • Gildfind, D. E., James, C. M. and Morgan, R. G. (2014). Performance considerations for expansion tube operation with a shock-heated secondary driver. In: Harun Chowdhury and Firoz Alam, The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (1-4). 8-11 December 2014.

  • Fahy, Elise , Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Timothy J. and Buttsworth, David R. (2014). Scaled Hayabusa Experiments in the X2 Expansion Tube. In: 6th International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, St Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom, (). 24-28 November 2014.

  • James, Christopher, Gildfind, David, Morgan, Richard and McIntyre, Tim (2014). The limits of simulating gas giant entry at true gas composition and true flight velocities in an expansion tube. In: Harun Chowdhury and Firoz Alam, The Proceedings of the 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (1-4). 8-11 December 2014.

  • Morgan, Richard G. and David Gildfind (2014). X3 reflected shock tunnel for extended flow duration. In: 2014 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, APISAT2014. The 2014 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, Shanghai China, (). 24-26 September 2014.

  • Jacobs, C., MacDonald, M., Zander, F., Morgan, R. and Laux, C.O. (2013). Ablation/radiation studies in the Ecole Centrale plasma torch facility. In: ATW13: 4th Aerospace Thematic Workshop, Aussois, France, (). 7-12 April, 2013.

  • MacDonald, M. E., Jacobs, C. M., Laux, C. O., Zander, F. and Morgan, R.G. (2013). Characterization of a 50 kW Inductively Coupled Plasma Torch for use in Testing of Ablative Materials. In: 7th European Workshop on Thermal Protection Systems and Hot Structures, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, (). 8 - 10 April 2013.

  • Jacobs, Peter, Morgan, Richard, Brandis, Aaron, Buttsworth, David, Dann, Andrew, D'Souza, Mary, Eichmann, Troy, Gildfind, David, Gollan, Rowan, Jacobs, Carolyn, McGilvray, Matthew, McIntyre, Tim, Mudford, Neil, Porat, Hadas, Potter, Dan and Zander, Fabian (2013). Design, operation and testing in expansion tube facilities for super-orbital re-entry. In: O. Chazot and T. Magin, STO-AVT-VKI Lecture Series Radiation and Gas-Surface Interaction Phenomena in High Speed Re-Entry (2013-AVT-218), Rhode-St-Genèse, Belgium, (5-1-5-65). 6-8 May 2013.

  • James, Chris, Gildfind, David, Morgan, Richard G., Jacobs, Peter A. and Zander, Fabian (2013). Designing and simulating high enthalpy expansion tube conditions. In: Proceedings of the 2013 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology. APISAT 2013: 2013 Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Aerospace Technology, Takamatsu, Japan, (1-10). 20-22 November 2013.

  • MacDonald, Megan E., Jacobs, Carolyn M., Laux, Christophe O. and Morgan, Richard G. (2013). Measurements of air plasma/ablator interactions in a 50 kW inductively coupled plasma torch. In: 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference 2013: Proceedings. 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, United States, (460-476). 24-27 June 2013. doi:10.2514/6.2013-2772

  • Jacobs, Carolyn, MacDonald, M. E., Zander, F., Morgan, R. G. and Laux, C. O. (2013). Radiation in low density hypervelocity flows: application to Titan entry. In: ARA 2013: 4th International ARA Days, Arcachon, France, (). 27-29 May, 2013.

  • Sheikh, U. A., Morgan, R. G., McIntyre, T. J. and Laux, C. O. (2013). Re-entry radiative heating studies in vacuum ultraviolet. In: ATW13: 4th Aerospace Thematic Workshop, Aussois, France, (). 7-12 April, 2013.

  • James, Christopher M., Gildfind, David E., Morgan, Richard G. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2013). Theoretical validation of a test gas substitution for expansion tube simulation of gas giant entry. In: 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference 2013: Proceedings. 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, United States, (109-127). 24-27 June 2013. doi:10.2514/6.2013-2506

  • Sheikh, Umar A., Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Timothy J. and Laux, Christophe O. (2013). Through surface and across surface vacuum ultraviolet spectral measurements in an expansion tube. In: 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference 2013: Proceedings. 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, United States, (333-344). 24-27 June 2013. doi:10.2514/6.2013-2644

  • Porat, Hadas, Sheikh, Umar A., Morgan, Richard G., Eichmann, Troy N. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2013). Vacuum ultraviolet and ultraviolet emission spectroscopy measurements for Titan and Mars atmospheric entry conditions. In: 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference 2013: Proceedings. 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, (377-390). 24-27 June, 2013. doi:10.2514/6.2013-2647

  • Jacobs, C. M., Sheikh, U. A., MacDonald, M. E., Morgan R. G. and Laux, C. O. (2013). Vacuum ultraviolet radiation studies in a plasma torch facility. In: EUCASS 2013: 5th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, (1-3). 1-4 July, 2013.

  • Jacobs, C. M., Sheikh, U. A., MacDonald, M. E., Laux, C. O. and Morgan, R. G. (2013). Vacuum ultraviolet radiation studies in a plasma torch facility from 170-200 nm. In: 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference 2013: Proceedings. 44th AIAA Thermophysics Conference, San Diego, United States, (1032-1041). 24-27 June 2013. doi:10.2514/6.2013-3015

  • Fahy, E. J., Zander, F., Buttsworth, D. R. and Morgan, R. G. (2012). Fast-response pyrometer development for expansion tunnel testing with hot carbon models. In: P. A. Brandner and B. W. Pearce, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, (). 3-7 December 2012.

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., McGilvray, M., Jacobs, P. A., Stalker, R. J. and Eichmann, T. N. (2012). Free-piston driver optimisation for simulation of high Mach number scramjet flow conditions. In: Konstantinos Kontis, 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves. International Symposium on Shock Waves (28th, ISSW, 2011), Manchester, U. K., (987-993). 17-22 July 2011. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25685-1_150

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., McGilvray, M. and Jacobs, P. A. (2012). High mach number and total pressure flow conditions for scramjet testing. In: Konstantinos Kontis, 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves Vol 1 and 2. International Symposium on Shock Waves (28th, ISSW28), Manchester, U.K., (). 17-22 July 2011. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-25685-1_42

  • Zander, F., Jacobs, P. A., Sheikh, U. A., Buttsworth, D. R. and Morgan, R. G. (2012). High speed imaging of X2 expansion tube flows. In: H. H. Kleine, A. J. Lambert and M. Tahtali, Proceedings of the 30th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics. 30th International Congress on High-Speed Imaging and Photonics, Pretoria, South Africa, (). 16-21 September 2012.

  • Zander, F., Jacobs, P. A., Sheikh, U. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2012). High speed imaging of spherical shock standoff in hypervelocity flows. In: P. A. Brandner and B. W. Pearce, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, (). 3-7 December 2012.

  • Zander, F., Molder, S., Morgan, R. G., Jacobs, P. A. and Gollan, R. J. (2012). High temperature gas effects for converging conical shocks. In: 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012. 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012, Tours, France, (). 24 - 28 September 2012. doi:10.2514/6.2012-5939

  • Zander, F., Morgan, R.G., Sheikh, U.A., Buttsworth, D. R. and Teakle, P. R. (2012). Hot wall testing methodology for impulse facilities. In: 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012. 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012, Tours, France, (). 24 - 28 September 2012. doi:10.2514/6.2012-5953

  • Zander, Fabian , Morgan, Richard G., Molder, Sannu , Jacobs, Peter A., Gollan, Rowan , Porat, Hadas and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2012). Mach disk platform for studying radiating flows. In: L. Ouwehand, Proceedings of 5th International Workshop Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry. 5th International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Barcelona, Spain, (). 16-19 October 2012.

  • Buttswoth, David, Morgan, Richard and Jenniskens, Peter (2012). Near ultraviolet emission spectroscopy of the Hayabusa re-entry. In: 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition. 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Nashville, United States, (). 9-12 January 2012. doi:10.2514/6.2012-1297

  • James, C. M. and Morgan, R. M. (2012). Radiation from simulated atmospheric entry into the gas giants. In: P. A. Brandner and B. W. Pearce, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Launceston, Australia, (). 3-7 December 2012.

  • Jacobs, C. M., Morgan, R. G., Eichmann, T. N. and McIntyre, T. J. (2012). Radiative heat transfer measurements in a nonreflected shock tube at low pressures. In: Konstantinos Kontis, 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves Vol 1 and 2. International Symposium on Shock Waves (28th, ISSW28), Manchester, U.K., (1069-1074). 17-22 July 2011.

  • Jacobs, C. M., Morgan, R. G., McIntyre, T. J. and Laux, C. O. (2012). Radiative heat transfer measurements in low density titan atmospheres. In: 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012. 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference 2012, Tours, France, (). 24 - 28 September 2012. doi:10.2514/6.2012-5921

  • Gildfind, David E., Morgan, Richard G., McGilvray, Matthew and Jacobs, Peter (2012). Simulation of high mach number scramjet flow conditions using the X2 expansion tube. In: Proceedings of the 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference. 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Tours, France, (). 24-28 September 2012. doi:10.2514/6.2012-5954

  • Morgan, R. G., Sheikh, U. A. and Gildfind, D. E. (2012). Standing shock formation in a non-reflected shock tube. In: Konstantinos Kontis, 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves Vol 1 and 2. International Symposium on Shock Waves (28th, ISSW28), Manchester, U.K., (575-580). 17-22 July 2011.

  • Morgan, Richard G. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2012). Study of hypervelocity non equilibrium flows in impulse facilities. In: 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition. 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Nashville, United States, (). 9-12 January 2012. doi:10.2514/6.2012-726

  • Porat, Hadas, Morgan, Richard G. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2012). Study of radiative heat transfer in titan atmospheric entry. In: P. A. Brandner and B. W. Pearce, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, TAS, Australia, (). 3-7 December 2012.

  • Porat, Hadas, Morgan, Richard G. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2012). Study of radiative heat transfer in titan atmospheric entry. In: I. Grant, ICAS 2012 CD-ROM Proceedings. 28th International Congress of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS 2012), Brisbane, Australia, (). 23-28 September 2012.

  • Sancho, J., Gildfind, D. E., Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2012). Toward the full CFD Simulation of expansion tubes. In: P. A. Brandner and B. W. Pearce, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, (). 3-7 December 2012.

  • Dann, A. G., Morgan, R. G., Gildfind, D. E., Jacobs, P. A., McGilvray, M. and Zander, F. (2012). Upgrade of the X3 super-orbital expansion tube. In: P. A. Brandner and B. W. Pearce, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, (). 3-7 December 2012.

  • Leyland, Pénélope , McIntyre, Timothy J., Sheikh, Umar , Eichmann, Troy N., Morgan, Richard G., Loehle, Stefan , Hermann, Tobias , De Filippis, Federico , Trifoni, Eduardo and Cillo, Giovanni (2012). VUV radiation measurements for radiation ablation coupling. In: L. Ouwehand, Proceedings of 5th International Workshop Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry. 5th International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Barcelona, Spain, (). 16-19 October 2012.

  • Sheikh, Umar A., Morgan, Richard G., Zander, Fabian, Eichmann, Troy N. and McIntyre, Timothy J. (2012). Vacuum ultraviolet emission spectroscopy system for superorbital re-entries. In: 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference. 18th AIAA/3AF International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Tours, France, (). 24-28 September 2012. doi:10.2514/6.2012-5807

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G. and Jacobs, P. A. (2012). Vibration isolation in a free-piston driven Expansion tube. In: P. A. Brandner and B. W. Pearce, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 18th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Launceston, Australia, (). 3-7 December 2012.

  • Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Timothy J. and Sheikh, Umar (2011). Simulation of radiating flows in impulsive facilities. In: 49th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, United States, (). 4-7 January 2011. doi:10.2514/6.2011-250

  • D'Souza, M. G., Eichmann, T. N., Potter, D. F., Mudford, N. R., Morgan, R. G. and McIntyre, T. J. (2010). An experimental investigation of radiation over an ablating stardust model at 9.8 KM/S. In: 61st International Astronautical Congress 2010 (IAC 2010). 61st International Astronautical Congress 2010, IAC 2010, Prague, (10981-10990). 27 September - 1 October 2010.

  • Brandis, A. M., Cruden, B. A., Prabhu, D., Bose, D., McGilvray, M. and Morgan, R. G. (2010). Analysis of air radiation measurements obtained in the EAST and X2 shocktube facilities. In: 10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference. 10th AIAA/ASME Joint Thermophysics and Heat Transfer Conference, Chicago, IL, U.S.A., (). 28 June-1 July 2010.

  • Gildfind, D. E., Morgan, R. G., McGilvray, M., Jacobs, P. A., Eichmann, T., Stalker, R. J. and Teakle, P. (2010). Design of lightweight pistons for the X2 and X3 expansion tube free-piston drivers. In: G. D. Mallinson and J. E. Cater, Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 17AFMC: 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, (857-861). 5-9 December 2010.

  • D'Souza, M. G., Creagh, M. and Morgan, R. G. (2010). Design, construction and testing of sounding rocket payloads at the University of Queensland. In: 61st International Astronautical Congress 2010, IAC 2010: proceedings of meeting. 61st International Astronautical Congress 2010, IAC 2010, Prague, Czech Republic., (2353-2359). 27 September 27 - 1 October 2010.

  • Buttsworth, David R., D'Souza, Mary, Potter, Daniel, Eichmann, Troy N., Mudford, Neil, McGilvray, Matthew, McIntyre, Timothy J., Jacobs, Peter A. and Morgan, Richard G. (2010). Expansion tunnel radiation experiments to support hayabusa re-entry observations. In: Proceedings of the 48th AIAA Aerospace meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition. 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, Florida, USA, (2010-0634.1-2010-0634.14). 4-7 January 2010.

  • Morgan, R. G. (2010). Modeling of radiating flows in the atmospheres of the Gas Giants. In: 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2010. 17th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference 2010, 17AFMC, Auckland, New Zealand, (108-111). 5 - 9 December 2010.

  • Rowan Gollan, Carolyn Jacobs, Jacobs, Peter A., Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Timothy J., Macrossan, Michael N., Buttsworth, David R., Eichmann, Troy N. and Daniel Potter (2009). A simulation technique for radiating shock tube flows. In: Dr Klaus Hannemann and Prof Friedrich Seile, Shock Waves. 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW26), Gottingen, Germany, (465-470). 15-20 July. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85168-4_74

  • Zander, Fabian and Morgan, Richard (2009). Composite scramjet combustor. In: 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference; [papers]. 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Bremen, Germany, (). 19 - 22 October 2009. doi:10.2514/6.2009-7354

  • Dann, A. G. and Morgan, R. G. (2009). Experimental investigation of the effect of two incident shock waves on a turbulent boundary layer in hypersonic circular duct flows. In: 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition. 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition [Papers], Orlando, FL United States, (). 5 - 8 January 2009.

  • Brandis, A., McIntyre, T., Morgan, R. and Jacobs, P. (2009). Overview of radiation intensity measurements on the x2 facility at the university of queensland. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry. 3rd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Heraklion, Greece, (). 30 September – 3 October 2008.

  • Jacobs, C. M. and Morgan, R. G. (2009). Radiation measurements in rarefied Titan atmospheres. In: 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition; [papers]. 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, Orlando, FL, (). 5 - 8 January 2009. doi:10.2514/6.2009-1029

  • Morgan, R. G. and Zander, F. (2009). Radiatively cooled scramjet combustor. In: Klaus Hannemann and Friedrich Seiler, Shock Waves: 26th International Symposium on Shock Wave. 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW26), Gottingen, Germany, (1135-1140). 15-20 July 2007. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85181-3_55

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Morgan, Richard G. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2009). Scramjet experiments in an expansion tunnel: Evaluated using a quasi- steady analysis technique. In: van Wie, AIAA Journal : Proceedings of the 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference. 16th AIAA/DLR/DGLR International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference, Bremen, Germany, (). 19-22 October, 2009.

  • McIntyre, T. J., Eichmann, T. N., Mallon, M., Potter, D., Brandis, A., Jacobs, C., Morgan, R., Jacobs, P. and Buttsworth, D. (2009). The generation and measurement of high temperature radiating flows in a high enthalpy pulsed facility. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop: Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry. 3rd International Workshop: Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Heraklion, (). 30 September - 3 October 2008.

  • Morgan, R. G., McIntyre, T. J., Buttsworth, D. R., Jacobs, P. A., Potter, D. F., Brandis, A. M., Gollan, R. J., Jacobs, C. M., Capra, B. R., McGilvray, M. and Eichmann, T. (2008). Impulse facilities for the simulation of hypersonic radiating flows. In: Proceedings of: 38th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit. 38th Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., (1-16). 23 - 26 June, 2008.

  • Brandis, Aaron M., Morgan, Richard G., McIntyre, Tim and Jacobs, Peter A. (2008). Nonequilibrium radiation intensity measurements in simulated titan atmospheres. In: 26th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference. 26th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, Seattle, United States, (). 23-26 June 2008. doi:10.2514/6.2008-4136

  • Potter, Daniel F., Gollan, Rowan J., Eichmann, Troy, McIntyre, Tim J., Morgan, Richard G. and Jacobs, Peter A. (2008). Simulation of CO2–N2 expansion tunnel flow for the study of radiating bluntbody shock layers. In: Advancing the Science of Flight Technology.. 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, USA, (1280-1296). 7-10 january 2008.

  • Potter, Daniel F., Eichmann, Troy, Brandis, Aaron, Morgan, Richard G., Jacobs, Peter A. and McIntyre, Tim J. (2008). Simulation of radiating CO2–N2 shock layer experiments at hyperbolic entry conditions. In: 40th Thermophysics Conference, Seattle, Washington State, USA, (3933-3952). 23-26 June 2008.

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Jacobs, Peter A., Morgan, Richard G. and Ramanah, Dwishen (2007). Boundary Layer Transition in an Expansion Tube at a Low Enthalpy Operating Condition. In: Proceedings 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, (15826-15837). 8 -11 January, 2007.

  • Dann, A. G. and Morgan, R. G. (2007). CFD designed experiments for shock wave/boundary layer interactions in hypersonic ducted flows. In: Peter Jacobs, Tim McIntyre, Matthew Cleary, David Buttsworth, David Mee, Rose Clements, Richard Morgan and Charles Lemckert, 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, (1304-1308). 3-7 December, 2007.

  • McGilvray, M., Austin, J. M., Sharma, M, Jacobs, P. A. and Morgan, R. G. (2007). Diagnostic Modelling of an Expansion Tube Operating Condition for a Hypersonic Free Shear Layer Experiment. In: Peter Jacobs, Tim McIntyre, Matthew Cleary, David Buttsworth, David Mee, Rose Clements, Richard Morgan and Charles Lemckert, 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, (385-393). 2-7 December 2007.

  • Dann, A., Morgan, R. G. and McGilvray, M. (2007). Experimental study of two-dimensional shock wave/turbulent boundary layer interactions. In: Shock Waves. 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW26), Gottingen, Germany, (1255-1260). 15-20 July 2007. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85181-3_74

  • Morgan, Richard, Paull, Allan, Smart, Michael and Stalker, Ray (2007). Hypersonics Research in Australia. In: Advances on Propulsion Technology for High-Speed Aircraft: Papers presented during the AVT-150 RTO AVT/VKI Lecture Series. AVT-150 RTO AVT/VKI Lecture Series: Advances on Propulsion Technology for High-Speed Aircraft, Von Karmen Institute for Fluid Mechanics, Rhode St. Genese, Belgium, (11-1-11-30). 12-15 March 2007.

  • Brandis, A. M., Morgan, R. G., Laux, C. O., Magin, T., McIntyre, T. and Jacobs, P. A. (2007). Nonequilibrium radiation measurements and modelling relevant to Titan entry. In: Peter Jacobs, Tim McIntyre, Matthew Cleary, David Buttsworth, David Mee, Rose Clements, Richard Morgan and Charles Lemckert, Proceedings of Sixteenth Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, (594-601). 2-7 December, 2007.

  • Eichmann, T., Potter, D., McIntyre, T. J., Brandis, A., Mallon, M., Morgan, R. G. and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. (2007). Radiation measurements in a simulated non-terrestrial atmosphere. In: Peter Jacobs, Tim McIntyre, Matthew Cleary, David Buttsworth, David Mee, Rose Clements, Richard Morgan and Charles Lemckert, Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conferences, Gold Coast, Australia, (461-465). 2-7 December 2007.

  • Potter, D. F., Gollan, R. J., Eichmann, T., Jacobs, P. A., Morgan, R. G. and McIntyre, T. J. (2007). Simulation of CO2–N2 expansion tunnel flow for the study of radiating bluntbody shock layers. In: Peter Jacobs, Tim McIntyre, Matthew Cleary, David Buttsworth, David Mee, Rose Clements, Richard Morgan and Charles Lemckert, 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, (373-380). 3-7 December, 2007.

  • Zander, F. and Morgan, R. G. (2007). Transient Heat Analysis of a Carbon Composite Scramjet Combustion Chamber. In: Peter Jacobs, Tim McIntyre, Matthew Cleary, David Buttsworth, David Mee, Rose Clements, Richard Morgan and Charles Lemckert, 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC). 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (AFMC), Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, (1177-1181). 3-7 December, 2007.

  • Brandis, A. M., Gollan, R. J., Scott, M. P., Morgan, R. G. and Jacobs, P. A. (2006). Expansion tube operating conditions for studying nonequilibrium radiation relevant to Titan Aerocapture. In: Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE 42nd Joint Propulsion Conference. 42nd AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, California, USA, (2074-2083). 9-12 July 2006.

  • Brandis, A. M., Buttsworth, D. R., Capra, B. R., Eichmann, T., Gollan, R. J., Jacobs, C. M., Jacobs, P. A., Macrossan, M. N., McGilvray, M., McIntyre, T. J., Morgan, R. G., Potter, D. F., Scott, M. P. and van Diem, D. (2006). Impulse facility simulation of hypervelocity radiating flows. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry. 2nd International Workshop on Radiation of High Temperature Gases in Atmospheric Entry, Rome, Italy, (1-6). 6-8 September 2006.

  • Morgan, Richard, McIntyre, Tim, Gollan, Rowan, Jacobs, Peter, Brandis, Aaron, McGilvray, Matthew, van Diem, Dwight, Gnoffo, Peter, Pulsonnetti, Maria and Wright, Michael (2006). Radiation measurements in nonreflected shock tunnels. In: 25th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference. 25th AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, (1-9). 5-8 June 2006.

  • Capra, B. R. and Morgan, R G (2006). Radiative and total heat transfer measurements to a Titan Explorer Model. In: 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference. 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference, Canberra, ACT, Australia, (1-24). 6-9 November 2006.

  • McGilvray, M, Jacobs, P A and Morgan, R G (2006). Simulations of scramjet starting and establishment time in an expansion tunnel. In: 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference. 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference, Canberra, Australia, (1-11). 6-9 November 2006.

  • Dann, A. G., Denman, A. W., Jacobs, P A and Morgan, R G (2006). Study of separating compressible turbulent boundary-layers. In: 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference. 14th AIAA/AHI Space Plans and Hypersonic and Technologies Conference, Canberra, Australia, (1-14). 6-9 November 2006.

  • Morgan, Richard G. (2005). Expansion tube investigations of planetary aerodynamics. In: G. Jagadeesh, E. Arunan and K. P. J. Reddy, Proceedings of The 25th International Symposium on Shock Waves – ISSW25. 25th International Symposium on Shock Waves – ISSW25, Bangalore, India, (1-9). 17-22 July 2005.

  • Hayne, MJ, Mee, DJ, Gai, SL, Stewart, BS and Morgan, RG (2005). Flow establishment over rearward-facing steps in high enthalpy flows. In: Shock Waves, Vols 1 and 2, Proceedings. 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Beijing Peoples R China, (173-178). Jul 11-16, 2004. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27009-6_23

  • McGilvray, Matthew, Teakle, Phillip, Jacobs, Peter and Morgan, Richard (2005). Geometrical Nozzle Design for Wagtail Rocket Motors. In: 5th Australian Space Science Conference, Melbourne (Hosted by RMIT), (). September 14 - 16, 2005.

  • Capra, B. R., Leyland, P. and Morgan, R. G. (2005). Heat transfer measurements on the first experimental layer of the FIRE II reentry vehicle in expansion tubes. In: Proceedings of the 5th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles. 5th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Cologne, Germany, (243-248). 8-11 November 2004.

  • Capra, BR, Morgan, RG and Leyland, P (2005). New gauge design to measure radiative heat transfer to a Titan aerocapture vehicle in expansion tubes. In: Proceedings of the 5th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles. 5th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Cologne, Germany, (189-194). 8-11 November 2004.

  • Scott, MP, Jacobs, PA and Morgan, RG (2005). Nozzle development for an expansion tunnel. In: Shock Waves, Vols 1 and 2, Proceedings. 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Beijing Peoples R China, (283-293). Jul 11-16, 2004. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27009-6_41

  • McGilvray, M., Morgan, R. G., Paull, A., Abdel-Jawad, M. M., Jacobs, P. A., McIntyre, T. J. and Scott, M. A. (2005). Operating conditions in UQ's impulse facilities for scramjet testing. In: 25th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Bangalore, India, (). 17-22 July 2005.

  • Hayne, M. J., Gai, S. L., Mee, D. J. and Morgan, R. G. (2005). Real gas effects on flows over rearward-facing steps in high enthalpy flows. In: Zonglin Jiang, Shock Waves: Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves. 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Beijing, China, (251-256). 11-16 July 2004. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27009-6_36

  • Golan, R. J., Jacobs, P. A., McIntyre, T. J., Morgan, R. G., Scott ,M .P. and Silvester, T. B. (2005). Superorbital expansion tube operation: Estimates of flow conditions via numerical simulation. In: 43rd AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting and Exhibit. 43rd AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, USA, (1-1). 10th - 13th January. 2005.

  • Silvester, T. B. and Morgan, R. G. (2004). Computational hypervelocity aerodynamics of a caret waverider. In: C Williams, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit. 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Florida, USA, (1-12). 11-14 July 2004.

  • Hayne, M. J., Mee, D. J., Gai, S. L., Stewart, B. S. and Morgan, R. G. (2004). Flow establishment over rearward-facing steps in high enthalpy flows. In: Zonglin Jiang, Shock Waves: Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves. 24th International Symposium on Shock Waves, Beijing, China, (). 11-16 July 2004.

  • Capra, BR, Morgan, RG and Leyland, W (2004). Heat transfer measurements of the first experimental layer of the fire II reentry vehicle in expansion tubes. In: Proceedings of the Fifth European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles. 5th European Symposium on Aerothermodynamics for Space Vehicles, Cologne Germany, (243-248). Nov 08-11, 2004.

  • Silvester, T. B., Morgan, R. G. and Jacobs, P. A. (2004). Skin friction measurements in a duct in the X3 superorbital expansion tube. In: C Williams, 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit. 40th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Florida, USA, (1-15). 11-14 July 2004.

  • Capra, B.R., Leyland, P. and Morgan, R.G. (2004). Subscale testing of the FIRE II vehicle in a superorbital expansion tube. In: 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit Online Proceedings. 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, U.S.A., (10498-10506). 5 - 8 January 2004.

  • Inger, G. R., Higgins, C. E. and Morgan, R. G. (2002). A generalized nonequilibrium binary scaling for shock standoff on hypersonic blunt bodies. In: 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, USA, (1-8). 14-17 January, 2002.

  • Lourel, I., Eichmann, T. N., Isbister, S., Mcintyre, T. J., Houwing, A. F. P. and Morgan, R. G. (2002). Experimental and numerical studies of flows about a Toroidal Ballute. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves. Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA, (565-571). 23-27 July, 2001.

  • Hayne, M. J., Gai, S.L., Hillier, R., Morgan, R. G., Mee, D. J. and Mcintyre, T. J. (2002). Heat transfer and flow behind a rearward facing step in a super-orbital expansion tube. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves. Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA, (565-571). 23-27 July, 2001.

  • Abdel-Jawad, M., Morgan, R. G. and Mee, D. J. (2002). Sonic jump for planetary entry vehicles. In: 11th AIAA/AAAF International Conference Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies, Orleans, France, (1-19). 29/09/02-04/10/02.

  • Morgan, R. G., Abdel-Jawad, M. and Mee, D. J. (2002). Sonic line location in reacting flows. In: 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting. 40th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, Nevada, USA, (1-12). 14-17 January, 2002.

  • Abdel-Jawad, M., Mee, D. J., Morgan, R. G. and Chiu, S.H. (2002). Stability tests in superorbital expansion tubes. In: 11th AIAA/AAAF International Conference Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies, Orleans, France, (1-10). 29/09/02 - 04/10/02.

  • Stewart, B. S., Jacobs, P.A. and Morgan, R. G. (2002). The starting processes of an expansion tube nozzle. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves. Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA, (565-571). 23-27 July, 2001.

  • Abdel-Jawad, M., Mee, D. J., Morgan, R. G., Jacobs, P.A. and Philpot, J.A. (2002). Transient force measurements at superorbital speeds. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves. Twenty-Third International Symposium on Shock Waves, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA, (565-571). 23-27 July, 2001.

  • Wegener, Margaret, Sutcliffe, Mark, Morgan, Richard, McIntyre, Tim and Rubinsztein-Dunlop, Halina (2001). Diagnostics of A Range of Highly Superorbital Carbon Dioxide Flows. In: 39th AIAA Aeropspace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, USA, (). 8-11 January, 2001.

  • Stewart, B. S., Morgan, R. G., Jacobs, P.A., Austin, K.J. and Jenkins, D.M. (2001). Establishment of test conditions in the RHYFL-X facility. In: 37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibition, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, (1-8). 8-11 July, 2001.

  • Gai, S.L., Hayne, M. J., Gardner, A., Morgan, R. G. and Mee, D. J. (2001). Heat transfer behind a step in high enthalpy super-orbital flow. In: 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. 39th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, USA, (1-8). 8-11 January, 2001.

  • Morgan R.G. (2000). Development of X3, A superorbital expansion tube. In: 38th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. 38th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit 2000, Reno, NV, (). January 10, 2000-January 13, 2000.

  • Stewart, B. S., Morgan, R. G., Jacobs, P. A. and Jenkins, D. (2000). The RHYFL facility as a high performance expansion tube for scramjet testing. In: Proceedings of 21st AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology and Ground Testing Conference. 21st AIAA Aerodynamic Measurement Technology & Ground Testing, Denver, Colorado, USA, (1-8). 19-22 June, 2000.

  • Herbrig, H. H., Morgan, R. G., Littleton, B. and McIntyre, T. J. (1999). Ionisation in hypervelocity flows. In: G. J. Ball, R. Hillier and G. T. Roberts, Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Shock Waves. 22nd International Symposium on Shock Waves, Imperial College, London, UK, (733-738). 18-23 July, 1999.

  • Morgan, R. G., Sasoh, A., Littleton, B., Bishop, A., McIntyre, T. J., Hoogland, J. and Gardner, A. (1999). Simulation of ablative mixing layers in superorbital flows. In: G. J. Ball, R. Hillier and G. T. Roberts, Proceedings of the 22nd Internationl Symposium on Shock Waves. 22nd International Symposium on Shock Waves, Imperial College, London, UK, (727-732). 18-23 July, 1999.

  • Palmer, R. and Morgan, R. G. (1999). Total radiative and convective heat transfer to re-entry bodies at superorbital velocities. In: G. J. Ball, R. Hillier and G. T. Roberts, Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Shock Waves. 22nd International Symposium on Shock Waves, Imperial College, London, UK, (757-760). 18-23 July, 1999.

  • Morgan R.G. (1997). A review of the use of expansion tubes for creating superorbital flows. In: 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 1997, , (). January 6, 1997-January 9, 1997.

  • Palmer R.A. and Morgan R.G. (1997). Stagnation point heat transfer in superorbital expansion tubes. In: 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. 35th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 1997, , (). January 6, 1997-January 9, 1997.

  • Doolan C.J. and Morgan R.G. (1996). A two stage free-piston driver for expansion tubes. In: 34th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit. 34th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 1996, , (). January 15, 1996-January 18, 1996.

  • Morgan, RG (1994). Supersonic Combustion Experiments in Free-Piston Reflected Shock Tunnels. In: Combustion in High-Speed Flows. Workshop on Combustion, Hampton Va, (93-109). Oct 12-14, 1992.

  • Sutcliffe, MA, Morgan, RG and Neely, AJ (1993). Expansion Tube Simulation of Martian Hypervelocity Aerodynamics. In: Eighth National Space Engineering Symposium 1993, Proceedings. 8th National Space Engineering Symposium, St Lucia Australia, (14-20). Sep 20-21, 1993.

  • Kendall, MA and Morgan, RG (1993). Nonisentropic Shock Tunnel Driver Concepts. In: Eighth National Space Engineering Symposium 1993, Proceedings. 8th National Space Engineering Symposium, St Lucia Australia, (257-264). Sep 20-21, 1993.

  • Neely, AJ and Morgan, RG (1993). Pushing the Edge of the Groundtesting Envelope - the Superorbital Expansion Tube. In: Eighth National Space Engineering Symposium 1993, Proceedings. 8th National Space Engineering Symposium, St Lucia Australia, (250-256). Sep 20-21, 1993.

  • Doolan, CJ and Morgan, RG (1993). Test-Time Optimization of a Large-Scale Hypervelocity Expansion Tunnel. In: Eighth National Space Engineering Symposium 1993, Proceedings. 8th National Space Engineering Symposium, St Lucia Australia, (265-272). Sep 20-21, 1993.

  • Morgan, RG (1992). A Compound Isentropic Free Piston Driver for Expansion Tunnels. In: Eleventh Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Vols 1 and 2. 11th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Hobart Australia, (719-722). Dec 14-18, 1992.

  • Bakos, RJ and Morgan, RG (1992). Axisymmetric Scramjet Thrust Production. In: Eleventh Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Vols 1 and 2. 11th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Hobart Australia, (295-298). Dec 14-18, 1992.

  • Neely, AJ and Morgan, RG (1992). Flow Measurements and Calibration of a Superorbital Expansion Tube. In: Eleventh Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Vols 1 and 2. 11th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Hobart Australia, (727-730). Dec 14-18, 1992.

  • Buttsworth, DR and Morgan, RG (1992). Shock Interactions with Hypersonic Mixing Layers - Steady Flow Analysis and Experiments. In: Eleventh Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Vols 1 and 2. 11th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Hobart Australia, (707-710). Dec 14-18, 1992.

Edited Outputs

  • Proceedings of the 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference (2007) . Edited by Peter Jacobs, Peter McIntyre, Matthew Cleary, David Buttsworth, David Mee, Rose, Clements, Richard Morgan and Charles Lemckert. 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 3-7 December, 2007, Gold Coast, Australia.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Joint Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • Aerocapture is a means of transferring a spacecraft from a hyperbolic to a captive orbit by means of hypervelocity aerodynamic maneuvers. They have great potential to increase the scope of space missions, but have never been tried to date. This project follows on from an initial 2003 study to do an experimental (in X3) and theoretical evaluation of candidate vehicle shapes.

  • Composite rocket modules developed at UQ will be ready for flight testing in 2004, and are expected to reach speeds of about Mach 3. Future applications anticipate using these modules in a multistaged configuration, and reaching hypersonic speeds. This project involves the design of a multistaged rocket, and the analysis of its expected performance

  • Involves the design, construction and testing of a full scale impact attenuation system to protect the Mars gravity payload of 15 mice when they land at Woomera. Suitable for group thesis or design project (Mech 4552).

  • Involves dynamic and thermal analysis of the Mars Gravity reentry capsule. Suitable for group thesis or design project (Mech 4552). May be split into 2 individual projects.

  • Involves the design, construction and testing of a mortar system for deploying the drogue parachute of the Mars gravity return capsule.

  • Expansion tubes use a cascade of shock tubes in series to improve performance over conventional shock tunnels. In general, for 'low' speed applications (less than about 8 km/sec), two tubular sections are optimum.

    However, due to certain restrictions on the operating conditions which are useable, there may be situations where three tubes are better at lower speeds. This thesis invovles a theoretical and experiemntal investigation

    of this effect.

  • Involves the design and construction of all components of a liquid fuel ramjet. Follow on from 2003 flight test at Woomera, October 2003. To be used as project/example material in M&S course work including Aerospace Propulsion, Hypersonics, CFD, Space Enginerring and design. Suitable for group thesis or design project (Mech 4552). Dependent on budget support from School of Engineering.

  • Involves the design and construction of all components of a PDE. Follow on from 2003 flight test at Woomera (postponed), October 2003. To be used as project/example material in M&S course work including Aerospace Propulsion, Hypersonics, CFD, Space Enginerring and design. Suitable for group thesis or design project (Mech 4552). Dependent on budget support from School of Engineering

  • In 2003, a static hybrid rocket was built and tested by a 4th year M&S student. The project will be extended in 2004 to the development of a flight version of the rocket, with the objective of testing at Woomera in 2005. This project could be run as group design (Mech4552) or a group thesis project.

  • In 2003, UQ acquired a large fibre winding machine from ASRI/DSTO which can be used for the fabrication of various highly stressed components, including rocket motors, fuel tanks and fire extinguisher cases. This machine needs to be commissioned, programmed and used to prepare prototype fuel tanks fro the ASRI 'Ausroc 2.5' rocket project. The machine is currently configured for mechanical control, and the project involves conversion to computerised fibre positioning.