Icing on wind turbine blade under various atmospheric conditions

2017-09-30
It is important to predict the ice shape with amount of accreted mass on the surface of turbine blade in order to design and develop de/anti-icing systems for wind turbines located in cold climate regions. Ice accretion on the blades change the initial shape and this cause alteration in the aerodynamic characteristic of the blades. To this end, icing module combined with the BEM method to predict the shape of the iced blade sections of the turbine blade under atmospheric icing conditions. The obtained results are verified with experimental and numerical ice shapes reported in the literature. In all the cases studied, the current numerical tool yields results that are in fair agreement with the compared results and can be used to predict ice accretion on wind turbine’s blades under atmospheric icing conditions.

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Citation Formats
Ö. Yırtıcı, S. Özgen, and İ. H. Tuncer, “Icing on wind turbine blade under various atmospheric conditions ,” presented at the 9th Ankara International Aerospace Conference, (20-22 September 2017), 2017, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://aiac.ae.metu.edu.tr.