Short Description and Uses
This small wind turbine is a machine in which the working parts are a set of powerful
Neodymium alloy magnets and a series of copper coils. Powered by a wind-
We will show you how the machine can be made from readily-
Newcastle upon Tyne University “Engineers without Borders” group assembling the wind turbine.
Weight of the machine:
Generator alone, 4 kg. With yaw mechanism & propeller, 6.75 kilograms. Propeller diameter , 1.2 metres.
Low weight and small size means that one person alone can assemble and erect the machine
Why would you be interested?
Where there is no connection to cheap mains electricity, a renewable energy device,such as this small wind turbine will give you sufficient electricity to power a number of devices essential to modern living.
Here are some of the possible applications:
Auxiliary battery charger for fishing boat
Ideal for teaching projects
Suitable for small-
Provision for communities which have no mains supply
Gives 150 watts at 10 metres per second wind speed
Would you like to make one
or set up a small manufacturing workshop?
For a modest fee you can download a 78-
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