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Principal Publications

Zhaokuan Lu and Alan Brown, “Assessment of a New Mesh Generation and Modeling Approach for the Surface Ship Far-field UNDEX”. SNAME Transactions, March 2021.

Parsons, M. A., Kara, M. Y., Robinson, K. M., Stinson, N. T., & Brown, A. J. (2020). Early-Stage Naval Ship Distributed System Design Using Architecture Flow Optimization. Journal of Ship Production and Design, p1–19.

Parsons, M. A., Robinson, K. M., Kara, M. Y., Stinson, N. T., Snyder, D., Woodward, D., & Brown, A. J. (2020). Application of a Distributed System Architecture Framework to Naval Ship Concept and Requirements Exploration (C&RE). Naval Engineers Journal, 132(4), 1–20.

Brown, A.J, “Design of Marine Engineering Systems in Ship Concept Design”, Chapter 1, Marine Engineering, 4th ed., M. G. Parsons (ed.), Alexandria VA, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), ISBN  978-1-7923-0964, republished separately soft cover in Spring 2020.

Zhaokuan Lu and Alan Brown, “Surrogate Approaches to Predict Surface Ship Response to Far-field UNDEX in Early-stage Ship Design”, accepted for publication in Ocean Engineering, 2021.

Parsons, Mark A., Kara, Mustafa Y., Brown, Alan J., Refinement of a Mission, Power, and Energy System Architecture Flow Optimization Method and Tool for Surface Ship Concept Design, in Advanced Machinery Technology Symposium 2020, Philadelphia, PA: ASNE, 2020.

Stinson, N.T. and Brown, A.J., “Ship Distributed System Design and Synthesis Using Network Architecture Framework”, in Proc. SNAME Maritime Convention, Tacoma, WA, SNAME-SMC-2019-084, Oct. 31, 2019.

Zhaokuan Lu and Alan Brown, “Assessment of a New Mesh Generation and Modeling Approach for the Surface Ship Far-field UNDEX”, in Proc. SNAME Maritime Convention, Tacoma, WA, SNAME-SMC-2019-039, Oct. 31, 2019.

Zhaokuan Lu and Alan Brown, “Application of the Spectral Element Method in a Surface Ship Far-Field UNDEX Problem,” Shock and Vibration, vol. 2019, Article ID 7463134, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/7463134, 2019.

Brown, A.J, “Design of Marine Engineering Systems in Ship Concept Design”, Chapter 1, Marine Engineering, 4th ed., M. G. Parsons (ed.), Alexandria VA, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), Spring 2019.

M.A. Parsons, K. Robinson, M. Kara, N. Stinson, D. Snyder, D. Woodward, A.J. Brown, “Application of a distributed system architecture framework to naval ship concept and requirements exploration (C&RE)”, ASNE Intelligent Ship Symposium, Philadelphia, PA., April 9-10, 2019. 

D. Snyder, M.A. Parsons, A.J. Brown, J. Chalfant, “Network Architecture Framework Applications with FOCUS-compliant Ship Designs”, 2019 IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium (ESTS), Arlington, VA, August 13-14, 2019.

Goodfriend, D. and A. J. Brown, “Exploration of System Vulnerability in Naval Ship Concept Design,” Journal of Ship Production and Design, 34-1: 42-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.5957/JSPD.33.3.160006, 2018.

Brown, A.J., Brizzolara, S., Choi, S., “Set-Based Design Framework for Naval Ship Concept Exploration with Tight Integration of High-Fidelity Physics-Based Simulations”, Set-Based Design Workshop, Washington DC, September 26-27, 2017. 

Brefort, D., Shields, C., Habben, A., Duchateau, E., Pawling, R., Droste, K., Jasper, T., Sypniewski, M., Goodrum, C., Parsons, M.A., Kara, M., Roth, M., Singer, D., Andrews, D., Hopman, H., Brown, A.J., Kana, A., “An architectural framework for distributed naval ship systems”, Ocean Engineering, 147, 375–385, 2017. 

Chalfant, J., Chryssostomidis, C., Snyder, D., Parsons, M.A., Brown, A.J., “Graph Theory Applications in FOCUS-compliant Ship Designs”, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, IEEE ESTS 2017, Arlington, VA, August 15-17, 2017.

Chalfant, J., Langland, B., Rigterink, D., Sarles, C., McCauley, P., Woodward, D., Brown, A.J., Ames, R., “Smart Ship System Design (S3D) Integration with the Leading Edge Architecture for Prototyping Systems (LEAPS)”, IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium, IEEE ESTS 2017, Arlington, VA, August 15-17, 2017.

Brown, A.J., “Multi-Objective Design of a Trimaran Surface Combatant”, International Ship Design Conference (ISDC2015); Tokyo, Japan; May 11-14, 2015.

Brown, A.J., Sajdak, J., “Still Re-Engineering the Naval Ship Concept Design Process”, Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 127, No. 1, March 2015.

Brown, A.J., “Application of Operational Effectiveness Models in Naval Ship Concept Exploration and Design”, Ship Science and Technology, Vol. 7, No. 13, pgs. 9-21, July 2013.

Winyall, D. (student), Edwards, J. (student), and Brown, A.J., “3D Hullform Modeling to Support Naval Ship Design Synthesis and Multi-Objective Optimization”, International Ship Design Conference (ISDC); Glasgow, Scotland; June 11-14, 2012.

Kerns, C.(student), Brown, A.J., Woodward, D., “Application of a DoDAF Total-Ship System Architecture in Building Naval Ship Operational Effectiveness Models”, MAST Americas 2011, Washington DC, 14–16 November 2011.

Kerns, C.(student), Brown, A.J., Woodward, D., “Application of a DoDAF Total-Ship System Architecture in Building a Design Reference Mission for Assessing Naval Ship Operational Effectiveness”, ASNE Global Deterrence and Defense Symposium 2011, Bloomington, IN, September 13-14, 2011.

Bassler, C.C. (student), Reed, A., Brown, A.J., “A Piecewise Model for Prediction of Large Amplitude Total Ship Roll Damping”, Proceedings of the ASME 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2011, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 19-24, OMAE2011-49494, 2011.

Bassler, C.C. (student), Miller, R., Reed, A., Brown, A.J., “Considerations for Bilge Keel Force Models in Potential Flow Simulations of Ship Maneuvering in Waves”, Proceedings of the 12th International Ship Stability Workshop, Washington, DC, 12-15 June, 2011.

Brown, A.J., Kerns, C., “Multi-Objective Optimization in Naval Ship Concept Design”, Marine Systems and Technology (MAST) 2010 Conference, Rome, Italy, 9-11 November, 2010.

Woodward, D.C., Brown, A.J., Kerns, K., “Design Synthesis and Evaluation Tool for Small Ships and Combatant Craft”, Marine Systems and Technology (MAST) 2010 Conference, Rome, Italy, 9-11 November, 2010.

Bassler, C.C. (student), Reed, A.M., Brown, A.J., “Characterization of Physical Phenomena for Large Amplitude Ship Roll Motion”, 29thAmerican Towing Tank Conference, Annapolis, Maryland, August 2010.

Bassler, C.C. (student), Reed, A.M., Brown, A.J., “A Method to Model Large Amplitude Ship Roll Damping”, 11th International Ship Stability Workshop, Wageningen, Netherlands, 21-23 June, 2010.

Klenow, B. (student), Brown, A.J., “Prevention of pressure oscillations in modeling a cavitated acoustic fluid”, Shock and Vibration, Volume 17, Number 2 (2010).

Strock, J. (student), Brown, A.J., “Methods for Naval Ship Concept and Propulsion System Technology Exploration in a CGX Case Study”, Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 120, No. 4, pp. 95-122, 2008. Winner of ASNE Jimmy Hamilton Award for best naval engineering paper in 2008.

Stepanchick, J. (student), Brown, A.J., “Revisiting DDGX/DDG-51 Concept Exploration”, Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 119, No. 3, 67-88, 2007.

Klenow, B. (student), Nisewonger, A. (student), Batra, R.C., Brown, A.J., “Reflection and Transmission of Plane Waves at an Interface between two Fluids”, Computers and Fluids 36 (2007), 1298-1306, 2007.

Klenow, B. (student), Brown, A.J., "Prevention of Pressure Oscillations in Modeling a Cavitated Acoustic Fluid", 78th Shock and Vibration Symposium Proceedings, Philadelphia, PA, November, 2007.

Brown, A.J., Hughes, O., McCue, L., Neu, W., Tretola, B., “Distance Learning in the Graduate Level Ocean Engineering Curriculum”, ASEE Conference, Honolulu, HI, June, 2007.

Scofield, T. (student), Brown, A.J., “Manning and Automation Model for Naval Ship Analysis and Optimization”, ASNE Human Systems Integration Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, March 2007.

Klenow, B. (student), Brown, A.J., "Assessment of Non-Reflecting Boundary Conditions for Application in Far-Field UNDEX Finite Element Models", 77th Shock and Vibration Symposium Proceedings, Monterey, California, October, 2006.

Klenow, B. (student), Brown, A.J., "Far-Field Underwater Explosion (UNDEX) Fluid Modeling using Acoustic Elements", 77th Shock and Vibration Symposium Proceedings, Monterey, California, October, 2006.

Good, N. (student), Brown, A.J., “Multi-Objective Concept Design of an Advanced Logistics Delivery Ship”, ASNE Joint Sea Basing Symposium, Arlington VA, March 2006.

Stepanchick, J. (student), Brown, A.J., “Revisiting DDGX/DDG-51 Concept Exploration”, ASNE Day (Annual Meeting) 2006, Arlington VA, June 19, 2006.

Brown, A.J., Sajdak, J. (student), “Predicting Probabilistic Collision Damage Extents for Tanker Oil Outflow Assessment and Regulation”, SNAME Annual Meeting and SNAME Transactions 2004.

Mierzwicki, T. (student), Brown, A.J., “Risk Metric for Multi-Objective Design of Naval Ships”, Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 116, No. 2, pp 55-71, 2004.

Brown, A.J., Salcedo, J. (student), "Multiple Objective Genetic Optimization in Naval Ship Design", Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 115, No. 4, pp 49-61, 2003.

Simbulan, M. (student), Brown, A.J., McQuillan, J. (student), Gutierrez, M., “Modeling Motion and Loads on Stranded Ships in Waves", SNAME Annual Meeting 2003 and SNAME Transactions 2003.

Brown, A.J., Moon, W. (student), Louis, M. (student), Structural Design for Crashworthiness in Ship Collisions", SNAME Transactions110, pp.499-512, 2002.

Brown, A.J., "Collision Scenarios and Probabilistic Collision Damage", Marine Structures, 15 (2002), pp.335-364, 2002.

Brown, A.J., Chen, D. (student), "Probabilistic Method for Predicting Ship Collision Damage", Ocean Engineering International Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp.54-65, 2002.

Report: Modeling Structural Damage in Ship Collisions, Ship Structure Committee report, SSC No. 422, 164 pages, 2002.

Brown, A.J., "Collision Scenarios and Probabilistic Collision Damage", 2nd International Conference on Collision and Grounding, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 1-3, 2001.

Brown, A.J., Report: Alternative Tanker Designs Collision Study, for NRC Marine Board / TRB-99-104, March 28, 2001.

Brown, A.J., "Oil Tanker Design Methodology Considering Probabilistic Accident Damage", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 4, Issue 1, pp. 25-34, September 2001.

Brown, A.J., Tikka, K., Daidola, J., Lutzen, M., Choe, I., "Structural Design and Response in Collision and Grounding", SNAME Transactions 108, pp. 447-473, 2000.

Brown, A.J., "Optimum Risk Tanker (ORT): A Systematic Approach to a TAPS Tanker Design", Ship Structure Committee (SSC) Symposium 2000, Arlington, VA, July, 2000.

Laverghetta, T. (student), Brown, A.J., "Dynamics of Naval Ship Design: A Systems Approach", Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 111, No. 2, pp. 307-324, May 1999.

Rawson, C., Crake, K. (students) and Brown, A.J., "Assessing the Environmental Performance of Tankers in Accidental Grounding and Collision", SNAME Transactions 106pp. 41-58, 1998.

Brown, A.J., Deybach, F. (student), "Towards Rational Intact Stability Criteria for Naval Ships", Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 110, No. 1, pp. 66-77, January 1998.

Brown, A.J. and Thomas, M. (student), "Reengineering the Naval Ship Concept Design Process", From Research to Reality in Ship Systems Engineering Symposium, ASNE, September, 1998.

Brown, A.J. and Haugene, B. (student), "Assessing the Impact of Management and Organizational Factors on the Risk of Tanker Grounding", 8th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE Proceedings, Vol.4, pp.469-483, May 1998.

Sirkar, J., Ameer, P., Brown, A.J., Goss, P., Michel, K., Nicastro, F., Willis, W., "A Framework for Assessing the Environmental Performance of Tankers in Accidental Grounding and Collision", SNAME Transactions 105, pp. 253-295, 1997.

Brown, A.J., Marcus, H., "The Proper Use of Risk Assessment and Technical Analysis in Public Policy Decisions", 7th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, ISOPE Proceedings, Vol. 4, pp.257-261, Honolulu, Hawaii, May 1997.

Brown, A.J., Amrozowicz, M., "A Probabilistic Analysis of Tanker Grounding", 7th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, ISOPE Proceedings, Vol. 4, pp.313-320, May, 1997.

Brown, A.J., Amrozowicz, M., "Tanker Environmental Risk - Putting the Pieces Together", Joint SNAME/SNAJ Conference on Designs and Methodologies for Collision and Grounding Protection of Ships, San Francisco, 1996.

Brown, A.J., Barentine, J., "The Impact of Producibility on Cost and Performance in Naval Combatant Design", paper presented to NE Section of SNAME, November, 1996.

Laurence, R.B., Wong, V., Brown, A.J., "Effects of Lubrication System Parameters on Diesel Particulate Emission Characteristics", SAE International Congress & Exposition, SAE Paper 960318, February, 1996.

Markle, S. (student), Brown, A.J., "Naval Ship Engine Exhaust Emission Characterization", Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 108, pp. 37-47, September 1996.

Markle, S. (student), Brown, A.J., "Navy Diesel Engine Emissions Duty Cycle Development", SAE International Congress & Exposition, SAE Paper 950733, February 1995.

Brown, A.J., Heywood, J., "A Fundamentally Based Stochastic Mixing Model Method for Predicting NO and Soot Emissions from Direct-Injection Diesel Engines", Combustion Science and Technology, Vol 58, pp 195-207, 1988.

Brown, A.J., Kotaka, R., "Improving the Transient Response of USN Diesel Generator Sets", presented to the Chesapeake Bay SNAME Marine Engineering Symposium, 1987.

Brown, A.J., Heywood, J.B., "A Fundamentally Based Stochastic Mixing Model Method for Predicting NO and Soot Emissions from Direct-Injection Diesel Engines", paper presented to the ASME Winter Annual Meeting, 1986.