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Zhang, Y. (author), van Zuijlen, A.H. (author), van Bussel, G.J.W. (author)
This paper aims to provide an explanation for the overprediction of aerodynamic loads by CFD compared to experiments for the MEXICO wind turbine rotor and improve the CFD prediction by considering laminar-turbulent transition modeling. Large deviations between CFD results and experimental measurements are observed in terms of sectional normal...
journal article 2017
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Zhang, Y. (author)
Wind turbines are operating under very complex and uncontrolled environmental conditions, including atmospheric turbulence, atmospheric boundary layer effects, directional and spatial variations in wind shear, etc. Over the past decades, the size of a commercial wind turbine has increased considerably. All the complex and uncontrolled conditions...
doctoral thesis 2017
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Zhang, Y. (author), Gillebaart, T. (author), van Zuijlen, A.H. (author), van Bussel, G.J.W. (author), Bijl, H. (author)
This paper presents the experimental and numerical study on MEXICO wind turbine blades. Previous work by other researchers shows that large deviations exist in the loads comparison between numerical predictions and experimental data for the rotating MEXICO wind turbine. To reduce complexities and uncertainties, a non-rotating experimental...
journal article 2017