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Title: Monitoring of wind turbines

Method and apparatus for determining the deflection or curvature of a rotating blade, such as a wind turbine blade or a helicopter blade. Also, methods and apparatus for establishing an inertial reference system on a rotating blade.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1372685
Assignee:
Purdue Research Foundation SNL-A
Patent Number(s):
9,714,085
Application Number:
12/992,804
Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 May 13
Research Org:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY

Works referenced in this record:

Application of damage detection techniques using wind turbine modal data
conference, February 2013
  • Gross, Erik; Zadoks, Rick; Simmermacher, Todd
  • 37th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
  • DOI: 10.2514/6.1999-47

Structural health monitoring of wind turbines: method and application to a HAWT
journal, January 2011
  • Adams, Douglas; White, Jonathan; Rumsey, Mark
  • Wind Energy, Vol. 14, Issue 4, p. 603-623
  • DOI: 10.1002/we.437

Pitch Error and Shear Web Disbond Detection on Wind Turbine Blades for Offshore Structural Health and Prognostics Management
conference, April 2013
  • Myrent, Noah J.; Kusnick, Joshua F.; Adams, Douglas
  • 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials and Co-located Conferences
  • DOI: 10.2514/6.2013-1695