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Navier-Stokes and Comprehensive Analysis Performance Predictions of the NREL Phase VI Experiment

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Earl P. N. Duque, Michael D. Burklund

Northern Arizona University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Flagstaff, AZ

Wayne Johnson

Army/NASA Rotorcraft Division, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

J. Sol. Energy Eng 125(4), 457-467 (Nov 26, 2003) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1624088 History: Received February 21, 2003; Revised July 16, 2003; Online November 26, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Figures

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Lift polar from NREL data and MSES
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Theoretical vs. actual parallel speedup using OVERFLOW-D with 11 million grid points on NAU cluster
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Wall clock time using OVERFLOW-D with 11 million grid points on NAU cluster
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Comparison of predicted and measured aerodynamic power phase VI rotor, upwind, 0° yaw error
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Radial normal force coefficient
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Radial normal force coefficient scaled by local dynamic pressure (Q)
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Pressure coefficient, 7 m/s
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Pressure coefficient, 10 m/s
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Pressure coefficient, 13 m/s
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Pressure coefficent, 15 m/s
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Pressure coefficient, 20 m/s
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Pressure coefficient, 25 m/s
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Velocity contours cut-plane x=0.0
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Velocity contour and vectors Noninertial coordinates, 7 m/s
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Velocity contour and vectors noninertial coordinates, 13 m/s
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Velocity contour and vectors noninertial coordinates, 25 m/s
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Effect of stall delay model, 13 m/s, 10° yaw error, 30% span; without (Case 01) and with (Case 02) the stall delay model
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Dynamic stall model effect 10 m/s, 10° yaw error
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Dynamic stall model effect 10 m/s, 30° yaw error
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Dynamic stall model effect 10 m/s, 60° yaw error

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