Articles | Volume 3, issue 1
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 121–138, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-121-2018
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 121–138, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-121-2018

Research article 20 Mar 2018

Research article | 20 Mar 2018

Free-flow wind speed from a blade-mounted flow sensor

Mads Mølgaard Pedersen et al.

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The wind speed measured by a flow sensor mounted on the blade of a wind turbine is disturbed by the turbine. This paper presents a method to obtain the free turbulence inflow by compensating for this disturbance. The method is tested using numerical simulations and can be used to extract inflow information for accurate aeroelastic load simulations.