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ISRN Renewable Energy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 682859, 8 pages
Blade Design Optimisation for Fixed-Pitch Fixed-Speed Wind Turbines
Wind Energy Engineering Research Group, School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE, UK
Received 7 April 2012; Accepted 4 July 2012
Academic Editors: A. Bosio, B. S. Hyun, and Z. A. Zainal
Copyright © 2012 Lin Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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