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Aerodynamic analysis models for vertical-axis wind turbines

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

Article (1995)

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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

Subjects: 2100 Mechanical engineering > 2100 Mechanical engineering
2100 Mechanical engineering > 2108 Aerospace, aeronautical and automotive engineering
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering
PolyPublie URL: https://publications.polymtl.ca/3669/
Journal Title: International Journal of Rotating Machinery (vol. 2, no. 1)
Publisher: Hindawi
DOI: 10.1155/s1023621x95000169
Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1155/s1023621x95000169
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2019 12:09
Last Modified: 11 Nov 2022 13:49
Cite in APA 7: Brahimi, M. T., Allet, A., & Paraschivoiu, I. (1995). Aerodynamic analysis models for vertical-axis wind turbines. International Journal of Rotating Machinery, 2(1), 15-21. https://doi.org/10.1155/s1023621x95000169


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