Seanergy Poster: Added turbulence empirical model for a single tidal turbine
K. Shariff and S. Guillou, Normandy University
Added turbulence empirical model for a single tidal turbine
Tidal turbines are deployed in cluster arrangement for commercial electricity production. The energy extraction by tidal turbines in a highly turbulent stream condition attenuates the KE and induces fatigue loading on the downstream turbine in form of a wake.The turbulent intensity in turbine wake is the contribution of turbine generated and ambient turbulent flow. Accurate estimation of turbulent intensity is essential to optimize turbine placement and energy production in tidal parks. This single turbine study provides a basis for a generic model for turbine interaction in a park.