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Investigation on Savonius Wind Turbine in Directed Flow

Mohd Hafiz bin Amran, Mohd Hafiz (2008) Investigation on Savonius Wind Turbine in Directed Flow. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The Savonius wind turbine is normally installed in vertical axis configuration and operates in open atmosphere. The wind energy from atmosphere is converted into a mechanical energy rotating of the rotor to produced either electricity or torque. In this study the turbine is to be installed horizontally on top of a chimney. Three different configurations are proposed. The first proposed configuration will exposed the entire rotor to the wind stream. In the second configuration the wind stream will directed to a concave vane by manipulating the angle of flow direction. In the last proposed configuration a guide plate is inserted at one side of the rotor as a casing. An analysis has been conducted on these three different configurations with experimental procedure to verify the result obtained with numerical analysis method in previous work.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subject: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Sciences and Information Technology
Depositing User: Users 1278 not found.
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2012 15:46
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:44
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/3740

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