Load Behavior of an Vertical Axle Wind Turbine Model With a Four Blades Periodically Coupled Aerodynamically

  • Nelu CAZACU "Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati, Romania
Keywords: Savonius rotor, low wind, wind tunnel

Abstract

The paper is based on experiments conducted on the wind tunnel at low wind speeds (<4.5 m/s), on an experimental wind turbine model of the Savonius type with four blades and a D/H ratio of 2.6. The four blades are periodically coupled aerodynamically. The model acted a DC generator with a speed multiplier. Experiments were performed by modifying the generator electrical charge. The results confirm the validity of the concept proposed.

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Published
2018-09-15
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CAZACU N. Load Behavior of an Vertical Axle Wind Turbine Model With a Four Blades Periodically Coupled Aerodynamically. The Annals of “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati. Fascicle IX, Metallurgy and Materials Science [Internet]. 15Sep.2018 [cited 21Sep.2021];41(3):5-1. Available from: https://www.gup.ugal.ro/ugaljournals/index.php/mms/article/view/1751
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