Numerical Analysis of Flow over Complete Wind Turbine Blades (Poster)

Steven Tran1, Dave Corson2, Onkar Sahni1
1. Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; 2. Altair Engineering Inc.

Traditionally used reduced order models are unable to accurately predict wind turbine performance in real world conditions. Therefore, the use of high fidelity models and simulations are needed to understand and analyze the effects of the turbulent atmospheric boundary layer and wake of upstream turbines in order to design and control high-performance wind turbines.

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