Louis Angelo M. Danao

Associate Professor

louisdanao@up.edu.ph

Education

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman, 1999
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman, 2006
  • PhD, University of Sheffield, 2012

Research Interests

  • solid and composite mechanics
  • wind and tidal energy conversion

Research + Projects

Wekesa, D. W., Wang, C., Wei, Y., and Danao, L. A. M., 2017, Analytical and Numerical Investigation of Unsteady Wind for Enhanced Energy Capture in a Fluctuating Free-Stream, Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.01.041.

Eboibi, O., Danao, L. A. M., and Howell, R. J., 2016, Experimental Investigation of the Influence of Solidity on the Performance and Flow Field Aerodynamics of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines at Low Reynolds Numbers, Renewable Energy, 92, pp. 474-483.

Bausas, M. D., and Danao, L.A., 2015, The Aerodynamics of a Camber-Bladed Vertical Axis Wind Turbine in Unsteady Wind, Energy, 93, Part 1, pp. 1155-1164.

Eboibi, O., Edwards, J., Howell, R., Danao, L.A., 2015, Visualising Dynamic Stall Around a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Blade Through Particle Image Velocimetry. In: Yang G-C, Ao S-I, Gelman L (eds) Transactions on Engineering Technologies. Springer Netherlands, pp 223-238.

Edwards, J. M., Danao, L.A., and Howell, R. J., 2015, PIV Measurements and CFD Simulation of the Performance and Flow Physics and of a Small-Scale Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, Wind Energy, 18(2), pp. 201-217.

Wekesa, D. W., Wang, C., Wei, Y., Kamau, J. N., Danao, L.A., 2015, A Numerical Analysis of Unsteady Inflow Wind for Site Specific Vertical Axis Wind Turbine: A Case Study for Marsabit and Garissa in Kenya, Renewable Energy, 76(0), pp. 648-661.

Wekesa, D. W., Wang, C., Wei, Y., Danao, L.A., 2014, Influence of Operating Conditions on Unsteady Wind Performance of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Operating within a Fluctuating Free-Stream: A Numerical Study, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 135(0), pp. 76-89.

Danao, L.A., Edwards, J., Eboibi, O., and Howell, R., 2014, A Numerical Investigation into the Influence of Unsteady Wind on the Performance of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, Applied Energy, 116(0): 111–124.

Danao, L.A., Eboibi, O., and Howell, R., 2013, An Experimental Investigation into the Influence of Unsteady Wind on the Performance of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, Applied Energy, 107(0): 403–411.

Edwards, J.M., Danao, L.A., and Howell, R., 2012, Novel Experimental Power Curve Determination and Computational Methods for the Performance Analysis of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 134(3): 11.