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Title: Wind turbine means

Abstract

A turbine wheel is described which includes a housing for enclosing the electrical generating apparatus, and track structure which engages and rotatably drives the generator or the like, i.e., through suitable coupling structure. Shroud structure is disposed in an operable exterior proximity with the turbine wheel for varying the effectiveness of the wind as it is acting upon the turbine wheel, i.e., in infinite variable stages commensurate with changing velocity of the wind. The speed of the turbine wheel is automatically controlled so as to remain substantially constant throughout a wide variance of normal wind velocity and irrespective of the direction of the wind.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6508858
Patent Number(s):
US 4237384
Assignee:
IFI; EDB-81-061846
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 27 Jun 1979
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; DIFFUSER AUGMENTED TURBINES; DESIGN; ELECTRIC GENERATORS; VANES; MACHINERY; TURBINES; TURBOMACHINERY; WIND TURBINES; 170602* - Wind Energy Engineering- Turbine Design & Operation

Citation Formats

Kennon, W.A. Wind turbine means. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Kennon, W.A. Wind turbine means. United States.
Kennon, W.A. 1980. "Wind turbine means". United States. doi:.
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