Publications

 


Bay, C., Damiani, R., Fingersh, L., Chetan, M., Yao, S., Griffith, T., Ananda, G., Selig, M., Zalkind, D., Pao, L., Martin, D., Johnson, K., Kaminski, M., and Loth, E., (2019) “Aspects of Design and Testing of a Scaled Demonstrator Turbine at the National Wind Technology Center,” in review for the Proceedings of 2019 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition.

Zalkind, D.S. and Pao, L.Y. (2019), “A Harmonic Model for Loads and Control of a 2-Bladed Wind Turbine,” in review for the Proceedings of 2019 AIAA SciTech Forum and Exposition | PDF

Zalkind, D.S., Ananda, G.K., Chetan, M., Martin, D.P., Bay, C.J., Johnson, K.E., Loth, E., Griffith, D.T., Selig, M.S., Pao, L.Y., “System-Level Design Studies for Large Rotors,” pre-print, to be submitted to Wind Energy Science | PDF

Griffith, D.T. and Chetan, M., (2018) “Assessment of Flutter Prediction and Trends in the Design of Large-Scale Wind Turbine Rotor Blades,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series 1037 (2018) 042008, doi :10.1088/1742-6596/1037/4/042008 | PDF

Bay, C.J., Annoni, J., Taylor, T., Pao, L.Y., and Johnson, K.E., (2018) “Active Power Control for Wind Farms Using Distributed Model Predictive Control and Nearest Neighbor Communication,” in 2018 American Control Conference (ACC), June, pp. 1-6.

Noyes, C., Qin, C., and Loth, E., (2018) “Pre-Aligned Downwind Rotor for a 13.2 MW Wind Turbine,” Renewable Energy, Vol 116, Part A, February, pp. 749-754, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2017.10.019PDF

Ananda, G.K., Bansal, S. and Selig, M.S., (2018) “Aerodynamic Design of a 13.2 MW Segmented Ultralight Morphing Rotor,” AIAA SciTech 2018, 36th Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Paper 2018-0994, Kissimmee, FL, January | PDF

Kaminski, M., Loth, E., Qin, C., and Todd Griffith, D.T. (2018) “Gravo-Aeroelastic Scaling a 13.2 MW Wind Turbine Blade to a 1-Meter Model,” AIAA SciTech 2018, 36th Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Paper 2018-1731, Kissimmee, FL, January | PDF

Noyes, C., Qin, C., and Loth, E., (2018) “Measurements of Wind Turbine Tower Shadow and Fairing Effects,” AIAA SciTech 2018, 36th Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Paper 2018-1244, Kissimmee, FL, January | PDF

Loth, E., Steele, A., Qin, C., Ichter, B., Selig, M.S., and Moriarty, P., (2017) “Downwind Pre-Aligned Rotors for Extreme-Scale Wind Turbines,” Wind Energy, Volume 20, Issue 7, July, pp. 1241-1259, https://doi.org/10.1002/we.2092

Zalkind, D.S., Pao, L.Y., Martin, D.P., and Johnson, K.E., (2017) “Models Used for the Simulation and Control of a Segmented Ultralight Morphing Rotor,” Proceedings of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) World Congress, Toulouse, France, July | PDF

Bansal, S., Ananda, G.K., and Selig, M.S., (2017) “Development of an Aerodynamic Analysis Methodology for Segmented Ultralight Morphing Rotors,” AIAA Aviation 2017, 35th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2017-4217, Denver, CO, June | PDF

Ananda, G.K., Bansal, S., and Selig, M.S., (2017) “Subscale Testing of Horizontal-Axis Wind Turbines,” AIAA Aviation 2017, 35th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2017-4216, Denver, CO, June | PDF

Loth, E., Kaminski, M., Qin, C., Fingersh, L.J., and Griffith, D.T., (2017) “Gravo-Aeroelastic Scaling for Extreme-Scale Wind Turbines,” AIAA Aviation 2017, 35th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2017-4215, Denver, CO, June | PDF

Noyes, C. and Loth, E., (2017) “Wake Features of Aerodynamic Fairings under Flow Misalignment,” AIAA Aviation 2017, 35th AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2017-4070, Denver, CO, June | PDF

Martin, D., Johnson, K., Zalkind, D. and Pao, L., (2017) “LPV-Based Torque Control for an Extreme-Scale Morphing Wind Turbine Rotor,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Seattle, WA | PDF

Noyes, C., Qin, C., and Loth, E., (2017) “Ultralight, Morphing Rotors for Extreme-Scale Wind Turbines,” AIAA SciTech 2017, 35th Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Paper 2017-0924, Grapevine, TX, January, https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/pdf/10.2514/6.2017-0924

Noyes, C., Qin, C., and Loth, E., (2017) “A FAST Investigation of a 2 Blade, Load-Aligned, Downwind Rotor for a 13.2 MW Wind Turbine,” AIAA SciTech 2017, 35th Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Paper 2017-4074, Grapevine, TX, January, https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/pdf/10.2514/6.2017-4074

Qin, C., Loth, E., Lee, S., and Moriarty, P., (2016) “Blade Load Reduction for a 13 MW Downwind Pre-Aligned Rotor,” AIAA SciTech 2016, 34th Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Paper 2016-1264, San Diego, CA, January, https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/pdf/10.2514/6.2016-1264

Loth, E. and Selig, M.S., (2016) “2-D Fairing for a Wind Turbine Tower,” US Patent Application Publication, US 2016/0138567, May, https://www.google.com/patents/US20160138567

Ichter, B., Steele, A., Loth, E., Moriarty, P, and Selig, M., (2016) “A Morphing Downwind-Aligned Rotor Concept Based on a 13-MW Wind Turbine,” Wind Energy, Volume 19, Issue 4, April, pp. 625-637, https://doi.org/10.1002/we.1855

O’Conner, K., Loth, E., and Selig, M.S., (2015) “Experiments on Fairing Design for a Wind Turbine Tower,” AIAA SciTech 2015, 33rd Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Paper 2015-1664, Kissimmee, FL, January, https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/pdf/10.2514/6.2015-1664

Loth, E., Ichter, B., Selig, M., and Moriarty, P., (2015) “Downwind Pre-Aligned Rotor for a 13.2 MW Wind Turbine,” AIAA SciTech 2015, 33rd Wind Energy Symposium, AIAA Paper 2015-1664, Kissimmee, FL, January | PDF

O’Conner, K., Loth, E., Selig, M.S., (2013) “Design of a 2-D Fairing for a Wind Turbine Tower,” AIAA 31st Applied Aerodynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2013-2530, San Diego, CA, June, https://arc.aiaa.org/doi/pdf/10.2514/6.2013-2530

Loth, E., Selig, M., and Steele, A., (2013) “Morphing Segmented Wind Turbine and Related Method,” US Patent Application Publication, US 2013/0064663, March | PDF

Loth, E., Steele, B., Ichter, B., Selig, M., and Moriarty, P., (2012) “Segmented Ultralight Pre-aligned Rotor for Extreme-Scale Wind Turbines,” AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, AIAA Paper 2012-1290, Nashville, TN, January | PDF

Loth, E., Selig, M., and Moriarty, P., (2010) “Morphing Segmented Wind Turbine Concept,” AIAA 28th Applied Aerodynamics Conference, AIAA Paper 2010-4400, Chicago, IL, July | PDF