C. P. "Case" van Dam

Warren and Leta Giedt Professor and Department Chair

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA  95616-5294

Phone: (530) 752-7741 (direct)

 (530) 752-0580 (department)

Fax: (530) 752-4158

Email: cpvandam@ucdavis.edu
 


Education

·  B.S. (1975) Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

·  M.S. (1978) Aerospace Engineering, University of Kansas, USA

·  M.S. (1979) Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology

·  D. Engr. (1983) Aerospace Engineering, University of Kansas

 

 

 

 


Professional Experience

July 2010 - Present

Warren and Leta Giedt Professor, Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

March 2002 - Present

Director, California Wind Energy Collaborative (California Wind Energy Collaborative)

July 1985 - Present

Assistant Professor (1985 - 1989), Associate Professor (1989 - 1995) and Professor (1995 - Present) in the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering of the University of California, Davis. Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in a wide variety of subject areas including fluid-aerodynamics, aircraft design, and wind energy. Consultant for NASA, several aircraft companies, sailing yacht designers, and wind energy companies.

April - July 1992, June - December 1993, January - March 1996

Visiting Researcher at NASA Langley Research Center conducting research on high-lift aerodynamics in support of Subsonic Aircraft High-Lift Flight Project.

January 1984 - August 1985

Research Associate, Vigyan Research Associates, Inc., Hampton, Virginia. Worked on the design and optimization of advanced technology lifting systems with special emphasis on cruise drag and high-angle of-attack (stall/spin) lift characteristics. Also studied the shaping of airplane fuselages for minimum drag.

January - December 1983

NRC Postdoctorate at NASA Langley Research Center. Investigated the possibilities for and the potential benefits of extensive amounts of natural laminar flow on devices such as wingtip-mounted winglets.


Technical Interests

Research interests include:

·  Aerodynamics including design and optimization

·  Aircraft design

·  Experimental and computational fluid dynamics

·  Biofluiddynamics

·  Wind energy

·  Aero-hydrodynamics of sailing


Current research includes:

·  Prediction, measurement and reduction of aerodynamic drag

·  Multi-disciplinary design of aircraft high-lift systems

·  In-flight infrared imaging of boundary-layer transition and separation

·  Aerodynamics of wind turbines and aircraft at dynamic conditions

·  Micro-electro-mechanical systems for aerodynamic load control
  Also see links to Aero Research Group and California Wind Energy Collaborative.


Professional Activities and Honors

·  Honor Roll of Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Kansas, April 2010.

·  Elected AIAA Associate Fellow, September 2007.

·  U.S. Department of Energy award for "Outstanding Research and Development Partnership to Advance Wind Energy Technology" in partnership with Knight & Carver, and Sandia National Laboratories, May 2006.

·  Associated Editor of Wind Energy for the international journal Solar Energy, Aug 2003 - July 2004.

·  Member of Peer Review Panel to evaluate NASA research on Basic Aerodynamics, Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, January 2004.

·  Co-Director of Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics Lecture Series on CFD-Based Aircraft Drag Prediction And Reduction, Rhode Saint Genese, Belgium, February 3-7, 2003.

·  AIAA Fluids 2000 Art of Flow Control Artistic Award for Active Load Control and Lift Enhancement using MEM Translational Tabs, June 2000.

·  Member of Peer Review Panel to evaluate NASA research on High-Lift Aerodynamics, Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, November 1999.

·  NASA Certificate of Recognition for work on In-Flight Infrared Surface Flow Visualization, October 1998.

·  Member of Science Panel to review test of NREL research wind turbine in the NASA Ames 80' x 120' wind tunnel, Boulder, CO, October 1998.

·  NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Awards, 1993 and 1994.

·  Co-edited book titled Fluid Dynamics in Biology, Contemporary Mathematics, Vol. 141, 1993.

·  Co-organized/co-chaired the AMS/IMS/SIAM Joint Summer Research Conference on Biofluiddynamics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, July 6-12, 1991.

·  NASA Certificate of Recognition for the development of Crescent Wing Planforms, December 1989.

·  AIAA Lawrence Sperry Award for major innovative contributions in Applied Aerodynamics, 1989.

·  NASA Certificate of Recognition for the development of an Aircraft Stall-Spin Entry Deterrent System, March 1988.

·  Outstanding Advisor Award of the University of California, Davis, School of Engineering, 1985 - 1986.

·  Group Achievement Award, Aerial Applications Research Team, NASA Langley Research Center, October 1983.

·  National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associateship Award, 1983.

·  Member of Sigma Gamma Tau (National Honor Society in Aerospace Engineering).


Teaching

Undergraduate courses

·  Aeronautical Engineering Fundamentals

·  Applied Aircraft Aerodynamics

·  Aircraft Performance

·  Aircraft Preliminary Design

·  Fluid Dynamics

·  Mechanical Engineering Design Project

·  Thermal Fluids Laboratory

Graduate courses

·  Advanced Aerodynamics - Viscous Flow

·  Advanced Aerodynamic Design and Optimization

·  Aerodynamics of Flight Vehicles

·  Advanced Wind-Tunnel Testing

·  Wind Power Engineering

Short Courses

·  Applied Aerodynamic Drag Reduction

·  Aerodynamic Drag Reduction - Fundamentals and Applications

·  High-Lift Systems & Aerodynamics for General Aviation and Subsonic Transport Aircraft

·  Aerodynamic Design Improvements: High-Lift and Cruise

·  Wind Energy for Technicians

·  Wind Energy: A Technology and Industry Primer

·  Small Wind Energy Systems
 

 

Also see link to Aerospace Short Courses and CWEC Courses .


Patents

AIRCRAFT STALL-SPIN ENTRY DETERRENT SYSTEM, U.S. Patent No. 4,776,542, C.P. van Dam, Issued October 11, 1988.

ACTIVE SYSTEM FOR CONTROL OF AERODYNAMIC LOADING USING MICROFABRICATED TRANSLATIONAL TABS, U.S. Patent No. 7,028,954, C.P. van Dam, D.T. Yen, R.L. Smith, S.D. Collins, Issued April 18, 2006.

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATICALLY GENERATING AIRFOIL PERFORMANCE TABLES, U.S. Patent No. 7,124,038, C.P. van Dam, E.A. Mayda, R.C. Strawn, Issued October 17, 2006.

WIND TURBINE WITH DEPLOYABLE AIR DEFLECTORS, U.S. Patent No. 8,192,161, J.P. Baker, K.L. Jackson, E.A. Mayda, C.P. van Dam, Issued June 5, 2012.


Selected Publications

FLIGHT EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF WINGLETS ON PERFORMANCE AND HANDLING QUALITIES OF SINGLE-ENGINE GENERAL AVIATION AIRPLANE, B. J. Holmes, C. P. van Dam, P. W. Brown, and P. L. Deal, NASA TM 81892, Dec. 1980.

LONGITUDINAL AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ATLIT AIRPLANE, J. Roskam, C. P. van Dam, and M. Griswold, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 18, No. 6, Jun. 1981, 495-496.

EFFECT OF WINGLETS ON PERFORMANCE AND HANDLING QUALITIES OF GENERAL AVIATION AIRCRAFT, C. P. van Dam, B. J. Holmes and C. Pitts, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 18, No. 7, Jul. 1981, pp. 587-591.

AN EXPERIMENTAL AND THEORETICAL INVESTIGATION OF DEPOSITION PATTERNS FROM AN AGRICULTURAL AIRPLANE, D. J. Morris, C. C. Croom, C. P. van Dam, and B. J. Holmes, NASA TP 2348, Sep. 1984.

NATURAL LAMINAR FLOW AND AIRPLANE STABILITY AND CONTROL, C. P. van Dam, Laminar Flow Aircraft Certification, NASA CP 2413, Proceedings of a workshop held in Wichita, KS, Apr. 14-15, 1985.

SWEPT WING-TIP SHAPES FOR LOW-SPEED AIRPLANES, C. P. van Dam, SAE Paper 851770, Oct. 1985 (SAE Transactions, Vol. 94, 1986, pp. 355).

EFFICIENCY CHARACTERISTICS OF CRESCENT-MOON SHAPED WINGS AND CAUDAL FINS,C. P. van Dam, Nature,Vol. 325, No. 6103, Feb. 1987, pp. 435-437.

SHAPING OF AIRPLANE FUSELAGES FOR MINIMUM DRAG, S. S. Dodbele, C. P. van Dam, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, and B. J. Holmes, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 24, No. 5, May 1987, pp. 298-304.

BOUNDARY-LAYER TRANSITION EFFECTS ON AIRPLANE STABILITY AND CONTROL, C. P. van Dam, and B. J. Holmes, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 25, No. 8, Aug. 1988, pp. 702-709.

EFFECTS OF COMPRESSIBILITY ON DESIGN OF SUBSONIC NATURAL LAMINAR FLOW FUSELAGES, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, S. S. Dodbele, B. J. Holmes, and C. P. van Dam, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 25, No. 9, Sep. 1988, pp. 776-784.

IN WIND AND WATER, C. P. van Dam, The Sciences, Jan-Feb. 1988, pp. 36-39.

KEEL DESIGN FOR LOW VISCOUS DRAG, C. J. Obara, and C. P. van Dam, Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 33, No. 2, Jun. 1989, pp. 145-155.

SHEARED WING-TIP AERODYNAMICS: WIND-TUNNEL AND COMPUTATIONAL INVESTIGATION, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, C. P. van Dam, and B. J. Holmes, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 26, No. 3, Mar. 1989, pp. 207-213.

WIND-TUNNEL INVESTIGATIONS OF WINGS WITH SERRATED SHARP TRAILING EDGES, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, C. P. van Dam, B. J. Holmes, and F. G. Howard, Low Reynolds Number Aerodynamics, Lecture Notes in Engineering, No. 54, T. J. Mueller (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, 1989, pp. 295-313.

KEELS AND RUDDERS WITH HIGHLY SWEPT TIPS, C. P. van Dam, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, and C. J. Obara, SailTech-89, Vol. 35, Western Periodicals Company, Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference on Sailing Technology held at Stanford University, CA, Oct. 14-15, 1989.

COMPARISON OF ITERATIVE AND DIRECT SOLUTION METHODS FOR VISCOUS FLOW PROBLEMS, C. P. van Dam, and M. Hafez, AIAA Journal, Vol. 27, No. 10, Oct. 1989, pp. 1459-1461.

UNSTEADY VISCOUS FLOW CALCULATIONS INCLUDING SURFACE HEATING AND COOLING EFFECTS, C. P. van Dam, M. Hafez, D. Brucker, and S. Elli, Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics, P. Wesseling (Ed.), Vol. 29, Vieweg, 1990, pp.79-88.

CALCULATIONS OF VISCOUS FLOW WITH SEPARATION USING NEWTON'S METHOD AND DIRECT SOLVER, C. P. van Dam, M. Hafez, J. Ahmad, AIAA Journal, Vol. 28, No. 5, May 1990, pp. 938-940.

CALCULATION AND MEASUREMENT OF INDUCED DRAG AT LOW SPEEDS, C. P. van Dam, K. Nikfetrat, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, and C. M. Fremaux, SAE Paper 901935, Oct. 1990.

COMMENT ON "OPTICAL BOUNDARY-LAYER TRANSITION DETECTION IN A TRANSONIC WINDTUNNEL," P.M.H.W. Vijgen, C. P. van Dam, and C. J. Obara, AIAA Journal, Vol. 28, No. 12, Dec. 1990, pp. 2142-2143.

AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF CRESCENT AND ELLIPTIC WINGS AT HIGH ANGLES OF ATTACK, C. P. van Dam P.M.H.W. Vijgen, and B. J. Holmes, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 28, No. 4, Apr. 1991, pp. 253-260.

THE INFLUENCE OF A LAMINAR SEPARATION BUBBLE ON BOUNDARY-LAYER STABILITY, S. Elli, and C. P. van Dam, AIAA Paper 91-3294, Sep. 1991.

EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION ON THE EFFECT OF CRESCENT PLANFORM ON LIFT AND DRAG, C. P. van Dam, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, and B. J. Holmes, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 28, No. 11, Nov. 1991, pp. 713-720.

THE INFLUENCE OF BULGES ON BOUNDARY-LAYER INSTABILITY, S. Elli, C. P. van Dam, and K. Nikfetrat, 5th Symposium on Numerical and Physical Aspects of Aerodynamic Flows, Long Beach, CA, Jan. 13-16, 1992.

SUBSONIC AND TRANSONIC LOW-REYNOLDS-NUMBER AIRFOILS WITH REDUCED PITCHING MOMENTS, J. Reuther, C. P. van Dam, and R. Hicks, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 29, No. 3, May-Jun. 1992, pp. 297-298.

ACCURATE PREDICTION OF DRAG USING EULER METHODS, C. P. van Dam, and K. Nikfetrat, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 29, No. 3, May-Jun. 1992, pp. 516-519.

SIMULATION OF NONLINEAR TOLLMIEN-SCHLICHTING WAVE GROWTH THROUGH A LAMINAR SEPARATION BUBBLE, C. P. van Dam, and S. Elli, Instability, Transition, and Turbulence, M. Y. Hussaini, A. Kumar and C. L. Streett (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, 1992, pp. 311-321.

TURBULENCE EFFECTS ON THE DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE OF LOW-DRAG KEELS, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, C. P. van Dam, and C. J. Obara, Journal of Ship Research, Vol. 36, No. 3, Sep. 1992, pp. 268-279.

LIFT AND DRAG CALCULATIONS FOR WINGS AND TAILS: TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS, C. P. van Dam, K. Nikfetrat, and P.M.H.W. Vijgen, Contemporary Mathematics, Vol. 141, 1993, pp. 463-477.

COMPARISON OF PREDICTIONS OF AIRFOIL CHARACTERISTICS FOR THE NREL S805 AND S809 AIRFOILS, D. B. Bernadett, and C. P. van Dam, Proceedings of the Windpower '93 Conference, San Francisco, CA, Jul. 1993, pp. 290-298.

ACCURATE DRAG PREDICTION - A PREREQUISITE FOR DRAG REDUCTION RESEARCH, K.J. Wong, T.K. Ayers, and C.P. van Dam, SAE Paper 932571, Sep. 1993 (SAE Transactions, Section 1, Vol. 102, 1993, pp. 1882-1891).

IN-FLIGHT PRESSURE DISTRIBUTIONS AND SKIN-FRICTION MEASUREMENTS ON A SUBSONIC TRANSPORT HIGH-LIFT WING SECTION, L.P. Yip, J.D. Hardin, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, and C.P. van Dam, High-Lift System Aerodynamics, AGARD CP-515, Sep.1993, pp. 21-1 thru 21-19.

APPLIED AERODYNAMICS, C.P. van Dam, Aerospace America, Dec. 1993, pp. 12-13.

AIRFOIL SHAPING FOR REDUCED RADAR CROSS SECTION, H. Vinh, C.P. van Dam, and H.A. Dwyer, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 31, No. 4, Jul-Aug. 1994, pp. 787-793.

NUMERICAL STUDY ON THE EFFECT OF TIP-CAP SHAPE ON WING AERODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS, K.J. Wong and C.P. van Dam, AIAA Paper 95-0042, Jan. 1995.

THE NASA B737-100 HIGH-LIFT PROGRAM - MEASUREMENTS AND COMPUTATIONS, L.P. Yip, C.P. van Dam, J.H. Whitehead, J.D. Hardin, S.J. Miley, R.C. Potter, A. Bertelrud, D.D. Edge, and P.E. Willard, Aeronautical Journal, Vol. 99, No. 989, Nov. 1995, pp. 372-386.

IN-FLIGHT PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS ON A SUBSONIC TRANSPORT HIGH-LIFT WING SECTION, L.P. Yip, P.M.H.W. Vijgen, J.D. Hardin, and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 32, No. 3, May- Jun. 1995, pp. 529-538.

DRAG PREDICTION AT SUBSONIC AND TRANSONIC SPEEDS USING EULER METHODS, C.P. van Dam, K. Nikfetrat, K. Wong, and P.M.H.W. Vijgen, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 32, No. 4, Jul-Aug. 1995, pp. 839-845.

SLAT TRANSITION CHARACTERISTICS ON THE NASA B737-100 AIRCRAFT USING INFRARED IMAGING AND HOT-FILM ANEMOMETRY, S.J. Miley, C.P. van Dam, L.P. Yip, P.E. Willard, J.P. Crowder, and R.L. Watzlavick, Flow Visualization VII, J. Crowder (Ed.), Begell House, Sep. 1995, pp. 950-956.

FINITE DIFFERENCE MAXWELL SOLVER TO STUDY GEOMETRIC SHAPE EFFECTS ON RADAR SIGNATURE, H. Vinh, C.P. van Dam, and H.A. Dwyer, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 34, No. 1, Jan-Feb. 1997, pp. 56-63.

IN-FLIGHT BOUNDARY-LAYER MEASUREMENTS ON A HIGH-LIFT SYSTEM: SLAT, C.P. van Dam, S.M. Los, S.J. Miley, V.E. Roback, L.P. Yip, A. Bertelrud, and P.M.H.W. Vijgen, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 34, No. 6, Nov-Dec. 1997, pp. 748-756.

IN-FLIGHT BOUNDARY-LAYER MEASUREMENTS ON A HIGH-LIFT SYSTEM: MAIN ELEMENT AND FLAP, C.P. van Dam, S.M. Los, S.J. Miley, V.E. Roback, L.P. Yip, A. Bertelrud, and P.M.H.W. Vijgen, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 34, No. 6, Nov-Dec. 1997, pp. 757-763.

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS OF IN-FLIGHT HOT-FILM SIGNALS OF TRANSITIONAL FLOWS, S.M. Los, and C.P. van Dam, AIAA Paper 98-2440, Jun. 1998.

REMOTE IN-FLIGHT INFRARED IMAGING FOR ANALYZING SURFACE FLOWS, D.W. Banks, C.P. van Dam, and H.J. Shiu, NASA Tech Briefs, Sep. 1998, p. 76.

GURNEY FLAP EXPERIMENTS ON AIRFOIL AND WINGS, C.P. van Dam, D.T. Yen, and P.M.H.W. Vijgen, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 36, No.2, Mar-Apr. 1999, pp. 484-486.

AIRFOIL DRAG PREDICTION AND DECOMPOSITION, D.D. Chao, and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 36, No. 4, Jul-Aug. 1999, pp. 675-681.

AERO-MECHANICAL DESIGN METHODOLOGY FOR SUBSONIC CIVIL TRANSPORT HIGH-LIFT SYSTEMS, C.P. van Dam, S.G. Shaw, J.C. Vander Kam, R.R. Brodeur, P.K.C. Rudolph, and D. Kinney, NATO Research & Technology Agency Applied Vehicle Technology Panel Symposium on Aerodynamic Design and Optimization of Flight Vehicles in a Concurrent Multi-Disciplinary Environment, Ottawa, Canada, Oct. 18-21, 1999.

AERO-MECHANICAL DESIGN OF HIGH-LIFT SYSTEMS, C.P. van Dam, S.G. Shaw, J.C. Vander Kam, P.K.C. Rudolph, and D. Kinney, Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 71, No. 5, 1999, pp. 436-443.

RECENT EXPERIENCE WITH DIFFERENT METHODS OF DRAG PREDICTION, C.P. van Dam, Progress in Aerospace Sciences, Vol. 35, No. 8, Nov. 1999, pp. 751-798.

ACTIVE LOAD CONTROL AND LIFT ENHANCEMENT USING MEM TRANSLATIONAL TABS, D.T. Yen, C.P. van Dam, F. Bräeuchle, R.L. Smith, and S.D. Collins, AIAA Fluids 2000, AIAA Paper 2000-2422, Denver, CO, Jun. 2000.

VISUALIZATION OF IN-FLIGHT FLOW PHENOMENA USING INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY, D.W. Banks, C.P. van Dam, H.J. Shiu, and G.M. Miller, NASA TM-2000-209027, Jul. 2000.

COMPUTATIONAL STUDY OF ROTARY TESTS ON FOREBODY MODELS, C.P. van Dam,. T. Dal Bello, E. Duque, C.M. Fremaux, AIAA Atmospheric Flight Mechanics Conference, AIAA paper 2000-4105, Denver, CO, Aug. 14-17, 2000.

WIND TURBINES, C.P. van Dam, McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology 2002, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2001, pp. 413-416.

ACTIVE LOAD CONTROL FOR AIRFOILS USING MICROTABS, D.T. Yen Nakafuji, C.P. van Dam, R.L.Smith, and S.D. Collins, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 123, No. 4, Nov. 2001, pp. 282-289.

TRANSITION PREDICTION FOR A TWO-DIMENSIONAL NAVIER-STOKES SOLVER APPLIED TO WIND-TURBINE AIRFOILS, R.R. Brodeur, and C.P. van Dam, Wind Energy, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2001, pp. 61-75.

DESIGN-ORIENTED HIGH-LIFT METHODOLOGY FOR GENERAL AVIATION AND CIVIL TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT, C.P. van Dam, J.C. Vander Kam, and J.K. Paris, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 38, No. 6, Nov-Dec. 2001, pp. 1076-1084.

BUBBLE INDUCED UNSTEADINESS ON A WIND TURBINE AIRFOIL, E.A. Mayda, C.P. van Dam, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 124, NO. 4, Nov. 2002, pp. 335-344

THE AERODYNAMIC DESIGN OF MULTI-ELEMENT HIGH- LIFT SYSTEMS FOR TRANSPORT AIRPLANES, C.P. van Dam, Progress in Aerospace Sciences, Vol. 38, No.2, 2002, pp. 101-144.

IN-FLIGHT VISUALIZATION OF SUPERSONIC FLOW TRANSITION USING INFRARED IMAGING, C.P. van Dam, H.J. Shiu, D.W. Banks, R.R.Tracy, and J. Chase, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 39, No. 6, Nov-Dec. 2002, pp. 936-944.

BLADE-WAKE INTERACTION NOISE FOR TURBINES WITH DOWNWIND ROTORS, G.M. McNerney, C.P. van Dam, D.T. Yen-Nakafuji, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 125, No. 4, Nov. 2003, pp. 497-505.

AERODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF BLUNT TRAILING EDGE AIRFOILS, K.J. Standish and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 125, No. 4, Nov. 2003, pp. 479-487.

SIMULATION OF FLOW ABOUT ROTATING FOREBODIES AT HIGH ANGLES OF ATTACK, S. Saephan, C.P. van Dam, C.M. Fremaux, and T. DalBello, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 41, No. 6, Nov-Dec. 2004, pp. 1298-1305.

INNOVATIVE DESIGN APPROACHES FOR LARGE WIND TURBINE BLADES, K. Jackson, M. Zuteck, C.P. van Dam, K.J. Standish, and D. Berry, Wind Energy, Vol. 8, No. 2, Apr-Jun. 2005, pp. 141-171.

COMPUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF A MICRO-TAB BASED AERODYNAMIC LOAD CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ROTOR BLADES, K.J. Standish and C.P. van Dam, Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 50, No. 3, Jul. 2005, pp. 249- 258.

AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF AIRFOIL PERFORMANCE TABLES USING A TWO-DIMENSIONAL NAVIER-STOKES SOLVER, E.A. Mayda and C.P. van Dam, Journal of the American Helicopter Society, Vol. 50, No. 4, Oct. 2005, pp. 338-348.

WING DRAG PREDICTION AND DECOMPOSITION, D.D. Chao and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No. 1, Jan-Feb. 2006, pp. 82-90.

UNSTEADY COMPUTATIONAL INVESTIGATIONS OF DEPLOYING LOAD CONTROL TABS, R. Chow and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No. 5, Sep-Oct. 2006, pp. 1458-1469.

EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF A THICK BLUNT TRAILING EDGE WIND TURBINE AIRFOIL, J.P. Baker, E.A. Mayda, and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 128, No. 4, Nov. 2006, pp. 422-431.

DESIGN AND NUMERICAL OPTIMIZATION OF THICK AIRFOILS, T. Winnemoller and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 1, Jan-Feb. 2007, pp. 232-240.

TWO-DIMENSIONAL WIND TUNNEL AND COMPUTATIONAL INVESTIGATION OF A MICROTAB MODIFIED AIRFOIL, J.P. Baker, K.J Standish, and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 44, No. 2, Mar-Apr. 2007, pp. 563-572.

COMPUTATIONAL AERODYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF AN INBOARD BLUNT TRAILING EDGE MODIFICATION TO THE NREL PHASE VI ROTOR, D.D. Chao and C.P. van Dam, Wind Energy, Vol. 10, No. 6, Nov-Dec. 2007, pp. 529-550.

DETERMINATION OF WING-ONLY AIRCRAFT TUMBLING CHARACTERISTICS THROUGH COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS, S. Saephan and C.P. van Dam, Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 45, No. 3, May-Jun. 2008, pp. 1044-1053.

ON THE TEMPORAL RESPONSE OF ACTIVE LOAD CONTROL DEVICES, R. Chow, C.P. van Dam, Wind Energy, Vol. 13, No. 2-3, 2010, pp. 135-149.

AN OVERVIEW OF ACTIVE LOAD CONTROL TECHNIQUES FOR WIND TURBINES WITH AN EMPHASIS ON MICROTABS, S.J. Johnson, J.P. Baker, C.P. van Dam, D.E. Berg, Wind Energy, Vol. 13, No. 2-3, 2010, pp. 239-253.

BALANCING FATIGUE DAMAGE AND TURBINE PERFORMANCE THROUGH INNOVATIVE PITCH CONTROL ALGORITHM, S. Johnson, S. Larwood, G. McNerney, C.P. van Dam, Wind Energy, Vol. 15, No. 5, 2012, pp. 665-825.

VERIFICATION OF COMPUTATIONAL SIMULATIONS OF THE NREL 5-MW ROTOR WITH A FOCUS ON INBOARD FLOW SEPARATION, R. Chow, C.P. van Dam, accepted for publication in Wind Energy, 2012.

COMPUTATIONAL INVESTIGATIONS OF BLUNT TRAILING EDGE AND TWIST MODIFCATIONS TO THE INBOARD REGION OF THE NREL 5-MW ROTOR, R. Chow, C.P. van Dam, accepted for publication in Wind Energy, 2012.

DYNAMIC ANALYSIS TOOL DEVELOPMENT FOR SWEPT WIND TURBINE BLADES, S. Larwood, C.P. van Dam, accepted for publication in Wind Energy, 2012.
 



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