Leonardo Patricio Chamorro Chavez

20062019
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Research Output 2006 2019

2015

Detection of tip-vortex signatures behind a 2.5MW wind turbine

Toloui, M., Chamorro Chavez, L. P. & Hong, J., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. 143, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Vortex flow
Turbines
Anemometers
Atmospheric boundary layer

Effects of energetic coherent motions on the power and wake of an axial-flow turbine

Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Hill, C., Neary, V. S., Gunawan, B., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Jan 1 2015, In : Physics of fluids. 27, 5, 055104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

axial flow turbines
Axial flow
turbines
wakes
Turbines

On the scale-to-scale coupling between a full-scale wind turbine and turbulence

Chamorro, L. P., Hong, J. & Gangodagamage, C., Jul 3 2015, In : Journal of Turbulence. 16, 7, p. 617-632 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind turbines
Wind turbines
Turbulence
Turbines
turbulence

On the transient dynamics of the wake and trajectory of free falling cones with various apex angles

Hamed, A. M., Jin, Y. & Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Nov 1 2015, In : Experiments in Fluids. 56, 11, p. 1-10 10 p., 207.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

falling
wakes
Cones
cones
apexes

Spectral behaviour of the turbulence-driven power fluctuations of wind turbines

Tobin, N., Zhu, H. & Chamorro, L. P., Sep 2 2015, In : Journal of Turbulence. 16, 9, p. 832-846 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind turbines
Wind turbines
Turbulence
turbulence
wind tunnels

Turbulence effects on a full-scale 2.5 MW horizontal-axis wind turbine under neutrally stratified conditions

Chamorro, L. P., Lee, S. J., Olsen, D., Milliren, C., Marr, J., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Feb 1 2015, In : Wind Energy. 18, 2, p. 339-349 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Turbulence
Turbines
Rotors
Atmospheric boundary layer

Turbulent boundary layer over 2D and 3D large-scale wavy walls

Hamed, A. M., Kamdar, A., Castillo, L. & Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Jan 1 2015, In : Physics of fluids. 27, 10, 106601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

turbulent boundary layer
Boundary layers
Turbulence
turbulence
Shear stress
2014

Flow structure interaction around an axial-flow hydrokinetic turbine: Experiments and CFD simulations

Kang, S., Chamorro, L., Hill, C., Arndt, R. & Sotiropoulos, F., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 555, 1, 012097.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

hydromechanics
axial flow
turbines
charge flow devices
boundary layer equations

Local scour around a model hydrokinetic turbine in an erodible channel

Hill, C., Musa, M., Chamorro, L. P., Ellis, C. & Guala, M., Aug 1 2014, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 140, 8, 04014037.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scour
scour
turbine
Turbines
Rotors

Measurement of atmospheric boundary layer based on super-large-scale particle image velocimetry using natural snowfall

Toloui, M., Riley, S., Hong, J., Howard, K., Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Guala, M. & Tucker, J., May 2014, In : Experiments in Fluids. 55, 5, 1737.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atmospheric boundary layer
Atmospheric boundary layer
particle image velocimetry
Snow
Velocity measurement

Natural snowfall reveals large-scale flow structures in the wake of a 2.5-MW wind turbine

Hong, J., Toloui, M., Chamorro, L. P., Guala, M., Howard, K., Riley, S., Tucker, J. & Sotiropoulos, F., Jun 24 2014, In : Nature communications. 5, 4216.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind turbines
turbines
Flow structure
Snow
wakes

On the response of horizontal and vertical axis wind turbines to Turbulence, A wind tunnel experiment

Tobin, N. A., Narang, R. & Chamorro, L. P., Jan 1 2014, Symposia: Transport Phenomena in Mixing; Turbulent Flows; Urban Fluid Mechanics; Fluid Dynamic Behavior of Complex Particles; Analysis of Elementary Processes in Dispersed Multiphase Flows; Multiphase Flow With Heat/Mass Transfer in Process Technology; Fluid Mechanics of Aircraft and Rocket Emissions and Their Environmental Impacts; High Performance CFD Computation; Performance of Multiphase Flow Systems; Wind Energy; Uncertainty Quantification in Flow Measurements and Simulations. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FEDSM; vol. 1D).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wind turbines
Wind tunnels
Turbulence
Turbines
Turbulent flow

Probing wind-turbine/atmosphere interactions at utility scale: Novel insights from the EOLOS wind energy research station

Hong, J., Guala, M., Chamorro, L. P. & Sotiropoulos, F., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 524, 1, 012001.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

windpower utilization
wind turbines
turbines
stations
atmospheres

Turbulence within variable-size wind turbine arrays

Chamorro, L. P., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 555, 1, 012098.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

wind turbines
turbulence
turbines
boundary layers
wind tunnels

Variable-sized wind turbines are a possibility for wind farm optimization

Chamorro, L. P., Tobin, N., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Oct 2014, In : Wind Energy. 17, 10, p. 1483-1494 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Farms
Turbines
Turbulence
Tachometers
2013

An experimental case study of complex topographic and atmospheric influences on wind turbine performance

Howard, K. B., Chamorro Chavez, L. P. & Guala, M., Aug 19 2013, 51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition 2013. (51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition 2013).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

wind turbines
wind turbine
turbines
Wind turbines
turbine

Drag reduction of large wind turbine blades through riblets: Evaluation of riblet geometry and application strategies

Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Feb 1 2013, In : Renewable Energy. 50, p. 1095-1105 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drag reduction
Airfoils
Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Geometry

Near and far field flow disturbances induced by model hydrokinetic turbine: ADV and ADP comparison

Neary, V. S., Gunawan, B., Hill, C. & Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Dec 1 2013, In : Renewable Energy. 60, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Velocimeters
Flow fields
Turbines
Acoustics
Turbulence

Non-uniform velocity distribution effect on the Betz-Joukowsky limit

Chamorro, L. P. & A Arndt, R. E., Mar 1 2013, In : Wind Energy. 16, 2, p. 279-282 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atmospheric boundary layer
Velocity distribution
Rotors
Boundary layer flow
Wind turbines

On the interaction between a turbulent open channel flow and an axial-flow turbine

Chamorro, L. P., Hill, C., Morton, S., Ellis, C., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 716, p. 658-670 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

axial flow turbines
open channel flow
Open channel flow
Axial flow
turbines

Three-dimensional flow visualization in the wake of a miniature axial-flow hydrokinetic turbine

Chamorro, L. P., Troolin, D. R., Lee, S. J., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Feb 1 2013, In : Experiments in Fluids. 54, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydromechanics
axial flow
three dimensional flow
Axial flow
flow visualization
2012

Drag reduction in large wind turbines through riblets: Evaluation of different geometries

Arndt, R., Chamorro, L. P. & Sotiropoulos, F., Dec 1 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Drag reduction
Airfoils
Wind turbines
Angle of attack
Geometry

High speed PIV measurement of impinging flow on a horizontal axis wind turbine

Hu, J. S., Sheng, J., Guala, M. & Chamorro, L., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting Collocated with the ASME 2012 Heat Transfer Summer Conf. and the ASME 2012 10th Int. Conf. on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and M, FEDSM 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 1515-1522 8 p. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FEDSM; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Velocity measurement
Wind turbines
Turbines
Boundary layers
Angular velocity

On the evolution of turbulent scales in the wake of a wind turbine model

Chamorro, L. P., Guala, M., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Aug 23 2012, In : Journal of Turbulence. 13, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind turbines
wakes
Wind turbines
turbines
Turbines

Phase-locked PIV measurement in the wake of model wind turbines under various inflow conditions

Green, D. J., Chamorro, L. P., Arndt, R. E., Sotiropoulos, F. & Sheng, J., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting Collocated with the ASME 2012 Heat Transfer Summer Conf. and the ASME 2012 10th Int. Conf. on Nanochannels, Microchannels, and M, FEDSM 2012. PARTS A AND B ed. p. 1507-1514 8 p. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fluids Engineering Division (Publication) FEDSM; vol. 1, no. PARTS A AND B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Velocity measurement
Wind turbines
Turbines
Vortex flow
Flow structure

Reynolds number dependence of turbulence statistics in the wake of wind turbines

Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Jul 1 2012, In : Wind Energy. 15, 5, p. 733-742 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Reynolds number
Turbulence
Statistics
Boundary layer flow
2011

Qualitative and quantitative description of a wind turbine wake

Chamorro, L. P. & Guala, M., Dec 1 2011, 6th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference. (6th AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Wind turbines
Kinetic energy
Turbines
Active filters
Wind tunnels

Turbulent flow inside and above awind farm: A wind-tunnel study

Chamorro, L. P. & Porté-Agel, F., Nov 2011, In : Energies. 4, 11, p. 1916-1936 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind Tunnel
Turbulent Flow
Farms
Turbulent flow
Wind tunnels

Turbulent Flow Properties Around a Staggered Wind Farm

Chamorro Chavez, L. P., Arndt, R. E. A. & Sotiropoulos, F., Dec 1 2011, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 141, 3, p. 349-367 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind farm
turbulent flow
turbine
wind turbine
turbulence
2010

Channel bed slope effect on the height of gravity waves produced by a sudden downstream discharge stoppage

Chamorro, L. P. & Porté-Agel, F., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 136, 5, p. 328-330 3 p., 007005QHY.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gravity waves
gravity wave
Unsteady flow
wave height
unsteady flow

Effects of Thermal Stability and Incoming Boundary-Layer Flow Characteristics on Wind-Turbine Wakes: A Wind-Tunnel Study

Chamorro, L. P. & Porté-Agel, F., Jun 7 2010, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 136, 3, p. 515-533 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind turbine
wind tunnel
boundary layer
turbulence
turbine
Large eddy simulation
wind tunnels
large eddy simulation
turbulent flow
shear stress
2009

A wind-tunnel investigation of wind-turbine wakes: Boundary-Layer turbulence effects

Chamorro, L. P. & Porté-Agel, F., Apr 23 2009, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 132, 1, p. 129-149 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wind turbine
wind tunnel
boundary layer
turbulence
turbine

Velocity and surface shear stress distributions behind a rough-to-smooth surface transition: A simple new model

Chamorro Chavez, L. P. & Porté-Agel, F., Jan 1 2009, In : Boundary-Layer Meteorology. 130, 1, p. 29-41 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shear stress
boundary layer
wind velocity
prediction
velocity profile
2006

A-priori laboratory study of subfilter-scale models for LES over heterogeneous land surfaces

Carper, M. A., Porté-Agel, F. & Chamorro Chavez, L. P., 2006, 17th Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, 27th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 17th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

land surface
laboratory