IJMTES – COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF SCOOPED WINDMILL DESIGN

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : Abdul Jamal C | Srinath S | E.Arun Kumar

Volume 02 Issue 12  Year 2015

ISSN no: 2348-3121  

Page no: 96-100

Abstract  A windmill is a mill that converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called blades. Centuries ago, windmills usually were used to mill grain, pump water, or both. Thus they often were gristmills, wind pumps, or both. The majority of modern windmills take the form of wind turbines used to generate electricity, or wind pumps used to pump water, either for land drainage or to extract groundwater. In this project we are doing the analysis of wind turbine blade using computational fluid dynamic analysis. This project we are designed the 3D model of the wind turbine blade by using solid works software and the analysis taken by the ANSYS CFD software. This project we are analyzed the wind speed acting on the wind turbine blade. Here the wind turbine blade is analyzed with scoop design. Then the wind blade is compared without scoop design. The blade is analyzed to find the maximum velocity and pressure over the blade design.

Keywords Windmill; CFD software; Computational fluid dynamic analysis; Styling; Wind blade

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