Paper Title:
High-Efficiency 4kW VAWT Design and Development
  Abstract

Emerging markets need small sized VAWT (vertical-axis wind turbine) for residential energy supplement. MingDao university wind power R&D team has developed a 4kW VAWT system is response to this need. The development items include innovative blades, generator, power control and mast design. The newly developped 4kW VAWT system demonstrates superior performance. The average VAWT efficiency is 0.31 and the average Cp is 0.39. The preliminary results showed this approach has potential for future applications.

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Periodical
Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 512 - 515)
Chapter
Chapter 3: Development and Utilization of Wind Energy
Edited by
Nanqi Ren, Lam Kin Che, Bo Jin, Renjie Dong and Haiquan Su
Pages
617-622
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.512-515.617
Citation
Lih Shyng Shyu et al., 2012, Advanced Materials Research, 512-515, 617
Online since
May 2012
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US$ 28,-
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