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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2014, Article ID 746319, 18 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/746319
Research Article

A Hybrid Metaheuristic-Based Approach for the Aerodynamic Optimization of Small Hybrid Wind Turbine Rotors

1Chair for Wind Energy, Department of Physics, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Eugenio Garza Sada 2501 Sur, 64849 Monterrey, NL, Mexico
2School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Avenida Universidad s/n. Ciudad Universitaria, 66451 San Nicolás de los Garza, NL, Mexico
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, TX 78249, USA
4Chair for Evolutionary Computation, Department of Computer Science, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Eugenio Garza Sada 2501 Sur, 64849 Monterrey, NL, Mexico
5Wind Energy Division, Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Frederiksborgvej 399, 4000 Roskilde, Denmark

Received 16 April 2014; Accepted 10 July 2014; Published 28 August 2014

Academic Editor: Yang Xu

Copyright © 2014 José F. Herbert-Acero 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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