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Innovative concepts for aerodynamic control of wind turbine rotors

JAMIESON, P and BOWLES, A and DERRICK, A and LEITHEAD, W and ROGERS, M (1992) Innovative concepts for aerodynamic control of wind turbine rotors. Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 39 (1-3). pp. 395-404. ISSN 0167-6105

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Abstract

New systems for the aerodynamic control of wind turbine rotors are being studied in various projects funded by the UK Department of Energy. Results from a current project, ongoing at the National Wind Turbine Test Centre (NWTC) in Scotland are presented. These systems show the promise of much cheaper and more affective active control of horizontal axis wind turbines than has been achieved with full span and partial span pitching systems.

Item type: Article
ID code: 34814
Keywords: wind power, wind engineering, aerodynamic control , wind turbine rotors, turbines, Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
Subjects: Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2011 14:08
Last modified: 26 Mar 2015 20:39
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/34814

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