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Sumner, Jonathon, Sibuet Watters, Christophe and Masson, Christian. 2010. « CFD in wind energy : the virtual, multiscale wind tunnel ». [Review]. Energies, vol. 3, nº 5. pp. 989-1013.
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Over the past two decades, computational fluid dynamics and particularly the finite volume method have been increasingly used to predict the performance of wind turbines within their environment. Increases in available computational power has led to the application of RANS-based models to more and more complex flow problems and permitted the use of LES-based models where previously not possible. The following article reviews the development of CFD as applied by the wind energy community from small to large scale: from the flow around 2D airfoils to the flow through an entire wind farm.

Item Type: Peer reviewed article published in a journal
Masson, Christian
Affiliation: Génie mécanique
Date Deposited: 23 May 2012 17:56
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2020 19:35

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