Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/49306
Title: Optimal layout of offshore wind farms
Authors: Kyaw, Tun Min.
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering::Electric power::Production, transmission and distribution
Issue Date: 2012
Abstract: The objective of this project was to do a literature search for the wind characteristics especially in wind speed and direction to determine the optimal layout of wind farm producing the maximum energy. The project was reviewed on the background of wind turbines, and types of wind turbines whether it was HAWT or VAWT. Moreover main components of a wind turbine system, the wind characteristic and the power in the wind were studied. The average power in the wind was also found by using wind power probability density functions such as Weibull probability density function and Rayleigh distribution function. Then, the layout of an offshore wind farm was carried out by taking into consideration of wind turbine spacing, wind speed, wake effects and power curve of the wind turbine generator to maximize the wind power. Moreover, different layout of wind farm power to grid connection had been discussed including offshore collector system, substation and transmission to shore. Lastly, the optimization of maximum power, optimization of power control and offshore substructure’s foundation were carried out in the last chapter.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/49306
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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