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  • 14-09-2010 9:53am
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    Folks

    How are ye all? I have taken on a 4th year engineering class in school, out aim is by Feb to have designed and built several small wind turbines to drip feed a car battery for example to power and LED at night times...

    I was wondering as this is very new to me as well if anyone had any info or pointers for me, or would like to come in to give a talk on green energies/wind turbies to the transition years etc etc or just help me guide them a small bit... or any help at all really


    Also I read a thread before about small DIY wind turbines that people were buying but can seem to find the irish suppliers any more... does anyone remember that thread?


    sorry found it
    http://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=241609


    thanks paddy

    www.onlinemathsgrinds.ie



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  • Registered Users Posts: 46,064 ✭✭✭✭muffler


    Im sure one or two of the regulars here would be able to assist :)


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,627 ✭✭✭quentingargan


    Have you looked over Hugh Piggotts website? His book would be a good place to start, though his turbines are a bit larger than what you want for a few LED lights and a car battery. Still, the principle is the same, and his books go through everything, making the stator, rotor, blades, the lot.


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