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Determination of Maximum Mechanical Energy Efficiency in Energy Galloping Systems
Año:2014
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingeniería mecánica, aeronaútica y naval
Datos
Descripción
Transverse galloping is a type of aeroelastic instability characterized by large amplitude, low frequency, normal to wind oscillations that appear in some elastic two-dimensional bluff bodies when subjected to a fluid flow, provided that the flow velocity exceeds a threshold critical value. Such an oscillatory motion is explained because of the energy transfer from the flow to the two-dimensional bluff body. The 7 amount of energy that can be extracted depends on the cross section of the galloping prism. Assuming that the Glauert-Den Hartog quasistatic criterion for galloping instability is satisfied in a first approximation, the suitability of a given cross section for energy harvesting is evaluated by analyzing the lateral aerodynamic force coefficient, fitting a function with a power series in tan a (a being the angle of attack) to 10 available experimental data. In this paper, a fairly large number of simple prisms (triangle, ellipse, biconvex, and rhombus cross sections, as well 11 as D-shaped bodies) is analyzed for suitability as energy harvesters. The influence of the fitting process in the energy harvesting efficiency evaluation is also demonstrated. The analysis shows that the more promising bodies are those with isosceles or approximate isosceles cross sections.
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JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Journal of Engineering Mechanics
ISSN
0733-9399
Factor de impacto JCR
1,173
Información de impacto
Volumen
141
DOI
10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000817.
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Participantes
  • Autor: Jose Meseguer Ruiz (UPM)
  • Autor: Angel Pedro Sanz Andres (UPM)
  • Autor: Gustavo Alonso Rodrigo (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Desarrollo y Ensayos Aeroespaciales
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto Universitario de Microgravedad "Ignacio da Riva"
  • Departamento: Sistemas Aeroespaciales, Transporte Aéreo y Aeropuertos
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