Towards the understanding of vertical-axis wind turbines in double-rotor configuration

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Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) in double-rotor configuration, meaning two rotors in close proximity, have the ability to enhance the power performance. In this study, we work towards the understanding of vertical-axis wind turbines in double-rotor configuration. Numerical simulations are performed to gain insight in the physics behind the double-rotor concept. Furthermore, a parametric study is performed to explore the effect of the double-rotor lay-out, rotor loading, rotor spacing and wind direction on the flow characteristics and the power generation.
Original languageEnglish
Article number022015
Book seriesJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume1037
Issue number2
Number of pages10
ISSN1742-6596
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StatePublished - 2018
EventThe Science of Making Torque from Wind 2018 - Politecnico di Milano (POLIMI), Milan, Italy
Duration: 20 Jun 201822 Jun 2018
Conference number: 7
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ConferenceThe Science of Making Torque from Wind 2018
Number7
LocationPolitecnico di Milano (POLIMI)
CountryItaly
CityMilan
Period20/06/201822/06/2018
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