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Dighe, V.V. (author), De Oliveira Andrade, G.L. (author), Avallone, F. (author), van Bussel, G.J.W. (author)
This paper aims to study the aerodynamic performance of ducted wind turbines (DWT) using inviscid and viscous flow calculations by accounting for the mutual interaction between the duct and the rotor. Two generalized duct cross section geometries are considered while the rotor is modelled as an actuator disc with constant thrust coefficient....
journal article 2018
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Dighe, V.V. (author), De Oliveira Andrade, G.L. (author), van Bussel, G.J.W. (author)
The practice of ducting wind turbines has shown a beneficial effect on the overall performance, when compared to an open turbine of the same rotor diameter1. However, an optimization study specifically for ducted wind turbines (DWT’s) is missing or incomplete. This work focuses on a numerical optimization of the duct orientation and the ideal...
abstract 2017
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Dighe, V.V. (author), Avallone, F. (author), van Bussel, G.J.W. (author)
In this paper, a computational approach, based on the solution of Reynolds-averaged-Navier–Stokes (RANS) equations, to describe the flow within and around a diffuser augmented wind turbine (DAWT) is reported. In order to reduce the computational cost, the turbine is modeled as an actuator disc (AD) that imposes a resistance to the passage of the...
journal article 2016