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Analysis of Lift-Generating Disk Type Blade Wind Power System Using Modelica

Yeongmin Yoo
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Soyoung Lee
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Jaehyun Yoon
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Jongsoo Lee
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

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Published in: Proceedings of the 2nd Japanese Modelica Conference, Tokyo, Japan, May 17-18, 2018

Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings 148:25, p. 174-179

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Published: 2019-02-21

ISBN: 978-91-7685-266-8

ISSN: 1650-3686 (print), 1650-3740 (online)


The research and application technology of wind power generation have attracted great attention in relation to the development of renewable energy. As wind power systems such as a propeller type are being enlarged to increase power output, various problems such as natural landscaping damage and shadow problems are occurring. In this paper, we propose a lift-generating disk type blade power generation mechanism that can effectively generate wind power even with simple structure considering the problems of existing system. The modeling method of the wind power system is explained using the Modelica. After that, a wind tunnel test is conducted through a small scale model of the disk type blade created for simulation verification. As a result, the modeling of the wind power system is verified and the results of the generator power output are presented through simulation.


Wind Power System, Disk Type Blade, Multi-Physics System, Integrated Simulation


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