05664418 is referenced by 43 patents and cites 9 patents.

A vertical axis wind turbine is supported by a frame held in place by an encircling series of crescent-shaped tubular deflector vanes. The vanes widen towards the turbine core, concentrating the wind. The wind is trapped momentarily on entering the turbine cavities. Air can be supplied to such cavities from a compressed air source driven by wave action on a body of water.

Title
Whirl-wind vertical axis wind and water turbine
Application Number
156701
Publication Number
5664418
Application Date
April 1, 1996
Publication Date
September 9, 1997
Inventor
Victor Walters
P.O. Box 250, Sechelt, British Columbia
CA
Agent
David J French
IPC
F03D 3/04
F03B 13/26
F03B 13/24
F03B 13/18
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