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Vortex Flow Wind Turbine:An Experimental Study


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1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Asansol engineering College, Asansol-713305, India
2 Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Asansol engineering College, Asansol-713305, India
 

In this paper capturing of wind energy using bladeless device which is a new approach has been discussed. The energy of vorticity which is an aerodynamic effect has been captured by this device. A cyclical pattern of vortices has been generated when the wind bypasses a fixed structure and the fixed structure starts oscillating when these forces are strong enough. Without avoiding these aerodynamic instabilities this device maximizes the resulting oscillation and captures that energy. Naturally, such device is completely different from traditional turbine. Instead of the usual tower, nacelle and blades, the device has a fixed mast, a power generator and a hollow, light weight and semi-rigid fibreglass cylinder on top. In this device the technology has been used is very cost effective and highly competitive not only against generations of alternative or renewable energy, but even compared to conventional technologies.

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Vorticity, Aerodynamic Effect.
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  • Vortex Flow Wind Turbine:An Experimental Study

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Authors

Anish Deb
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Asansol engineering College, Asansol-713305, India
Sumanta Karmakar
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Asansol engineering College, Asansol-713305, India
Pranav Priyadarshi
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Asansol engineering College, Asansol-713305, India
Prakash Kumar
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Asansol engineering College, Asansol-713305, India
Paritosh Mahto
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Asansol engineering College, Asansol-713305, India

Abstract


In this paper capturing of wind energy using bladeless device which is a new approach has been discussed. The energy of vorticity which is an aerodynamic effect has been captured by this device. A cyclical pattern of vortices has been generated when the wind bypasses a fixed structure and the fixed structure starts oscillating when these forces are strong enough. Without avoiding these aerodynamic instabilities this device maximizes the resulting oscillation and captures that energy. Naturally, such device is completely different from traditional turbine. Instead of the usual tower, nacelle and blades, the device has a fixed mast, a power generator and a hollow, light weight and semi-rigid fibreglass cylinder on top. In this device the technology has been used is very cost effective and highly competitive not only against generations of alternative or renewable energy, but even compared to conventional technologies.

Keywords


Vorticity, Aerodynamic Effect.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21843/reas%2F2017%2F26-35%2F184051