Wind is Moving Air
Parts of a Wind Turbine
Why do the Blades Turn?
The blades on a turbine work like the wings on an airplane. Air moving at different speeds over the surface of the blade creates lift.
Graphic obtained from: iamtechnical.com/how-aerofoil-creates-uplift-aircraft
How do Wind Turbines Achieve Maximum Efficiency?
Use the links below to learn about the technology associated with wind turbines:
- Wind Turbine Blade Design, Flat or Curved - www.alternative-energy-tutorials.com/energy-articles/wind-turbine-blade-design.html
- The Scientific Reason Why Wind Turbines Have 3 Blades - interestingengineering.com/the-scientific-reason-why-wind-turbines-have-3-blades