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WES | Articles | Volume 4, issue 3
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 385–396, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-385-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 385–396, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-385-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 09 Jul 2019

Research article | 09 Jul 2019

Detection and characterization of extreme wind speed ramps

Ásta Hannesdóttir and Mark Kelly
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AR by Ásta Hannesdóttir on behalf of the Authors (09 Apr 2019)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (13 May 2019) by Ola Carlson
ED: Publish as is (17 May 2019) by Jakob Mann(Chief Editor)
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AA by Ásta Hannesdóttir on behalf of the Authors (11 Jun 2019)   Author's adjustment   Manuscript
EA: Adjustments approved (02 Jul 2019) by Ola Carlson
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The wind turbine safety standard includes a coherent gust model with a wind speed increase and direction change of 10 s. With the increasing rotor size of modern wind turbines this model is criticized for being uniform across these large rotors. In this study we investigate measurements of coherent gusts with a ramp-like increase in wind speed. We define a new method for ramp detection and characterization and compare it with the coherent gust model from the wind turbine safety standard.
The wind turbine safety standard includes a coherent gust model with a wind speed increase and...
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