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Calhoun is the Naval Postgraduate School's digital repository for research materials and institutional publications created by the NPS community. Materials in Calhoun are openly accessible to anyone on the web, and will be preserved for future generations. Calhoun is named for Professor of Mathematics Guy K. Calhoun, NPS’s first appointed -- and published -- scholarly author.

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  • Numerical Parametric Study of Hydrodynamic Ram 

    Kwon, Y.; Yun, K. (Int. Jnl. of Multiphysics, 2017);
    A numerical parametric study was conducted to better understand the Hydrodynamic Ram (HRAM) event. The model considered a projectile penetrating a box which contains water either partially or fully. A standard model was ...
  • New insights into autonomous soaring 

    Walton, Claire; Kaminer, Isaac; Dobrokhodov, Vladimir; Jones, Kevin D. (IEEE, 2017);
    This paper applies computational optimal control to the task of planning optimal trajectories for maximizing altitude gain from thermal updraft columns (‘thermaling’). The Legendre pseudospectral method is applied to a ...
  • Military Members’ Perceptions of Social Norms About Mental Health for Combat Stress 

    Hitt, Rose; Lindsey, Lisa L. Massi (Routledge, 2020);
    Low rates of mental health help-seeking for combat stress are reported in prior literature, with perceptions of stigma as a common factor preventing help-seeking. This article explores the Social Norms Approach as a message ...
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