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by Yao.Wang
Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Tidal Current
Topic: HARP_opt help on hydrokinetic turbine
Replies: 5
Views: 5467

Re: HARP_opt help on hydrokinetic turbine

Also, for some of the cases, negative power and power coefficient occurs in the output excel file, is any suggestion on this phenomena?

Thanks,
Yao
by Yao.Wang
Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Tidal Current
Topic: HARP_opt help on hydrokinetic turbine
Replies: 5
Views: 5467

Re: HARP_opt help on hydrokinetic turbine

Hi Danny, I have tried your suggestion of disabling the cavitation option. It did work! Thanks for your comments. I met a new problem which might relate with the number of PopSize, or the NumGen. I tried several combinations, for example, (1) PopSize -50, NumGen - 10, (2) PopSize -50, NumGen - 20, ....
by Yao.Wang
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Tidal Current
Topic: HARP_opt help on hydrokinetic turbine
Replies: 5
Views: 5467

Re: HARP_opt help on hydrokinetic turbine

Hi Danny,

Thanks for your reply! I would try it and see if I could get any improvements.

Best,
Yao
by Yao.Wang
Wed Mar 01, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Tidal Current
Topic: HARP_opt help on hydrokinetic turbine
Replies: 5
Views: 5467

HARP_opt help on hydrokinetic turbine

Hi, I am Yao Wang, and running the HARP_opt to perform an optimization for a hydro-kinetic turbine. I successfully installed it as a stand alone software which could run without MATLAB. The user interface and the inputs are in the attachments. But it takes too long to find the feasible initial popul...

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