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Re: eggbeater rootors

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  • Doug
    The words are: Troposkein and Darrieus :)
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 2, 2012
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      The words are: "Troposkein" and "Darrieus" :)

      --- In small-wind-home@yahoogroups.com, windpowr@... wrote:
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      > You want to contacted GPO which is the Government printing office and request a copy of the 1976 version of Sandia laboratories vertical axis wind turbine workshop
      > Love was the conference that Sandia labs put on after investigating the potential of basically all vertical axis wind turbine designs from straight blade to Tropez scheme Darius
      > There were about three or 400 attendees in the afternoon we went out to the field and inspected us three or four turbines the largest one being I think 65 feet in height and it wasn't Tropez King Darius the smaller one 17 foot turbine was operating but when we went into the control facility we found that it was being motivated so it would spin and look like there was sufficient when you get it started at about 12 or 14 mph
      > This being before the formation of the Department of Energy which was called Burda Frank Eldridge and George Tennyson to both the program managers for Berdar the wind was not pleased over the events of the vertical axis machine being motored which caused everybody to believe was thinking that it was actually turning on the program. Leaving camp this on the back burner ever since that day.
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      > I have corresponded back and forth with them over the last two years
      > They have moved the wind research division at Sandia labs to West Texas State University in Amarillo and are set up and conducting additional research into both vertical and horizontal axis turbines.
      > Sayler
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      > On Sep 29, 2012, at 7:23 PM, "Frank Leslie" <fleslie@...> wrote:
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      > > Look up the infamous Sandia Darieous rotor that was untethered during maintenance. Winds came up at night, a blade came loose at the bottom, and it made a splendid slicer for the guy wires.
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      > > Frank
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      > > From: small-wind-home@yahoogroups.com [small-wind-home@yahoogroups.com] on behalf of Neil Dennis [wombatt@...]
      > > Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2012 12:40 PM
      > > To: small-wind-home swh
      > > Subject: [s-w-h] eggbeater rootors
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      > >
      > > Probably a dumb question, but looking at those "A & M" mills, don't that
      > > design rotor need something to start them spinning ? Didn't notice any
      > > "cups" on the axles.
      > >
      > > FWIW, I've been sthinking of trying a model as a demo for the school tch
      > > class, any info out there ?
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      > > wombat
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