Numerical investigation of vibration and dynamic pressure of a vertical axis wind turbine


  • F Erchiqui
  • M Souli
  • M Moatamedi
  • E Albahkali



In the environmental field, the problems of noise reduction have become a major preoccupation, particularly on the noise generated by the acoustic radiation pressure produced by wind turbines. This paper is aimed at presenting the investigation on the application of variational indirect boundary element method for study the acoustic radiation pressure produced by vertical-axis wind turbine. For this initiative, we considered Neumann boundary condition. The formulation has two advantages: the first one is to avoid the meshing of the fluid domain; the second advantage is to treat the singular integral of the Green's function, solution of fundamental solution of the wave equation in frequency domain.


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Erchiqui, F., Souli, M., Moatamedi, M. and Albahkali, E. (2014) “Numerical investigation of vibration and dynamic pressure of a vertical axis wind turbine”, The International Journal of Multiphysics, 8(4), pp. 421-436. doi: 10.1260/1750-9548.8.4.421.




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