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ISRN Renewable Energy
Volume 2012, Article ID 939878, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/939878
Research Article

Computational Analysis of 30 Kw Contra Rotor Wind Turbine

1Arstps, Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology, Chennai 600032, India
2SERC, CSIR, Chennai 600113, India

Received 20 February 2012; Accepted 11 April 2012

Academic Editors: A. Bosio, S. Li, and S. Rehman

Copyright © 2012 P. Santhana Kumar 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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