Small VAWT design

Discussion in 'All about VAWTs' started by Caleb, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. I made a series of videos on designing a small lift VAWT. It needs some editing, but it might be helpful.
    This first one is just an introduction:
  2. The second video talks about choosing dimensions for the turbine:
  3. This discusses the tip speed ratio TSR:
  4. A bit about the Betz Limit:
  5. This one covers the angle of attack on the blades:
  6. This is how I chose my airfoil:
  7. This is a little more technical talking about the Multiple Stream Tube model:
  8. And finally, selecting the blade chord:

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