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some are more than 500 feet

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In a wind turbine - does increasing the blade length or decreasing the blade length increases the speed of the turbine?

Decreasing the blade length will increase the rotation speed, and thus the turbine speed ( for constant wind speed ).

Why more energy is produced if the turbine blade of a wind turbine is longer?


How does the blades on a wind turbine contribute to the energy change?

wind pushes on the blades of the wind turbine which pass on this motion to the generator to produce electricity. The energy and the speed of a wind turbine depend on the blade pitch control which depends on the angel of the blade chord to the plane of rotation. The blade pitch determines the speed of the turbine which also depends on the wind speed. Energy is directly proportional to the speed of the turbine. Therefore, the energy produced by a turbine depends on both the wind speed and the blade pitch angle. By: Amin Elsersawi

What does a turbine blade do to the speed of wind?

nothing wind turbines make the energy

What is suction side in a wind turbine?

convex side of blade

Stall control wind turbine?

Stall control when related to wind turbines is actually the angle of the turbine blade. This angle is adjusted with the direction and speed of the wind.Ê

How much money is one wind turbine blade cost?

150,000 usd

Does a wind turbine spin at the speed of sound?

Definitely not. Not even the tip of the blade.

How long are wind turbines blades?

Wind turbine blades comes in different sizes. In, New York, a blade broke off a wind mill that was 400 feet tall. The blade was 150 feet long. In 2012, Siemens introduced turbine blades that are 246 feet long.

What does a wind turbine look like?

a wind turbine looks like a giant fan

How long and how thick are wind turbine blades?

Wind turbines blades are about 15 meters long (average wind turbine) The thickness of the blade depends on the length of the blade. The width is about 10% of the length, in this case, would be about 1.5 meters thick.

Why did Charles f brush invent the wind turbine?

He did it because he wanted to save energy by making a wind turbine.

What is the cost to construct a wind turbine?

The answer depends on the size of the turbine and also whether it has a horizontal or vertical axis.

What is the difference between wind energy and wind turbines?

. Wind energy is the energy taken from the wind that makes the rotor blade of the wind turbine to rotate, so that an alternator coupled to it can generate electricity. Wind turbine is a huge apparatus designed to transform wind energy into electricity.

How many feet wide is a wind turbine?

Wind turbine vary enormously in size from a small turbine on a boat with blades about two feet in diameter to large industrial 'wind farms' the blades of which are individually dozens of feet long

Do wind turbines have to face the wind?

Of course new generation wind turbine has to face wind.The concept of wind turbine is this that wind has kinetic energy, and this energy is converted by WTG by rotary blade into mechanical energy through gear box then again into electrical energy through generator. Here mainly wind is the main criteria, which rotates blade in variable speed depends upon wind density. More density and wind speeed more power will be generated. Besides this there are many versions of wind turbine, Upwind means new generation wind turbine normally we observed, In Down wind turbines turbines has no relation with wind perpendicular to wind. I think you must have got the answer.

How much would a wind turbine for my cabin cost?

Wind Turbines can vary in cost by size. You can get a small wind turbine for around $500.00. A large one can cost around $2000.00.

What does optimum rotor solidity depend on on a wind turbine?

it is definitely a function of chord length and blade radius

How much is one wind turbine blade?

The larger blades (an 83 meter blade was just sent to testing in Germany) probably costs upwards of 200,000£

How many times does a blade on a typical 1MW wind turbine rotate?

10 to 22 times per minute

What does a wind turbine make?

A wind turbine makes wind for scientific study.

What kind of energy does a wind turbine convert?

kinetic energy

What things are in the back of a wind turbine?

There are a few things on the backs of Wind Turbines: 1) Anemometers - wind speed sensors that help the turbine fine tune its blade pitch to be most efficient. 2) Wind Vanes - wind direction sensors that keep the turbine lined up with the wind, or turn it away from the wind when the gusts are too strong and can damage the turbine. 3) Visibility Lighting - red and white lights to meet requirements of aviation authorities for visibility.

Who built the first wind turbine?

Osman khan

How big is a wind turbine?

A wind turbine is 134 feet tall