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Brian D Vick
Renewable Energy and Manure Management Research
(This person is no longer with ARS)
Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effect of wind speed on performance of a solar-pv array - (Proceedings) - (15-Feb-13)
Effect of blade flutter and electrical loading on small wind turbine noise - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vick, B.D., Broneske, S. 2013. Effect of blade flutter and electrical loading on small wind turbine noise. Renewable Energy. 50:1044-1052.
Adding concentrated solar power plants to wind farms to achieve a good utility electrical load match - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vick, B.D., Moss, T.A. 2013. Adding concentrated solar power plants to wind farms to achieve a good utility electrical load match. Solar Energy. 92:298-312.
Using direct normal irradiance models and utility electrical loading to assess benefit of a concentrating solar power plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vick, B.D., Myers, D., Boyson, W. 2012. Using direct normal irradiance models and utility electrical loading to assess benefit of a concentrating solar power plant. Solar Energy. 86:3519-3530.
Increasing the percentage of renewable energy in the Southwestern United States - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Holman, A.J. 2010. Increasing the percentage of renewable energy in the Southwestern United States. In: Proceedings of the 2010 American Wind Energy Association Annual Conference, May 23-27, 2010, Dallas, Texas. 2010 CDROM.
Analysis of off-grid hybrid wind turbine/solar PV water pumping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vick, B.D., Neal, B. 2012. Analysis of off grid hybrid wind turbine/solar PV water pumping systems. Solar Energy. 86(5):1197-1207.
Comparison of measured direct normal irradiance data to values calculated using the DISC model for Texas Panhandle - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Myers, D. 2011. Comparison of measured direct normal irradiance data to values calculated using the DISC model for Texas Panhandle. National Solar Conference. 40:103-110.
Experimental investigation of solar powered diaphragm and helical pumps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R. 2011. Experimental investigation of solar powered diaphragm and helical pumps. Solar Energy. 85:945-954.
Developing wind and/or solar powered crop irrigation systems for the Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vick, B.D., Almas, L. 2011. Developing wind and/or solar powered crop irrigation systems for the Great Plains. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 27(2):235-245.
Solar energy use in U.S. agriculture. Overview and policy issues - (Government Publication)
Xiarchos, I., Vick, B.D. 2011. Solar energy use in U.S. agriculture. Overview and policy issues. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Chief Economist. 86 p.
Increasing the percentage of renewable energy in the Southwestern United States - (Other)
Vick, B.D., Holman, A. 2010. Increasing the percentage of renewable energy in the Southwestern United States [poster]. In: Proceedings of the 2010 American Wind Energy Association Conference, May 23-27, 2010, Dallas, Texas. 2010 CDROM.
Developing a hybrid solar/wind powered irrigation system for crops in the Great Plains - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D. 2010. Developing a hybrid solar/wind powered irrigation system for crops in the Great Plains. In: Proceedings of Solar 2010 National Conference, May 17-22, 2010, Phoenix, Arizona. 2010 CDROM.
Usda's Vick Tells Radio Audience Wind Farms Mean Huge Water Savings - (Trade Journal)
Vick, B.D. 2009. USDA's Vick tells radio audience wind farms mean hugh water savings. The Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association (TREIA) On-Line Newsletter. Nov/Dec 2009. p.22-23.
Determining the optimum solar water pumping system for domestic use, livestock water, or irrigation - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2009. Determining the optimum solar water pumping system for domestic use, livestock water, or irrigation. In: Proceedings of the 38th American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference, May 11-16, 2009, Buffalo, New York. 2009 CDROM.
Performance of a small wind powered water pumping system - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Neal, B., Clark, R.N. 2008. Performance of a small wind powered water pumping system. In: Proceedings of Windpower 2008 Conference and Exhibition, June 1-4, 2008, Houston, Texas. 2008 CDROM.
Livestock water pumping with wind and solar power Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Clark, R.N., Vick, B.D. 2008. Livestock water pumping with wind and solar power. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) Annual Meeting, June 29-July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island. Paper No. 084176. Available: http://asae.frymulti.com/azdez.asp?search=1&JID=5&AID=24762&CID=prov2008&v=&i=&T=1
Improved electrical load match in California by combining solar thermal power plants with wind farms - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N., Mehos, M. 2008. Improved electrical load match in California by combining solar thermal power plants with wind farms. In: Proceedings of the SOLAR 2008 Conference, May 3-8, 2008, San Diego, California. 2008 CDROM.
Using rotor or tip speed in the acoustical analysis of small wind turbines - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2008. Using rotor or tip speed in the acoustical analysis of small wind turbines. In: Proceedings of 46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, January 7-10, 2008, Reno, Nevada. AIAA 2008-1334. 2008 CD-ROM.
Analysis of wind farm energy produced in the United States - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N., Carr, D. 2007. Analysis of wind farm energy produced in the United States. In: Proceedings of the AWEA Windpower 2007 Conference, June 3-6, 2007, Los Angeles, California. 2007 CD-ROM.
Evaluation of airfoils for small wind turbines - (Proceedings)
Cagle, D., Mays, A., Vick, B.D., Holman, A. 2007. Evaluation of airfoils for small wind turbines. In: Proceedings of the AWEA Windpower 2007 Conference, June 3-6, 2007, Los Angeles, California. 2007 CD-ROM.
Comparison of solar powered water pumping systems which use diaphragm pumps - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2007. Comparison of solar powered water pumping systems which use diaphragm pumps. In: Proceedings of the 36th American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference, July 7-12, 2007, Cleveland, Ohio. 2007 CDROM.
Affect of New Blades on Noise Reduction of Small Wind Turbine Water Pumping Systems - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2006. Affect of new blades on noise reduction of small wind turbine water pumping systems. In: Proceedings of American Wind Energy Association. Windpower 2006 Conference and Exhibition, June 4-7, 2006, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2006 CDROM.
Large Scale Deployment of Renewable Energy by Combining Wind Farms with Solar Thermal Power Plants - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2006. Large scale deployment of renewable energy by combining wind farms with solar thermal power plants. In: Proceedings of the American Solar Energy Society Annual Conference, July 8-13, 2006, Denver, Colorado. 2006 CDROM.
Water Pumping Performance of a Solar-Pv Powered Helical Pump - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2005. Water pumping performance of a solar-PV powered helical pump. In: Proceedings of International Solar Energy Society (ISES) 2005 Solar Water Congress, August 8-12, 2005, Orlando, Florida. 2005 CDROM.
Performance and Acoustic Analysis of a Small Wind Turbine Used with a Helical Pump for Livestock Watering - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2005. Performance and acoustic analysis of a small wind turbine used with a helical pump for livestock watering. In: Proceedings of the American Wind Energy Association: Windpower 2005, May 15-18, 2005, Denver, Colorado. p. 11. 2005 CDROM.
Effect of Panel Temperature on a Solar-Pv Ac Water Pumping System - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2005. Effect of panel temperature on a Solar-PV AC water pumping system. In: Proceedings of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) 2005 Solar Water Congress: Bringing water to the World, August 8-12, 2005, Orlando, Florida. p. 159-164. 2005 CDROM.
Water Pumping Performance of a Solar-Pv Powered Helical Pump - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2005. Water pumping performance of a Solar-PV powered helical pump. In: Proceedings of the International Solar Energy Society (ISES) 2005 Solar Water Congress: Bringing Water to the World, August 8-12, 2005, Orlando, Florida. p. 5. 2005 CDROM.
Livestock Watering with Renewable Energy Systems - (Book / Chapter)
Clark, R.N., Vick, B.D. 2005. Livestock watering with renewable energy systems. In: Outlaw, J., Collins, K.J., Duffield, J.A., editors. Agriculture as a Producer and Consumer of Energy. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CABI Publishing. p. 232-242.
Matching Wind Resource in the Southern Great Plains with Utility Electrical Loading - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Starcher, K., Clark, R.N., Traurig, J. 2004. Matching wind resource in the Southern Great Plains with utility electrical loading. In: American Wind Energy Association: Global Windpower 2004, March 28-31, 2004, Chicago, Illinois. p. 20. 2004 CDROM.
Battery Charging with a Small Downwind Horizontal-Axis Wind Turbine - (Proceedings)
V26. Vick, B.D., Neal, B., Clark, R.N., Holman, A. Battery Charging With a Small Downwind Horizontal-Axis Wind Turbine. CD-ROM. WindPower 2003 Conference Proceedings. 2003.
Water Pumping with Ac Motors and Thin-Film Solar Panels - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Neal, B., Clark, R.N., Holman, A. Water Pumping With AC Motors and Thin-Film Solar Panels. CD-ROM. Solar 2003.
Remote Solar, Wind, and Hybrid Solar/wind Energy Systems for Purifying Water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vick, B. D., Clark, R. N., Ling, J., Ling, S. Remote Solar, wind, and hybrid solar/wind energy systems for purifying water. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering. 2003. v. 125. p. 107-110.
Solar Pv-Water Pumping with Fixed and Passive Tracking Panels - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2002. Solar pv-water pumping with fixed and passive tracking panels. Solar Conference Proceedings. p.6.
Remote Solar, Wind, and Hybrid Solar/wind Energy Systems for Purifying Water - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N., Ling, J., Ling, S. 2001. Remote solar, wind, and hybrid solar/wind energy systems for purifying water. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Solar Forum 2001. Washington, D.C. CDROM
Wind Powered Drip Irrigation Systems for Fruit Trees - (Other)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N., Evett, S.R. 2000. Wind powered drip irrigation systems for fruit trees. In: Meeting Paper, American Society of Agricultural Engineers Annual International Mtng, Milwaukee, WI. ASAE Paper No. 00-4030. p.13.
Testing of a 2-Kilowatt Wind-Electric System for Water Pumping - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N. 2000. Testing of a 2-kilowatt wind-electric system for water pumping. Windpower 2000, Palm Springs, CA. 2000. CDROM.
Wind Powered Irrigation for Selected Crops in the Texas Panhandle and South Plains - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Neal, B., Clark, R.N. 2001. Wind Powered Irrigation for Selected Crops in the Texas Panhandle and Southplains. Windpower 2001, Washington, D.C. 2001. CDROM.
Field Testing of a Smart Controller for Wind-Electric Water Pumping Systems - (Proceedings)
Ling, S., Nelson, V., Clark, R.N., Vick, B.D. 2000. Field testing of a smart controller for wind-electric water pumping systems. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. AIAA Paper No. 2000-0055. pp 339-345.
Development and Testing of a 2-Kilowatt Wind Turbine for Water Pumping - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N., Ling, S., Starcher, K., Parpia, I. 2000. Development and testing of a 2-kilowatt wind turbine for water pumping. In: A Collection of 2000 ASME Wind Energy Symposium Technical Papers at 38th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, AIAA Paper No. 2000-0071, pp 328-338.
Operating Experiences of a 1500-Watt Wind-Electric Water Pumping System - (Abstract Only)
Clark, R.N., Vick, B.D. 1999. Operating experiences of a 1500-watt wind-electric water pumping system. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Meetings Papers. Paper No. 994021.
One and a Half Years of Field Testing a Wind-Electric System for Watering Cattle in the Texas Panhandle - (Proceedings)
Vick, B.D., Clark, R.N., Ling, S. 1999. One and a half years of field testing a wind-electric system for watering cattle in the Texas panhandle. Windpower 1999. Burlington, VT. CDROM 1999.
Experimental Testing of Changes in Wind Turbines Which Affect Furling - (Proceedings) - (11-Jan-99)
Ten Years of Testing a 10 Kilowatt Wind-Electric System for Small Scale Irrigation - (Other) - (15-Jul-98)
Remote Water Pumping Using a 1 Kilowatt Solar-Pv Ac System - (Other) - (15-Jul-98)
Field Experience of Using a 1.5 Kilowatt Wind Turbine with a Submersible Motor and Pump for Watering Cattle - (Proceedings) - (28-Apr-98)
Five Years of Experimental Testing with a 1.5 Kilowatt Wind Turbine - (Proceedings) - (31-Oct-97)
Performance and Economic Comparison of a Mechanical Windmill to a Wind-Electric Water Pumping System - (Abstract Only) - (11-Aug-97)
Performance Comparison of Tracking and Non-Tracking Solar Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems - (Abstract Only) - (01-Aug-97)
Performance of a 10 Kilowatt Wind-Electric Water Pumping System for Irrigating Crops - (Proceedings) - (17-Jun-97)
Decreasing the Furling Wind Speed and Improving the Performance of a Small Wind Turbine Used in Water Pumping - (Proceedings) - (09-Jan-97)
Trailing Edge Devices to Improve Performance and Increase Lifetime of Wind-Electric Water Pumping Systems - (Proceedings) - (01-Aug-96)
Performance of Wind-Electric and Solar-Pv Water Pumping Systems for Watering Livestock - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jul-96)
Performance of Wind-Electric and Solar-Pv Water Pumping Systems for Watering Livestock - (Proceedings) - (29-Jan-96)
Selecting the Proper Pump for a Wind-Electric Water Pumping System - (Abstract Only) - (26-Oct-95)
Wind Rights and Wind Plant Development - (Other) - (20-Jun-95)
Pump Controller Testing on Wind Turbines Used in Water Pumping - (Proceedings) - (26-Mar-95)
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