Wind Resource Assessment for High-Rise BIWT Using RS-NWP-CFD
AbstractIn this paper, a new wind resource assessment procedure for building-integrated wind turbines (BIWTs) is proposed. The objective is to integrate wind turbines at a 555 m high-rise building to be constructed at the center of Seoul, Korea. Wind resource assessment at a high altitude was performed using ground-based remote sensing (RS); numerical weather prediction (NWP) modeling that includes an urban canopy model was evaluated using the remote sensing measurements. Given the high correlation between the model and the measurements, we use the model to produce a long-term wind climate by correlating the model results with the measurements for the short period of the campaign. The wind flow over the high-rise building was simulated using computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The wind resource in Seoul—one of the metropolitan cities located inland and populated by a large number of skyscrapers—was very poor, which results in a wind turbine capacity factor of only 7%. A new standard procedure combining RS, NWP, and CFD is proposed for feasibility studies on high-rise BIWTs in the future. View Full-Text
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Kim, H.-G.; Jeon, W.-H.; Kim, D.-H. Wind Resource Assessment for High-Rise BIWT Using RS-NWP-CFD. Remote Sens. 2016, 8, 1019.
Kim H-G, Jeon W-H, Kim D-H. Wind Resource Assessment for High-Rise BIWT Using RS-NWP-CFD. Remote Sensing. 2016; 8(12):1019.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kim, Hyun-Goo; Jeon, Wan-Ho; Kim, Dong-Hyeok. 2016. "Wind Resource Assessment for High-Rise BIWT Using RS-NWP-CFD." Remote Sens. 8, no. 12: 1019.
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