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Helicoidal VAWT design

Hello everyone,

Is it possible to design a helicoidal VAWT in QBlade (like in the picture) because I do not know how to do it yet?

Vertical wind turbine - VAWT -

Kind regards,

Brecht

Hi Brecht,

such a turbine cannot be modeled since it’s a drag driven (savonious) design. Modeling a savonious rotor requires a finite volume approach which is something that QBlade cannot do.

Best,

David

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Brecht T

Oke, thanks! Do you maybe know software where it is possible to model drag-driven VAWTs?