Picture of smart phone in human hand

World leading smartphone and mobile technology research at Strathclyde...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde researchers from the Department of Computer & Information Sciences involved in researching exciting new applications for mobile and smartphone technology. But the transformative application of mobile technologies is also the focus of research within disciplines as diverse as Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Biomedical Enginering, among others.

Explore Strathclyde's Open Access research on smartphone technology now...

A copula model of wind turbine performance

Stephen, Bruce and Galloway, Stuart J. and McMillan, David and Hill, David C. and Infield, David G. (2011) A copula model of wind turbine performance. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 26 (2). pp. 965-966. ISSN 0885-8950

[img]
Preview
Text (Stephen-etal-IEEE-TPS-2011-A-copula-model-of-wind-turbine)
Stephen_etal_IEEE_TPS_2011_A_copula_model_of_wind_turbine.pdf - Accepted Author Manuscript

Download (492kB) | Preview

Abstract

The conventional means of assessing the performance of a wind turbine is through consideration of its power curve which provides the relationship between power output and measured wind speed. In this paper it is shown how the joint probability distribution of power and wind speed can be learned from data, rather than from examination of the implied function of the two variables. Such an approach incorporates measures of uncertainty into performance estimates, allows inter-plant performance comparison, and could be used to simulate plant operation via sampling. A preliminary model is formulated and fitted to operational data as an illustration.