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Through a subcontract with Airfoils Inc., NREL developed dozens of new
airfoils intended for use with wind turbines. A primary design
requirement of the new airfoils was insensitivity to roughness. Field tests
have confirmed the achievement of this goal for some of the airfoils.
Airfoils were designed for the root, primary, and tip sections of the
blades. Some are for stall-regulated turbines and others are for
variable-speed and variable-pitch turbines. They were also designed for
a variety of turbine sizes. The airfoils along with their design
parameters and intended applications are listed in the table below.
This page was last updated by M. Buhl on 6-July-2012.
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