Energy harvesting from transverse galloping

Barrero Gil, Antonio and Alonso Rodrigo, Gustavo and Sanz Andres, Angel Pedro (2010). Energy harvesting from transverse galloping. "Journal of Sound and Vibration", v. 329 (n. 14); pp. 2873-2883. ISSN 0022-460X. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2010.01.028.

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Title: Energy harvesting from transverse galloping
Author/s:
  • Barrero Gil, Antonio
  • Alonso Rodrigo, Gustavo
  • Sanz Andres, Angel Pedro
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: Journal of Sound and Vibration
Date: July 2010
ISSN: 0022-460X
Volume: 329
Subjects:
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Aeronáuticos (UPM)
Department: Vehículos Aeroespaciales [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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Abstract

Some elastic bluff bodies under the action of a fluid flow can experience transverse galloping and lose stability if the flow velocity exceeds a critical value. For flow velocities higher than this critical value, there is an energy transfer from the flow to the body and the body develops an oscillatory motion. Usually, it is considered as an undesirable effect for civil or marine structures but here we will show that if the vibration is substantial, it can be used to extract useful energy from the surrounding flow. This paper explores analytically the potential use of transverse galloping in order to obtain energy. To this end, transverse galloping is described by a one-degree-of-freedom model where fluid forces obey the quasi-steady hypothesis. The influence of cross-section geometry and mechanical properties in the energy conversion factor is investigated.

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Item ID: 7294
DC Identifier: http://oa.upm.es/7294/
OAI Identifier: oai:oa.upm.es:7294
DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2010.01.028
Official URL: http://www.elsevier.com
Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 09 Jun 2011 11:51
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 16:28
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