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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Robert J Strand (Bob)
Water Management and Conservation Research
Electrical Engineer

Phone: (520) 316-6377
Fax: (520) 316-6330
USALARC
21881 NORTH CARDON LANE
MARICOPA, AZ, 85238


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Field-based phenomics for plant genetics research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, J.W., Andrade-Sanchez, P., Gore, M.A., Bronson, K.F., Coffelt, T.A., Conley, M.M., Feldman, K.A., French, A.N., Heun, J.T., Hunsaker, D.J., Jenks, M.A., Kimball, B.A., Roth, R., Strand, R.J., Thorp, K.R., Wall, G.W., Wang, G. 2012. Field-based phenomics for plant genetics research. Field Crops Research. 133:101-112.
Estimating Canal Pool Resonance with Auto Tune Variation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clemmens, A.J., Litrico, X., Van Overloop, P., Strand, R.J. 2011. Estimating canal pool resonance with auto tune variation. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0000384.
Real-time implementation of model predictive control on Maricopa-Stanfield irrigation and drainage district's WM canal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
van Overloop, P.J., Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J., Wagemaker, R.M., Bautista, E. 2010. Real-time implementation of model predictive control on Maricopa-Stanfield irrigation and drainage district's WM canal. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 136(11):747-756. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.00000256.
Identification of Pool Characteristics of Irrigation Canals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Overloop, P.J., Miltenburg, I.J., Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J. 2010. IDENTIFICATION OF POOL CHARACTERISTICS OF IRRIGATION CANALS. Control Engineering Practice. 18, 863-872
Identification of Resonance Waves in Open Water Channels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vanh Overloop, P.J., Miltenburg, I.J., Bombois, X., Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J., Van De Giesen, Hut, R. 2010. IDENTIFICATION OF RESONANCE WAVES IN OPEN WATER CHANNELS. Control Engineering Practice. 18, 863-872
Routing Demand Changes to Users on the Wm Lateral Canal with Sacman - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J. and Bautista, E. (2010). Routing Demand Changes to Users on the WM Lateral Canal With SACMAN. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 136 (7) 470-478.
Application of Canal Automation at the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District - (Proceedings)
Strand, R.J., Clemmens, A.J. 2010. Application of Canal Automation at the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District. USCID International Conference, March 23-26, 2010, Sacramento, California, p. 27-40
Water System Operator Training for the Central Arizona Project - (Proceedings)
Wahlin, B.T., Strand, R.J., Goodell, C., Clemmens, A.J., Kacerek, T., Crosby, D., Davis, C. 2009. Water System Operator Training for the Central Arizona Project. USCID International Conference. p. 121-131.
Application of software for automated canal management (SacMan) to the WM lateral canal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J. 2010. Application of software for automated canal management (SacMan) to the WM lateral canal. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 136(7)451-459.
Distributing flow mismatches in supply-constrained irrigation canals through feedback control - (Proceedings)
Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J. Distributing flow mismatches in supply-constrained irrigation canals through feedback control. In: Proceedings of USCID International Conference, March 23-26, 2010, Sacramento, California. p. 41-52.
Downstream-Water-Level Control Test Results on the Wm Lateral Canal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clemmens, A.J. and Strand, R.J. (2010) Downstream-Water-Level Control Test Results on the WM Lateral Canal. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 136(7) 460-469
Impact of Canal Design Limitations on Water Delivery Operations and Automation - (Proceedings)
Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J. 2008. Impact of canal design limitations on water delivery operations and automation. Proceedings of the World Water and Environmental Resources Congress. CDROM. 8 pp.
Scada Operator Training Tool Applied to the Central Arizona Irrigation and Drainage District - (Proceedings)
Wahlin, B., Strand, R.J., Goodell, C., Clemmens, A.J., Denny, N. 2008. Scada operator training tool applied to the central arizona irrigation and drainage district. Proceedings of the World Water and Environmental Resources Congress. CDROM, 10 pp.
An Integrated Software Package for Simulation, Design, and Evaluation of Surface Irrigation Systems - (Proceedings)
Bautista, E., Schlegel, J.L., Strelkoff, T., Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J. 2006. An integrated software package for simulation, design, and evaluation of surface irrigation systems. Proceedings of the World Water and Environmental Resources Congress. 10 pp. (CD unpagenated)
Training Scada Operators with Real-Time Simulation - (Proceedings)
Strand, R.J., Clemmens, A.J., Denny, N.T. 2005. Training scada operators with real-time simulation. United States Committee on Irrigation and Drainage Conference. p. 319-328
Salt River Project Canal Automation Pilot Project: Simulation Tests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bautista, E., Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J. 2006. Salt river project canal automation pilot project: simulation tests. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 132(2):143-152
Flexible Approach to Canal Automation Implementation - (Proceedings)
Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J., Bautista, E. Flexible approach to canal automation implementation. International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage. p. Q.52,R.6.07.
Field Testing of Sacman Automated Canal Control System - (Proceedings)
Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J., Bautista, E. 2005. Field testing of sacman automated canal control system. In: United States Committee on Irrigation and Drainage Conference. p. 199-209.
Simulation of Automatic Canal Control Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clemmens, A.J., Bautista, E., Wahlin, B.T., Strand, R.J. 2005 Simulation of automatic canal control systems. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 131(4):324-335
Canal Automation System Demonstration at Msidd - (Proceedings)
Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J., Feuer, L., Wahlin, B.T. 2002. Canal automation system demonstration at msidd. US Committee on Irrigation and Drainage/Environmental and Water Resources Institute Conference. p. 497-506.
Application of Canal Automation in Central Arizona - (Proceedings)
Clemmens, A.J., Strand, R.J., Feuer, L. 2003. Application of canal automation in central arizona. United States Committee of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering Conference. p.453-464.
Evaluation of a Canal Control Method by Volume Compensation at the Salt River Project, Arizona) - (Proceedings)
Bautista, E., Gooch, R.S., Wahlin, B.T., Strand, R.J., Clemmens, A.J. 2001. Evaluation of a canal control method by volume compensation at the Salt River Project, Arizona). XI Congreso Nacional de Irrigation, Guanajuato, MX, Sept 19-21. CD Rom unpaginated
Canal Automation Pilot Project: Phase II Report - (Other)
Clemmens, A.J., Bautista, E., Strand, R.J., Wahlin, B.T. 2001. Canal automation pilot project: phase II report. Water Conservation Laboratory Report #24. 112 pp.
Application of Pc-Based Canal Automation System at the Maricopa-Stanfield Irrigation and Drainage District - (Proceedings) - (21-Oct-99)
Application of Canal Automation to Srp's Arizona Canal - (Proceedings) - (21-Oct-99)
Plug and Play Canal Automation: Is It Possible? - (Proceedings) - (07-Aug-98)
Bringing Canal Automation on-Line at Srp - (Proceedings) - (07-Aug-98)
Salt River Project Canal Automation Pilot Project - (Proceedings) - (22-Apr-97)
Implementation of Canal Automation in Central Arizona - (Proceedings) - (19-Feb-97)
Application of Automatic Control on Msidd Wm Lateral Canal - (Proceedings) - (18-Aug-95)
Basin - a Computer Program for the Design of Level-Basin Irrigation Systemsversion 2.0 (Wcl Report #19) - (Government Publication) - (23-Jul-93)
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