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Savonius windmill

[sə′vō·nē·əs ′win‚mil]
(mechanical engineering)
A windmill composed of two semicylindrical offset cups rotating about a vertical axis.
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It was observed from the measured and calculated results that the two blades savonius wind turbine was more efficient, it had higher power coefficient under the same test condition than that of three blades savonius wind turbine.
Preliminary development of prototype of Savonius wind turbine for application in low wind speed in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.
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Sobczak, "Numerical investigation of conventional and modified Savonius wind turbines," Renewable Energy, vol.
This design principle can be used in future to increase the efficiency of Savonius wind turbine.