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Aerodynamic separability in tip speed ratio and separability in wind speed-a comparison

Gala Santos, M L and Leithead, W E and Jamieson, P (2014) Aerodynamic separability in tip speed ratio and separability in wind speed-a comparison. In: EAWE The Science of Making Torque from Wind 4th Scientific Conference, 2012-10-09 - 2012-10-11.

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Abstract

From extensive application over a number of years, it has been established that the nonlinear rotor aerodynamics of typical medium and large wind turbines exhibit an effectively global separability property. Two versions of the separability of aerodynamic torque for variable speed wind turbines are investigated here; the separated function, related to wind speed, in the first version is only dependent on that variable and not rotor speed and in the second version is only dependent on tip speed ratio.