High-Order Large-Eddy Simulations of a Ducted Wind Turbine

  title={High-Order Large-Eddy Simulations of a Ducted Wind Turbine},
  author={Chi-Hsien Ding and Bin Zhang and Chunlei Liang and Kenneth D. Visser and Guangming Yao},
  journal={AIAA SCITECH 2022 Forum},
A high-order flux reconstruction method coupled with a high-order sliding mesh method is applied to analyze the performance of a ducted wind turbine at a Reynolds number of 1.25× 106. To investigate the impacts of the duct, axial flow simulations are also performed for the corresponding open-rotor turbine. It is shown that the ducted turbine has higher thrust and power outputs than the open rotor. Vorticity and velocity fields of two configurations are also visualized and analyzed to show the… 
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