Wind Turbine Model
Updated 17 Apr 2021
This file contains a wind turbine model. It includes a three-dimensional mechanical model of the tower, nacelle, and blades modeled in Simscape Multibody, hydraulic pitch actuators, electrical yaw actuators, a simple generator and electrical grid model. Supporting models show how to develop each of the systems separately and integrate them into the overall model. The level of fidelity for each subsystem can be varied as you work through the design.
Please read the README.md file to get started.
Use the download button to get files for the latest release of MATLAB.
Use the links below to get files compatible with earlier releases of MATLAB.
For R2020b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/188.8.131.52.zip
For R2020a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/184.108.40.206.zip
For R2019b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/220.127.116.11.zip
For R2019a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/18.104.22.168.zip
For R2018b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/22.214.171.124.zip
For R2018a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/126.96.36.199.zip
For R2017b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/188.8.131.52.zip
For R2017a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/184.108.40.206.zip
For R2016b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/220.127.116.11.zip
For R2016a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/18.104.22.168.zip
For R2015b: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/22.214.171.124.zip
For R2013a: https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/archive/126.96.36.199.zip
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Steve Miller (2021). Wind Turbine Model (https://github.com/mathworks/Simscape-Wind-Turbine/releases/tag/188.8.131.52), GitHub. Retrieved .
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