Characteristic of Savonius Vertical Axis Rotor in Water Channel

  • Ibrahim MabroukiEmail author
  • Zied Driss
  • Mohamed Salah Abid
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According to the literature review, we can conclude that the study of the hydrodynamic structure flow around Savonius hydroturbine is very interesting. In the present paper, we are interested in studying the hydrodynamic structure flow around Savonius rotor. The remaining was organized as follows: Sect. 2 defined and discussed the description of our problem. Section 3, however, was devoted to numerical approach. In Sect. 4, our numerical results were detailed, and then we compared them with our experimental results. Finally, our conclusions were drawn in Sect. 5.


Savonius rotor Test bench CFD URANS Sliding mesh 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ibrahim Mabrouki
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zied Driss
    • 1
  • Mohamed Salah Abid
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Electro-Mechanic Systems (LASEM), National School of Engineers of Sfax (ENIS), University of SfaxSfaxTunisia

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