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Performance Prediction for The Windmill with Cam-Guided Blades [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 1989; 2(1): 48-54

Performance Prediction for The Windmill with Cam-Guided Blades

M. N. Nahas, M. Akyurt
From Mechanical Engineering Department, King Abdulaziz Unirvesity, P.B. Box 9027, Jeddah 21413, Saudi Arabia.

Performance analyses are undertaken for a windmill that features cam-guided flaps. A single-flap windmill is treated as a slider-crank mechanism with variable eccentricity. The cylinder axis is also considered alterable. The resulting computer program is used in connection with the AL-YASEER software package to study the performance of the system under various wind as well as rotor speeds. The results obtained in this manner are compared with those of wind tunnel experiments on a physical model of the windmill.

Keywords: Al-Yaseer, Cam-Guided Flap, Slider-Crank Mechanism, Windmill.


M. N. Nahas, M. Akyurt. Performance Prediction for The Windmill with Cam-Guided Blades. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 1989; 2(1): 48-54

Corresponding Author: M. N. Nahas, Saudi Arabia


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