Steady and unsteady analysis of NACA 0018 airfoil in vertical-axis wind turbine

Krzysztof Rogowski , Ryszard Maroński , Martin O.L. Hansen


Numerical results are presented for aerodynamic unsteady and steady airfoil characteristics of the NACA 0018 airfoil of a two-dimensional vertical-axis wind turbine. A geometrical model of the Darrieus-type wind turbine and the rotor operating parameters used for numerical simulation are taken from the literature. Airfoil characteristics are investigated using the same mesh distribution around the airfoil edges and two turbulence models: the RNG k-" and the SST Transition. Computed results for the SST Transition model are in good agreement with the experiment, especially for static airfoil characteristics.
Author Krzysztof Rogowski (FPAE / IAAM)
Krzysztof Rogowski,,
- The Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics
, Ryszard Maroński (FPAE / IAAM)
Ryszard Maroński,,
- The Institute of Aeronautics and Applied Mechanics
, Martin O.L. Hansen
Martin O.L. Hansen,,
Journal seriesJournal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, ISSN 1429-2955, (A 15 pkt)
Issue year2018
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in Englishairfoil characteristics, vertical-axis wind turbine, computational fluid dynamics
ASJC Classification2600 General Mathematics
Languageen angielski
3640-9182-1-PB[1].pdf 1.24 MB
Score (nominal)15
ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 04-04-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 15.0, 04-04-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 1; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2017 = 0.651; WoS Impact Factor: 2017 = 0.783 (2) - 2017=0.974 (5)
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