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Harvesting the wind energy through an actively controlled pitch-plunge flapping wing

F. Frunzulica, A. Dumitrache, M. Stoia, I. Predoiu, B. Suatean1



A different approach for harvesting the wind energy with an actively controlled pitch-plunge aeroelastic system is investigated. The paper present some theoretical considerations and results regarding an oscillating wing. The performances of the flapping wing system were investigated numerically and experimentally for the power extraction process.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ),Vol. 1, Nº. 14
Pages:1002-1006 Date of Publication: 2016/5/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2016/5/4
REF:549-16 Issue Date: May 2016
DOI:10.24084/repqj14.549 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

F. Frunzulica(1,2), A. Dumitrache(2), M. Stoia(1), I. Predoiu(1), B. Suatean(1)
1. Department of Aerospace Engineering. Politehnica, University of Bucharest. Romania
2. "Gh. Mihoc - C. Iacob" Institute of Mathematical Statistics and Applied Mathematics, Bucharest. Romania

Key words

Wind energy, Flapping wing, Fluid-structure interaction, Active control.


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