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WindScanner is a distributed research infrastructure developed at DTU with the participation of a number of European countries. The research infrastructure consists of a mobile technically advanced facility for remote measurement of wind and turbulence in 3D. The WindScanners provide coordinated measurements of the entire wind and turbulence fields, of all three wind components scanned in 3D space. Although primarily developed for research related to on- and offshore wind turbines and wind farms, the facility is also well suited for scanning turbulent wind fields around buildings, bridges, aviation structures and of flow in urban environments. The mobile WindScanner facility enables 3D scanning of wind and turbulence fields in full scale within the atmospheric boundary layer at ranges from 10 meters to 5 (10) kilometers. Measurements of turbulent coherent structures are applied for investigation of flow pattern and dynamical loads from turbines, building structures and bridges and in relation to optimization of the location of, for example, wind farms and suspension bridges. This paper presents our achievements to date and reviews briefly the state-of-the-art of the WindScanner measurement technology with examples of uses for wind engineering applications.
|Journal||I O P Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|Event||First Conference of Computational Methods in Offshore Technology - Stavanger, Norway|
Duration: 30 Nov 2017 → 1 Dec 2017
Conference number: 1
|Conference||First Conference of Computational Methods in Offshore Technology|
|Period||30/11/2017 → 01/12/2017|
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Overview on the use of Doppler lidars for boundary layer wind and turbulence measurements at DTU Wind Energy 2009 - 20199 Sep 2019
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