The shrouded aerogenerator

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Abstract

Experimental studies have been performed on a shrouded aerogenerator. The device tested will produce about twice the output power obtainable from an ideal wind turbine working under the same freestream conditions but without a duct. The aerogenerator does not require a driving mechanism that will keep it parallel to the free-stream direction. A simple, two-stage turbine with fixed blade geometry will provide the expected power output over a fairly wide range of free-stream velocities and rotational speeds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-439
Number of pages11
JournalEnergy
Volume2
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Pollution
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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