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Title: Wind turbine rotor blade with in-plane sweep and devices using the same, and methods for making the same

Abstract

A wind turbine includes a rotor having a hub and at least one blade having a torsionally rigid root, an inboard section, and an outboard section. The inboard section has a forward sweep relative to an elastic axis of the blade and the outboard section has an aft sweep.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1136393
Patent Number(s):
8,757,982
Application Number:
12/009,901
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY) GFO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-83CH10093
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Wetzel, Kyle Kristopher. Wind turbine rotor blade with in-plane sweep and devices using the same, and methods for making the same. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Wetzel, Kyle Kristopher. Wind turbine rotor blade with in-plane sweep and devices using the same, and methods for making the same. United States.
Wetzel, Kyle Kristopher. Tue . "Wind turbine rotor blade with in-plane sweep and devices using the same, and methods for making the same". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1136393.
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abstractNote = {A wind turbine includes a rotor having a hub and at least one blade having a torsionally rigid root, an inboard section, and an outboard section. The inboard section has a forward sweep relative to an elastic axis of the blade and the outboard section has an aft sweep.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {6}
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