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Title: Diffuser for augmenting a wind turbine

Abstract

A diffuser for augmenting a wind turbine having means for energizing the boundary layer at several locations along the diffuser walls is improved by the addition of a short collar extending radially outward from the outlet of the diffuser.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. North Bellmore, NY
  2. Westbury, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Grumman Aerospace Corporation
OSTI Identifier:
865249
Patent Number(s):
4482290
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F05 - INDEXING SCHEMES RELATING TO ENGINES OR PUMPS IN VARIOUS SUBCLASSES OF CLASSES F01-F04 F05B - INDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO MACHINES OR ENGINES OTHER THAN NON-POSITIVE-DISPLACEMENT MACHINES OR ENGINES, TO WIND MOTORS, TO NON-POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMPS, AND TO GENERATING COMBUSTION PRODUCTS OF HIGH PRESSURE OR HIGH VELOCITY
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-2616
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
diffuser; augmenting; wind; turbine; means; energizing; boundary; layer; locations; walls; improved; addition; collar; extending; radially; outward; outlet; extending radially; wind turbine; radially outward; boundary layer; extending radial; /415/

Citation Formats

Foreman, Kenneth M, and Gilbert, Barry L. Diffuser for augmenting a wind turbine. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Foreman, Kenneth M, & Gilbert, Barry L. Diffuser for augmenting a wind turbine. United States.
Foreman, Kenneth M, and Gilbert, Barry L. Sun . "Diffuser for augmenting a wind turbine". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865249.
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title = {Diffuser for augmenting a wind turbine},
author = {Foreman, Kenneth M and Gilbert, Barry L},
abstractNote = {A diffuser for augmenting a wind turbine having means for energizing the boundary layer at several locations along the diffuser walls is improved by the addition of a short collar extending radially outward from the outlet of the diffuser.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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