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The Optimization of Blade Pitch Settings of an Air Turbine Using Self-Pitch-Controlled Blades For Wave Power Conversion

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T. H. Kim, T. Setoguchi, K. Kaneko

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Saga University, 1, Honjo-machi, Saga-shi, Saga, 840-8502, Japan

M. Takao

Dept. of Control Engineering, Matsue National College of Technology, Shimane, Japan e-mail: takao@control.matsue-ct.ac.jp

J. Sol. Energy Eng 123(4), 382-386 (Jun 01, 2001) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1408306 History: Received September 01, 2000; Revised June 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Air turbine using self-pitch-controlled blades
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Turbine characteristics under steady flow conditions: (a) Torque coefficient; (b) Input coefficient; and (c) Efficiency
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Effect of setting angle on conversion efficiency of wave energy
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Starting characteristics under irregular wave conditions

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