Dynamic stall in vertical axis wind turbines: scaling and topological considerations

  title={Dynamic stall in vertical axis wind turbines: scaling and topological considerations},
  author={A-J. Buchner and Julio Soria and Damon R. Honnery and Alexander J. Smits},
  journal={Journal of Fluid Mechanics},
  pages={746 - 766}
Vertical axis wind turbine blades are subject to rapid, cyclical variations in angle of attack and relative airspeed which can induce dynamic stall. This phenomenon poses an obstacle to the greater implementation of vertical axis wind turbines because dynamic stall can reduce turbine efficiency and induce structural vibrations and noise. This study seeks to provide a more comprehensive description of dynamic stall in vertical axis wind turbines, with an emphasis on understanding its parametric… 

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