Articles | Volume 5, issue 4
Wind Energ. Sci., 5, 1755–1770, 2020
Wind Energ. Sci., 5, 1755–1770, 2020
Research article
21 Dec 2020
Research article | 21 Dec 2020

Experimental and numerical simulation of extreme operational conditions for horizontal axis wind turbines based on the IEC standard

Kamran Shirzadeh et al.

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The main goal of this study is to develop a physical simulation of some extreme wind conditions that are defined by the IEC standard. This has been performed by a hybrid numerical–experimental approach with a relevant scaling. Being able to simulate these dynamic flow fields can generate decisive results for future scholars working in the wind energy sector to make these wind energy systems more reliable and finally helps to accelerate the reduction of the cost of electricity.