Papers:

  1. Wells, S.P., Pang, D.C., and Kirk, J. A., "The Design, Manufacture, and Testing of a Composite Flywheel for Energy Storage", Mechanics in Materials Processing and Manufacturing, ASME Publication AMD-Vol. 194, pgs. 397-404, November 1994.
  2. Pang, D., Anand, D. K., and Kirk, J. A., "Design and Performance Improvements of the Prototype Open Core Flywheel Energy Storage System", NASA Conference Publication 3336, Third International Symposium on Magnetic Suspension Technology, December 13-15, 1995, Tallahassee, Florida, pgs. 467-481.
  3. Pang, D., Anand, D. K., and Kirk, J. A., "Parameter Design and Optimal Control of an Open Core Flywheel Energy Storage System", NASA Conference Publication 3336, Third International Symposium on Magnetic Suspension Technology, December 13-15, 1995, Tallahassee, Florida, pgs. 289-301.
  4. Kirk, J. A., Schmidt, J.R., Sullivan, G.E., and Hromada, L. P., "An Open Core rotator Design Methodology", Presented at the NAECON 97 conference, July 14-17, 1997, Dayton, Ohio.
  5. Kirk, J. A., Walsh, G.C., Hromada, L.P., ET. Al. "Speed Improvements in the Open Core Composite Flywheel", Proceedings of the 32nd Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, July 27-August 1, 1997, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  6. R.B. Zmood, L. J. Qin, J. A. Kirk and L Sun, "A Magnetic Bearing System Design Methodology and Its Application to a 50Wh Open Core Composite Flywheel," Proceedings of the 32nd Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, July 27-August 1, 1997, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Patents:

Saul Erech, Dexter J. Fowler and James A. Kirk; “Cargo Rack” US Patent 6,848,880 B2, Issued Feb. 1, 2005..