Text Box: WIND ENERGY Research Lab at 
UW-Milwaukee

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director:    Professor Ryo Amano

 

 

Main Staff:      Andrew Welsh (M.S. candidate)

Brian Poly (M.S. candidate)

Pradeep Mohan Mohan Das (Ph.D. candidate)

Jose Martinez Lucci (Ph.D. candidate)

Lorne Forsythe (M.S. candidate)

Alka Gupta (Ph.D. candidate)

Randall Jackson (Ph.D. Candiate)

Shaohua Shen (M.S. Candidate)

Hitoshi Awakawa (M.S. Candidate)

Abdul Alsultan (Senior Student)

 

Tel:  (414) 229-2345 Lab (414)229-4320/2333

Fax: (414) 229-6958/6814

       

 


 

Text Box: WIND TURBINES

 

 

 

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Prof. Amano at Blue Sky Green Field Wind Energy Center

Jason Knuth is testing our hand-made turbine

 

Flow simulation around a wind turbine blade

Model turbine

 

Sponsors: US DOE, We Energies

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Flow across a wind turbine blade

Straight Blade

Velocity Vector plot for Straight Blade at r/R=25% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

Velocity Vector plot for Straight Blade at r/R=50% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

Velocity Vector plot for Straight Blade at r/R=100% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

 

Swept Blade

Velocity Vector plot for Swept Blade at r/R=25% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

Velocity Vector plot for Swept Blade at r/R=50% at 15 m/s Wind Speed

Velocity Vector plot for Swept Blade at r/R=100% at 15 m/s Wind Speed