|February 23, 2015, 08:16||
modeling a vertical axis wind turbine
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 3Rep Power: 4
Hi everyone !
I am new to ICEM CFD. my thesis is about simulating a 3 bladed VAWT. but I have some general questions at the first of my job :
1- I have to do my job with 3 blades which are fixed on a circle with 120 degrees phase difference but i only have produced 1 blade in catia as you see in Image. I imported that blade to ICEM and I drew a circle . but i don't know how to duplicate (rotate) and transform my blade 120 and 240 degrees to produce 3 blades around circle. could you help me ?
2- I want my blades to rotate in the final model. how should i mesh so that my model could rotate in final simulating ? i mean i want a dynamic simulation.
thank you all in advance
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|vertical axis wind turbine: Steady State? Chart?||Jbc||ANSYS||0||September 5, 2012 17:34|
|Vertical axis wind turbine in NUMECA||ArslanOZCAN||NUMECA||2||July 21, 2011 05:04|
|Basics in modeling a wind turbine||CFDbeginner||ANSYS Meshing & Geometry||0||October 21, 2010 14:27|
|wind turbine modeling||jkkibrahim||CFX||1||April 30, 2010 05:53|
|wind turbine modeling||jkkibrahim||OpenFOAM||0||April 29, 2010 12:34|