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Wind Energy Science The interactive open-access journal of the European Academy of Wind Energy
08 May 2017
Field test of wake steering at an offshore wind farm
Paul Fleming, Jennifer Annoni, Jigar J. Shah, Linpeng Wang, Shreyas Ananthan, Zhijun Zhang, Kyle Hutchings, Peng Wang, Weiguo Chen, and Lin Chen
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 229-239, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-229-2017, 2017 | 1,296 views
10 Feb 2017
An error reduction algorithm to improve lidar turbulence estimates for wind energy
Jennifer F. Newman and Andrew Clifton
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 77-95, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-77-2017, 2017 | 682 views
28 Mar 2017
Monitoring offshore wind farm power performance with SCADA data and an advanced wake model
Niko Mittelmeier, Tomas Blodau, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 175-187, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-175-2017, 2017 | 659 views
16 May 2017
An investigation of unsteady 3-D effects on trailing edge flaps
Eva Jost, Annette Fischer, Galih Bangga, Thorsten Lutz, and Ewald Krämer
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 241-256, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-241-2017, 2017 | 636 views
24 May 2017
Wind field reconstruction from nacelle-mounted lidar short-range measurements
Antoine Borraccino, David Schlipf, Florian Haizmann, and Rozenn Wagner
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 269-283, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-269-2017, 2017 | 636 views
02 Mar 2017
Nacelle power curve measurement with spinner anemometer and uncertainty evaluation
Giorgio Demurtas, Troels Friis Pedersen, and Rozenn Wagner
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 97-114, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-97-2017, 2017 | 615 views
10 Mar 2017
Optimization of wind plant layouts using an adjoint approach
Ryan N. King, Katherine Dykes, Peter Graf, and Peter E. Hamlington
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 115-131, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-115-2017, 2017 | 582 views
13 Mar 2017
Turbulence characterization from a forward-looking nacelle lidar
Alfredo Peña, Jakob Mann, and Nikolay Dimitrov
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 133-152, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-133-2017, 2017 | 560 views
09 Feb 2017
Blind test comparison of the performance and wake flow between two in-line wind turbines exposed to different turbulent inflow conditions
Jan Bartl and Lars Sætran
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 55-76, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-55-2017, 2017 | 488 views
02 Jun 2017
Atmospheric turbulence affects wind turbine nacelle transfer functions
Clara M. St. Martin, Julie K. Lundquist, Andrew Clifton, Gregory S. Poulos, and Scott J. Schreck
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 295-306, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-295-2017, 2017 | 487 views
23 May 2017
Lidar-based wake tracking for closed-loop wind farm control
Steffen Raach, David Schlipf, and Po Wen Cheng
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 257-267, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-257-2017, 2017 | 454 views
04 Jul 2017
Effect of foundation modelling on the fatigue lifetime of a monopile-based offshore wind turbine
Steffen Aasen, Ana M. Page, Kristoffer Skjolden Skau, and Tor Anders Nygaard
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 361-376, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-361-2017, 2017 | 452 views
15 Mar 2017
Iterative feedback tuning of wind turbine controllers
Edwin van Solingen, Sebastiaan Paul Mulders, and Jan-Willem van Wingerden
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 153-173, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-153-2017, 2017 | 435 views
09 Feb 2017
A methodology for the design and testing of atmospheric boundary layer models for wind energy applications
Javier Sanz Rodrigo, Matthew Churchfield, and Branko Kosovic
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 35-54, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-35-2017, 2017 | 424 views
13 Feb 2017
Full HAWT rotor CFD simulations using different RANS turbulence models compared with actuator disk and experimental measurements
Nikolaos Stergiannis, Jeroen van Beeck, and Mark C. Runacres
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-6, 2017
Revised manuscript not accepted (discussion: closed, 4 comments) | 395 views
30 Jun 2017
Modal properties and stability of bend–twist coupled wind turbine blades
Alexander R. Stäblein, Morten H. Hansen, and David R. Verelst
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 343-360, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-343-2017, 2017 | 390 views
14 Jul 2017
The risks of extreme load extrapolation
Stefan F. van Eijk, René Bos, and Wim A. A. M. Bierbooms
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 377-386, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-377-2017, 2017 | 384 views
25 Apr 2017
Statistical characterization of roughness uncertainty and impact on wind resource estimation
Mark Kelly and Hans E. Jørgensen
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 189-209, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-189-2017, 2017 | 381 views
04 Aug 2017
Aeroelastic stability of idling wind turbines
Kai Wang, Vasilis A. Riziotis, and Spyros G. Voutsinas
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 415-437, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-415-2017, 2017 | 372 views
04 May 2017
An intercomparison of mesoscale models at simple sites for wind energy applications
Bjarke T. Olsen, Andrea N. Hahmann, Anna Maria Sempreviva, Jake Badger, and Hans E. Jørgensen
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 211-228, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-211-2017, 2017 | 364 views
29 May 2017
Why the Coriolis force turns a wind farm wake clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere
Maarten Paul van der Laan and Niels Nørmark Sørensen
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 285-294, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-285-2017, 2017 | 359 views
15 Jun 2017
Joukowsky actuator disc momentum theory
Gijs A. M. van Kuik
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 307-316, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-307-2017, 2017 | 338 views
20 Jun 2017
Demonstration and uncertainty analysis of synchronised scanning lidar measurements of 2-D velocity fields in a boundary-layer wind tunnel
Marijn Floris van Dooren, Filippo Campagnolo, Mikael Sjöholm, Nikolas Angelou, Torben Mikkelsen, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 329-341, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-329-2017, 2017 | 330 views
02 May 2017
Friction torque of wind-turbine pitch bearings – comparison of experimental results with available models
Matthias Stammler, Fabian Schwack, Norbert Bader, Andreas Reuter, and Gerhard Poll
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-20, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: open, 2 comments) | 330 views
06 Apr 2017
Transient LES of an offshore wind turbine
Lukas Vollmer, Gerald Steinfeld, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-16, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 316 views
06 Mar 2017
A Validation and Code-to-Code Verification of FAST for a Megawatt-ScaleWind Turbine with Aeroelastically Tailored Blades
Srinivas Guntur, Jason Jonkman, Ryan Sievers, Michael A. Sprague, Scott Schreck, and Qi Wang
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2016-42, 2017
Revised manuscript accepted for WES (discussion: closed, 4 comments) | 315 views
19 Jun 2017
Vortex particle-mesh simulations of vertical axis wind turbine flows: from the airfoil performance to the very far wake
Philippe Chatelain, Matthieu Duponcheel, Denis-Gabriel Caprace, Yves Marichal, and Grégoire Winckelmans
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 317-328, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-317-2017, 2017 | 297 views
06 Mar 2017
A model for quick load analysis for monopile-type offshore wind turbine substructures
Signe Schløer, Laura Garcia Castillo, Morten Fejerskov, Emanuel Stroescu, and Henrik Bredmose
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-11, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 6 comments) | 295 views
12 May 2017
Structural monitoring for lifetime extension of offshore wind monopiles: Can strain measurements at one level tell us everything?
Lisa Ziegler, Ursula Smolka, Nicolai Cosack, and Michael Muskulus
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-21, 2017
Revised manuscript accepted for WES (discussion: closed, 4 comments) | 287 views
03 Feb 2017
An analysis of offshore wind farm SCADA measurements to identify key parameters influencing the magnitude of wake effects
Niko Mittelmeier, Julian Allin, Tomas Blodau, Davide Trabucchi, Gerald Steinfeld, Andreas Rott, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2016-60, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 274 views
20 Apr 2017
Validation of the actuator disc approach using small scale model wind turbines
Nikolaos Simisiroglou, Simon Philippe Breton, and Stefan Ivanell
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-18, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 271 views
22 Aug 2017
Brief communication: On the influence of vertical wind shear on the combined power output of two model wind turbines in yaw
Jannik Schottler, Agnieszka Hölling, Joachim Peinke, and Michael Hölling
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 439-442, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-439-2017, 2017 | 264 views
27 Jul 2017
Design of advanced airfoil for stall-regulated wind turbines
Francesco Grasso, Domenico Coiro, Nadia Bizzarrini, and Giuseppe Calise
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 403-413, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-403-2017, 2017 | 247 views
12 May 2017
Wind farms providing secondary frequency regulation: Evaluating the performance of model-based receding horizon control
Carl R. Shapiro, Johan Meyers, Charles Meneveau, and Dennice F. Gayme
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2016-58, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 233 views
06 Feb 2017
3D Shear layer simulation model for the mutual interaction of wind turbine wakes: Description and first assessment
Davide Trabucchi, Lukas Vollmer, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-1, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 221 views
01 Mar 2017
An engineering model for 3D turbulent wind inflow based on a limited set of random variables
Manuel Fluck and Curran Crawford
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-7, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 205 views
12 Apr 2017
Progressive Damage Modeling of Fiberglass/Epoxy Composites with Manufacturing Induced Waves Common to Wind Turbine Blades
Jared W. Nelson, Trey W. Riddle, and Douglas S. Cairns
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-15, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 192 views
08 Jun 2017
Development of a comprehensive data basis of scattering environmental conditions and simulation constraints for offshore wind turbines
Clemens Hübler, Cristian Guillermo Gebhardt, and Raimund Rolfes
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-24, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 177 views
25 Jul 2017
Simulation of an offshore wind farm using fluid power for centralized electricity generation
Antonio Jarquin Laguna
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 387-402, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-387-2017, 2017 | 173 views
06 Mar 2017
Trailed vorticity modeling for aeroelastic wind turbine simulations in stand still
Georg R. Pirrung, Helge Aa. Madsen, and Scott Schreck
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-2, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 5 comments) | 170 views
11 Apr 2017
Characterization and Mechanical Testing of Manufacturing Defects Common to Composite Wind Turbine Blades
Jared W. Nelson, Trey W. Riddle, and Douglas S. Cairns
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-13, 2017
Revised manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 4 comments) | 168 views
20 Jun 2017
Wind inflow observation from load harmonics
Marta Bertelè, Carlo L. Bottasso, Stefano Cacciola, Fabiano Daher Adegas, and Sara Delport
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-23, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 2 comments) | 167 views
29 Jun 2017
System Identification, Fuzzy Control, and Simulation Results for Fixed Length Tether of Kite Power System
Tarek N. Dief, Uwe Fechner, Roland Schmehl, Shigeo Yoshida, Amr M. M. Ismaiel, and Amr M. Halawa
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-26, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: open, 1 comment) | 163 views
21 Apr 2017
Probabilistic Design of Wind Turbine Blades with Treatment of Manufacturing Defects as Uncertainty Variables in a Framework
Trey W. Riddle, Jared W. Nelson, and Douglas S. Cairns
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-14, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: open, 1 comment) | 158 views
14 Jun 2017
Using wind speed from a blade-mounted flow sensor for power and load assessment on modern wind turbines
Mads M. Pedersen, Torben J. Larsen, Helge Aa. Madsen, and Gunner Chr. Larsen
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-25, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 2 comments) | 122 views
30 Jun 2017
Impacts of the Low-Level Jet's Negative Wind Shear on the Wind Turbine
Walter Gutierrez, Arquimedes Ruiz-Columbie, Murat Tutkun, and Luciano Castillo
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-22, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: final response, 2 comments) | 121 views
07 Aug 2017
Assessing Spacing Impact on Coherent Features in a Wind Turbine Array Boundary Layer
Naseem Ali, Nicholas Hamilton, and Raul Cal
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-32, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: open, 0 comments) | 70 views
25 Jul 2017
Adaptive stratified importance sampling: hybridization of extrapolation and importance sampling Monte Carlo methods for estimation of wind turbine extreme loads
Peter Graf, Katherine Dykes, Rick Damiani, Jason Jonkman, and Paul Veers
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-30, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: open, 0 comments) | 69 views
27 Jul 2017
Decoupled simulations of offshore wind turbines with reduced rotor loads and aerodynamic damping
Sebastian Schafhirt and Michael Muskulus
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-29, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: open, 0 comments) | 56 views
21 Aug 2017
Benefits of sub-component over full-scale blade testing elaborated on a trailing edge bond line design validation
Malo Rosemeier, Gregor Basters, and Alexandros Antoniou
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2017-35, 2017
Manuscript under review for WES (discussion: open, 0 comments) | 20 views
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