WEST-3 wind turbine simulator development



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  • Digital simulation.,
  • Parallel processing (Computers),
  • Wind turbines.

Edition Notes

StatementJ.A. Hoffman and S. Sridhar.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-174983.
ContributionsSridhar, S., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
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This report is a summary description of WEST-3, a new real-time wind turbine simulator developed by Paragon Pacific Inc. The development which began as a refinement of WEST-2, an earlier hybrid (analog and digital) simulator, evolved into a totally new simulation concept.

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WEST-3 wind turbine simulator development. Volume 2, Verification. [S Sridhar; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. The details of a study to validate WEST-3, a new time wind turbine simulator developed by Paragib Pacific Inc., are presented in this report.

For the validation, the MOD-0 wind turbine was simulated on WEST The simulation results were compared with those obtained from previous MOD-0 simulations, and with test data measured during MOD The details of a study to validate WEST-3, a new time wind turbine simulator developed by Paragib Pacific Inc., are presented in this report.

For the validation, the MOD-0 wind turbine was simulated on WEST The simulation results were compared with those obtained from previous MOD-0 simulations, and with test data measured during MOD-0 Author: S. Sridhar. The software developed for WEST-3, a new, all digital, and fully programmable wind turbine simulator is given.

The process of wind turbine simulation on WEST-3 is described in detail. The major steps are, the processing of the mathematical models, the preparation of the constant data, and the use of system software generated executable code for Author: S.

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