A STUDY ON POWER OUTPUT OF HORIZONTAL-AXIS WIND TURBINES UNDER RAIN

Nguyen Tuan Anh, Nguyen Huu Duc

Abstract


The power of the wind turbine are significantly affected by the air conditions of the operating environment. Rain is a widespread phenomenon in many parts of the world especially in Vietnam, so exploring its effect on the power of wind turbines will provide valuable insights into the design of a new wind tower. In this paper, a method and a model is developed to estimate the effect of precipitation by simulating the actual physical processes of the rain drops forming on the surface of the blades of horizontal-axis wind turbines (HAWT), thereby determining optimal wetness, then power and performance respectively. Consequently, it makes a contribution to operation and control strategies for horizontal-axis wind turbines.


Keywords


horizontal-axis wind turbine; effect of rain; power decrease of wind turbine

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15625/2525-2518/56/3/12721 Display counter: Abstract : 110 views. PDF : 48 views.

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