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Volume : II, Issue : IX, October - 2012

Windmill: The New Era Of Energy

Vijayanta Vasantrao Pawar and S. C. Shilwant

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

A windmill is a machine which converts the energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades. The history of wind power shows a general evolution from the use of simple, light devices driven by aerodynamic drag forces; to heavy, material-intensive drag devices; to the increased use of light, materialefficient aerodynamic lift devices in the modern era. Modern wind turbines fall into two basic groups 1) horizontal-axis variety 2) vertical-axis design. There are certain advantages and disadvantages of Windmills

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Vijayanta Vasantrao Pawar and S. C. Shilwant, (2012). Windmill: The New Era Of Energy. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. II, Issue. IX, DOI : 10.9780/22307850, http://oldisrj.lbp.world/UploadedData/1434.pdf

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