International Journal of Life Science and Engineering
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International Journal of Life Science and Engineering, Vol.1, No.3, Jul. 2015, Pub. Date: Jun. 10, 2015
Compilation and Evaluation of Wind Energy Resources in Jebel Awlia Area, South Khartoum
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Authors
[01] Salah Abdel Rahman Salih, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Elneelain University, Khartoum, Sudan.
[02] Azmi Elhag Aydrous, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, Omdurman Islamic University, Omdurman, Sudan.
Abstract
The experiment was conducted at University of Neelain, Faculty of Agricultural Technology and Fish Science at Jebel Awlia. The aim of this study is to know which of the locations in the regions would have more wind power density where wind energy conversion system (WECS) could be installed for electricity generation in Jebel Awlia Area, South Khartoum with excellent percentage of clean energy. In this research we used a horizontal axis wind turbine with a components of a horizontal axis wind turbine (gearbox, rotor shaft and brake assembly) being lifted into position. Material used in this research is blade of a mobile rotor, generator, tower, batteries charge controller, accumulators and inverter. Power was calculated under constant acceleration, the kinetic energy of an object having mass and velocity is equal to the work done in displacing that object from rest to a distance under a force. The result indicated that the system efficiency is very good (79%), also the system gave a very good electrical efficiency of 77%.
Keywords
Wind Energy, Wind Turbine, Blade, Tower, Axis
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