Research

Constrained-turbulence theory

The constraining method is based on the Veers simulation method. The theory is presented in this paper, which you can reference as follows:

RINKER, Jennifer M. PyConTurb: an open-source constrained turbulence generator. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series. IOP Publishing, 2018. p. 062032.

Publications

  1. RINKER, Jennifer M. Uncertainty in loads for different constraint patterns in constrained-turbulence generation. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series. IOP Publishing, 2020. p. 052053.

  2. PETTAS, Vasilis, et al. A numerical framework for constraining synthetic wind fields with lidar measurements for improved load simulations. In: AIAA Scitech 2020 Forum. 2020. p. 0993.

  3. RINKER, Jennifer, et al. Comparison of loads from HAWC2 and OpenFAST for the IEA Wind 15 MW Reference Wind Turbine. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series. IOP Publishing, 2020. p. 052052.

  4. RINKER, Jennifer M. PyConTurb: an open-source constrained turbulence generator. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series. IOP Publishing, 2018. p. 062032.

Projects

  1. MITSAKOU, Aikaterini. Kaimal-based constrained turbulence for loads predictions with lidar. MSc thesis, 2021. Collaborators: M. Josso (SGRE), N. Warncke (SGRE).

  2. SOTO SAGREDO, Esperanza A. Load analysis in waked turbine during active wake steering. MSc thesis, 2019. Collaobrators: L. Bergami (Suzlon).