Category Archives: Adriaan Kragten

3 new KD-reports

[note: I have edited my remarks in response to some corrections sent by email] Adriaan has notified me of the following free reports that he has published (see below the diagram).  The axial flux design has a single magnet disk, … Continue reading

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A chance to work with Adriaan Kragten on a pumping application for small wind

Here is an invitation from Adriann Kragten to test his design ideas and develop a pumping wind turbine project.  Please note that Adriaan has never built an axial flux generator, so these instructions are not like my Recipes which are … Continue reading

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6 watt turbine design from Adriaan Kragten

Kragten Design VIRYA-1.04   Diameter                                                                           D = 1.04 m Number of blades                                                             B = 3 Design tip speed ratio                                                      ld = 3.5 Mass                                                                                 including 1 m tower pipe  m = 4.85 kg Starting wind speed                                                          Vstart = 2.6 m/s Survival … Continue reading

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Free Document downloads from Kragten Design

Adriann Kragten has made available a number of his reports on small wind turbines for free download Here at www.bidnetwork.org/en/member/adriaankragten Adriaan writes very thorough reports with plenty of equations and clear drawings.  The reports cover both, electricity producing wind generators … Continue reading

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