Articles | Volume 1, issue 1
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 41–53, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-41-2016
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 41–53, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-41-2016

Research article 11 Apr 2016

Research article | 11 Apr 2016

Full-field assessment of wind turbine near-wake deviation in relation to yaw misalignment

Juan José Trujillo et al.

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ED: Publish as is (01 Apr 2016) by Carlo L. Bottasso(Chief Editor)
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We present the analysis of the trajectories followed by the wind, in the immediate vicinity, behind an offshore wind turbine and their dependence on its yaw misalignment. We apply wake tracking on wind fields measured with a lidar (light detection and ranging) system located at the nacelle of the wind turbine and pointing downstream. The analysis reveals discrepancies of the estimated mean wake paths against theoretical and wind tunnel experiments using different wake-tracking techniques.