Wind-driven power systems represent a renewable energy technology. Arrays of interconnected wind turbines can convert power carried by the wind into electricity. This book defines a research and development agenda for the U.S. Department of Energy's wind energy program in hopes of improving the performance of this emerging technology.
Table of Contents
|2 STRUCTURAL LOADING CHARACTERISTICS||25-34|
|3 MATERIALS PROPERTIES AND LIFE PREDICTION||35-66|
|4 WIND TURBINE ROTOR DESIGN ISSUES||67-80|
|5 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES FOR ROTOR BLADES||81-90|
|6 ACTIVE CONTROL IN WIND TURBINES||91-100|
|7 CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS||101-104|
|APPENDIX A: STATEMENT OF TASK||105-106|
|APPENDIX B: COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES||107-108|
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