Wind Turbine

PIV Measurements of Tip Vortex Wake Structure of a Wind Turbine
XIAO Jing Ping1,WU Jie2,CHEN Li2,SHI ZheYu²
1. College of Aeronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China;
2. China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, Mianyang, China



Experiment Setup:

Wake age angle of 0°
Wind Turbine Model:

Wake age angle of 60°


  • Result of tip vortex with nominal wind speed 12 m/ s subtracted from the data.


    Vorticity result of tip vortex