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Research article
30 Nov 2021
Research article |  | 30 Nov 2021

On turbulence models and lidar measurements for wind turbine control

Liang Dong, Wai Hou Lio, and Eric Simley

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This paper suggests that the impacts of different turbulence models should be considered as uncertainties while evaluating the benefits of lidar-assisted control (LAC) in wind turbine design. The value creation of LAC, evaluated using the Kaimal turbulence model, will be diminished if the Mann turbulence model is used instead. In particular, the difference in coherence is more significant for larger rotors.
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