Publications

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. (link to paper)
  • 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, Wind Energy, Vol. 15, No. 8, 2012, pp. 967-981. (link to paper)
  • 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, Wind Energy, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2013, pp. 445-458. (link to paper)
  • DYNAMIC ANALYSIS TOOL DEVELOPMENT FOR SWEPT WIND TURBINE BLADES, S. Larwood, C.P. van Dam, Wind Energy, Vol. 16, No. 6, 2013, pp. 879-907. (link to paper)

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