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Research article
14 Jan 2021
Research article |  | 14 Jan 2021

Aeroelastic analysis of wind turbines under turbulent inflow conditions

Giorgia Guma, Galih Bangga, Thorsten Lutz, and Ewald Krämer

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Short summary
With the increase in installed wind capacity, the rotor diameter of wind turbines is becoming larger and larger, and therefore it is necessary to take aeroelasticity into consideration. At the same time, wind turbines are in reality subjected to atmospheric inflow leading to high wind instabilities and fluctuations. Within this work, a high-fidelity chain is used to analyze the effects of both by the use of models of the same turbine with increasing complexity and technical details.
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