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    1: Parameters of tested water turbines (by Shionoet.al, 2002) Solidity (σ) Chord length (C) (mm) Blade inclination angle(ɸ)(°) Height (h) (mm) 0.20 62.8 43.7 300 0.30 94.2 43.7 300 0.40 125.7 43.7 300 0.50 157.1 43.7 300 0.40 125.7 50.0 374 0.40 125.7 60.0 544 Next, the effect of solidity σ on the water turbine characteristics was measured. Figure 2.1 shows a comparative analysis of torque characteristics for different solidity ratios at velocity 1.0 m/s, performed by Shionoet. al(2002). Figure 2.1: Torque characteristics (v=1m/s, ɸ=43.7° ) Figure2.1 reveals that the larger σis, the more the peak value of generated torque becomes, and then the peak value is shifted to lower λ. This is considered to be because as the area…

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     Project Summary • A turbocharger, turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber. • It was invented Alferd Buchi in 1885. • A turbocharger, turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber. • Turbochargers are commonly used in passenger cars…

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    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I am highly grateful to the Director General,Roorkee College of Engineering, Roorkee, for providing me the opportunity to carry out my research. I would like to thank wholeheartedly Director,Roorkee College of Engineering, Roorkee for encouragement, solicited advice and all kind of help extended to me during the completion of this work. I express my deep sense of gratitude to my Research Supervisor MR. SANDEEP KUMAR SINGLA for his expert guidance, stimulating discussions as…

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    The analysis of turbines is no easy feat to accomplish. With an ever expanding need to generate efficient energy, a way to increase efficiency is to find ways to improve turbine technology. The best way to analyze different turbine set ups is the usage of a turbine test rig. There are multitudes of types of these rigs with reasons for and against them. These rigs are incredibly expensive to build and keep up. But they provide vital information about turbine performance and enable the improvement…

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    A jet engine is a sort of engine that releases a quick moving jet of gas to produce thrust as per Newton's third law of motion. This expansive meaning of jet engines incorporates turbojets, turbofans, rockets, ramjets, pulse jets and pump-jets, yet in like but in common term usage, the term commonly refers to a gas turbine Brayton cycle engine, an type of engine with a revolving compressor fueled by a turbine, with the remaining energy providing thrust. In today’s modern age of aviation, jet…

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    efficiency of: wind turbine energy, static electricity and solar energy. My final research led me…

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    Wind energy has been utilized by people since 500 and 900 B.C., to help pump water and grind grain by the Persians. As different cultures harnessed the power wind had to offer, windmills spread from Persia to the surrounding areas of the Middle East. Food Production leaned on windmills extensively. In 5,000 B.C., wind power propelled boats along the Nile River. Wind power technology spread north to the European countries, where windmills helped drain lakes and marches in the Rhine River Delta.…

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    The same concept of a turbine is being applied to wind energy as it was applied to hydroelectric power. As portrayed in Figure D, the rotor blades on a wind turbine catch the kinetic energy in the wind and transfer it through a rotor shaft to the generator. The kinetic energy is then converted by the generator from the turbine into electrical energy. After this, the electricity is sent to a substation, where it is converted and then transported out on the net. Wind energy potential is…

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    energy that we will talk about is wind energy. They started using the wind energy in 2000. They have a vast wind energy. They have onshore and off shore wind energy. Connecticut is the only state in the U.S. to block the construction of utility scale wind turbines. Having wind energy is smart clean and for the most part cheap. Wind energy has been around in Europe for centuries and small towns in the united states have been using small energy wind mills for centuries for irrigation and drinking…

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    design? • Wind power is a clean fuel source • Wind power is sustainable • It is very cost effective • Wind turbines are being built on farms and ranches • Wind energy can create jobs 4. List disadvantages of your technical innovative design. • Noise disturbances • Threat to wildlife • Wind can never be predicted • Suited to particular regions • Visual impact • Safety concerns 5. When was the technical innovation designed, and or invented? People have been using wind power since the…

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