Skip navigation
Skip navigation

A review of static and dynamic heliostat wind loads

Emes, Matthew; Jafari, Azadeh; Pfahl, Andreas; Coventry, Joe; Arjomandi, Maziar


Accurate estimation of the static and dynamic wind loads on heliostats based on detailed measurement and characterisation of turbulence is crucial to avoid structural failure and reduce the cost of the structural heliostat components. Wind load predictions for heliostats are not specified in design standards for buildings because of a heliostat's non-standard shape and the variations of wind velocity and turbulence in the lowest 10 m of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL). This paper reviews...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Solar Energy
DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2021.07.014


File Description SizeFormat Image
1-s2.0-S0038092X21005831-main.pdf15.13 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  17 November 2022/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator