• 406 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 406 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 32 Article
  • 28 Conference contribution
  • 13 Conference article
  • 6 Paper
2019

Coupled simulations of atmospheric turbulence-modified ship airwakes and helicopter flight dynamics

Thedin, R., Kinzel, M. P., Horn, J. F. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Aircraft. 56, 2, p. 812-824 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atmospheric boundary layer
Atmospheric turbulence
Flight dynamics
Helicopters
Ships

Spatiotemporal correlations in the power output of wind farms: On the impact of atmospheric stability

Tobin, N., Lavely, A., Schmitz, S. & Chamorro, L. P., Apr 19 2019, In : Energies. 12, 8, 1486.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Turbine
Farms
Turbines
Wake
Output

Study of active rotor control for in-plane rotor noise reduction

Yang, T., Brentner, K. S., Corle, E. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Aircraft. 56, 1, p. 179-190 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Noise abatement
Rotors
Force control
Radiation
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

Actuator curve embedding - An advanced actuator line model

Jha, P. K. & Schmitz, S., Jan 10 2018, In : Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 834, R2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

embedding
Actuators
actuators
curves
planforms
3 Citations (Scopus)
Atmospheric boundary layer
Atmospheric turbulence
Ships
Helicopters
Geometry

CFD/CSD aeroelastic predictions of a semi-span tiltrotor

Corle, E., Floros, M. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. 2018-May

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Fluid dynamics
Aerodynamics
Rotors
Linear stability analysis
Transient analysis

Computational investigation of a boundary-layer-ingestion propulsion system

Blumenthal, B. T., Elmiligui, A. A., Geiselhart, K. A., Campbell, R. L., Maughmer, M. D. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Aircraft. 55, 3, p. 1141-1153 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propulsion
Boundary layers
Geometry
Aerodynamics
Engines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Coupled CFD/CSD predictions of semi-span XV-15

Corle, E., Schmitz, S. & Floros, M., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Linear stability analysis
Computational fluid dynamics
Time domain analysis
Transient analysis
Aerodynamics

Drag decomposition using partial pressure fields in the compressible navier-stokes equations

Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2018, 2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, AIAA 2018-2908. (2018 Fluid Dynamics Conference).

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

Partial pressure
Navier Stokes equations
Drag
Decomposition
Shear stress
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dragonfly: A rotorcraft lander concept for scientific exploration at titan

Lorenz, R. D., Turtle, E. P., Barnes, J. W., Trainer, M. G., Adams, D. S., Hibbard, K. E., Sheldon, C. Z., Zacny, K., Peplowski, P. N., Lawrence, D. J., Ravine, M. A., McGee, T. G., Sotzen, K. S., MacKenzie, S. M., Langelaan, J. W., Schmitz, S., Wolfarth, L. S. & Bedini, P. D., Oct 1 2018, In : Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest (Applied Physics Laboratory). 34, 3, p. 374-387 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rotary wing aircraft
Titan
Ladders
Moon
NASA
1 Citation (Scopus)

Full-scale reynolds number experiment on interactional aerodynamics between two model rotor hubs and a horizontal stabilizer

Metkowski, L., Reich, D., Sinding, K., Jaffa, N. A. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. 2018-May

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Horizontal stabilizers
Aerodynamics
Reynolds number
Rotors
Drag
Wind power
Students
Industry
Feedback

Shape optimization of rotorcraft airfoils using a genetic algorithm

Stanko, J. D., Coder, J. G. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. 2018-May

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Shape optimization
Airfoils
Genetic algorithms
Rotors
Flight dynamics
Atmospheric boundary layer
Atmospheric turbulence
Helicopters
Ships
Flight dynamics

Uncertainty quantification pertinent to wind farm flow physics and modeling

Jha, P. K., Jemcov, A., Sideroff, C., Wang, G. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2018, Wind Energy Symposium. 210029 ed. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA

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

Farms
Physics
Turbines
Actuators
Rotors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Visualization of a helicopter rotor hub wake

Reich, D., Sinding, K. & Schmitz, S., Jul 1 2018, In : Experiments in Fluids. 59, 7, 116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rotor hubs
rotary wings
Helicopter rotors
pylons
wakes
2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of icing roughness on wind turbine power production

Blasco, P., Palacios, J. & Schmitz, S., Apr 1 2017, In : Wind Energy. 20, 4, p. 601-617 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Surface roughness
Ice
Airfoils
Freezing
4 Citations (Scopus)

Energetics of rotary-wing exploration of Titan

Langelaan, J. W., Schmitz, S., Palacios, J. & Lorenz, R. D., Jun 7 2017, 2017 IEEE Aerospace Conference. IEEE Computer Society, 7943650. (IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings).

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

rotary wings
Titan
vehicles
energetics
aerodynamics
5 Citations (Scopus)

First rotor hub flow prediction workshop experimental data campaigns and computational analyses

Schmitz, S., Reich, D., Smith, M. J. & Centolanza, L. R., Jan 1 2017, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. p. 461-476 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Rotors
Computational fluid dynamics
Drag
Tunnels
Empennages
1 Citation (Scopus)

High-fidelity simulations of the interaction of atmospheric turbulence with ship airwakes

Thedin, R., Kinzel, M. P. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. p. 2109-2122 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Atmospheric boundary layer
Atmospheric turbulence
Ships
Military operations
Large eddy simulation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Methodology to determine a tip-loss factor for highly loaded wind turbines

Schmitz, S. & Maniaci, D. C., 2017, In : AIAA Journal. 55, 2, p. 341-351 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Momentum
Rotors
Computational methods
5 Citations (Scopus)

Scaling and configuration effects on helicopter rotor hub interactional aerodynamics

Reich, D., Willits, S. & Schmitz, S., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Aircraft. 54, 5, p. 1692-1704 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Helicopter rotors
Drag
Aerodynamics
Reynolds number
Rotors
2016

1st rotor hub flow prediction workshop

Schmitz, S., Nov 1 2016, In : Vertiflite. 62, 6, p. 60-61 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotors
Aerodynamics
Reynolds number
Experiments
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analytical method to determine a tip loss factor for highly-loaded wind turbine rotors

Schmitz, S. & Maniaci, D. C., Jan 1 2016, 34th Wind Energy Symposium. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (34th Wind Energy Symposium).

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

Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Rotors
Momentum
Vortex flow
12 Citations (Scopus)

A review of 60 years of rotor hub drag and wake physics: 1954-2014

Reich, D., Shenoy, R., Smith, M. & Schmitz, S., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Helicopter Society. 61, 2, 022007.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drag
Physics
Rotors
Empennages
Helicopters
7 Citations (Scopus)
Angle of attack
Turbulence
Turbines
Actuators
Rotors
4 Citations (Scopus)

Computational investigation of a boundary-layer ingesting propulsion system for the common research model

Blumenthal, B. T., Elmiligui, A. A., Geiselhart, K. A., Campbell, R. L., Maughmer, M. D. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2016, 46th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc, AIAA, (46th AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference).

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

Propulsion
Boundary layers
Geometry
Engines
Drag reduction

Correlation of RCAS load predictions for an active flap rotor

Corle, E., Schmitz, S., Singh, R., Kang, H. & Floros, M., Jan 1 2016, American Helicopter Society International - AHS Specialists' Conference on Aeromechanics Design for Vertical Lift 2016. American Helicopter Society International, p. 109-125 17 p. (American Helicopter Society International - AHS Specialists' Conference on Aeromechanics Design for Vertical Lift 2016).

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

Rotors
Aerodynamics
Vehicle performance
Intelligent materials
Bending moments
1 Citation (Scopus)

Extended Glauert Tip Correction to Include Vortex Rollup Effects

Maniaci, D. & Schmitz, S., Oct 3 2016, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 753, 2, 022051.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

vortices
blades
blade tips
wind turbines
predictions
9 Citations (Scopus)

Higher-harmonic deployment of trailing-edge flaps for rotor-performance enhancement and vibration reduction

Kody, F., Corle, E., Maughmer, M. D. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Aircraft. 53, 2, p. 333-342 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotors
Flight envelopes
Flaps
Computational methods
Multiobjective optimization

Parallel evolutionary optimization for rotorcraft design

Corle, E., Ferguson, K. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2016, 72nd American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum 2016: Leveraging Emerging Technologies for Future Capabilities. American Helicopter Society, Vol. 1. p. 798-807 10 p.

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

Covariance matrix
Computational efficiency
Rotors
2015

A higher-order, free-wake method applied to the problem of hovering rotors

Choephel, T., Schmitz, S. & Maughmer, M. D., Jan 1 2015, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. 1, January, p. 527-534 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rotors
Helicopter rotors
Aerodynamics
4 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of a course that introduces undergraduate students to authentic aerospace engineering research

Mena, I. B., Schmitz, S. & McLaughlin, D., Jan 1 2015, In : Advances in Engineering Education. 4, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aerospace engineering
Engineering research
Students
engineering
evaluation
7 Citations (Scopus)

A solution-based stall delay model for horizontal-axis wind turbines

Dowler, J. L. & Schmitz, S., Oct 1 2015, In : Wind Energy. 18, 10, p. 1793-1813 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Airfoils
Flow velocity
Turbomachine blades
Drag
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of reynolds number and advance ratio on the drag of a model helicopter rotor hub

Reich, D., Willits, S. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International. 1, January, p. 443-463 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Helicopter rotors
Drag
Reynolds number
Rotors
Geometry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Efficient active rotor concepts for in-plane noise reduction

Corle, E., Schmitz, S., Yang, T. & Brentner, K. S., Jan 1 2015, 23rd AIAA/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc.

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

Noise abatement
Rotors
Acoustic waves
Multiobjective optimization
Helicopters
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigation of wind turbine power generation during atmospheric icing by multi-disciplinary experimentation

Blasco, P. M., Palacios, J. & Schmitz, S., 2015, 33rd Wind Energy Symposium. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc.

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

Wind turbines
Power generation
Drag
Airfoils
Aerodynamic loads
5 Citations (Scopus)

Inviscid circulatory-pressure field derived from the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations

Schmitz, S. & Coder, J. G., Jan 1 2015, In : AIAA Journal. 53, 1, p. 33-41 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Navier Stokes equations
Drag
Vortex flow
Poisson equation
Circular cylinders
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling wind turbine tower and nacelle effects within an actuator line model

Churchfield, M. J., Wang, Z. & Schmitz, S., 2015, 33rd Wind Energy Symposium. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc.

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

Wind turbines
Towers
Actuators
Rotors
Flow fields
6 Citations (Scopus)

Unraveling the mysteries of turbulence transport in a wind farm

Jha, P. K., Duque, E. P. N., Bashioum, J. L. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Energies. 8, 7, p. 6468-6496 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbine
Wake
Farms
Turbulence
Turbines
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

An assessment of the long-age unsteady rotor hub wake physics for empennage analysis

Reich, D. B., Shenoy, R., Schmitz, S. & Smith, M. J., Jan 1 2014, 70th American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum 2014. American Helicopter Society, p. 3162-3175 14 p. (Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International; vol. 4).

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

Empennages
Physics
Rotors
Wind tunnels
Aerodynamics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Extension of an unsteady hybrid navier-stokes/vortex-panel solver to wind turbine aerodynamic simulations at higher yaw angles

Suzuki, K., Schmitz, S., Ouyang, H. & Chattot, J. J., Jan 1 2014, Oil and Gas Applications; Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems; Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles; Wind Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 3B.

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

Wind turbines
Aerodynamics
Vortex flow
Rotors
Program processors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Finite domain viscous correction to the Kutta-Joukowski Theorem in incompressible flow

Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2014, In : AIAA Journal. 52, 9, p. 2079-2083 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incompressible flow
Viscous flow
Vorticity
Airfoils
Stretching
41 Citations (Scopus)

Guidelines for volume force distributions within actuator line modeling of wind turbines on large-eddy simulation-type grids

Jha, P. K., Churchfield, M. J., Moriarty, P. J. & Schmitz, S., Aug 1 2014, In : Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 136, 3, 031003-1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Large eddy simulation
Wind turbines
Actuators
Farms
Turbomachine blades
11 Citations (Scopus)

Non-harmonic deployment of trailing-edge flaps for rotor-performance enhancement and vibration reduction

Kody, F., Corle, E., Maughmer, M. D. & Schmitz, S., 2014, American Helicopter Society International - 5th Decennial AHS Aeromechanics Specialists' Conference 2014: Current Challenges and Future Directions in Rotorcraft Aeromechanics. American Helicopter Society International, p. 190-204 15 p.

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

Rotors
Flight envelopes
Computational methods
Flaps
Evolutionary algorithms
2 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of various actuator-line modeling approaches on turbine-turbine interactions and wake-turbulence statistics in atmospheric boundary-layer flow

Jha, P. K., Churchfield, M. J., Moriarty, P. J. & Schmitz, S., Feb 28 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Atmospheric boundary layer
Boundary layer flow
Turbulence
Turbines
Actuators
2 Citations (Scopus)

Turbulence transport phenomena in the wakes of wind turbines

Jha, P. K., Duque, E. P. N., Bashioum, J. L. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2014, 70th American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum 2014. American Helicopter Society, p. 1499-1514 16 p. (Annual Forum Proceedings - AHS International; vol. 2).

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

Wind turbines
Turbulence
Atmospheric boundary layer
Boundary layer flow
Turbines
5 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding in-plane noise and loading for active noise control

Yang, T., Brentner, K. S., Corle, E. L. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2014, 70th American Helicopter Society International Annual Forum 2014. American Helicopter Society, Vol. 4. p. 3187-3204 18 p.

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

Active noise control
Acoustic noise
Rotors
Planforms
Noise abatement
18 Citations (Scopus)

Water tunnel flow diagnostics of wake structures downstream of a model helicopter rotor hub

Reich, D. B., Elbing, B. R., Berezin, C. R. & Schmitz, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of the American Helicopter Society. 59, 3, 032001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Helicopter rotors
Tunnels
Rotors
Water
Empennages
3 Citations (Scopus)

Wind turbine fluid-structure interaction using an actuator line solver and a finite element solver in a tightly-coupled implementation

Motta-Mena, J., Jha, P., Campbell, R. L., Schmitz, S. & Brasseur, J., Feb 28 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Fluid structure interaction
Wind turbines
Turbomachine blades
Actuators
Atmospheric boundary layer