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Title: National Wind Tecnology Center Provides Dual Axis Resonant Blade Testing

NREL's Structural Testing Laboratory at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) provides experimental laboratories, computer facilities for analytical work, space for assembling components and turbines for atmospheric testing as well as office space for industry researchers. Fort Felker, center director at the NWTC, discusses NREL's state-of-the-art structural testing capabilities and shows a flapwise and edgewise blade test in progress.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1133650
Resource Type:
Other
Research Org:
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY BLADE TESTING; WIND TURBINE; NWTC; TURBINE BLADES; BLADE TECHNOLOGY; DUAL AXIS TEST