Articles | Volume 2, issue 2
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 603–614, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-603-2017
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 603–614, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-603-2017

Research article 08 Dec 2017

Research article | 08 Dec 2017

Transient LES of an offshore wind turbine

Lukas Vollmer et al.

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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (12 Oct 2017) by Jakob Mann(Chief Editor)
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Short summary
A model chain to simulate changing atmospheric conditions at the location of an offshore wind farm is introduced and validated. The methodology is used to simulate the wind flow upstream and downstream of an offshore wind turbine of the German wind farm Alpha ventus. The model results show a good agreement with wind measurements from the met mast that is located at the wind farm and with remote sensing measurements of the horizontal wind field.