wind turbine, wind farm, wake propagation, wake modeling, Jensen, FLORIS, optimization
Wind farm layout has a significant impact on the productivity of a wind farm. To ensure that the turbines are placed in the most advantageous arrangement, optimization algorithms are often used during the layout design process. Depending on the wake model used for the optimization, optimizing the layout can be time intensive or potentially inaccurate. In this paper we present a comparison of optimization results using two simple wake models, the FLORIS model and the Jensen model. Results highlight some of the key similarities and differences of layout optimization results when different wake models are used.
Original Publication Citation
Thomas, J., Tingey, E., and Ning, A., “Comparison of Two Wake Models for Use in Gradient-based Wind Farm Layout Optimization,” IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability, Ogden, UT, Jul. 2015. doi:10.1109/SusTech.2015.7314347
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Thomas, Jared; Tingey, Eric; and Ning, Andrew, "Comparison of Two Wake Models for Use in Gradient-based Wind Farm Layout Optimization" (2015). All Faculty Publications. 1724.
Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology
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