List of Publications

The following list comprises publications for which I was either sole author or a participating author. Not all these publications are available for public release. Any request for a DSTO publication should be made to Chief Air Vehicles Division, DSTO Melbourne Laboratory, 506 Lorimer Street, Fishermans Bend, Victoria 3207, Australia. Abbreviation DSTO refers to Defence Science and Technology Organisation.

  1. Journal Articles

  2. Fraser, K.F., "In-Flight Computation of Helicopter Transmission Fatigue Life Expenditure", AIAA Journal of Aircraft Vol 20 No 7, July 1983.
  3. Fraser, K.F. & King, C.N., " Helicopter Transmission Fatigue Life Estimation", AIAA Journal of Aircraft Vol 25 No 5, May 1988.

    Conference Papers

  4. Fraser, K.F. & King, C.N., "Helicopter Transmission Fatigue Lives", Fifth International Symposium on Air Breathing Engines, February 1981, Bangalore, India.
  5. Fraser, K.F., "In-Flight Computation of Helicopter Transmission Fatigue Life Expenditure", AIAA/SETP/AFTE/SAE First Flight Testing Conference, Paper 81-2434, November 1981, Nevada.
  6. Fraser, K.F. & King, C.N., " Transmission Fatigue Life Estimation for Sea King Helicopters Operated by Royal Australian Navy", AIAA Paper 86-2692, Aircraft Systems Meeting, Dayton, Ohio, October 20-22 1986.
  7. Fraser, K.F. & King, C.N., "Helicopter Gear Box Condition Monitoring for Australian Navy", 41ST Mechanical Failures Prevention Group Symposium, Patuxent River, Maryland, October 28-30, 1986.
  8. Fraser, K.F. & King, C.N., "Helicopter Main Rotor Gear Box Fatigue and Health Monitoring", 6TH Helicopter Technical Liaison Meeting Helitech 86, sponsored by Department of Aviation, Australia, October 28-29, 1986.
  9. Fraser, K.F. & King, C.N., "Monitoring Techniques for Improved Helicopter Mechanical System Airworthiness", The 1987 Australian Aviation Symposium, sponsored by the Institution of Engineers Australia, Canberra, 18-20 November, 1987.

    DSTO Reports

  10. Fraser, K.F., "Development of Digital and Analogue Systems of Decoding Pulse Width Modulated Data", DSTO Instruments Report 25, January 1968.
  11. Fraser, K.F., "Ground Station Equipment for Decoding the Recordings of a Flight Recorder", DSTO Instruments Report 26, January 1968.
  12. Fraser, K.F., "A Data Acquisition System Suitable for Airborne Applications", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Report 126, July 1969.
  13. Fraser, K.F., "Reduction Requirements for Data Acquired by an Airborne Data Logger", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Report 130, March 1971.
  14. Fraser, K.F., "Investigation of an Automatic Retardation Control Used in an Aircraft Cable Arresting System", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Report 135, February 1972.
  15. Fraser, K.F. & Krieser, U.R., "Airborne Data Processor", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Report 153, November 1978.
  16. Fraser, K.F. & Krieser, U.R., "Ground Station Digital Interface", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Report 158, September 1980.
  17. Fraser, K.F., "The In-Flight Estimation and Indication of Cumulative Fatigue Damage to Helicopter Gears", DSTO Aero Propulsion Report 164, March 1984.
  18. Fraser, K.F. & King C.N., "Fatigue Life Estimation for the Main Rotor Gear Box in Sea King Helicopters Operated by the Royal Australian Navy", DSTO Aero Propulsion Report 171, July 1986.
  19. Fraser, K.F., "General Requirements and Techniques for Component Fatigue Life Substantiation in Australian Service Helicopters", DSTO Aero Propulsion Report 187, June 1991.
  20. Fraser, K.F., "An Overview of Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) for Military Helicopters", DSTO Technical Report DSTO-TR-0061 AR-008-923, September 1994.
  21. Fraser, K.F., "Helicopter Life Substantiation: Review of some USA and UK Initiatives", DSTO Technical Report DSTO-TR-0062 AR-008-924, September 1994.
  22. Fraser, K.F., "Characteristics of the Turbine Inlet Temperature Sensing Circuit for the T56 Turbo-Prop Engine", DSTO Technical Report DSTO-TR-0095 AR-008-374, November 1994.

    DSTO Notes

  23. Fraser, K.F., "Sine and Cosine Function Generators for an Analogue Computer", DSTO Instrument Note 63, July 1963.
  24. Fraser, K.F., "Electronic Aspects of a Four Channel Tape Recorder for Use in Missile Data Acquisition", DSTO Instrument Note 64, April 1966.
  25. Fraser, K.F., "Some Errors in a Simplified Computation of Malkara Trajectory", DSTO Instrument Note 69, December 1967.
  26. Fraser, K.F., "Response of a Band Pass Filter with Maximally Flat Amplitude Characteristic to a Suddenly Applied Sinusoidal Voltage", DSTO Instrument Note 70, December 1967.
  27. Fraser, K.F., "Microphone Pre-Amplifier for Use in Data Acquisition System", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 291, February 1968.
  28. Fraser, K.F. & Krieser, U.R., "Digital Recording Amplifiers for a Magnetic Tape Recorder", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 326, June 1971.
  29. Fraser, K.F. & Krieser, U.R., "Serial Digital Data Generator", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 327, July 1971.
  30. Fraser, K.F. & Krieser, U.R., "Digital Reproducing Amplifiers for a Magnetic Tape Recorder", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 337, September 1972.
  31. Fraser, K.F., "Aircraft Engine Speed and Fuel Flow Signal Conditioner with Digital Output", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 354, November 1974.
  32. Fraser, K.F. & Krieser, U.R., "Transmission of Signals via Land Line for Magnetic Tape Copying and Other Applications", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 370, August 1978.
  33. Fraser, K.F. & Krieser, U.R., "Load Spectrum Measuring Equipment", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 371, August 1978.
  34. Fraser, K.F. & Krieser, U.R., "Load Spectrum Measuring Equipment Part 2: Details of Mk 2 System Used to Acquire Torque Load Data in Sea King Helicopters", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 372, September 1978.
  35. Fraser, K.F., "Low Pass Filtering of Data Recorded on Magnetic Tape in Frequency Modulated Form", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Note 373, October 1978.
  36. Lombardo, D.C., Patterson, A.K., Ferrarotto, P., Dutton, S.A., Powlesland & I.G., Fraser, K.F., "Preparation of S-70A-9 Black Hawk Helicopter for Flight Tests to Investigate Cause of Cracking of Inner Fuselage Panel", DSTO Technical Note DSTO-TN-0004 AR-009-205, February 1995.
  37. Fraser, K.F., "Effectiveness of Helicopter Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) in the Military Environment", DSTO Technical Note DSTO-TN-0028 AR-009-650, March 1996. (Also published as a Study Assignment sponsored by The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP) Subcommittee on Non-Atomic Military Research and Development, Subgroup H, Aeronautics Panel HTP-7, Propulsive and Mechanical Systems Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis.)
  38. Fraser, K.F., "Structural Usage Monitoring in Black Hawk and Seahawk Helicopters: Data System Functional Requirements", DSTO Technical Note DSTO-TN-0209 AR-011-011, June 1999.
  39. Lombardo, D.C. & Fraser, K.F., "Importance of Reliability Assessment to Helicopter Structural Component Fatigue Life Prediction", DSTO Technical Note DSTO-TN-0462, June 2002.

    DSTO Technical Memoranda

  40. Fraser, K.F. & Harvey, J.P, "RAAF Inverter Investigation", DSTO Instruments Technical Memorandum 43, July 1962.
  41. Fraser, K.F., "Vibration Tests on Malkara 53 Gyroscope", DSTO Instruments Technical Memorandum 44, March 1963.
  42. Fraser, K.F., "Power Supply for the ARL Flight Memory Airborne Equipment", DSTO Instruments Technical Memorandum 49, November 1966.
  43. Fraser, K.F. & Maier, R.B., "Design of Pre-Amplifiers for an Engine Vibration Measuring System", DSTO Mechanical Engineering Technical Memorandum 297, February 1967.
  44. Fraser, K.F., "Pulse Frequency Divider Unit for Use in SFIM Recorder Timing", DSTO Instruments Technical Memorandum 51, June 1967.
  45. Fraser, K.F., "Design Considerations for a Two Transformer Square Wave Inverter", DSTO Instruments Technical Memorandum 60, October 1967.
  46. Fraser, K.F., "Effect of Ground Loop Voltages on System Performance", DSTO Flight Technical Memorandum 20, October 1970.
  47. Fraser, K.F., "Report on an Overseas Visit in June 1984 to Review Turbine Engine Controls Research and Development", DSTO Aero Propulsion Technical Memorandum 421, November 1984.
  48. Fraser, K.F., "Report on Helicopter Mechanical Condition Monitoring Overseas Visit in April 1987", DSTO Aero Propulsion Technical Memorandum 448, May 1988.

    DSTO Other Documents

  49. Fraser, K.F., "A Review of Life Substantiation and HUMS for Military Helicopters", DSTO Task Report 001 AR-008-922, August 1994.
  50. Hinton, B.R.W., Grey, C.A., Trathen, P.N., Chester, R.J. & Fraser, K.F., "AIR 87 DSTO Task No. 34 Report: Implications of Marinisation for Broad Area Aerial Surveillance (BAAS) Aircraft", DSTO Client Report DSTO-CR-0020 AR-009-709, July 1996
  51. Fraser, K.F., "AIR 87 DSTO Task No. 30 Report: Analysis of the Effectiveness of Health and Usage Monitoring for FASR (Focal Area Surveillance and Reconnaissance) and AFS (Aerial Fire Support) Helicopters", DSTO Client Report DSTO-CR-0016 AR-009-705, August 1996.
  52. Fraser, K.F., "Visit to South Africa to Examine Developments in Aircraft Engine and Aircraft Integrity Management Systems", DSTO Overseas Visit Report DSTO-OSR-0215, 1997.