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Title: Main Bearing Dynamics in Three-Point Suspension Drivetrains for Wind Turbines; National Wind Technology Center (NWTC), NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

This work discusses the dynamics of main bearing behavior in three-point suspension drivetrains for wind turbines. Three failure mitigation approaches and preliminary results are presented.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1215288
Report Number(s):
NREL/PR-5000-64311
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: AWEA WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, 18-21 May 2015, Orlando, Florida
Research Org:
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States))
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY Main bearing failures; Large bearing; Clearance; Carrier bearing; NREL