Turbulence

Ashes provides a graphical user interface to two external turbulence generator in the Turbulent wind tool. This section explains the conceptual diferences between both approaches but does not detail the theoretical background behind them as this can be found in the litterature.

1 TurbSim generator

The TurbSim generator was developed by NREL. The details of the theory behind this generator can be found in the TurbSim User's Manual here https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy09osti/46198.pdf.

2 Mann's turbulence generator

The theory behind this generator can be found in Mann (1994c)