# Sheet (5) WIND ENERGY

1) A commercial WECS was used to extract a power from a wind having a speed of 12 m/s. if the wind turbine diameter is of 14 mt, find. a) The power extracted from the turbine. b) The axial thrust of the wind turbine. 2) Wind turbine of 2-blades rotates for a wind speed of 12 m/s, if the wind blades are of 6 mt long, find for condition of maximum power. a) The rotational speed of the wind turbine. b) The axial thrust of the wind turbine. 3) It was desired to design a wind turbine that develops 750 KW for a wind speed of 10 m/s, find. a) The rotational speed of the wind turbine. b) The wheel diameter. c) The maximum axial thrust. 4) A wind turbine having 2-blades was used to extract power from incoming wind at 12 m/s. if the wind turbine diameter was 10 m, Calculate. a) The rotational speed of the wind turbine. b) The O/P Power density. c) The axial thrust. d) The percentage decrease in the output power if the turbine works at the maximum conceivable torque. 5) The incoming wind at 1 bar, 20 °C and 12 m/s was swept along a wind turbine of 2-blades of 60 mt diameter. If the air velocity at the turbine downstream was 6 m/s, calculate. a) The power generated. b) The maximum power generated. c) The rating frequency at the optimum power. d) The axial thrust on the wind turbine axis.