ACCUWIND - Classification of five cup anemometers according to IEC 61400-12-1

Troels Friis Pedersen, J.-Å. Dahlberg, P. Busche

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    The characteristics of five cup anemometers were investigated in detail, and data are presented in figures and tables. The characteristics include: normal wind tunnel calibrations; angular response measurements at 5, 8 and 11m/s; torque coefficient curvemeasurements from combined tilt and ramp-gust tests, torque coefficient curve measurements for non-tilted conditions; rotor inertia measurements and measurements of friction of bearings at temperatures -10°C to 40°C. The characteristics are fitted to twodifferent time domain cup anemometer models, and simulations of the cup anemometers are made with artificial wind generators to make classifications according to annex I and J of the standard IEC 61400-12-1 on power performance measurements. Results ofclassification are shown in graphs of systematic deviations and class index tables.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages72
    ISBN (Print)87-550-3516-7
    Publication statusPublished - 2006
    SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R


    • Risø-R-1556
    • Risø-R-1556(EN)

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