Numerical Analysis of the Influence of Tip Devices on the Power Coefficient of a VAWT
Marco Raciti Castelli
Darrieus Wind Turbine | Tip Devices | Tip Vortexes | Winglet | Elliptic Termination | Aerodynamic Bulkhead
The aerodynamic performances of vertical axis wind
turbines are highly affected by tip vortexes. In the present
work, different tip devices are considered and simulated against
a baseline rotor configuration, with the aim of identifying the
best tip architec...