Forces and Moments on Flat Plates of Small Aspect Ratio with Application to PV Wind Loads and Small Wind Turbine Blades

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Xavier Ortiz ; David Rival ; David Wood (2015)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Energies, volume 8, issue 4 3, pages 1-16 (issn: 1996-1073)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/en8042438
  • Subject: flat plate lift and drag | Technology | PV (photovoltaic) wind loads | T | flat plate lift and drag; PV (photovoltaic) wind loads; small wind turbines; unsteady aerodynamic forces | small wind turbines | unsteady aerodynamic forces
    • jel: jel:Q0 | jel:Q | jel:Q4 | jel:Q47 | jel:Q49 | jel:Q48 | jel:Q43 | jel:Q42 | jel:Q41 | jel:Q40
    arxiv: Physics::Fluid Dynamics

To improve knowledge of the wind loads on photovoltaic structures mounted on flat roofs at the high angles required in high latitudes, and to study starting flow on low aspect ratio wind turbine blades, a series of wind tunnel tests were undertaken. Thin flat plates of ... View more
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