Wind Panel Manual: Modelling the Aerodynamics of Wind Turbines

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

This report is a manual which describes the theory which underpins WindPanel, a piece of software developed to model both horizontal and vertical axis wind turbines. Also included in the manual is a user manual section
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages83
Publication statusPublished - 20 Oct 2017

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Wind turbines
Aerodynamics

Keywords

  • aerodynamics
  • panel method
  • wind turbines
  • Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs)
  • horizontal axis wind turbine design
  • wind farm
  • modelling
  • vortex method

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