Blade shape of a Troposkein type of vertical axis wind turbine

Sean McGinty, Sean McKee

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In this article we discuss a mathematical model of the required blade shape for a troposkein-type of vertical-axis wind turbine. We consider the case where the blade rotation speed is constant. The problem is an example of how elliptic integrals emerge in practice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-60
Number of pages10
JournalMathematical Spectrum
Volume47
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • wind turbines
  • blade shape
  • elliptic integrals

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Blade shape of a Troposkein type of vertical axis wind turbine. / McGinty, Sean; McKee, Sean.

In: Mathematical Spectrum, Vol. 47, No. 2, 2014, p. 51-60.

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