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The sail wing windmill and its adaptation for use in rural IndiaAn 8 meter-diameter prototype sail wing windmill is reported that uses a one meter-diameter bullock cartwheel to which three bamboo poles are latched in a triangular pattern with overlapping ends, to form the airframe for cloth sails. This device lifts 300 pounds to a height of 20 feet in one minute in a 10 mph wind.
Document ID
19740008658
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Sherman, M. M.
(New Alchemy Inst. Woods Hole, MA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
December 1, 1973
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Lewis Res. Center Wind Energy Conversion Systems
Subject Category
Auxiliary Systems
Accession Number
74N16771
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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