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TECHNICAL BRIEF

Modelling the Integrated Output of Mechanical Wind Pumps

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Sathyajith Mathew

Department of Farm Power, Machinery and Energy, Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Tavanur, Malapuram, Kerala, India 679 573; e-mail: sangeeth7@rediffmail.com

K. P. Pandey

Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India 721 302e-mail: kpp@agfe.iitkgp.ernet.in

J. Sol. Energy Eng 122(4), 203-206 (Aug 01, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1319498 History: Received February 01, 1998; Revised August 01, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
Topics: Pumps , Rotors , Wind , Modeling
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Figures

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Typical velocity—power curve of a wind pump rotor
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Observed and predicted velocity power curve of the rotor
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Observed and predicted velocity—hydraulic power output curve for WM-DW-300 wind pump
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Observed and predicted velocity—hydraulic power output curve for Appoly-12-PU-500 wind mill
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Cumulative distribution function of the sites
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Probability density function of the sites

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