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Re: Is power generated from a wind turbine determined by rotation speed?

Date: Thu Feb 28 03:11:31 2008
Posted By: Asif Ali Khan, Undergraduate, ME,
Area of science: Engineering
ID: 1203465065.Eg

Dear Ian

The power of wind turbine is not determined by RPM. The power is 
detrmined by wind speed and the sweept area of Blade. We can say that the 
larger the blade more power you can get this also include the height of 

I hope you got your answer. 

Wish you good luck in your studies


Asif Ali Khan

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