Analysis Of Aerodynamic Performance Of Floating Wind Turbines Using CFD And BEMT Methods

AuthorsMake, M., Vaz, G., Fernandes, Burmester, S. and Gueydon, S.
Conference/JournalOMAE ASME 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, St. John�s, Newfoundland, Canada
DateJun 1, 2015

A 3D CFD study was performed in which the behaviour of the flow over the commonly studied NREL 5MW baseline turbine and the MSWT geometries was performed. Both model and full-scale conditions were studied for a fixed non-moving platform and rotor-only turbine.

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