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On the efficiency of bird-inspired dual-wing generator

@inproceedings{Wang2016OnTE,
  title={On the efficiency of bird-inspired dual-wing generator},
  author={Felix Yanwei Wang},
  year={2016}
}
Bird flight, with its simplicity, elegance and efficiency, has garnered much interest in scientific and engineering projects. In 2014, Festo, a German robotics company inspired by how efficient a bird wing can produce lift, built a dual-wing generator (DWG) that mimics the movement of wings in flight to extract wind energy and produce electricity. It claims its prototype achieves higher efficiency than current wind turbines at low wind speeds. My project uses COMSOL’s computational fluid… 

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