An Investigation of the Aerodynamic Response of a Wind Turbine Blade to Tower Shadow

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Xabier Munduate, Frank N. Coton, Roderick A.McD. Galbraith

Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, U.K.

J. Sol. Energy Eng 126(4), 1034-1040 (Nov 18, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1765683 History: Received July 01, 2003; Revised December 01, 2003; Online November 18, 2004
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Basic Tower-Shadow Parameters
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Upper Surface Response During Tower Shadow
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Lower Surface Response During Tower Shadow
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Cn and Cm Response During Tower Shadow
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Comparison of Steady Model with Measured data
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Comparison of Unsteady Model with Measured Data (W=9 m/s)
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Comparison of Unsteady Model with Measured Data (W=11 m/s)
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Comparison of Unsteady Model with Measured Data (W=11.7 m/s)
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Effect of Tower-Shadow Geometry on Predicted Response (W=11.7 m/s)



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