Articles | Volume 3, issue 1
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 439–460, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-439-2018
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 439–460, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-439-2018
Research article
21 Jun 2018
Research article | 21 Jun 2018

About the suitability of different numerical methods to reproduce model wind turbine measurements in a wind tunnel with a high blockage ratio

Annette Claudia Klein et al.

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The paper describes the experimental and numerical investigation of a model wind turbine with a diameter of 3.0 m in a narrow wind tunnel. The objectives of the study are the provision of validation data, the comparison and evaluation of methods of different fidelity, and the assessment of the influence of wind tunnel walls. It turned out that the accordance between the experimental and numerical results is good, but the wind tunnel walls have to be taken into account for the present setup.