Ppt on vertical axis windmill

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Wind-power Technology When you talk about modern wind turbines, youre looking at two primary designs: horizontal-axis and vertical-axis Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are pretty rare The only one currently in commercial production is the Darrieus turbine, which looks kind/ from a "hydraulic wind engine", or a wind turbine such as the Éolienne Bollée (patented in 1868), the Eclipse Windmill (developed in 1867), and the Aermotor (first appeared in 1888 to pump water for cattle, and is still in production)/


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(7-20 m / s) winds. Wind energy, we obtain with Windmills Wind motors Windmills Windmill - oldest wind motors . Wind energy converts into kinetic energy of rotation. Windmill in Lednogórze at route Poznan - Gniezno The entire mill was built of/process the kinetic energy of wind to mechanical energy, which is then used to generate electricity. Wind motors Vertical axis turbines Horizontal axis turbines Wind motors The wind turbine is equipped with such in: impeller (rotor), which translates the energy of/


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blow as long as the sun shines. HOW WIND MACHINES WORK Like old fashioned windmills, today’s wind machines use blades to collect the wind’s kinetic energy. Windmills work because they slow down the speed of the wind. The wind flows over/OF WIND MACHINES There are two types of wind machines used today based on the direction of the rotating axis: horizontal–axis wind machines and vertical-axis wind machines. WIND PRODUCTION In This graph from The Economist shows that global wind power production is climbing /


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Farms Higher costs (construction & maintenance) More energy harvested (higher wind speed over open water and less turbulence) Windmills: NIMBY Wind Energy System Power extracted from wind is proportional to the cube of wind’s velocity and area swept/Energy System Wind Turbine classified by orientation of rotor shaft and are of two varieties: – Horizontal axis (vertical blades): most common – Vertical axis (horizontal blades): Wind Energy System Wind Energy Storage & Economics Present cost for at home wind /


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the wind power available at any location is called Wind Power Density(WPD). Commercial wind farms generally produce a WPD of 400 watts/square meter. HORIZONTAL AXIS WIND TURBINE VERTICAL AXIS WIND TURBINE AALBORG-TURBINE DARRIEUS-WINDMILL Conventional horizontal axis turbines can be divided into three components: . The ROTOR component : Its approx 20% of the wind turbine cost, includes the blade for converting wind energy/


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to capture the wind and put it to work Wind System –Wind machine, tower, and all ancillary equipment Windmill –Wind machine that generates mechanical motion (ie. water pumping, grain grinding, etc.) Wind Turbine –A device /Turbine Technology Orientation Turbines can be categorized into two overarching classes based on the orientation of the rotor Vertical AxisHorizontal Axis Lift vs Drag: Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Lift Device “Darrieus” –Low solidity, aerofoil blades –More efficient than drag device Drag /


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of oil or water which then heats up e.g. device near Southampton. ii) by orientation of axis of machine a) horizontal axis - HAWT b) vertical axis - VAWT iii) by type of force used to turn device a) lift force machines b) drag force/ a reduced pressure and creating lift View looking vertically downwards from above onto tower Principles of Lift and Drag Norwich Business School 52 American Homestead Windmill for pumping water Traditional English Windmill Spanish Windmills Note 7 in a cluster of 11 Traditional/


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parts: Capital cost is economical. Efficient Aerodynamics and self governing in speed and orientation (Control). 12 Rural Electrification A windmill used to generate electricity is commonly called a wind turbine. Until the 1960 wind turbines were commonly used to generate/in Seattle Shipped with Crane 330 feet 3.2 Megawatt Steel tubular Tower SANDIA VAWT Turbines The Darrieus type Vertical axis wind turbines were developed by SANDIA and A 34 meter diameter Instrumented Turbine was installed in Bushland, TX /


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energy propelled boats along the Nile River as early as 5000 B.C. By 200 B.C., simple windmills in China were pumping water, while vertical-axis windmills with woven reed sails were grinding grain in Persia and the Middle East. Since early recorded history, /energy propelled boats along the Nile River as early as 5000 B.C. By 200 B.C., simple windmills in China were pumping water, while vertical-axis windmills with woven reed sails were grinding grain in Persia and the Middle East. A specific place However, /


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been used for 5,000 years to propel ships and irrigate land. Vertical axis windmills were first invented by Estakhri, a Persian geographer, in the 9 th century. Horizontal axis windmills were first used in the Greek islands of Cyclades in the 13 th/ converted wind power into electricity. Poul la Cour, a Danish scientist, stored wind as hydrogen and oxygen energy Early Windmills Windmills were first used to irrigate land. They pumped water throughout fields using energy gathered from the wind. They were also/


Wind Power It’ll Blow You Away. History of Wind Power Sailboats and other sailing stuff: 5,500 years ago Sinhalese uses monsoon winds to heat steel smelting.

costs HAWTs also require a yaw control mechanism to turn blades toward the wind VAWT Functionality/Benefits Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs) are oriented vertically so that no yaw is needed Same basic premise as HAWTs, but oriented differently “Eggbeater” (/other things simultaneously (such as agriculture) Energy Return on Investment (EROI) is about 5 to 35 for most windmills, depending on size Leaking lubricating oil may contaminate nearby drinking water Analysis of seabed geology, marine mammals, and /


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wind power technology spread north to Europe 1850, U.S. Wind Engine Company creates the Halladay Windmill 1880, steel blades invented for windmills 1970, skyrocketing gas prices renew interest in wind power 1980, first large wind farms are /): 501-43. Web. 2 Tjiu, Willy, Tjukup Marnoto, Sohif Mat, Mohd Hafidz Ruslan, and Kamaruzzaman Sopian. "Darrieus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine for Power Generation II: Challenges in HAWT and the Opportunity of Multi-megawatt Darrieus VAWT Development." Renewable Energy 75 /


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.udel.edu/WindPower/ResourceMap/index-world.html 35 Types of Wind Turbines “Windmill”- used to grind grain into flour or pump water Many different names - “wind-driven generator”, “wind generator”, “wind turbine”, “wind-turbine generator (WTG)”, “wind energy conversion system (WECS)” Can have be horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT) or vertical axis wind turbines (VAWT) Groups of wind turbines are located in what is/


Bonneville Environmental Foundation. Wind Energy Workshop.

Early “WINDMILL” in Afghanistan (900AD) Jacobs Turbine – 1920 - 1960 Smith-Putnam Turbine Vermont, 1940s Modern Windmills Orientation Turbines can be categorized into two overarching classes based on the orientation of the rotor Vertical AxisHorizontal Axis Vertical Axis Turbines /Some machines have down-wind rotors, but only commercially available ones are small turbines Types of Electricity Generating Windmills Small (  10 kW) Homes Farms Remote Applications (e.g. water pumping, telecom sites, icemaking/


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Early “Windmill” in Afghanistan (900AD) Jacobs Turbine – 1920 - 1960WinCharger – 1930s – 40s Smith-Putnam Turbine Vermont, 1940s Modern Windmills Orientation Turbines can be categorized into two overarching classes based on the orientation of the rotor Vertical AxisHorizontal Axis Vertical Axis Turbines Advantages/ Project | www.kidwind.org Wind Farms Off-Shore Wind Farms Middelgrunden THE WIND RESOURCE Why do windmills need to be high in the sky?? Turbulent wind is bad wind Calculation of Wind Power Power/


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Early “WINDMILL” in Afghanistan (900AD) Jacobs Turbine – 1920 - 1960 Smith-Putnam Turbine Vermont, 1940s Modern Windmills Orientation Turbines can be categorized into two overarching classes based on the orientation of the rotor Vertical AxisHorizontal Axis Vertical Axis Turbines / Some machines have down-wind rotors, but only commercially available ones are small turbines Types of Electricity Generating Windmills Small (  10 kW) Homes Farms Remote Applications (e.g. water pumping, telecom sites, icemaking/


Wind Energy Science and Engineering John Galisky Space, Technology and Robotic Systems Academy Lompoc High School Lompoc, CA

Early “Windmill” in Afghanistan (900AD) Jacobs Turbine – 1920 - 1960WinCharger – 1930s – 40s Smith-Putnam Turbine Vermont, 1940s Modern Windmills Orientation Turbines can be categorized into two overarching classes based on the orientation of the rotor Vertical AxisHorizontal Axis Vertical Axis Turbines Advantages/ Project | www.kidwind.org Wind Farms Off-Shore Wind Farms Middelgrunden THE WIND RESOURCE Why do windmills need to be high in the sky?? Turbulent wind is bad wind Calculation of Wind Power Power/


Wind Power Green Energy Rabie Abu Saleem. Skeleton  Historical Development And Statistics  Wind Power Turbines  Wind Power Calculations  Wind Power.

Statistics Statistics Wind Power Turbines  Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWTs)  Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines (HAWTs) Types of Wind Power Turbines Wind Power Turbines Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine (HAWT) Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine (HAWT)  advantages:/Power Calculations Rayleigh probability density function: Average Power Wind Power Calculations Wind Power and CO2 Emissions Windmills don’t decrease the CO2 emission, it can further increase it!! Wind Power and CO2 /


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noticed by sailors - the old sailing ships could extract the equivalent of 10,000 hp from the wind! Windmills were prevalent in Europe in the 19 th century Several million were pumping water in the US in the early/ based on the direction of the axis that the turbine rotates about. Horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT) -the turbine rotates around an axis that is horizontal. Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWT) –the turbine rotates around a vertical axis HAWT Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines main rotor shaft and /


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Technology - Impacts - Wind in the Classroom Early “Windmill” in Afghanistan (900AD) Jacobs Turbine – 1920 - 1960WinCharger – 1930s – 40s Smith-Putnam Turbine Vermont, 1940s Modern Windmills Rotor Orientation Vertical Axis Turbines Advantages Omnidirectional – Accepts wind from any angle /blade design is best Understand the engineering design process KidWind Project | www.kidwind.org Key Concepts How do windmills spin? Force of wind –Deflection –Equal & opposite reaction Rotor Wind Speed – Power in the Wind/


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Metering v. Off-Grid Courtesy DOE/NREL: Credit Warren Gretz Some Windmill History Used in Persia in 200 B.C. & in the Roman Empire in 250 A.D. First practical vertical axle windmills, built in Afghanistan in the 7 th century. Made of 6 / Source: KidWind HAWT Designs WhalePower http://www.whalepower.com/drupal/?q=node/3 Airbreeze http://airbreeze.com/ Skystream 3.7 Vertical Axis Turbines Proponents of VAWTs Argue Omnidirectional – Accepts wind from any angle Components can be mounted at ground level – Ease /


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work agricultural work. Todays wind turbine is a highly evolved version of a windmill. Types of Wind Turbines Wind turbines are divided into Two General Types: Vertical Axis Horizontal Axis Horizontal Axis - A horizontal axis machine has its blades rotating on an axis parallel to the ground. Vertical Axis - A vertical axis machine has its blades rotating on an axis perpendicular to the ground. How Does a Wind Turbine Work? Wind turbines/


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the generator makes electricity Construction: Wind Sheer Wind turbines, like windmills, are mounted on a tower to capture the most wind energy Wind turbines, like windmills, are mounted on a tower to capture the most wind/ above ground Internal Parts: The “Hub” Turbines: Two Types Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Two Types Vertical Axis Advantages Vertical Axis Advantages  Can place generator on ground  You don’t need a/


INDUCTION GENERATOR FOR WIND POWER GENERATION. OUTLINES Introduction What is induction generator ? History Wind turbines Terminologies used Working Wind.

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windmills were in use to drain areas of the Rhine River delta  1887- 1 st electricity generation in Scotland by James Blyth  1888- 1 st automatically operated wind turbine was built in Cleveland by Charles F. Brush  Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine  Vertical Axis/Glass fabrics  Heaters  Accessories  Vacuum pump  Model table and model  Preparation of mould  Manufacturing of windmill blades  Model table preparation  Foam cutting  Joining of the separate blocks  Lamination  Finishing  Contour /


Exploring Wind Energy.

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the Nile indicate the power of wind 500-900 AD First windmills developed in Persia 1300 AD First horizontal- axis windmills in Europe 1850s Daniel Halladay and John Burnham build Halladay Windmill; start US Wind Engine Company Late 1880s Thomas O. Perry / Wind Turbines Turbines can be categorized into two classes based on the orientation of the rotor. The NEED Project 2014 Vertical-Axis Turbines Advantages o Omni-directional - accepts wind from any direction o Components can be mounted at ground level - ease/


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the Nile indicate the power of wind 500-900 AD First windmills developed in Persia 1300 AD First horizontal- axis windmills in Europe 1850s Daniel Halladay and John Burnham build Halladay Windmill; start US Wind Engine Company Late 1880s Thomas O. Perry / Wind Turbines Turbines can be categorized into two classes based on the orientation of the rotor. The NEED Project 2014 Vertical-Axis Turbines Advantages o Omni-directional - accepts wind from any direction o Components can be mounted at ground level - ease/


Angular Momentum.

Notice that you do not need to know the moment of inertia of the windmill to do this calculation. Conservation of Angular Momentum If the net external torque/ wheel. Initially, neither the wheel nor the turntable is spinning. You hold the axel vertical with one hand and spin the wheel counterclockwise with the other hand. You observe that /1 is rotating freely and has angular velocity wi and moment of inertia I1 about its symmetry axis, as shown. It drops onto disk 2 of moment of inertia I2, initially at rest/


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(just above the horizon) to 90º (directly overhead). When the suns rays are vertical, the Earths surface gets all the energy possible. The more slanted the suns rays are/the energy in the wind into rotary mechanical movement. Currently, the three-blade, horizontal axis rotor dominates. The rotor blades are mainly made of glass-fibre or carbon-fibre /can be extracted realistically from the wind. It can been shown theoretically that any windmill can only possibly extract a maximum of 59.3% of the power from /


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History of Wind Power. Large Wind Systems  Range in size from 100 kW to 2 MW  Provide wholesale bulk power  Require 13 mph average wind sites.

Germany’s Potential: 100 GW North Dakota’s Potential: 250 GW World Class Wind Potential Drag Device Giant Brush Windmill (1887 – 1900s)  Charles Brush  Automatically operated  Dynamo  Charged batteries  Provided light Earliest Use  May be sail boats  Persia 500 - 900 A.D. - Drag, Vertical Axis Device - Panemone - Grain Grinding & Water Pumping  China 1219 A.D. - Grain Grinding & Water Pumping  Crete - Water pumping for/


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), when a lot of wind turbines setup in a close area it called Wind Farm. In the past people used windmills. Windmills are the oldest form of technology used to create wind energy. They were originally created to help pump water for farming and/. Ability to throw the rotor blades in a storm, to minimize damage. Types of Wind Turbines Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines (VAWT) Have the main motor shaft arranged vertically. Advantages of VAWT Can be easier to maintain if the moving parts are located near ground. As/


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" generators Low cost manufacturing Smart power electronics Very tall towers "Stealth" low noise & visual impact Wind Energy Technologies Horizontal Axis Turbines (HAWT) Vertical Axis Turbines (VAWT) Windmills Horizontal Axis Turbines Propeller Type Most Common Utility Scale Vertical Axis Turbines Lift Base Turbine Vertical Base Turbines Drag Base Turbine Windmills Wind *Wind energy has minor impacts on our environment. *Wind energy plants produce no air pollutants or greenhouse gases. Impacts/


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machines to operate unattended. They were an important contributor to the settlement of the Great Plains. Over 6 million windmills have been sold… and counting! 4) Early in last century, electric utilities served only the cities. Beginning/ Heights Friend and Pen Tree Height Micrositing Recap Small Wind Turbine Technology Small Wind Turbine Technology Horizontal Axis Upwind Horizontal Axis Downwind Vertical Axis Towers Systems HAWT - Upwind Configuration: 2 or 3 blades aimed into the wind by the tail/


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boats. The Chineses, Persians, the Greeks and the Egyptians have mainly used the windmills for a lot of centuries B.C. and for the grinding of cerials. Concretely Persians, used windmills of vertical axis. Moreover, the windmills they was used for pumping of water. This application existed mainly in Holland where the windmills they was used for the pumping of water from the flooded regions and/


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noticed by sailors - the old sailing ships could extract the equivalent of 10,000 hp from the wind! Windmills were prevalent in Europe in the 19 th century Several million were pumping water in the US in the early/ based on the direction of the axis that the turbine rotates about. Horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT) -the turbine rotates around an axis that is horizontal. Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWT) –the turbine rotates around a vertical axis HAWT Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines main rotor shaft and /


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first noticed by sailors the old sailing ships could extract the equivalent of 10,000 hp from the wind! Windmills were prevalent in Europe in the 19 th century Several million were pumping water in the US in the / based on the direction of the axis that the turbine rotates about. Horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT) -the turbine rotates around an axis that is horizontal. Vertical Axis Wind Turbines (VAWT) –the turbine rotates around a vertical axis HAWT Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines main rotor shaft and /


Introduction to Alternative Energy Wind Energy Ui Luu / Engineering Special Credits: National Science Foundation APS /GE.

of bundled reeds.   Egyptians may have been the first to go up the Nile River around 4 th Century B.C., powered by wind.   Ancient Chinese used vertical axis windmills to grind grain and pump water   Windmills were introduced to Europe by the Crusaders around 1300 A.D A 19th-century American knock-off of the Persian panemone (http://telosnet.com/wind/early.html/


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more efficient lifts. The sailboat is the earliest known use of wind power. The first windmills were made to automate the tasks of grain grinding and water pumping in Persia 500-900AD Wind as Electricity The first use/ the rotor area, times the cube of the wind speed. Air density varies according to elevation, temperature and weather fronts. Vertical Axis Turbines Although vertical axis wind turbines have existed for centuries, they are not as common as their horizontal counterparts. The main reason for this is/


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of the electricity produced. Past Early History Earliest known use of wind power are sail boats over 7,000 years ago The first proven use of windmills were in Persia 500-900 AD (vertical axis) First horizontal axis windmills appear in Europe in 1100 AD. Tower mill design is invented in the 1390 AD Used primarily for grinding 19 th Century James Blythe develops the/


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