E3S Web Conf.
Volume 128, 2019XII International Conference on Computational Heat, Mass and Momentum Transfer (ICCHMT 2019)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Advanced Numerical Methods|
|Published online||08 November 2019|
Computational performance analysis of an airborne rotor-type electricity generator wind turbine
Istanbul Bilgi University, Mechanical Engineering Department,
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This paper presents an analysis of the possible performance of a proposed airborne rotor type electricity generator wind turbine design. The innovative design proposal by inventor is based on the rotation of the airborne structure with blades attached to the airborne zeppelin and thus it is called an airborne rotor generator. In this paper computational fluid dynamics analysis of a model close to the proposed design is carried out and the results are presented. The proposed design examples are set to produce 10-100KW. The electrical energy generated through two symmetrically placed alternators at both ends of the zeppelin is transferred to the ground-based system through the tethered cords used to also stabilize the system. Thus, an airborne rotor generator is formed.
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