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Title: Method and apparatus for wind turbine braking

Abstract

A method for braking a wind turbine including at least one rotor blade coupled to a rotor. The method includes selectively controlling an angle of pitch of the at least one rotor blade with respect to a wind direction based on a design parameter of a component of the wind turbine to facilitate reducing a force induced into the wind turbine component as a result of braking.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [7]
  1. Laguna Hills, CA
  2. Nishkayuna, NY
  3. Houston, TX
  4. Niskayuna, NY
  5. Simpsonville, SC
  6. Greenville, SC
  7. Muenster, DE
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
988350
Patent Number(s):
7,488,155
Application Number:
11/282,127
Assignee:
General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY) NREL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-98GO10337
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY

Citation Formats

Barbu, Corneliu, Teichmann, Ralph, Avagliano, Aaron, Kammer, Leonardo Cesar, Pierce, Kirk Gee, Pesetsky, David Samuel, and Gauchel, Peter. Method and apparatus for wind turbine braking. United States: N. p., 2009. Web.
Barbu, Corneliu, Teichmann, Ralph, Avagliano, Aaron, Kammer, Leonardo Cesar, Pierce, Kirk Gee, Pesetsky, David Samuel, & Gauchel, Peter. Method and apparatus for wind turbine braking. United States.
Barbu, Corneliu, Teichmann, Ralph, Avagliano, Aaron, Kammer, Leonardo Cesar, Pierce, Kirk Gee, Pesetsky, David Samuel, and Gauchel, Peter. Tue . "Method and apparatus for wind turbine braking". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/988350.
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