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Adams, J.L., An Investigation of the Effects of the Time Lag Due to Long  Transmission Distances upon Remote Control, Phase I”, NASA Technical Note D-1211, December 1961, 49 pages

Adams, J.  L., “An Investigation of the Effects of the Time Lag Due to Long Transmission Distances upon Remote Control, Phase II and III”, NASA Technical Note D-1351, 1962, 78 pages

Adams, J. L. “Seminar Proceeding, mechanical Design of Spacecraft”, JPL Astronautics Information Report, August 1, 1962, (editor and contributor)

Adams, J. L. “S-1B Launched Mars and Venus Orbiter Missions”, JPL Engineering Planning Document “139, Vol I, December 28 1962, 241 pages. (responsible for the configuration, structural, thermal, and mechanical portions of the document)

Adams, J. L.“Evaluations and Recommendations Pertaining to Mariner C Honeycomb Shroud”, JPL Section Report #352-6, December 15, 1964, 307 pages.  (Responsible for the portion analyzing the failure mode of the Mariner III shroud)

Adams, J. L., “Spacecraft Mechanical Engineering”, NASA Special Publication SP-66, 1965”Semiannual Review of Research and Advanced Development, January 1, 1965 to June 30 1965.  JPL Technical Memorandum #333-243, Volume #1, August 15, 1965.  Contributor of several small articles (pp 277 to 304)

Adams, J. L., and Lonborg, J. “Surveyor Critical Data Recorder”, JPL Section Report 355-11, December 1, 1965, 62 pages

Adams, J. L., and Comuntzis, J. G., “High Impact Spacecraft Equipment’, JPL Section Report 355-11, December 1, 1965, 27 pages

Adams, J. L., “The JPL High Impact Program, 1965”, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Technical Report 32-844, January 10, 1965

Adams, J. L., various contributions to the JPL Space Program Summary including “Integration of Packaging, Cabling, Structure, and Thermal Control”, SPS #37-20, Volume IV, pp.. 31-32, “Printed Circuit Mariner R Ring Harness”, SPS 37-24, Volume IV, pp. 55-56, “High Impact Technology”, SPS # 37-31, Volume IV, pp.. 118-121, “Mechanization of Capsule Spacecraft Separations”, SPS #37-31, Volume IV, pps 121-123, “High Impact Technology”, SPS #37-32, Volume IV, pp. 72-74, “High Impact Technology”, SPS 37-33, Volume IV, pp. 94-96, “High Impact Technology”, SPS #37-35, Volume IV, pp. 72-76

Adams, J. L., and Comuntzis, M.G.  “High Impact Spacecraft Equipment”, Shock and Vibration Bulleting 35, January 1966

Adams, J. L., Designing for High Impact Technology”, published in ASME Symposium format, 1967

Adams, J. L. Issue coordinator of Design Issue of ASEE Journal, March 1968, page 829

Adams, J. L., and Vesper, K. “Evaluating Learning from the Case Method”, Journal of Engineering Education, pp 104-196, Feb 1969.

Adams, J. L., and Billingham, J., “Moonlab- A Design for a Semi-permanent Lunar Base”, Proceedings of the 7th Annual Working Group on Extraterrestrial Resources, NASA SP-229,pps. 1-10. 1970

Adams, J. L., and Vesper, K. “Teaching Objectives, Styles and Effects with the Case Method in Engineering”, Journal of Experimental Education, Volume 39, No. 2, pp. 70-78, 1970

Adams, J. L., and Essers, F., “Survey of Design Education”, Journal of Engineering Education, pp. 139-140, November 1970

Adams, J., Musch, B., and Sunshine, J. “Air Curtain Incubator for Intensive Care Nursery”, The Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 79, No. 6, pp 1024-1030, December 1971

Adams, J., and Vesper, K., “Measuring Change Produced by the Case Method”, Journal of Engineering Education, pp 37-40, October 1972

Adams, J. L., “Individual and Small Group Creativity”, Journal of Engineering Education, pp 100-131, November 1972

Adams, J.L., “Invention and Innovation in the University”, Proceedings of the Public Need and the Role of the Inventor, Monterey, Ca, June 1973, NBS Special  Publication 388,

Adams, J. L, Billingham, J., and Shapira, J., “A Comparison of Proposed Methods for the In Vitro Synthesis of Edible Carbohydrates”, Immobilized Enzymes in Food and Microbial Processes, pp 225-253, Ed. Olson and Cooney, Plenum Press, New York

Adams, J. L., Conceptual Blockbusting, published initially by the Stanford Alumni Association as part of the Portable Stanford series, then by W.H. Freeman, and then the San Francisco Book Company,

Adams, J. L., “Conceptual Blockbusting”, Stanford Magazine, spring/summer 1974

Adams, J. L., “Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained”, Stanford Magazine, fall/winter 1979

Adams, J. L., Conceptual Blockbusting, 2nd edition, W..W. Norton, New York, 1980

Adams, J. L.,  Essay on education in Sloan Foundation Publication “The New Liberal Arts”, 1981

Adams, J. L., “Arts Education and Problem Solving”, California School Boards, Sept 1981

Adams, J. L., “A Call to Teach”, Stanford Engineering, Oct 1982

Adams, J. L., “The Two Cultures, A Snow Job”, Stanford Observer, April 1983

Adams,J. L. “A Four Watt Brain in a Hundred Watt World,” Architecture California, CCAIA Vol 7 No. 3 –page 32, May/June 1985

Adams, J. L., Conceptual Blockbusting, 3rd edition, Addison Wesley, Reading Mass. 1986

Adams, J. L., The Care and Feeding of Ideas, Addison Wesley, Reading, Mass.  1986

Co editor of Comunicaciones en Desarrollo de Creatividad,  Centro de Estudio en Educacion Superior y Creatividad, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, 1988-91

Adams, J. L, “Big Kid’s Toys-Technology as Entertainment”, Stanford Magazine, Summer, 1988

Adams, J. L. “The Myopia of disciplines,” Techne, Volume III, spring 1989, (Publication of Stanford University Program in Values, Technology, Science, and Society)

Adams, J.L., Flying Buttresses, Entropy, and O-Rings – The World of an Engineer, Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass., 1991

Adams, J. L. “A Year of Technology, Science, and Math”, Bulletin of Science, Technology, and Society 11-1-1991, pgs 9-13

Adams, J. L. Conceptual Blockbusting, 4th edition,  Basic Books Division of Perseus Press, New York, New York, 2001

Adams J. L. Good Products, Bad Products, McGraw Hill, New York, N.Y. 2011

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