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IJPHM Special Issue on Wind Turbine PHM (Color)

Creator: PHM Society |

ABSTRACT Multiple premature failures of a gearbox in a wind turbine pose a high risk of increasing the operational and maintenance costs and decreasing the profit margins. Prognostics and health management (PHM) techniques are widely ...


211 pages

Wind Turbine Operations, Maintenance, Diagnosis, and Repair

Creator: David Rivkin, Laurel Silk | Technology & Engineering - 2012-05-10

Gearbox Although some commercial wind turbines do not contain a gearbox, almost all of them operating currently contain one. The gearbox transitions the shaft speed up to a generator's required operating speed in terms of revolutions per ...

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

About this book
Part of the Art and Science of Wind Power series!Wind Turbine Operations, Maintenance, Diagnostics, and Repair is a cutting-edge text positioned at the forefront of the booming alternative energy industry. It provides students with the knowledge required to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair wind-turbine electro-mechanical systems. A systems-based perspective offers students the resources to develop creative solutions to challenges as well as relationship-based critical thinking skills. In addition to extensive technical information, the text's innovative content includes industry standards and requirements and provides an overview of issues related to working in the field. Each chapter focuses on crucial concepts and skills, and includes real-life scenarios that address extant and developing issues in the wind energy industry.About the seriesAccording to estimates from the American Wind Energy Association, approximately 85,000 Americans are employed in the rapidly expanding wind energy industry. The Art and Science of Wind Power series was developed to address a critical gap in educational resources directed toward the development of skilled workers in this industry. Each title uses a systems-based perspective to provide students with the resources to develop creative solutions to challenges as well as systems-based critical thinking skills. No other series as comprehensively addresses key issues for novice and expert learners alike.

416 pages

Wind Turbine Technology

Creator: Ahmad Hemami | Technology & Engineering - 2012-07-24

You learned about wind turbine gearbox in chapter 9. Here we want to only add some other information that one has to be aware of. All the power collected from wind by the rotor goes to the generator through the gearbox. And, as you learned  ...

Publisher: Cengage Learning

About this book
WIND TURBINE TECHNOLOGY, is a comprehensive and well illustrated text on the theory and operations of wind turbines that generate electricity for power companies. This text is written for an introductory course in wind energy technology. It prepares readers for a career as wind energy technicians who are responsible for maintaining, servicing and troubleshooting turbines on wind farms. This is an inclusive text that covers the main subjects associated with wind turbines. Dr. Hemami uses a practical, step-by-step manner with many examples and applications to help students to have a better understanding of the material. The text is divided into 17 progressive chapters. The book is divided into progressive sections, starting with fundamental subjects such as energy in the wind and effect of wind on a blade and continues onto more advanced materials such as grid connection and economics of wind turbines.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Aeolos Wind Turbine Company - Wind Turbines – Home Wind ...
Aeolos Wind Turbine Company is a wind turbine and wind generator manufacturer providing wind turbines and generators for the home.

Wind turbine - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A wind turbine is a rotating machine that transfers kinetic energy from the wind into mechanical energy. If the mechanical energy is used directly by machinery, such ...

Wind Turbine Slip Rings - Moog Inc.
Moog's wind turbine slip rings provide the performance and quality needed in demanding environments.

Moventas is the wind turbine gearbox expert, lowering the ...
What If We Could Have Endless Amounts of Sustainable Energy? Moventas is making wind power more competitive. Get to know more about Moventas.


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