Computational Study of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines

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Guanpeng Xu, Lakshmi N. Sankar

School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332

J. Sol. Energy Eng 122(1), 35-39 (Feb 01, 2000) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.556278 History: Received March 01, 1999; Revised February 01, 2000
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Computational domain and boundaries
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Body fitted grid over phase II rotor
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Computed versus measured power for phase II rotor
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Computed versus measured power for phase III rotor
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Spanwise loading over the phase II rotor at 10 m/s
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Evolution of power with iterations for phase III rotor
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Streamlines over rotor upper surface at 10 m/s
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Streamlines over rotor upper surface at 20 m/s




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