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Lecture: 5.04.4065 Advanced Wind Energy Meteorology - Details
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Course name Lecture: 5.04.4065 Advanced Wind Energy Meteorology
Course number 5.04.4065
Semester Sommersemester 2021
Current number of participants 26
expected number of participants 30
Home institute Institute of Physics
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
First date Wed., 14.04.2021 12:15 - 13:45, Room: (online)
Type/Form V
Pre-requisites Bachelor-level knowledge of mathematics and fluid physics
Learning organisation After successful completion of the module students should be able to:
- assess different aspects of wind energy utilization by modelling,
comparison, evaluating of atmospheric wind flow and wind energy
- summarize physical processes governing atmospheric wind flows,
- value atmospheric boundary layer flow relevant for wind power
- argue methods for wind resource assessment and forecasting

I. Meteorological basics for atmospheric flow modeling
- Dynamics of horizontal flow
- Atmospheric boundary layer
- Turbulence
II. Atmospheric flow modeling
- Numerical modelling techniques
- Overview & model classes (linear, RANS, LES, ..)
- Large-scale modeling
- Meso-scale wind flow modeling
- Large eddy simulation of small-scale wind fields
III. Applications
- Wind farm modeling
- Offshore-specific conditions
IV. Wind power forecasting
V. Wind resource assessment: New European Wind Atlas
Lehrsprache englisch
ECTS points 3

Course location / Course dates

(online) Wednesday: 12:00 - 14:00, weekly (14x)

Module assignments