5. TheoryΒΆ

The theory, verification and validation of the model set in this software can be found in an NREL technical report that will be available in the fall of 2014.


[1]R. Harrison and G. Jenkins. Cost modeling of horizontal axis wind turbines. Technical Report ETSU/W-34-00170-REP, University of Sunderland, School of Environment, Sunderland, UK, 1993.
[2]K Dykes, B Resor, A Platt, Y Guo, A Ning, R King, T Parsons, D Petch, and P Veers. Effect of tip-velocity constraints on the optimized design of a wind turbine. Technical Report, NREL, 2014.
[3]K Dykes. Nwtc information portal (drivewpact). 2013. URL: https://nwtc.nrel.gov/NacelleSE.