A selection of scholarship from Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty members of the School of Engineering and Computer Science at University of the Pacific.

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Submissions from 2019

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Analysis of blade fragment risk at a wind energy facility, Scott Larwood and David Simms

Submissions from 2018

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Mechanical Engineering as a Career, Scott Larwood

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Reconsidering downwind operation by analysis of the NREL Phase VI data, Scott Larwood and Raymond Chow

Submissions from 2017

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Headwinds – a story about wind energy, Scott Larwood

Submissions from 2016

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Flutter of Variations on a 5 MW Swept Wind Turbine Blade, Scott M. Larwood

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Comparison of upwind and downwind operation of the NREL Phase VI Experiment, Scott M. Larwood and R. Chow

Submissions from 2015

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Prediction and Alleviation of Flutter in Swept Wind Turbine Blades, Scott M. Larwood

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Wind turbine rotor fragments: impact probability and setback evaluation, Scott M. Larwood and C. P. Van Dam

Submissions from 2014

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Design Studies of Swept Wind Turbine Blades, Scott M. Larwood, C. P. Van Dam, and Daniel Schow

Submissions from 2013

Strength Testing an Embedded Sensor Blade Bolt for Wind Turbine Applications, Scott M. Larwood

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Dynamic analysis tool development for swept wind turbine blades, Scott M. Larwood and C. P. Van Dam

Submissions from 2012

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Balancing fatigue damage and turbine performance through innovative pitch control algorithm, Scott Johnson, Scott M. Larwood, Gerald McNerney, and C. P. Van Dam

Submissions from 2010

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Spaghetti Bridges: Build, Load and Repeat, Jeffrey S. Burmeister and Kyle A. Watson

Pitch Control Algorithm to Limit Damaging Loads without Reducing Turbine Performance, Scott Johnson, Scott M. Larwood, Gerald McNerney, and C. P. Van Dam

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Wind Power for Farming and Food Processing, C. P. Van Dam, Henry Shiu, Scott Johnson, and Scott Larwood

Submissions from 2008

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What is Engineering? - a University of the Pacific MESA Program/Johns Hopkins University Partnership, Jeffrey S. Burmeister, Kyle A. Watson, and Maria Garcia-Sheets

Submissions from 2006

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Setback Requirements for Wind Turbines in California, Scott M. Larwood and C. P. Van Dam

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Swept Wind Turbine Blade Aeroelastic Modeling for Loads and Dynamic Behavior, Scott M. Larwood and Mike Zutek

Submissions from 2005

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FAA Obstruction Lighting Standards for Wind Energy Plants, Scott M. Larwood

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Literature Survey of Wind Turbine Aeroelastic Stability, Scott M. Larwood

Submissions from 2002

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The NREL Large-Scale Turbine Infow and Response Experiment - Preliminary Results, Neil Kelley, Maureen Hand, Scott M. Larwood, and Ed McKenna

Submissions from 2001

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Wind Tunnel Testing of NREL's Unsteady Aerodynamics Experiment, Lee Fingersh, Dave Simms, Maureen Hand, Dave Jager, Jason Cotrell, Mike Robinson, Scott Schreck, and Scott M. Larwood

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Unsteady Aerodynamics Experiment Phase VI: Wind Tunnel Test Con gurations and Available Data Campaigns, Maureen Hand, Dave Simms, Lee Fingersh, Dave Jager, Jason Cotrell, Scott Schreck, and Scott M. Larwood

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Wind Turbine Wake Measurements in the Operating Region of a Tail Vane, Scott M. Larwood

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NedWind 25 Blade Testing at NREL for the European Standards Measurement and Testing Program, Scott M. Larwood, Walter Musial, Gregg Freebury, and Alan G. Beattie

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Controlled Velocity Testing of an 8-kW Wind Turbine, Scott M. Larwood, Jim Sencenbaugh, and Brian Acker

Submissions from 2000

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Comprehensive Testing of NedWind 12-meter Wind Turbine Blades at NREL, Scott M. Larwood and Walter Musial

Submissions from 1998

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Dynamic Characterization of the AWT-26 Turbine for Variable Speed Operation, Scott M. Larwood

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Measurement of Truck Cab Flow in Support of Wind Turbine Testing, Scott M. Larwood, Jim Sencenbaugh, and Brian Acker

Submissions from 1992

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Infuence Of Free-Stream Turbulence On Boundary Layers, J. A. Hoffman, S. M. Kassir, and Scott M. Larwood

Submissions from 1990

Aerodynamic Design of the DaVinci Human-Powered Helicopter, Scott M. Larwood and Neal Saiki