Texas Tech University.

Publications, Patents and Presentations

Patents

  1. System and Method for Evaluating Wind Flow Fields using Remote Sensing Devices. John L. Schroeder, Brian D. Hirth, and Jerry G. Guynes. Serial Number: 13/952,606. Conversion filed on August 5, 2013.
  2. Apparatus and Method for using Radar to Evaluate Wind Flow Fields for Wind Energy Applications. John L. Schroeder, Brian D. Hirth, and Jerry G. Guynes. Serial Number: 13/952,611. Conversion filed on August 5, 2013.

Publications

  1. Hirth, Brian D., John L. Schroeder, W. Scott Gunter, Jerry G. Guynes, 2012: Measuring a Utility-Scale Turbine Wake Using the TTUKa Mobile Research Radars. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 29, 765–771.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00039.1
  2. Hirth, Brian D., John L. Schroeder, 2013: Documenting Wind Speed and Power Deficits behind a Utility-Scale Wind Turbine. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 39–46.
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0145.1
  3. Hirth, Brian D., John. L. Schroeder, W. Scott Gunter, Jerry G. Guynes, 2013: Coupling Doppler Radar-Derived Wind Maps with Operational Turbine Data to Document Wind Farm Complex Flows. Wind Energy, in press.

Abstracts and Presentations

  1. 3rd American Association for Wind Engineering (AAWE) Workshop; Hyannis, MA; Aug 12-14, 2012. Title: Measurements of Utility-Scale Turbine Wakes using the TTUKa Mobile Research Radars
  2. Texas Tech University Wind Science and Engineering Department Seminar; Lubbock, TX; September 19, 2012. Title: Documenting Complex Flows in Wind Farms using the TTUKa Mobile Research Radars
  3. Invited Presentation to the University of Birmingham; Birmingham, UK; Oct 10-12, 2012. Title: Using the TTUKa Radars to Document File-Scale Atmospheric Motions
  4. 93rd American Meteorological Society (AMS) Annual Meeting; Austin, TX; Jan 6-10, 2013. Title: Documenting Complex Flows in Wind Farms using the TTUKa Mobile Research Radars.
  5. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) Annual Conference; Vienna, Austria; Feb 4-7, 2013. Title: Measurements of the Complex Flow through a Wind Farm using Mobile Doppler Radars.
  6. Invited presentation to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU); Copenhagen, Denmark; Apr 29-30, 2013. Title: Using the TTUKa Radars to Measure Complex Flows Through Wind Farms.
  7. American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL; May 5-8, 2013. Title: Measuring Complex Flows in Wind Farms using Advanced Doppler Radars.
  8. 12th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (ACWE); Seattle, WA; Jun 16-20, 2013. Title: Using the TTUKa Mobile Doppler Radars to Measure Complex Flows in Wind Farms.
  9. American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Resource and Project Energy Assessment Seminar (2013); Las Vegas, NV; Dec 10-11, 2013. Title: Coupling Advanced Doppler Radar Wind Maps with Operational Turbine Data to Investigate Wind Farm Complex Flows.
  10. American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, NV; May 5-8, 2014.Title: Investigating the Impact of Turbine Control on Turbine Wakes using Advanced Doppler Radar Measurements.