The following lists the preprints and final revised papers published within the last 90 days.
25 Nov 2021
Experimental investigation of Mini Gurney Flaps in combination with vortex generators for improved wind turbine blade performance
Jörg Alber, Marinos Manolesos, Guido Weinzierl-Dlugosch, Johannes Fischer, Alexander Schönmeier, Christian Navid Nayeri, Christian Oliver Paschereit, Joachim Twele, Jens Fortmann, Pier Francesco Melani, and Alessandro Bianchini
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-124,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-124, 2021
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25 Nov 2021
A model test study on the parameters affecting the cyclic lateral response of monopile foundations for offshore wind turbines embedded in non-cohesive soils
Dennis Frick and Martin Achmus
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-129,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-129, 2021
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23 Nov 2021
Large-eddy simulation of airborne wind energy farms
Thomas Haas, Jochem De Schutter, Moritz Diehl, and Johan Meyers
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-141,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-141, 2021
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19 Nov 2021
Mid-fidelity simulations and comparisons of five techniques for axial induction control of a wind turbine
Dan Houck, David Maniaci, and Chris L. Kelley
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-122,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-122, 2021
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16 Nov 2021
Seasonal effects in the long-term correction of short-term wind measurements using reanalysis data
Alexander Basse, Doron Callies, Anselm Grötzner, and Lukas Pauscher
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1473–1490, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1473-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1473-2021, 2021
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15 Nov 2021
On the effects of inter-farm interactions at the offshore wind farm Alpha Ventus
Vasilis Pettas, Matthias Kretschmer, Andrew Clifton, and Po Wen Cheng
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1455–1472, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1455-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1455-2021, 2021
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12 Nov 2021
Results from a wake-steering experiment at a commercial wind plant: investigating the wind speed dependence of wake-steering performance
Eric Simley, Paul Fleming, Nicolas Girard, Lucas Alloin, Emma Godefroy, and Thomas Duc
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1427–1453, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1427-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1427-2021, 2021
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10 Nov 2021
Artificial hard substrate colonisation in the offshore Hywind Scotland Pilot Park 
Rikard Karlsson, Malin Tivefälth, Iris Duranović, Ane Kjølhamar, and Kari Mette Murvoll
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-123,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-123, 2021
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09 Nov 2021
Some effects of flow expansion on the aerodynamics of horizontal-axis wind turbines
David H. Wood and Eric J. Limacher
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1413–1425, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1413-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1413-2021, 2021
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08 Nov 2021
Damage Equivalent Load Synthesis and Stochastic Extrapolation for Fatigue Life Validation
Anand Natarajan
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-125,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-125, 2021
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08 Nov 2021
The Sensitivity of the Fitch Wind Farm Parameterization to a Three-Dimensional Planetary Boundary Layer Scheme
Alex Rybchuk, Timothy W. Juliano, Julie K. Lundquist, David Rosencrans, Nicola Bodini, and Mike Optis
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-127,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-127, 2021
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05 Nov 2021
Identification of wind turbine main-shaft torsional loads from high-frequency SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) measurements using an inverse-problem approach
W. Dheelibun Remigius and Anand Natarajan
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1401–1412, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1401-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1401-2021, 2021
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04 Nov 2021
Satellite-based estimation of roughness lengths and displacement heights for wind resource modelling
Rogier Floors, Merete Badger, Ib Troen, Kenneth Grogan, and Finn-Hendrik Permien
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1379–1400, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1379-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1379-2021, 2021
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03 Nov 2021
Assessing boundary condition and parametric uncertainty in numerical-weather-prediction-modeled, long-term offshore wind speed through machine learning and analog ensemble
Nicola Bodini, Weiming Hu, Mike Optis, Guido Cervone, and Stefano Alessandrini
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1363–1377, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1363-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1363-2021, 2021
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02 Nov 2021
Validation of Wind Resource and Energy Production Simulations for Small Wind Turbines in the United States
Lindsay M. Sheridan, Caleb Phillips, Alice C. Orrell, Larry K. Berg, Heidi Tinnesand, Raj K. Rai, Sagi Zisman, Dmitry Duplyakin, and Julia E. Flaherty
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-111,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-111, 2021
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01 Nov 2021
Experimental analysis of radially resolved dynamic inflow effects due to pitch steps
Frederik Berger, David Onnen, Gerard Schepers, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1341–1361, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1341-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1341-2021, 2021
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01 Nov 2021
CFD-based curved tip shape design for wind turbine blades
Mads Holst Aagaard Madsen, Frederik Zahle, Sergio González Horcas, Thanasis Barlas, and Niels Nørmark Sørensen
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-115,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-115, 2021
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01 Nov 2021
Surrogate models for the blade element momentum aerodynamic model using non-intrusive Polynomial Chaos Expansions
Rad Haghi and Curran Crawford
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-110,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-110, 2021
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26 Oct 2021
FLOWERS: An integral approach to engineering wake models
Michael LoCascio, Christopher Bay, Majid Bastankhah, Garrett Barter, Paul Fleming, and Luis Martínez-Tossas
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-116,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-116, 2021
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25 Oct 2021
Lidar-assisted model predictive control of wind turbine fatigue via online rainflow-counting considering stress history
Stefan Loew and Carlo L. Bottasso
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-119,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-119, 2021
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25 Oct 2021
Floating offshore wind turbines: Installation, operation, maintenance and decommissioning challenges and opportunities
Rahul Chitteth Ramachandran, Cian Desmond, Frances Judge, Jorrit-Jan Serraris, and Jimmy Murphy
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-120,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-120, 2021
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25 Oct 2021
Analysing the effectiveness of different offshore maintenance base options for floating wind farms
Nadezda Avanessova, Anthony Gray, Iraklis Lazakis, R. Camilla Thomson, and Giovanni Rinaldi
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-121,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-121, 2021
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25 Oct 2021
CFD Studies on Wind Turbine Interactions with the Turbulent Local Flow Field Influenced by Complex Topography and Thermal Stratification
Patrick Letzgus, Giorgia Guma, and Thorsten Lutz
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-88,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-88, 2021
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22 Oct 2021
Detecting and Characterizing Sea Breezes Over the U.S. Northeast Coast with Implication for Offshore Wind Energy
Geng Xia, Caroline Draxl, Michael Optis, and Stephanie Redfern
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-109,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-109, 2021
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22 Oct 2021
Fast Yaw Optimization for Wind Plant Wake Steering Using Boolean Yaw Angles
Andrew P. J. Stanley, Christopher Bay, Rafael Mudafort, and Paul Fleming
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-108,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-108, 2021
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21 Oct 2021
Evaluation of the global-blockage effect on power performance through simulations and measurements
Alessandro Sebastiani, Alfredo Peña, Niels Troldborg, and Alexander Meyer Forsting
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-105,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-105, 2021
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21 Oct 2021
Comparing and validating intra-farm and farm-to-farm wakes across different mesoscale and high-resolution wake models
Jana Fischereit, Kurt Schaldemose Hansen, Xiaoli Guo Larsén, Maarten Paul van der Laan, Pierre-Elouan Réthoré, and Juan Pablo Murcia Leon
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-106,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-106, 2021
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11 Oct 2021
CFD analysis of a Darrieus Vertical-Axis Wind turbine installation on the rooftop of a buildings under turbulent inflow conditions
Pradip Zamre and Thorsten Lutz
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-112,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-112, 2021
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08 Oct 2021
What are the benefits of lidar-assisted control in the design of a wind turbine?
Helena Canet, Stefan Loew, and Carlo L. Bottasso
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1325–1340, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1325-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1325-2021, 2021
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07 Oct 2021
Vortex identification methods applied to wind turbine tip vortices
Rodrigo Soto-Valle, Stefano Cioni, Sirko Bartholomay, Marinos Manolesos, Christian Navid Nayeri, Alessandro Bianchini, and Christian Oliver Paschereit
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-104,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-104, 2021
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06 Oct 2021
Design procedures and experimental verification of an electro-thermal deicing system for wind turbines
David Getz and Jose Palacios
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1291–1309, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1291-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1291-2021, 2021
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06 Oct 2021
Wind tunnel testing of a swept tip shape and comparison with multi-fidelity aerodynamic simulations
Thanasis Barlas, Georg Raimund Pirrung, Néstor Ramos-García, Sergio González Horcas, Robert Flemming Mikkelsen, Anders Smærup Olsen, and Mac Gaunaa
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1311–1324, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1311-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1311-2021, 2021
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04 Oct 2021
Wind turbine main-bearing lubrication – Part 1: An introductory review of elastohydrodynamic lubrication theory
Edward Hart, Elisha de Mello, and Rob Dwyer-Joyce
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-92,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-92, 2021
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04 Oct 2021
Wind turbine main-bearing lubrication – Part 2: Simulation based results for a double-row spherical roller main-bearing in a 1.5 MW wind turbine
Edward Hart, Elisha de Mello, and Rob Dwyer-Joyce
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-93,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-93, 2021
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01 Oct 2021
Non-stationarity in correlation matrices for wind turbine SCADA-data and implications for failure detection
Henrik M. Bette, Edgar Jungblut, and Thomas Guhr
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-107,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-107, 2021
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01 Oct 2021
RANS modelling of a single wind turbine wake in the unstable surface layer
Mads Baungaard, Maarten Paul van der Laan, and Mark Kelly
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-94,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-94, 2021
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23 Sep 2021
Land-based wind turbines with flexible rail-transportable blades – Part 1: Conceptual design and aeroservoelastic performance
Pietro Bortolotti, Nick Johnson, Nikhar J. Abbas, Evan Anderson, Ernesto Camarena, and Joshua Paquette
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1277–1290, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1277-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1277-2021, 2021
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23 Sep 2021
Local thermal gradient and large-scale circulation impacts on turbine-height wind speed forecasting over the Columbia Basin
Ye Liu, Yun Qian, and Larry K. Berg
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-72,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-72, 2021
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22 Sep 2021
Ducted wind turbines in yawed flow: a numerical study
Vinit Dighe, Dhruv Suri, Francesco Avallone, and Gerard van Bussel
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1263–1275, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1263-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1263-2021, 2021
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22 Sep 2021
Impact of the wind field at the complex terrain site Perdigão on the surface pressure fluctuations of a wind turbine
Florian Wenz, Judith Langner, Thorsten Lutz, and Ewald Krämer
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-101,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-101, 2021
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22 Sep 2021
4D wind field generation for the aeroelastic simulation of wind turbines with lidars
Yiyin Chen, Feng Guo, David Schlipf, and Po Wen Cheng
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-91,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-91, 2021
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17 Sep 2021
FAST.Farm load validation for single wake situations at alpha ventus
Matthias Kretschmer, Jason Jonkman, Vasilis Pettas, and Po Wen Cheng
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1247–1262, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1247-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1247-2021, 2021
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17 Sep 2021
A computationally efficient engineering aerodynamic model for non-planar wind turbine rotors
Ang Li, Mac Gaunaa, Georg Raimund Pirrung, and Sergio González Horcas
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-100,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-100, 2021
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17 Sep 2021
Model updating of a wind turbine blade finite element beam model with invertible neural networks
Pablo Noever-Castelos, David Melcher, and Claudio Balzani
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-84,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-84, 2021
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16 Sep 2021
The smoother the better? A comparison of six post-processing methods to improve short-term offshore wind power forecasts in the Baltic Sea
Christoffer Hallgren, Stefan Ivanell, Heiner Körnich, Ville Vakkari, and Erik Sahlée
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1205–1226, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1205-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1205-2021, 2021
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16 Sep 2021
Statistical impact of wind-speed ramp events on turbines, via observations and coupled fluid-dynamic and aeroelastic simulations
Mark Kelly, Søren Juhl Andersen, and Ásta Hannesdóttir
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1227–1245, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1227-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1227-2021, 2021
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15 Sep 2021
Exploitation of the far-offshore wind energy resource by fleets of energy ships – Part 2: Updated ship design and cost of energy estimate
Aurélien Babarit, Félix Gorintin, Pierrick de Belizal, Antoine Neau, Giovanni Bordogna, and Jean-Christophe Gilloteaux
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1191–1204, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1191-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1191-2021, 2021
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14 Sep 2021
A multi-purpose lifting-line flow solver for arbitrary wind energy concepts
Emmanuel Branlard, Ian Brownstein, Benjamin Strom, Jason Jonkman, Scott Dana, and Ian Baring-Gould
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-99,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-99, 2021
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13 Sep 2021
Very low-frequency IEPE accelerometer calibration and application to a wind energy structure
Clemens Jonscher, Benedikt Hofmeister, Tanja Grießmann, and Raimund Rolfes
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-89,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-89, 2021
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13 Sep 2021
Can Reanalysis Products Outperform Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction Models in Modeling the Wind Resource in Simple Terrain?
Vincent Pronk, Nicola Bodini, Mike Optis, Julie K. Lundquist, Patrick Moriarty, Caroline Draxl, Avi Purkayastha, and Ethan Young
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-97,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-97, 2021
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09 Sep 2021
Probabilistic estimation of the Dynamic Wake Meandering model parameters using SpinnerLidar-derived wake characteristics
Davide Conti, Nikolay Dimitrov, Alfredo Peña, and Thomas Herges
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1117–1142, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1117-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1117-2021, 2021
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09 Sep 2021
UNAFLOW: a holistic wind tunnel experiment about the aerodynamic response of floating wind turbines under imposed surge motion
Alessandro Fontanella, Ilmas Bayati, Robert Mikkelsen, Marco Belloli, and Alberto Zasso
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1169–1190, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1169-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1169-2021, 2021
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09 Sep 2021
Objective and algorithm considerations when optimizing the number and placement of turbines in a wind power plant
Andrew P. J. Stanley, Owen Roberts, Jennifer King, and Christopher J. Bay
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1143–1167, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1143-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1143-2021, 2021
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08 Sep 2021
On sensor optimisation for structural health monitoring robust to environmental variations
Tingna Wang, David J. Wagg, Keith Worden, and Robert J. Barthorpe
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1107–1116, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1107-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1107-2021, 2021
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06 Sep 2021
Development of an image processing method for wake meandering studies and its application on data sets from scanning wind lidar and large-eddy simulation
Maria Krutova, Mostafa Bakhoday-Paskyabi, Joachim Reuder, and Finn Gunnar Nielsen
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-90,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2021-90, 2021
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03 Sep 2021
Recovery processes in a large offshore wind farm
Tanvi Gupta and Somnath Baidya Roy
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1089–1106, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1089-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1089-2021, 2021
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02 Sep 2021
Effect of individual blade pitch angle misalignment on the remaining useful life of wind turbines
Matthias Saathoff, Malo Rosemeier, Thorsten Kleinselbeck, and Bente Rathmann
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1079–1087, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1079-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1079-2021, 2021
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