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RESEARCH PAPERS

Structural Dynamic Analysis of Wind Turbine Systems

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R. W. Thresher

Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Ore. 97331

J. Sol. Energy Eng 104(2), 89-95 (May 01, 1982) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3266291 History: Received March 04, 1981; Online November 11, 2009

Abstract

The paper presents an overview of the dynamic analysis of horizontal axis wind turbines. The major emphasis of the paper is the review of current analysis methods and the comparison of results with experimental data. The current capabilities for predicting turbine system natural frequencies are discussed and the design implications of frequency placement are reviewed. The prediction of cyclic loads, using the dynamic analysis computer codes, is examined and comparisons are made between the code predictions and field test data. Finally, the dynamic analysis needs for advanced turbine systems are considered.

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