Browsing Queen's Graduate Theses and Dissertations by Subject "Unsteady aerodynamics of wind turbines"
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Design of an Experimental Rig to Characterize the Gust Response of Small Wind Turbines and Autorotating Seeds This thesis investigates the rotational behavior of abstracted small-wind-turbine rotors exposed to a sudden increase in oncoming flow velocity, i.e. a gust. These rotors consisted of blades with aspect ratios characteristic ...