Vertical Axis Wind Turbines
The ring drive wind turbine: a revolution in large wind turbine design
Brian K. Kirke, Sustainable Energy Centre, University of South Australia, 26 Sept. 2009.
Evaluation of Self-Starting Vertical Axis Wind Turbines for Stand-Alone Applications
Brian K. Kirke, PhD Thesis, April 1998. (zip 5.86Mb)
Experimental Verification of a Mathematical Model for Predicting the Performance of a Self-acting Variable Pitch Vertical Axis Wind Turbines
B.K. Kirke and L. Lazauskas, Wind Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 2, 1993. (pdf)
Three Pitch Control Systems for Vertical Axis Wind Turbines Compared
L. Lazauskas, Wind Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 5, 1992. (pdf)
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