vaketap

English translation: wake losses

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Norwegian term or phrase:vaketap
English translation:wake losses
Entered by: Carole Hognestad

08:39 May 6, 2009
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation / wind power
Norwegian term or phrase: vaketap
Det skal beregnes produksjon fra hver turbin og summen utgjør beregnet produksjon for vindkraftverket. Tapene skal beregnes og spesifiseres enkeltvis, da særlig ising, turbulens, vaketap og elektriske tap, samt at usikkerhetsmomenter skal drøftes og kommenteres.
Carole Hognestad
Local time: 00:58
wake losses
Explanation:
"vak" = "wake" here. See the reference link for an example use of "wake losses" in re wind turbines.
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Charles Ek
United States
Local time: 17:58
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wake losses


Explanation:
"vak" = "wake" here. See the reference link for an example use of "wake losses" in re wind turbines.

Example sentence(s):
  • "The wind farm model Wind Analysis and Application Program (WAsP) is shown to capture wake losses despite operating beyond its specifications for turbine spacing."

    Reference: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/114291996/abstrac...
Charles Ek
United States
Local time: 17:58
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