Ross McAdam - List of Research Publications: September 2013

Dissertations | Journal Papers | Conference Papers | AwardsNon-Technical Publications

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Dissertations

1.          McAdam, R.A. (2011).Studies into the technical feasibility of the Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine.” DPhil Thesis, The University of Oxford. entire thesis as pdf (12,263 kB)

 

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Journal Contributions

4.        McAdam, R.A., Houlsby, G.T. and Oldfield, M.L.G (2013) Experimental measurements of the hydrodynamic performance and structural loading of the Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine: Part 3”, Renewable Energy, 59, pp. 82-91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2013.03.012

3.        McAdam, R.A., Houlsby, G.T. and Oldfield, M.L.G (2013) Experimental measurements of the hydrodynamic performance and structural loading of the Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine: Part 2”, Renewable Energy, 59, pp. 141-149, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2013.03.015

2.        McAdam, R.A., Houlsby, G.T. and Oldfield, M.L.G (2013) Experimental measurements of the hydrodynamic performance and structural loading of the Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine: Part 1”, Renewable Energy, 59, pp. 105–114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2013.03.016

1.        McAdam, R.A., Houlsby, G.T., Oldfield, M.L.G and McCulloch, M.D. (2010) Experimental testing of the transverse horizontal axis water turbine”, IET Renewable Power Generation, 4, no. 6, pp. 510 – 518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-rpg.2009.0194

 

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Conference Contributions

3.        Evans, R., McAdam, R.A., Royle, M. and McEwen, L. (2013) Optimum geometry for axial flow free stream tidalturbine blades”, 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark. (.pdf)

2.        McAdam, R.A., Houlsby, G.T. and Oldfield, M.L.G (2011) “Structural and Hydrodynamic Model Testing of the Transverse Horizontal Axis Water Turbine”, 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Southampton, UK. (.pdf)

1.        McAdam, R.A., Houlsby, G.T., Oldfield, M.L.G and McCulloch, M.D. (2009) “Experimental testing of the transverse horizontal axis water turbine”, 8th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Uppsala, Sweden. (.pdf)


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Engineerng Awards

2007 - Science Engineering and Technology Civil Engineering Student of the year

2007 - Royal Academy of Engineering award for excellent design in a fourth year project

2007 - Winner of the Cowrie Graduate and Postgraduate Award for the best individual project work in environmental science related to the marine renewables industry

2006 - Joint winner of the Gibbs award for outstanding third year group project design, during the MEng Course at the University of Oxford

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Non-Technical Publications

1.          McAdam, R.A. (2008).Tidal turbines.Society of Oxford University Engineers, 2008.

 

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