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Baldacchino, D. (author), Simao Ferreira, C. (author), de Tavernier, D.A.M. (author), Timmer, W.A. (author), van Bussel, G.J.W. (author)
Passive vane-type vortex generators (VGs) are commonly used on wind turbine blades to mitigate the effects of flow separation. However, significant uncertainty surrounds VG design guidelines. Understanding the influence of VG parameters on airfoil performance requires a systematic approach targeting wind energy-specific airfoils. Thus, the 30...
journal article 2018
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De Oliveira Andrade, G.L. (author), Balbino Dos Santos Pereira, R. (author), Timmer, W.A. (author), Ragni, D. (author), Lau, F. (author), van Bussel, G.J.W. (author)
There are many ways to learn from data. Our first experiment consisted in reproducing the way aerodynamicists work [2] with a genetic optimizer. The data pool was too narrow and asymptotic tendencies were unreliable. Our 2nd Experiment, a simple version of [4], had a virtually unlimited data pool and used neural networks. Results were better,...
poster 2016
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Pereira, R. (author), Van Bussel, G.J.W. (author), Timmer, W.A. (author)
The increasing size of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines and the trend to install wind farms further offshore demand more robust design options. If the pitch system could be eliminated, the availability of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines should increase. This research investigates the use of active stall control to regulate power production in...
journal article 2014