Systems engineering and optimization of wind turbines and power plants

Andrew Ning, Katherine Dykes, Julian Quick

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Abstract

In this chapter, wind turbine optimization has been demonstrated as an effective approach to exploring complex design decisions. However, it is not a push-button solution and effective use requires a multidisciplinary design team and expertise in optimization algorithms. Common techniques include using reduced-order models for computationally intensive portions of the analysis, taking advantage of gradients to solve large problems, and more recently to include UQ to allow for robust design decisions. Current efforts continue to push for increased model fidelity, more comprehensive disciplinary coverage, and incorporation of uncertainty
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWind Energy Modeling and Simulation - Volume 2: Turbine and System
EditorsPaul Veers
Number of pages58
Volume2
PublisherInstitution of Engineering and Technology
Publication date2019
Pages235-92
Chapter7
ISBN (Print)9781785615238
ISBN (Electronic)9781785615245
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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