Design and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Thick, Multi-Element High-Lift Airfoil

Publication: Research - peer-reviewArticle in proceedings – Annual report year: 2012

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Design and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Thick, Multi-Element High-Lift Airfoil. / Zahle, Frederik; Gaunaa, Mac; Sørensen, Niels N.; Bak, Christian.

Proceedings of EWEA 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), 2012.

Publication: Research - peer-reviewArticle in proceedings – Annual report year: 2012

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Zahle, F, Gaunaa, M, Sørensen, NN & Bak, C 2012, Design and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Thick, Multi-Element High-Lift Airfoil. in Proceedings of EWEA 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).

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Zahle, F., Gaunaa, M., Sørensen, N. N., & Bak, C. (2012). Design and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Thick, Multi-Element High-Lift Airfoil. In Proceedings of EWEA 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).

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Zahle F, Gaunaa M, Sørensen NN, Bak C. 2012. Design and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Thick, Multi-Element High-Lift Airfoil. In Proceedings of EWEA 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).

MLA

Zahle, Frederik et al. "Design and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Thick, Multi-Element High-Lift Airfoil". Proceedings of EWEA 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). 2012.

Vancouver

Zahle F, Gaunaa M, Sørensen NN, Bak C. Design and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Thick, Multi-Element High-Lift Airfoil. In Proceedings of EWEA 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). 2012.

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Zahle, Frederik; Gaunaa, Mac; Sørensen, Niels N.; Bak, Christian / Design and Wind Tunnel Testing of a Thick, Multi-Element High-Lift Airfoil.

Proceedings of EWEA 2012 - European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), 2012.

Publication: Research - peer-reviewArticle in proceedings – Annual report year: 2012

Bibtex

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