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Author Abbasi, Alireza
Affiliation Amirkabir University of Technology, Department of Maritime Engineering Tehran, Iran
E-mail alireza.abbasi.ara1992@gmail.com
Author Ghassemi, Hassan
Affiliation Amirkabir University of Technology, Department of Maritime Engineering Tehran, Iran
E-mail gasemi@aut.ac.ir
Author Molyneux, David
Affiliation Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Ocean and Naval Engineering St. John’s, Canada
E-mail david.molyneux@mun.ca
ISSN printed 1733-8670
URI https://repository.scientific-journals.eu/handle/123456789/2522
Abstract The purpose of this research was to investigate the power and thrust coefficients of a horizontal axis tidal stream turbine (HATST) with different blade geometries, including twist angles, blade numbers, and section profiles. The RANS equations and Star-CCM+ commercial software were used to numerically analyze these variables. Furthermore, the turbulence model used in this study is a Realisable k-ε turbulent model. Nine different models were defined by changing the twist angle, thickness, camber, and blade numbers. The results are presented, and the power and thrust coefficients are compared against TSR for each of the nine different models. The pressure distribution and flow velocity contour are also presented and discussed.
Pages 11-20
Publisher Scientific Journals Maritime University of Szczecin, Zeszyty Naukowe Akademia Morska w Szczecinie
Keywords HATST
Keywords twist angle
Keywords blade profile
Keywords blade number
Keywords power coefficient
Keywords thrust coefficients
Title Power and thrust coefficients of the horizontal axis tidal stream turbine with different twist angles, blade numbers, and section profiles
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ISSN on-line 2392-0378
Language English
Funding No data
Figures 12
Tables 2
DOI 10.17402/321
Published 2019-01-16
Accepted 2019-02-14
Recieved 2019-01-25

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