Modeling of Wind Gusts for Large-Eddy Simulations Related to Fluid-Structure Interactions

  • G. De Nayer
  • M. BreuerEmail author
  • P. Perali
  • K. Grollmann
Conference paper
Part of the ERCOFTAC Series book series (ERCO, volume 25)


The dimensioning of lightweight structures under wind loads strongly depends on realistic flow conditions. Two different setups have to be distinguished. For a long-term analysis such as dynamic fatigue, temporally and spatially correlated velocity distributions are required as inflow conditions for a large-eddy simulation (LES) to mimic a realistic physical setup (Wood et al, Flow Turbul Combust 97(1):79–119, 2016, [9]).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. De Nayer
    • 1
  • M. Breuer
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. Perali
    • 2
  • K. Grollmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Helmut-Schmidt UniversityHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Ecole Centrale de NantesNantesFrance

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