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fixed-pitch wind turbine [1 record]

Record 1 2013-06-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Electric Rotary Machines - Types
  • Wind Energy
DEF

[A horizontal axis wind turbine] where the global pitch angle [of the blades] does not change dynamically ...

CONT

Pitch Regulation. Once the rated wind speed has been reached, a WT [wind turbine] will be unable to make use of all of the wind energy incident on the rotor plane and must shed some. A pitch-regulated WT [wind turbine] will do this [namely] by pitching the blades to increase the angle of attack to cause sections of the blade to stall (in pitch-to-stall machines).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Machines tournantes électriques - types
  • Énergie éolienne
DEF

Éolienne à axe horizontal dont le rotor est muni de pales fixées de manière rigide au moyeu et qui est régulée soit par effacement du rotor, soit par décrochage aérodynamique passif des pales.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Máquinas rotativas eléctricas - tipos
  • Energía eólica
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