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Title: Controls Advanced Research Turbine: Lessons Learned during Advanced Controls Testing

Controls Advanced Research Turbine: Lessons Learned during Advanced Controls Testing This paper describes some of the problems encountered while conducting tests on the Controls Advanced Research Turbine installed at the National Wind Technology Center. It also discusses some of the peculiarities of the C-code used to control the CART and discusses the fault protection routine, Turbine safety, and some of its failures.
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OSTI Identifier:15016540
Report Number(s):NREL/TP-500-38130
TRN: US200515%%30
DOE Contract Number:AC36-99-GO10337
Resource Type:Technical Report
Resource Relation:Other Information: PBD: 1 Jun 2005
Research Org:National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (US)
Sponsoring Org:US Department of Energy (US)
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 17 WIND ENERGY; SAFETY; TESTING; TURBINES; WIND POWER CONTROLS ADVANCED RESEARCH TURBINE; CART; NATIONAL WIND TECHNOLOGY CENTER; WIND TURBINE TESTING; WIND ENERGY