Experimental verification of computational model for wind turbine blade geometry design
Department of Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics, Faculty of Mech. Eng., CTU in Prague, Technická 4, Prague, Czech Republic
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Published online: 6 May 2015
A 3D potential flow solver with unsteady force free wake model intended for optimization of blade shape for wind power generation is applied on a test case scenario formed by a wind turbine with vertical axis of rotation. The calculation is sensitive to correct modelling of wake and its interaction with blades. The validity of the flow solver is verified by comparing experimentally obtained performance data of model rotor with numerical results.
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