Actuator line modeling of vertical-axis turbines

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Bachant, Peter; Goude, Anders; Wosnik, Martin;
  • Subject: Physics - Fluid Dynamics
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

To bridge the gap between high and low fidelity numerical modeling tools for vertical-axis (or cross-flow) turbines (VATs or CFTs), an actuator line model (ALM) was developed and validated for both a high and a medium solidity vertical-axis turbine at rotor diameter Rey... View more
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