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Adapted from D. Roberts, Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists, McGraw-Hill Education, 2010.
In this project, you will build a small, vertical-axis wind turbine, or VAWT for short. VAWTs are not as efficient as their horizontal-axis cousins, but they are better suited to urban environments where wind can come from different directions.
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