Modelling the influence of yaw using a simple vortex rotor model

Niels Troldborg, Mac Gaunaa, Srinivas Guntur

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Abstract

A simple analytical rotor model based on vortex
theory is briefly presented and used to investigate the
main mechanisms for wind turbine rotors operating
at yaw misalignment. The overall findings of the
model is verified by comparing with an existing
model as well as with results obtained using the
actuator disc technique combined with full Navier-
Stokes computations.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2012
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventEWEC 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 16 Apr 201219 Apr 2012
http://events.ewea.org/annual2012/

Conference

ConferenceEWEC 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition
CountryDenmark
CityCopenhagen
Period16/04/201219/04/2012
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Keywords

  • Yawed rotor
  • Vortex model
  • Actuator disc
  • EWEA 2012

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