## Homework Statement

At a certain location, wind is blowing steadily at 10m/s . Determine the mechanical energy of air per unit mass and the power generation potential of a wind turbine with 60m diameter blades at the location. Density of air is 1.25kgm-3. ( ans : 0.05kJ/kg, 1770kW )

## The Attempt at a Solution

I'm seriously bad at physics and I totally have no idea at all in this question, so there is no attempt at all. Please help me.[/B]

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haruspex
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What happens to a wind when it passes through a turbine? Where does the energy come from that drives the turbine?

What happens to a wind when it passes through a turbine? Where does the energy come from that drives the turbine?
Hi haruspex, the question given is just like this.

haruspex
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Hi haruspex, the question given is just like this.

The wind pass through the turbine just like that isn't it? The energy that drives the turbine, mechanical energy?

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