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08 Jan 2019
Aerodynamic characterization of a soft kite by in situ flow measurement
Johannes Oehler and Roland Schmehl
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 1-21, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-1-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (18 comments)
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04 Feb 2019
Sensitivity of Uncertainty in Wind Characteristics and Wind Turbine Properties on Wind Turbine Extreme and Fatigue Loads
Amy N. Robertson, Kelsey Shaler, Latha Sethuraman, and Jason Jonkman
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2019-2,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2019-2, 2019
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 9 comments)
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17 Oct 2018
Advanced computational fluid dynamics (CFD)–multi-body simulation (MBS) coupling to assess low-frequency emissions from wind turbines
Levin Klein, Jonas Gude, Florian Wenz, Thorsten Lutz, and Ewald Krämer
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 713-728, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-713-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-713-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (8 comments)
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21 Dec 2018
Comparison of planetary bearing load-sharing characteristics in wind turbine gearboxes
Jonathan Keller, Yi Guo, Zhiwei Zhang, and Doug Lucas
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 947-960, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-947-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-947-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (7 comments)
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25 Oct 2018
Automatic detection and correction of pitch misalignment in wind turbine rotors
Marta Bertelè, Carlo L. Bottasso, and Stefano Cacciola
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 791-803, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-791-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-791-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (7 comments)
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12 Sep 2018
Control design, implementation, and evaluation for an in-field 500 kW wind turbine with a fixed-displacement hydraulic drivetrain
Sebastiaan Paul Mulders, Niels Frederik Boudewijn Diepeveen, and Jan-Willem van Wingerden
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 615-638, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-615-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-615-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (7 comments)
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16 Aug 2018
From standard wind measurements to spectral characterization: turbulence length scale and distribution
Mark Kelly
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 533-543, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-533-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-533-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (7 comments)
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28 May 2019
More accurate aeroelastic wind-turbine load simulations using detailed inflow information
Mads Mølgaard Pedersen, Torben Juul Larsen, Helge Aagaard Madsen, and Gunner Christian Larsen
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 303-323, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-303-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-303-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (6 comments)
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19 Mar 2019
Improving mid-altitude mesoscale wind speed forecasts using LiDAR-based observation nudging for Airborne Wind Energy Systems
Markus Sommerfeld, Curran Crawford, Gerald Steinfeld, and Martin Dörenkämper
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2019-7,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2019-7, 2019
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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14 Mar 2019
An active power control approach for wake-induced load alleviation in a fully developed wind farm boundary layer
Mehdi Vali, Vlaho Petrović, Gerald Steinfeld, Lucy Y. Pao, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 139-161, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-139-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-139-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (6 comments)
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01 Mar 2019
First Identification and Quantification of Detached Tip VorticesBehind a WEC Using Fixed Wing UAS
Moritz Mauz, Alexander Rautenberg, Andreas Platis, Marion Cormier, and Jens Bange
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2019-9,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2019-9, 2019
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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28 Jan 2019
Determination of natural frequencies and mode shapes of a wind turbine rotor blade using Timoshenko beam elements
Evgueni Stanoev and Sudhanva Kusuma Chandrashekhara
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 57-69, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-57-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-57-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (6 comments)
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16 Nov 2018
Blind test comparison on the wake behind a yawed wind turbine
Franz Mühle, Jannik Schottler, Jan Bartl, Romain Futrzynski, Steve Evans, Luca Bernini, Paolo Schito, Martín Draper, Andrés Guggeri, Elektra Kleusberg, Dan S. Henningson, Michael Hölling, Joachim Peinke, Muyiwa S. Adaramola, and Lars Sætran
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 883-903, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-883-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-883-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (6 comments)
12 Nov 2018
Robust active wake control in consideration of wind direction variability and uncertainty
Andreas Rott, Bart Doekemeijer, Janna Kristina Seifert, Jan-Willem van Wingerden, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 869-882, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-869-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-869-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (6 comments)
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09 Oct 2018
Probabilistic forecasting of wind power production losses in cold climates: a case study
Jennie Molinder, Heiner Körnich, Esbjörn Olsson, Hans Bergström, and Anna Sjöblom
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 667-680, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-667-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-667-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (6 comments)
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13 Sep 2018
Remote surface damage detection on rotor blades of operating wind turbines by means of infrared thermography
Dominik Traphan, Iván Herráez, Peter Meinlschmidt, Friedrich Schlüter, Joachim Peinke, and Gerd Gülker
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 639-650, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-639-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-639-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (6 comments)
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15 Aug 2018
Wind tunnel study on power output and yaw moments for two yaw-controlled model wind turbines
Jan Bartl, Franz Mühle, and Lars Sætran
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 489-502, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-489-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-489-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (6 comments)
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22 May 2019
Local turbulence parameterization improves the Jensen wake model and its implementation for power optimization of an operating wind farm
Thomas Duc, Olivier Coupiac, Nicolas Girard, Gregor Giebel, and Tuhfe Göçmen
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 287-302, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-287-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-287-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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20 May 2019
Initial results from a field campaign of wake steering applied at a commercial wind farm – Part 1
Paul Fleming, Jennifer King, Katherine Dykes, Eric Simley, Jason Roadman, Andrew Scholbrock, Patrick Murphy, Julie K. Lundquist, Patrick Moriarty, Katherine Fleming, Jeroen van Dam, Christopher Bay, Rafael Mudafort, Hector Lopez, Jason Skopek, Michael Scott, Brady Ryan, Charles Guernsey, and Dan Brake
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 273-285, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-273-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-273-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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08 May 2019
Polynomial chaos to efficiently compute the annual energy production in wind farm layout optimization
Andrés Santiago Padrón, Jared Thomas, Andrew P. J. Stanley, Juan J. Alonso, and Andrew Ning
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 211-231, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-211-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-211-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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11 Feb 2019
Adjoint-based Calibration of Inlet Boundary Condition for Atmospheric CFD Solvers
Siamak Akbarzadeh, Hassan Kassem, Renko Buhr, Gerald Steinfeld, and Bernhard Stoevesandt
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2019-6,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2019-6, 2019
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 5 comments)
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30 Jan 2019
Coupled wind turbine design and layout optimization with nonhomogeneous wind turbines
Andrew P. J. Stanley and Andrew Ning
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 99-114, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-99-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-99-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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22 Jan 2019
A comparison study on jacket substructures for offshore wind turbines based on optimization
Jan Häfele, Cristian G. Gebhardt, and Raimund Rolfes
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 23-40, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-23-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-23-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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16 Jan 2019
Detection and characterization of extreme wind speed ramps
Ásta Hannesdóttir and Mark Kelly
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2018-68,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2018-68, 2019
Revised manuscript accepted for WES (discussion: closed, 5 comments)
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18 Dec 2018
Experimental validation of a ducted wind turbine design strategy
Benjamin Kanya and Kenneth D. Visser
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 919-928, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-919-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-919-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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30 Oct 2018
Reducing the number of load cases for fatigue damage assessment of offshore wind turbine support structures using a simple severity-based sampling method
Lars Einar S. Stieng and Michael Muskulus
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 805-818, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-805-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-805-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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23 Aug 2018
A systematic approach to offshore wind turbine jacket predesign and optimization: geometry, cost, and surrogate structural code check models
Jan Häfele, Rick R. Damiani, Ryan N. King, Cristian G. Gebhardt, and Raimund Rolfes
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 553-572, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-553-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-553-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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20 Jun 2018
Effects of moisture absorption on damage progression and strength of unidirectional and cross-ply fiberglass–epoxy composites
Jake D. Nunemaker, Michael M. Voth, David A. Miller, Daniel D. Samborsky, Paul Murdy, and Douglas S. Cairns
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 427-438, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-427-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-427-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (5 comments)
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20 May 2019
Power curve and wake analyses of the Vestas multi-rotor demonstrator
Maarten Paul van der Laan, Søren Juhl Andersen, Néstor Ramos García, Nikolas Angelou, Georg Raimund Pirrung, Søren Ott, Mikael Sjöholm, Kim Hylling Sørensen, Julio Xavier Vianna Neto, Mark Kelly, Torben Krogh Mikkelsen, and Gunner Christian Larsen
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 251-271, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-251-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-251-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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15 May 2019
Qualitative yaw stability analysis of free-yawing downwind turbines
Gesine Wanke, Morten Hartvig Hansen, and Torben Juul Larsen
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 233-250, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-233-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-233-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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03 Apr 2019
Low-level jets over the North Sea based on ERA5 and observations: together they do better
Peter C. Kalverla, James B. Duncan Jr., Gert-Jan Steeneveld, and Albert A. M. Holtslag
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 193-209, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-193-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-193-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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03 Apr 2019
Multipoint high-fidelity CFD-based aerodynamic shape optimization of a 10 MW wind turbine
Mads H. Aa. Madsen, Frederik Zahle, Niels N. Sørensen, and Joaquim R. R. A. Martins
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 163-192, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-163-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-163-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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05 Mar 2019
The aerodynamics of the curled wake: a simplified model in view of flow control
Luis A. Martínez-Tossas, Jennifer Annoni, Paul A. Fleming, and Matthew J. Churchfield
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 127-138, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-127-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-127-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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31 Jan 2019
Comparison between upwind and downwind designs of a 10 MW wind turbine rotor
Pietro Bortolotti, Abhinav Kapila, and Carlo L. Bottasso
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 115-125, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-115-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-115-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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29 Jan 2019
Brief communication: Wind inflow observation from load harmonics – wind tunnel validation of the rotationally symmetric formulation
Marta Bertelè, Carlo L. Bottasso, and Stefano Cacciola
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 89-97, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-89-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-89-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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29 Jan 2019
Wake behavior and control: comparison of LES simulations and wind tunnel measurements
Jiangang Wang, Chengyu Wang, Filippo Campagnolo, and Carlo L. Bottasso
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 71-88, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-71-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-71-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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24 Jan 2019
Automatic measurement and characterization of the dynamic properties of tethered membrane wings
Jan Hummel, Dietmar Göhlich, and Roland Schmehl
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 41-55, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-41-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-41-2019, 2019
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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15 Jan 2019
Performance of non-intrusive uncertainty quantification in the aeroservoelastic simulation of wind turbines
Pietro Bortolotti, Helena Canet, Carlo L. Bottasso, and Jaikumar Loganathan
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2018-75,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2018-75, 2019
Revised manuscript accepted for WES (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
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02 Jan 2019
Lidar Estimation of Rotor-Effective Wind Speed – An Experimental Comparison
Dominique P. Held and Jakob Mann
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2018-72,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2018-72, 2019
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments)
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20 Dec 2018
Micro-scale model comparison (benchmark) at the moderately complex forested site Ryningsnäs
Stefan Ivanell, Johan Arnqvist, Matias Avila, Dalibor Cavar, Roberto Aurelio Chavez-Arroyo, Hugo Olivares-Espinosa, Carlos Peralta, Jamal Adib, and Björn Witha
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 929-946, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-929-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-929-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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27 Nov 2018
Near-wake analysis of actuator line method immersed in turbulent flow using large-eddy simulations
Jörn Nathan, Christian Masson, and Louis Dufresne
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 905-917, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-905-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-905-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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05 Nov 2018
Assessing variability of wind speed: comparison and validation of 27 methodologies
Joseph C. Y. Lee, M. Jason Fields, and Julie K. Lundquist
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 845-868, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-845-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-845-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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02 Nov 2018
Do wind turbines pose roll hazards to light aircraft?
Jessica M. Tomaszewski, Julie K. Lundquist, Matthew J. Churchfield, and Patrick J. Moriarty
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 833-843, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-833-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-833-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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19 Oct 2018
Extending the life of wind turbine blade leading edges by reducing the tip speed during extreme precipitation events
Jakob Ilsted Bech, Charlotte Bay Hasager, and Christian Bak
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 729-748, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-729-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-729-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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16 Oct 2018
An efficient frequency-domain model for quick load analysis of floating offshore wind turbines
Antonio Pegalajar-Jurado, Michael Borg, and Henrik Bredmose
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 693-712, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-693-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-693-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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10 Oct 2018
Does the wind turbine wake follow the topography? A multi-lidar study in complex terrain
Robert Menke, Nikola Vasiljević, Kurt S. Hansen, Andrea N. Hahmann, and Jakob Mann
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 681-691, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-681-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-681-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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05 Oct 2018
A Framework for Autonomous Wind Farms: Wind Direction Consensus
Jennifer Annoni, Christopher Bay, Kathryn Johnson, Emiliano Dall'Anese, Eliot Quon, Travis Kemper, and Paul Fleming
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2018-60,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2018-60, 2018
Revised manuscript accepted for WES (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
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24 Sep 2018
Interannual variability of wind climates and wind turbine annual energy production
Sara C. Pryor, Tristan J. Shepherd, and Rebecca J. Barthelmie
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 651-665, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-651-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-651-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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04 Sep 2018
Large-eddy simulation sensitivities to variations of configuration and forcing parameters in canonical boundary-layer flows for wind energy applications
Jeffrey D. Mirocha, Matthew J. Churchfield, Domingo Muñoz-Esparza, Raj K. Rai, Yan Feng, Branko Kosović, Sue Ellen Haupt, Barbara Brown, Brandon L. Ennis, Caroline Draxl, Javier Sanz Rodrigo, William J. Shaw, Larry K. Berg, Patrick J. Moriarty, Rodman R. Linn, Veerabhadra R. Kotamarthi, Ramesh Balakrishnan, Joel W. Cline, Michael C. Robinson, and Shreyas Ananthan
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 589-613, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-589-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-589-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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24 Aug 2018
Applications of satellite winds for the offshore wind farm site Anholt
Tobias Ahsbahs, Merete Badger, Patrick Volker, Kurt S. Hansen, and Charlotte B. Hasager
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 573-588, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-573-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-573-2018, 2018
Final revised paper published in WES (4 comments)
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