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Unformatted text preview: by John Zavalney QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Elaborate Elaborate How can wind be used more efficiently? How can wind be used more efficiently? QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. QUICK WRITE PROMPT In your notebook list as many factors that you can think of that would have an effect on the efficiency of wind turbines. Elaborate Elaborate How can wind be used more efficiently? How can wind be used more efficiently? QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 1. Wind Turbine Blade Design • Use your kit to experiment on blade design or • Watch wind turbine blade design PowerPoint KidWind turbine blade design PDF LESSON_bladedesign.pdf Wind Turbine Wind Turbine Blade Design Blade Design PowerPoint adopted from PowerPoint adopted from The Kidwind Project The Kidwind Project Number of Blades – One • Rotor must move more rapidly to capture same amount of wind – Gearbox ratio reduced – Added weight of counterbalance negates some benefits of lighter design – Higher speed means more noise, visual, and wildlife impacts • Blades easier to install because entire rotor can be...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2012 for the course CSE 459 taught by Professor Alix during the Spring '12 term at California Baptist University.

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