How does yawed inflow affect the performance of ducted wind turbines?

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Abstract

Ducted Wind Turbines (DWTs) are used for energy harvesting in urban areas where the flow is non-uniform in comparison to the free-field because of the presence of buildings or other surface discontinuities. For this reason, the aerodynamic performance and far-field noise of DWTs in yawed inflow conditions must be characterized. Both the aerodynamic and the acoustic fields are dependent on the geometry of the duct. In this study, the effect of the duct geometry is analysed with high fidelity numerical simulations carried out with the lattice-Boltzmann method.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAIAA Scitech 2020 Forum
Subtitle of host publication6-10 January 2020, Orlando, FL
PublisherAmerican Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc. (AIAA)
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-62410-595-1
ISBN (Print)9781624105951
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventAIAA Scitech 2020 Forum - Orlando, United States
Duration: 6 Jan 202010 Jan 2020

Publication series

NameAIAA Scitech 2020 Forum
Volume1 PartF

Conference

ConferenceAIAA Scitech 2020 Forum
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando
Period6/01/2010/01/20

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