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Master's project
Vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) are operational regardless to wind direction, eliminating the need to orient them towards the wind. Despite their many advantages, they have yet to find widespread commercial application. For her Master’s... Read
Master's project

Large-eddy simulation of turbine wake interactions in a large wind farm

Chang-Hung Chen
EPFL – Lausanne | Mon, 02/18/2013 - Fri, 06/21/2013
When wind-turbines are set up in large wind farms, down-wind turbines are driven by the turbulent wake of those up-wind, leading to significant reductions in their performance. Using numerical simulations, Chang-Hung Chen studied the flow charac... Read