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Aerodynamic analysis models for vertical-axis wind turbines

M. T. Brahimi, A. Allet and Ion Paraschivoiu

Article (1995)

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Cite this document: Brahimi, M. T., Allet, A. & Paraschivoiu, I. (1995). Aerodynamic analysis models for vertical-axis wind turbines. International Journal of Rotating Machinery, 2(1), p. 15-21. doi:10.1155/s1023621x95000169
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This work details the progress made in the development of aerodynamic models for studying Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines (VAWT’ s) with particular emphasis on the prediction of aerodynamic loads and rotor performance as well as dynamic stall simulations. The paper describes current effort and some important findings using streamtube models, 3-D viscous model, stochastic wind model and numerical simulation of the flow around the turbine blades. Comparison of the analytical results with available experimental data have shown good agreement.

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Wind turbines; Aerodynamics; Atmospheric turbulence; Dynamic stall; Navier-Stokes equations

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Subjects: 2100 Génie mécanique > 2100 Génie mécanique
2100 Génie mécanique > 2108 Génie aérospatial, aéronautique et automobile
Department: Département de génie mécanique
Research Center: Non applicable
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2019 12:09
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2021 10:43
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3669/
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Journal Title: International Journal of Rotating Machinery (vol. 2, no. 1)
Publisher: Hindawi
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1155/s1023621x95000169


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