Darrieus Wind Turbine CFD Simulation by ANSYS Fluent

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  • The problem numerically simulates Darrieus Wind Turbine using ANSYS Fluent software.
  • We design the 3-D model by the Design Modeler software.
  • We Mesh the model by ANSYS Meshing software, and the element number equals 2289621.
  • We perform this simulation as unsteady (Transient).
  • We use the Mesh Motion method to define a rotational zone.
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Darrieus Wind Turbine Evaluation, ANSYS Fluent CFD Simulation Training

This project is about the Darrieus Wind Turbine CFD Simulation via ANSYS Fluent software. We perform this CFD project and investigate it by CFD analysis.

Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) is becoming ever more important in wind power generation thanks to its adaptability for domestic installations. However, it is known that VAWTs have lower efficiency, above all, if compared to HAWTs.

To improve VAWTs performance, industries and researchers are trying to optimize the design of the rotors. In this regard, CFD has been employed to evaluate this type of turbine in this study.

This project will simulate an airflow close to a vertical axis Darrieus wind turbine. The inlet is considered to wind at 1 m/s, and the turbine zone rotates with 120 RPM. This project investigates the behavior of airflow and pressure distribution, and studies drag force.

The geometry of the present model is drawn by Design Modeler software. The geometry included a rotary zone for the turbine walls and a stationary zone for the rest of the domain.

The model is then meshed by ANSYS Meshing software. The model mesh is unstructured, and 2289621 cells have been created.

Darrieus Method

In this simulation, the rotational motion of the turbine blades must be defined. But instead of applying rotational motion to the blades, rotational motion is applied to the field around the blades. So, it is necessary to separate a distinct zone as the moving zone from the total computing zone.

Since this turbine is one of the vertical axis turbines, the behavior of the fluid is dependent on time; because the position of the turbine blades varies over time. Then the Mesh Motion is used in cell zone conditions. In this method, the rotation axis and rotation speed must be determined.

Darrieus Conclusion

After simulation, the contours of velocity and pressure are obtained. Also, velocity vectors around the turbine blades are obtained. The results show that the wind flow around the turbine blades has a rotational movement. The velocity field adjacent to the wall of the turbine has the highest gradient.

Also, The leading edge of the turbine wall suffers from the highest-pressure gradient, which is logical since the velocity has just met zero. Additionally, the streamlined vectors illustrate the quality of the flow streams resolved in the wake section, which is the core challenge of aerodynamic simulation.

Finally, the drag force is 0.1826 (N), which is accurate for a turbine with the noted specifications.

1 review for Darrieus Wind Turbine CFD Simulation by ANSYS Fluent

  1. Alfred Bauch I

    The level of detail in this simulation is truly impressive.

  2. Lesly Abbott

    This simulation is a testament to the power of computational fluid dynamics!

  3. Muhammad Yousef

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    • Mr CFD Support

      Thanks for purchasing our products. Hope you enjoyed it!!

  4. Icie Aufderhar

    What is the main objective of the Helical Wind Turbine CFD Simulation?

    • MR CFD Support

      The main objective of this simulation is to analyze the airflow around a helical wind turbine and understand its aerodynamic behavior. This includes studying the effects of wind speed on the turbine’s performance.

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