Design Considerations and Factors Affecting the Performance of a Wind Turbine: A Review

  • Suman Santosh Kumar, Barmavatu Praveen, Patil Rupesh J.


This paper provides a detailed overview of the latest technologies in wind turbine blade design and blade loads. The aerodynamic design principles of modern wind turbine blades are introduced in detail, including the shape/number of blades, wing selection and optimal angle of attack. The detailed construction overview contains a description of the wind turbine blade loads, Aerodynamics, and operating conditions. Along with this, various factors affecting the performance of wind turbines are discussed. These factors includes, wind speed, turbine geometry, blades geometry, angle of attack, chord length, and other factors like surface roughness of blades and thickness of blades.