Document Type : Original Article


1 School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China

2 School of Civil and Engineering Management, Guangzhou Maritime University, Guangzhou, China


In this paper, a new type of wind collection device that can generate rotating wind for wind power generation has been designed to address the shortcomings of current wind power generation devices. This device can collect wind energy from different directions by changing the direction of the wind. Firstly, the simulation model for this wind collection device had been designed by the software SolidWorks. Secondly, the internal flow field of the model was modeled and simulated using Computational Fluid Dynamics, and the k-ω SST model was selected in Fluent for flow field analysis. The results showed that this device could generate an outlet wind speed of 3.8 m/s at a wind speed of 4 m/s, which verified the wind collection effect of the device. Thirdly, the outlet wind speed was taken as the optimization objective, and orthogonal optimization design was carried out on the guide convex groove in the model, and the optimal design parameters of the guide convex groove were determined. The results showed that when the width of the diversion convex groove is 47.35mm and the height is 10.65mm, the outlet wind speed is the highest, about 3.89m/s. Finally, to verify the analysis results of numerical simulation, the experimental verification of the wind collection device was carried out through physical prototypes. The results indicated that the simulation results are consistent with the physical results The design of this device can provide theoretical support for the subsequent design of a full-direction wind collection device to cope with the complex wind direction conditions.


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