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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2023, 5(4); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2023.050402.

Analysis of the Hydrodynamic Performance of Torizontal Axis Turbines


Weixing Liu, Shaohua Chen, Linyan Wu, Zhiyang Zhang

Corresponding Author:
Zhiyang Zhang

School of Marine Engineering, Jiangsu Ocean University, Lianyungang, 222005, China


As the most mature trend energy capture device in the current technology, the hydrodynamic performance of the horizontal axis turbine is related to the conversion device of the entire flow energy. Based on CFD simulation software, this paper compares the influence of different TSRs on impeller energy utilization and studies the influence of turbine plus deflector on hydrodynamics. Studies have shown that when TSR increases, energy utilization also gradually increases, and the energy utilization rate of adding a shroud is much greater than that of a bare turbine.


Tidal power generation; horizontal axis turbines; Hydrodynamic: Duct

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Weixing Liu, Shaohua Chen, Linyan Wu, Zhiyang Zhang. Analysis of the Hydrodynamic Performance of Torizontal Axis Turbines. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 4: 6-11. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2023.050402.


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