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Betz limit

Nick Jelley

in A Dictionary of Energy Science


Published online January 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191826276

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For a wind turbine, the maximum value of the power coefficient, which is the fraction of the kinetic energy extracted by the turbine in the incident wind that passes freely through an area equal to that swept out by the turbine’s blades. This limit was calculated by Albert Betz (...

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Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology ; Fossil Fuel Technologies ; Energy Economics

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