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Active Aero Blade Load Control Design
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“SMART Wind Turbine Rotor: Data Analysis and Conclusions”
J.C. Berg, M. F. Barone, N. C. Yoder
January 2014
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“SMART Wind Turbine Rotor: Design and Field Test”
J.C. Berg, B. R. Resor, J. A. Paquette, J. R. White
January 2014
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“Field Test Results from the Sandia SMART Rotor”
J.C. Berg, M.F. Barone, B.R. Resor
51st AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
January 2013
Grapevine, TX
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(136KB PDF)
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“Fabrication, Integration, and Initial Testing of a SMART Rotor”
J.C. Berg, D.E. Berg, J. White
50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
January 2012
Nashville, TN
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(192KB PDF)
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(396KB PDF)
“Wind Turbine Structural Path Stress & Fatigue Reductions Resulting from Active Aerodynamics”
D.E. Berg, B.R. Resor, Z. Wright, C. Halse, A. Crowther
WINDPOWER 2011
May 2011
Anaheim, CA
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“Design, Fabrication, Assembly and Initial Testing of a SMART Rotor”
D.E. Berg, J.C. Berg, D.G. Wilson, J. White, B.R. Resor, M.A. Rumsey
29th ASME Wind Energy Symposium
January 2011
Orlando, FL
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(210KB PDF)
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“System ID Modern Control Algorithms for Active Aerodynamic Load Control and Impact on Gearbox Loading”
D.E. Berg, B.R. Resor, J.C. Berg, T. Barlas, A. Crowther, C. Halse
Torque 2010: The Science of Making Torque from Wind
June 2010
Crete, Greece
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(195KB PDF)
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(748KB PDF)
“Impact of Higher Fidelity Models on Simulation of Active Aerodynamic Load Control for Fatigue Damage Reduction”
B.R. Resor, D.G. Wilson, D.E. Berg, J.C. Berg
48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
January 2010
Orlando, FL
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“Active Aerodynamic Blade Load Control Impacts on Utility-Scale Wind Turbines”
D.E. Berg, D.G. Wilson, B.R. Resor, M.F. Barone, J.C. Berg
AWEA Windpower 2009
Chicago, IL
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(158KB PDF)
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“Combined Individual Pitch Control and Active Aerodynamic Load Controller Investigation for the 5MW Up Wind Turbine”
D.G. Wilson, D.E. Berg, B.R. Resor, M.F. Barone, J.C. Berg
AWEA Windpower 2009
Chicago, IL
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“The Impact of Active Aerodynamic Load Control on Fatigue and Energy Capture at Low Wind Speed Sites”
D.E. Berg, D.G. Wilson, M.F. Barone, B.R. Resor, J.C. Berg, J.A. Paquette, J.R. Zayas
EWEC 2009
Marseille, France
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(110KB PDF)
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“Active Aerodynamic Blade Control Design for Load Reduction on Large Wind Turbines”
D.G. Wilson, D.E. Berg, M.F. Barone, J.C. Berg, B.R. Resor, D.W. Lobit
EWEC 2009
Marseille, France
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(167KB PDF)
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“Active Aerodynamic Blade Distributed Flap Control Design Procedure for Load Reduction on the UpWind 5MW Wind Turbine”
D.G. Wilson, B.R. Resor, D.E. Berg, T.K. Barlas, G.A.M. van Kuik
EWEC 2009
Marseille, France
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“Optimized Active Aerodynamic Blade Control for Load Alleviation on Large Wind Turbines”
D.G. Wilson, D.E. Berg, D.W. Lobitz, J.R. Zayas
AWEA Windpower 2008
Houston, TX
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“Active Aerodynamic Load Control of Wind Turbine Blades”
D.E. Berg, J.R. Zayas, D.W. Lobitz, C.P. van Dam, R. Chow, J.P. Baker
5th Joint ASME/JSME Fluids Engineering Conference
June 2007
San Diego, CA
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Blades: 100-m
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(1.25MB PDF)
“The SNL100-01 Blade: Carbon Design Studies for the Sandia 100-meter Blade”
D.T. Griffith
February 2013
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“Large Rotor Development: Sandia 100-meter Blade Research”
D.T. Griffith
Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturer 2012 Conference
November 27-29, 2012
Dusseldorf, Germany
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(196KB PDF)
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(560KB PDF)
“Challenges and Opportunities in Large Offshore Rotor Development: Sandia 100-meter Blade Research”
D.T. Griffith, B.R. Resor, T.D. Ashwill
June 3-6, 2012
AWEA WINDPOWER 2012 Conference and Exhibition 
Atlanta, GA 
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(162KB PDF)
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(1.21MB PDF)
“Large Offshore Rotor Development: Design and Analysis of the Sandia 100-meter Wind Turbine Blade”
D.T. Griffith, T.D. Ashwill, B.R. Resor
53rd AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference
April 23-26, 2012 
Honolulu, HI, USA
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(163KB PDF)
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(1.46MB PDF)
“Investigating Aeroelastic Performance of Multi-MegaWatt Wind Turbine Rotors Using CFD”
D.A. Corson, D.T. Griffith, T.D. Ashwill, F. Shakib
53rd AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference
April 23-26, 2012
Honolulu, HI
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(15.KB PDF)
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(1.2MB PDF)
“The Sandia 100-meter All-Glass Baseline Wind Turbine Blade: SNL100-00″
D.T. Griffith, T.D. Ashwill
June 2011
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Blades: Adaptive
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(222KB PDF)
[Report]
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“Passive Load Control for Large Wind Turbines”
T.D. Ashwill
AIAA-SDM Conference
April 11-14, 2010
Orlando, FL
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(192KB PDF)
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(3.9MB PDF)
“Active Load Control Techniques for Wind Turbines”
S.J. Johnson, C.P. van Dam, D.E. Berg
July 2008
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(10KB PDF)
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(1.5MB PDF)
“TX-100 Manufacturing Final Project Report”
D. Berry, T. Ashwill
November 2007
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[Abstract]
(37KB PDF)
[Report]
(24MB PDF)
“CX-100 Manufacturing Final Project Report”
D. Berry, T. Ashwill
November 2007
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(8KB PDF)
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(4.6MB PDF)
“Design Studies for Twisted-Coupled Wind Turbine Blades”
J. Locke, U. Valencia
June 2004
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“Adaptive Blade Concept Assessment: Curved Planform Induced Twist Investigation”
M. Zuteck
October 2002
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“The Implementation Of Braided Composite Materials In The Design Of A Bend-Twist Coupled Blade”
J. Locke, I.C. Hildago
August 2002
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(7KB PDF)
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(2.0MB PDF)
“Evaluation of Design Concepts For Adaptive Wind Turbine Blades”
D.A. Griffin
August 2002
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(11KB PDF)
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(4.6MB PDF)
“The Use of Twisted-Coupled Blades to Enhance the Performance of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines”
D.W. Lobitz, P.S. Veers, G.R. Eisler, D.J. Laino, P.G. Migliore, G. Bir
May 2001
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“Design, Manufacture and Testing of a Bend-Twist D-spar”
Chengt-Huat Ong, Stephen W. Tsai
June 1999
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“Aeroelastic Behavior of Twist-Coupled HAWT Blades”
D.W. Lobitz, P.S. Veers
Proceedings of 1999 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
January 1999
Reno, NV
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“Parameter Optimization Applied to Use of Adaptive Blades on a Variable Speed Turbine”
G.R. Eisler, P.S. Veers
December 1998
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“Aeroelastic Tailoring in Wind-Turbine Blade Applications”
P. Veers, G. Bir, D. Lobitz
Windpower ’98, American Wind Energy Association Meeting and Exhibition
April 28-May 1, 1998 
Bakersfield, CA
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(7.0KB PDF)
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“Load Mitigation with Twist-Coupled HAWT Blades”
D.W. Lobitz, D.J. Laino
Proceedings of 1998 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
January 1998
Reno, NV
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“Enhanced Performance of HAWTs using Adaptive Blades”
D.W. Lobitz, P.S. Veers, P.G. Migliore
Proceedings of 1996 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
January 28 – February 2, 1996
Houston, TX
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Blades: Aeroacoustics
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(1.68MB PDF)
“A Computational Study of the Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics of a Flatback Airfoil Using Hybrid RANS-LES”
C. Stone, M. Barone, C.E. Lynch, M.J. Smith
47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2009
January 2009
Orlando, FL
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(189KB PDF)
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“Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Test of a Flatback Version of the DU97-W300 Airfoil”
M.F. Barone, D.E. Berg, W.J. Davenport, R. Burdisso
August 2009
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“Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Properties of a Flatback Airfoil (Will it Rumble or Whisper?)”
D.E. Berg, M. Barone
Windpower 2008
June 2008
Houston, TX
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“Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Properties of a Flatback Airfoil: An Update”
M. Barone, D.E. Berg
47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
January 2009 
Orlando, FL
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“Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Properties of Flatback Airfoils”
D.E. Berg, J.R. Zayas
46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
(27th ASME Wind Energy Symposium)
January 2008 
Reno, NV
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Blades: Blade System Design Study (BSDS)
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“Blade System Design Study Part II: Final Project Report (GEC)”
D. Griffin, T.D. Ashwill
May 2009
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(100KB PDF)
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(8.65MB PDF)
“Blade System Design Studies Phase II: Final Project Report”
D.S. Berry, D.E. Berg
July 2008
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(55KB PDF)
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(2.4MB PDF)
“CFD Analysis of Rotating Two-Bladed Flatback Wind Turbine Rotor”
D.D. Chao, C.P. van Dam, D.E. Berg
April 2008
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“Trailing Edge Modifications for Flatback Airfoils”
C.P. van Dam, D.L. Kahn, D.E. Berg
March 2008
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(125KB PDF)
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“Computational Design and Analysis of Flatback Airfoil Wind Tunnel Experiment”
C.P. van Dam, E.A. Mayda, D.D. Chao, D.E. Berg
March 2008
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“Flatback Airfoil Wind Tunnel Experiment”
J.P. Baker, C.P. van Dam, B.L. Gilbert, D.E. Berg
April 2008
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(108KB PDF)
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“Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Properties of a Flatback Airfoil (Will it Rumble or Whisper?)”
D.E. Berg, M. Barone
Windpower 2008
June 2008
Houston, TX
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(103KB PDF)
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(411KB PDF)
“Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Properties of a Flatback Airfoil: An Update”
M. Barone, D.E. Berg
47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
January 2009
Orlando, FL
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(21KB PDF)
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(787KB PDF)

[Slides]
(1.1MB PDF)
“Aerodynamic and Aeroacoustic Properties of Flatback Airfoils”
D.E. Berg, J.R. Zayas
46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
(27th ASME Wind Energy Symposium)
January 2008 
Reno, NV
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Blades: Carbon Hybrid
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“3X-100 Blade Field Test”
J.R. Zayas, W.D. Johnson
March 2008
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(37KB PDF)
[Report]
(24MB PDF)
“CX-100 Manufacturing Final Project Report”
D. Berry, T. Ashwill
November 2007
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[Abstract]
(94KB PDF)
[Report]
(911KB PDF)
“Design of 9-Meter Carbon-Fiberglass Prototype Blades: CX-100 and TX-100″
D. Berry, T. Ashwill
September 2007
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“Material Characterization of Glass, Carbon and Hybrid-Fiber SCRIMP Panels”
A. Kuraishi, S.W. Tsai, J. Wang
December 2002
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“The Use of Carbon Fibers in Wind Turbine Blade Design: A SERI-8 Blade Example”
Chengt-Huat Ong, S.W. Tsai
March 2000
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Blades: Flutter
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“Impact of Modeling Approach on Flutter Predictions for Very Large Wind Turbine Blade Designs”
D. T. Griffith, J. Hurtado, B. Owens, B. Resor
American Helicopter Society: Forum 69
May 21-23, 2013
Phoenix, AZ
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“Parameter Sensitivities Affecting the Flutter Speed of a MW-Sized Blade”
D. Lobitz
JSEE, Vol.127, no. 4, pp. 538-543.
November 2005
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(689KB PDF)
“Flutter Speed Predictions for MW-Sized Wind Turbine Blades”
D. Lobitz
EWEA Special Topic Conference: The Science, of Making Torque from the Wind
Delft University of Technology 
April 2004
Delft, Netherlands
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Blades: General
[Abstract]
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[Report]
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“Materials and Innovations for Large Blade Structures: Research Opportunities in Wind Energy Technology”
T.D. Ashwill
Sandia National Laboratories, AIAA 2009
Palm Springs, CA
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(8.9KB PDF)
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“Increased Strength in Wind Turbine Blades through Innovative Structural Design”
J.A. Paquette, P.S. Veers
EWEC 2007
May 2007
Milan, Italy
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“Sweep-Twist Adaptive Blade”
T.D. Ashwill, G. Kanaby
Powerpoint slideshow as presented at EWEC2007
May 2007 
Milan, Italy
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(12.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(9.06MB PDF)
“Concepts to Facilitate Very Large Blades”
T.D. Ashwill, D.L. Laird
Sandia National Laboratories, 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences
Meeting and Exhibit
January 2007
Reno, NV
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(7.4KB PDF)
[Report]
(586KB PDF)
“Blade Technology Innovations for Utility-Scale Turbines”
T.D. Ashwill
Sandia National Laboratories, Global Windpower 2006
AWEA 
2006 
Pittsburg, PA 
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Blades: Testing
[Abstract]
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[Report]
(507KB PDF)

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“Fatigue Testing of 9m Subscale Carbon Fiber Wind Turbine Research Blades”
J. Paquette, J. van Dam, S. Hughes
46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
January 2008 
Reno, NV
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(225KB PDF)
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“Structural Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blades”
M.A. Rumsey, J.A. Paquette
2008 SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring
March 2008
San Diego, CA
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“Experimental Results of Structural Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blades”
M.A. Rumsey, J.R. White, R.J. Werlink, A.G. Beattie, C.W. Pitchford, J. van Dam
46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
(27th ASME Wind Energy Symposium)
January 2008
Reno, NV
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(16KB PDF)
[Report]
(353KB PDF)
“Structural Testing of 9 m Carbon Fiber Wind Turbine Research Blades”
J. Paquette, J. van Dam, S. Hughes
45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,
January 2007
Reno, NV
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(10KB PDF)
[Report]
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“Modeling and Testing of 9m Research Blades”
J. Paquette, D.L. Laird, D.T. Griffith, L. Rip
44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,
January 2006
Reno, NV
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(63KB PDF)
[Report]
(8.6MB PDF)
“CX-100 and TX-100 Blade Field Tests”
J.R. Zayas, P.L. Jones, A. Holman
December 2005
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(56KB PDF)
[Report]
(491KB PDF)
“Developments in Large Blades for Lower Cost Wind Turbines”
T.D. Ashwill
Global Windpower 2004
Chicago, IL
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(1.1MB PDF)
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“Performance Evaluation of Wind Energy Conversion Systems Using the Method of Bins”
R.E. Akins
March 1978
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Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
[Abstract]
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“CFD Calculations of S809 Aerodynamic Characteristics”
E.P. Wolfe, S.S. Ochs
AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 1997
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Control System Design: Nonlinear Control Theory
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“Nonlinear Power Flow Control Design: Utilizing Exergy, Entropy, Static and Dynamic Stability, and Lyapunov Analysis”
R.D. Robinett, III, D.G. Wilson
47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control
December 2008
Cancun, Mexico
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(46KB PDF)
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(1.7MB PDF)
“Collective Systems: Physical and Information Exergies”
R.D. Robinett, III, D.G. Wilson
April 2007
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Control System Design: Wind Turbine Blade Controls
[Abstract]
(86KB PDF)
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(432KB PDF)
“Maximizing the Performance of Wind Turbines with Nonlinear Aeroservoelastic Power Flow Control”
R.D. Robinett, III, D.G. Wilson
2010 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control
September 8-10, 2010 
Yokohama, Japan
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(131KB PDF)
[Report]
(452KB PDF)
“Active Aerodynamic Blade Distributed Flap Control Design Procedure for Load Reduction on the UpWind 5MW Wind Turbine”
D.G. Wilson, B.R. Resor, D.E. Berg
AIAA/ASME 2010
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(129KB PDF)
[Report]
(459KB PDF)
“Combined Individual Pitch Control and Active Aerodynamic Load Controller Investigation for the 5MW UpWind Turbine”
D.G. Wilson, D.E. Berg, B.R. Resor, M.F. Barone, J.C. Berg
AWEA WINDPOWER 2009
May 4-7, 2009 
Chicago, IL
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[Abstract]
(108KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.3MB PDF)
“Active Aerodynamic Blade Control Design For Load Reduction On Large Wind Turbines”
D.G. Wilson, D.E. Berg, M.F. Barone, J.C. Berg, B.R. Resor, D.W. Lobitz
EWEC 2009
March 16-19, 2009
Marseille, France
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Data Acquisition And Field Measurements
[Abstract]
(104KB PDF)
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(2.6MB PDF)
“Accurate GPS Time-Linked Data Acquisition System (ATLAS II) User’s Manual”
J. Zayas, P.L. Jones, J. Ortiz-Moyet
February 2004
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(14.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(583KB PDF)
“Update of the Long-Term Inflow and Structural Test Program”
H.J. Sutherland, J. Zayas, A. Sterns, B. Neal
2004 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2004, pp.140-150
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(8.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(207KB PDF)
“Inflow and Fatigue Response of the NWTC Advanced Research Turbine”
H.J. Sutherland, N.D. Kelley, M.M. Hand
2003 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2003, pp.214-224
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(5.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(136KB PDF)
“Inflow and the Fatigue of the LIST Wind Turbine”
H.J. Sutherland
2002 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME 2002, pp.427-437
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(59KB PDF)
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(1.8MB PDF)
“LIST/BMI Turbines Instrumentation and Infrastructure”
P.L. Jones, H.J. Sutherland, B.A. Neal
June 2001
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(6.0KB PDF)
[Report]
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“Accurate GPS Time-Linked Data Acquisition System (ATLAS) User’s Manual”
D.E. Berg, J.R. Zayas
May 2001
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(7.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(394KB PDF)
“Preliminary Analysis of the Structural and Inflow Data From the LIST Turbine”
H.J. Sutherland
2001 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME 2001, pp.173-183
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(5.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(771KB PDF)
“The Long-Term Inflow and Structural Test Program”
H.J. Sutherland, P.L. Jones, B.A. Neal
2001 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME 2001, pp.162-172
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(7.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(340KB PDF)
“Accurate Time-Linked Data Acquisition Field Deployment and Operational Experience”
D.E. Berg, J.R. Zayas
2001 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME 2001, pp.153-161
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[Abstract]
(11KB PDF)
[Report]
(370KB PDF)
“Hardware and Software Developments for the Accurate Time-Linked Data Acquisition System”
D.E. Berg, M.A. Rumsey, J.R. Zayas
2000 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME 2000
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[Abstract]
(11KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“ATLAS: A Small, Light Weight, Time-Syncronized Wind-Turbine Data Acquisition System”
D.E. Berg, P. Robertson, J.R. Zayas
1999 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME 1999, pp.236-242
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[Abstract]
(1.1MB PDF)
[Report]
(15.9MB PDF)
“Performance Evaluation of Wind Energy Conversion Systems Using the Method of Bins”
R.E. Akins
March 1978
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Fatigue And Reliability: General
[Abstract]
(15KB PDF)
[Report]
(5.1MB PDF)
“Fatigue Life Prediction and Strength Degradation of Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Composites”
R.P.L. Nijssen
October 2007
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[Abstract]
(22KB PDF)
[Report]
(311KB PDF)
“Wind Turbine Reliability: Understanding and Minimizing Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance Costs”
C.A. Walford
March 2006
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[Abstract]
(7.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.5MB PDF)
“On The Fatigue Analysis of Wind Turbines”
H.J. Sutherland
June 1999
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[Abstract]
(10KB PDF)
[Report]
(440KB PDF)
“Damage Measurements on the NWTC Direct-Drive, Variable-Speed Test Bed”
H.J. Sutherland, P.W. Carlin
1998 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 1998, pp. 315-322
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[Abstract]
(8.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(488KB PDF)
“Fatigue Case Study and Reliability Analyses for Wind Turbines”
H.J. Sutherland, P.S. Veers
1995 Int. Solar Energy Conference
ASME/JSME/JSES, 1995
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Fatigue And Reliability: LIFE2
[Abstract]
(5.2KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.0MB PDF)
“A Generalized Curve Fitting Technique for the LIFE2 Fatigue Analysis Code”
H.J. Sutherland, T.A. Wilson
August 1996
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[Abstract]
(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.2MB PDF)
“User’s Guide for the Frequency Domain Algorithms in the LIFE2 Fatigue Analysis Code”
H.J. Sutherland, R.L. Linker
October 1993
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[Abstract]
(4.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.0MB PDF)
“Programmer’s Guide for LIFE2’s Rainflow Counting Algorithm”
L.L. Schluter
January 1991
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[Abstract]
(4.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.9MB PDF)
“User’s Guide for LIFE2’s Rainflow Counting Algorithm”
L.L. Schluter, H.J. Sutherland
January 1991
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[Abstract]
(4.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.6MB PDF)
“Analytical Framework for the LIFE2 Computer Code”
H.J. Sutherland
September 1989
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(5.5MB PDF)
“Reference Manual for the LIFE2 Computer Code”
L.L. Schluter, H.J. Sutherland
September 1989
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Fatigue And Reliability: Loads
[Abstract]
(313KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.69MB PDF)
“Decades of Wind Turbine Load Simulation”
M.B. Barone, J.A. Paquette,B.R. Resor, L. Manuel
50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition,
January 9-12, 2012
Nashville, TN
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[Abstract]
(8.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(599KB PDF)
“Effect of Mean Stress on the Damage of Wind Turbine Blades”
H.J. Sutherland, J.F. Mandell
JSEE, November 2004, vol. 126, no. 4, pp.1041-1049
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[Abstract]
(93KB PDF)
[Report]
(13MB PDF)
“Estimation Of Fatigue And Extreme Load Distributions From Limited Data with Application To Wind Energy Systems”
L.M. Fitzwater
January 2004
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[Abstract]
(8.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(353KB PDF)
“Statistical Analysis of Inflow and Structural Response Data From the LIST Program”
L.D. Nelson, L. Manuel, H.J. Sutherland, P.S. Veers
2003 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2003, pp.270-282
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[Abstract]
(51KB PDF)
[Report]
(158KB PDF)
“Probabilistic Analysis of LIST Data for the Estimation of Extreme Design Loads for Wind Turbine Components”
M.D. Pandey, H.J. Sutherland
2003 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2003, pp.259-269
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[Abstract]
[Report]
(543KB PDF)
“Estimation of Extremes from Limited Time Histories: The Routine MaxFits With Wind Turbine Examples”
L.M. Fitzwater, S.R. Winterstein
December 2001
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[Abstract]
(5.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(86KB PDF)
“Extreme Load Estimation for Wind Turbines: Issues and Opportunities for Improved Practice”
P.S. Veers, S. Butterfield
2001 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2001
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[Abstract]
(9.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(355KB PDF)
“Predicting Design Wind Turbine Loads From Limited Data: Comparing Random Process and Random Peak Models”
L.M. Fitzwater, S.R. Winterstein
2001 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2001
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[Abstract]
(6.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(794KB PDF)
“Parametric Models For Estimating Wind Turbine Fatigue Loads For Design”
L. Manuel, P.S. Veers, S.R. Winterstein
2001 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2001
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[Abstract]
(66KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.5MB PDF)
“Moment-Based Probability Modelling and Extreme Response Estimation The FITS Routine Version 1.2″
L. Manuel, T. Kashef, S.R. Winterstein
November 1999
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[Abstract]
(13KB PDF)
[Report]
(148KB PDF)
“Application of Measured Loads to Wind Turbine Fatigue and Reliability Analysis”
P.S. Veers, S.R. Winterstein
1997 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 1997
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[Abstract]
(8.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(236KB PDF)
“Damage Estimates from Long-Term Structural Analysis of a Wind Turbine in a U.S. Wind Farm Environment”
N.D. Kelley, H.J. Sutherland
1997 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 1997, pp. 170-179
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[Abstract]
(11KB PDF)
  “Frequency Domain Analysis of the Fatigue Loads on Typical Wind Turbine Blades”
H.J. Sutherland
Journal of Solar Engineering, Transactions of
ASME, Vol. 118, November 1996, pp. 204-211
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[Abstract]
(11.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(194KB PDF)
“The Spectral Content of the Torque Loads on a Turbine Gear Tooth”
H.J. Sutherland, D.P. Burwinkle
Wind Energy – 1995, Musial, Hock & Berg (eds)
SED-Vol.16, ASME, January-February 1995, pp. 91-97
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[Abstract]
(11.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(113KB PDF)
“Effects of Cyclic Stress Distribution Models on Fatigue Life Predictions”
H.J. Sutherland, P.S. Veers
Wind Energy – 1995, Musial, Hock & Berg (eds)
SED-Vol.16, ASME, January-February 1995, pp. 83-90
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[Abstract]
(6.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(239KB PDF)
“Fatigue Damage Estimate Comparisons for Northern European and U.S. Wind Farm Loading Environments”
H.J. Sutherland, N.D. Kelly
Proceedings of WindPower 95, AWEA
Washington, D.C., 1995
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[Abstract]
(12.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(410KB PDF)
“Fatigue Case Study and Loading Spectra for Wind Turbines”
H.J. Sutherland
Proceedings of the IEA Third Symposium of Wind Turbine Fatigue
IEA, Implementing Agreement for a Programme of Research and Development on Wind Energy
Conversion Systems – Annex XI, April 1994, pp. 77-87
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[Abstract]
(6.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(111KB PDF)
“Frequency-Domain Synthesis of the Fatigue Load Spectrum for the NPS 100-KW Wind Turbine”
H.J. Sutherland, R.M. Osgood
Proceedings of WindPower 92, AWEA
Washington, D.C., 1992
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[Abstract]
(77.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(8.54MB PDF)
“Fatigue Crack Growth Due to Random Loading”
P.S. Veers
November 1987
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Fatigue And Reliability: Probability Of Failure
[Abstract]
(8.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.5KB PDF)
“Theory Manual for FAROW Version 1.1: A Numerical Analysis of the Fatigue and Reliability of Wind Turbine Components”
S.R. Winterstein, P.S. Veers
January 2000
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[Abstract]
(66KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.5MB PDF)
“Moment-Based Probability Modelling and Extreme Response Estimation The FITS Routine Version 1.2″
L. Manuel, T. Kashef, S.R. Winterstein
November 1999
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[Abstract]
(8.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(236KB PDF)
“Damage Estimates from Long-Term Structural Analysis of a Wind Turbine in a U.S. Wind Farm Environment”
N.D. Kelley, H.J. Sutherland
1997 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 1997, pp. 170-179
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[Abstract]
(5.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(7.3MB PDF)
“Probabilistic Fatigue Methodology and Wind Turbine Reliability”
C.H. Lange
May 1996
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[Abstract]
(9.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(104KB PDF)
“All Wind Farm Uncertainty is Not The Same: The Economics of Common Versus Independent Causes”
P.S. Veers
Proceedings of WindPower 1995
AWEA, pp. 125-129
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[Abstract]
(95.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.7MB PDF)
“FITTING: A Subroutine to Fit Four Moment Probability Distributions to Data”
S.R. Winterstein, C.H. Lange, S. Kumar
January 1995
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[Abstract]
(5.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(6.0MB PDF)
“FAROW: Fatigue and Reliability of Wind Turbine Components”
P.S. Veers, S.R. Winterstein, C.H. Lange, T.A. Wilson
November 1994
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[Abstract]
(8.22KB PDF)
[Report]
(544KB PDF)
“FAROW: A Tool For Fatigue and Reliability of Wind Turbines”
P.S. Veers, C.H. Lange, S.R. Winterstein
Proceedings of WindPower ’93
AWEA, July 1993
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[Abstract]
(6.15KB PDF)
[Report]
(488KB PDF)
“Fatigue Life Variability and Reliability Analysis of a Wind Turbine Blade”
P.S. Veers, H.J. Sutherland, T.D. Ashwill
Proceedings: Probabalistic Mechanics and Structural and Geothermal Reliability, Y.K. Lin ed.
ASCE, July 1992
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Health Monitoring
[Abstract]
(225KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.3MB PDF)
“Structural Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blades”
M.A. Rumsey, J.A. Paquette
2008 SPIE Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring
March 2008
San Diego, CA
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[Abstract]
(13.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.3MB PDF)
“Experimental Results of Structural Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Blades”
M.A. Rumsey, J.R. White, R.J. Werlink, A.G. Beattie, C.W. Pitchford, J. van Dam
46th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit
(27th ASME Wind Energy Symposium),
January 2008 
Reno, NV
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[Abstract]
(5.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(481KB PDF)
“Application of Damage Detection Techniques Using Wind Turbine Modal Data”
E. Gross, T. Simmermacher, R.I. Zadok, T. Simmermacher, M.A. Rumsey
December 1998
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[Abstract]
(6.2KB PDF)
[Report]
(755KB PDF)
“In-Field Use of Laser Dopler Vibrometer on Wind Turbine Blade”
T. Carne, E. Gross, M.A. Rumsey, J. Hurtado, B. Hansche, T. Simmermacher
October 1997
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[Abstract]
(5.4KB PDF)
[Report]
(19MB PDF)
“Development Of Structural Health Monitoring Techniques Using Dynamics Testing”
G.H. James III
April 1996
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Manufacturing
[Abstract]
(89.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.0MB PDF)
“Wind Turbine Composite Blade Manufacturing: The Need for Understanding Defect Origins, Prevalence, Implications and Reliability”
D.S. Cairns, J. Nelson, T. Riddle
February 2011
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[Abstract]
(9.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.5MB PDF)
“TX-100 Manufacturing Final Project Report”
D. Berry, T. Ashwill
November 2007
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[Abstract]
(37KB PDF)
[Report]
(24MB PDF)
“CX-100 Manufacturing Final Project Report”
D. Berry, T. Ashwill
November 2007
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[Abstract]
(94.KB PDF)
[Report]
(911KB PDF)
“Design of 9-Meter Carbon-Fiberglass Prototype Blades: CX-100 and TX-100″
D. Berry, T. Ashwill
September 2007
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[Abstract]
(16.KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.0MB PDF)
“Simulation and Testing of Resin Infusion Manufacturing Processes for Large Composite Structures”
D.B. Mastbergen
October 2007
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[Abstract]
(3.9MB PDF)
[Report]
(37.MB PDF)
“Pressure Bag Molding: Manufacturing, Mechanical Testing, Non-Destructive Evaluation, and Analysis”
E.B. Larsen
October 2007
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[Abstract]
(6.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(5.0MB PDF)
“Fluid Flow Modeling of Resin Transfer Molding for Composite Material Wind Turbine Blade Structures.”
S. Rossel
June 2004
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[Abstract]
(107KB PDF)
[Report]
(12.MB PDF)
“Blade Manufacturing Improvements: Remote Blade Manufacturing Demonstration”
TPI Composites, Inc
May 2003
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[Abstract]
(9.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(7.3MB PDF)
“Blade Manufacturing Improvement Project: Final Report”
K. Sherwood
October 2002
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[Abstract]
(40.KB PDF)
[Report]
(11.MB PDF)
“Analysis of a Composit Blade Design for the AOC 15/50 Wind Turbine Using a Finite Element Model”
L.R. McKittrick, D.S. Cairns, J. Mandell, D.C. Combs, D.A. Rabern, D. VanLuchene
May 2001
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[Abstract]
(12.KB PDF)
[Report]
(16.MB PDF)
“Blade Manufacturing Improvements: Development Of The ERS-100 Blade”
TPI Composites, Inc
May 2001
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[Abstract]
(60.KB PDF)
[Report]
(20.MB PDF)
“Evaluation of Hand Lay-Up and Resin Transfer Molding In Composite Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing”
D.S. Cairns, J.D. Skramstad
June 2000
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[Abstract]
(5.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.2MB PDF)
“The Use of Carbon Fibers in Wind Turbine Blade Design: A SERI-8 Blade Example”
Chengt-Huat Ong, S.W. Tsai
March 2000
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[Abstract]
(9.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.4MB PDF)
“Resin Transfer Molding and Wind Turbine Blade Construction”
D.C. Cairns, J. Skramstad, T.D. Ashwill
January 2000
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[Abstract]
(30.KB PDF)
[Report]
(12.MB PDF)
“Advanced Blade Manufacturing Project”
R.Z. Poore
October 1999
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[Abstract]
(3.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.2MB PDF)

“Design, Manufacture and Testing of a Bend-Twist D-spar”
Chengt-Huat Ong, S.W. Tsai
June 1999
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Materials: Aluminum
[Abstract]
(9.69KB PDF)
[Report]
(568KB PDF)
“Fatigue Characterization of a VAWT Blade Material”
J.A. Van Den Avyle, H.J. Sutherland
1989 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
ASME 1989, pp. 125-129
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Materials: Bonded Joints
[Abstract]
(8.3KB PDF)
[Report]
(689KB PDF)
“Single-Cycle and Fatigue Strengths of Adhesively Bonded Lap Joints”
K.E. Metzinger, T.R. Guess
1999 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME 1999, pp. 21-31
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[Abstract]
(6.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(290KB PDF)
“How Geometric Details Can Affect the Strength of Adhesive Lap Joints”
K.E. Metzinger, T.R. Guess
1997 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME 1997, pp. 209-217
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.1MB PDF)
“Mechanical Properties of Hysol EA-9394 Structural Adhesive”
T.R. Guess, E.D. Reedy, M.E. Stavig
February 1995
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Materials: Composites
  [Spreadsheet]
(4.94MB XLS)
“DOE/MSU Composite Material Fatigue Database: June 24, 2013 Update”
Montana State University Bozeman
June 2013
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[Abstract]
(43.KB PDF)
[Report]
(10.0MB PDF)
“Analysis of SNL/MSU/DOE Fatigue Database Trends for Wind Turbine Blade Materials”
P. Agastra, T. Ashwill, D. Laird, J. Mandell, D. Samborsky A. Sears, T. Wilson
December 2010
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[Abstract]
(79.KB PDF)
[Report]
(963KB PDF)
“Composite Materials for Innovative Wind Turbine Blades”
T.D. Ashwill, J.A. Paquette
SAMPE’08 Conference
May 18-22, 2008
Long Beach, CA
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[Abstract]
(43.KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.5MB PDF)
“Fabrication, Testing, and Analysis of Anisotropic Carbon/Glass Hybrid Composites Volume 1: Technical Report”
T.M. Hermann, J.E. Locke, K.K. Wetzel
November 2006
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[Abstract]
(36.KB PDF)
[Report]
(7.2MB PDF)
“Fabrication, Testing, and Analysis of Anisotropic Carbon/Glass Hybrid Composites Volume 2: Test Data”
T.M. Hermann, J.E. Locke, K.K. Wetzel
November 2006
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[Abstract]
(158KB PDF)
[Report]
(159KB PDF)
“Updated Goodman Diagrams for Fiberglass Composite Materials Using the DOE/MSU Fatigue Database”
H.J. Sutherland, J.F. Mandell
Global Windpower 2004
AWEA/EWEA, 2004, Paper #18983, 12p.
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[Abstract]
(9.35KB PDF)
[Report]
(256KB PDF)
“The Effect of Mean Stress Damage on Predictions for Spectral Loading of Fiberglass Composite Coupons”
H.J. Sutherland, J.F. Mandell
EWEA, Special Topic Conference 2004: The Science of Making Torque from the Wind
EWEA, 2004, pp. 546-555.
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[Abstract]
(14.KB PDF)
[Report]
(428KB PDF)
“Effect of Mean Stress on the Damage of Wind Turbine Blades”
H.J. Sutherland, J.F. Mandell
2004 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2004, pp. 32-44.
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[Abstract]
(180KB PDF)
[Report]
(316MB PDF)
“Testing and Analysis of Low Cost Composite Materials Under Spectrum Loading and High Cycle Fatigue Conditions”
J.F. Mandell, D.D. Samborsky, N.K. Wahl, H.J. Sutherland
Conference Paper
ICCM14, Paper# 1811, SME/ASC, 2003, 10p.
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[Abstract]
(123KB PDF)
[Report]
(275MB PDF)
“Alternative Composite Materials for Megawatt-Scale Wind Turbine Blades: Design Considerations and Recommended Testing”
D.A. Griffin, T.D. Ashwill
2003 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2003, pp. 191-201.
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[Abstract]
(5.3KB PDF)
[Report]
(19.MB PDF)
“Fatigue of Composite Materials and Structures for Wind Turbine Blades”
J.F. Mandell, D.D. Samborsky, D.S. Cairns
March 2002
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[Abstract]
(5.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(219KB PDF)
“Effects of Materials Parameters and Design Details on the Fatigue of Composite Materials for Wind Turbine Blades”
J.F. Mandell, D.D. Samborsky, H.J. Sutherland
Proceedings of the 1999 EWEC, 1999, pp. 628-633.
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[Abstract]
(5.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(7.9MB PDF)
“DOE/MSU Composite Material Fatigue Database”
J.F. Mandell, D.D. Samborsky
December 1997
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[Abstract]
(9.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(137KB PDF)
“Damage Estimates for European and U.S. Sites Using the U.S. High-Cycle Fatigue Data Base”
H.J. Sutherland
Proceedings of the IEA Fourth Symposium of Wind Turbine Fatigue
IEA,
Implementing Agreement for Co-operation in the Research and Development of Wind Turbine Systems–Annex XI
February 1996, pp. 55-62
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[Abstract]
(9.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(96.KB PDF)
“Application of the U.S. High Cycle Fatigue Data Base to Wind Turbine Blade Lifetime Predictions”
H.J. Sutherland, J.F. Mandell
Energy Week 1996, Book VIII: Wind Energy
ASME, January-February 1996, pp. 85-92
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[Abstract]
(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(4.2MB PDF)
“Fatigue Of Fiberglass Wind Turbine Blade Materials”
J.F. Mandell, R.M. Reed, D.D. Samborsky
August 1992
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Materials: DOE/MSU Composite Material Fatigue Database
  [Spreadsheet]
(4.94MB XLS)
“DOE/MSU Composite Material Fatigue Database: June 24, 2013 Update”
Montana State University Bozeman
June 2013
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[Abstract]
(5.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(7.9MB PDF)
“DOE/MSU Composite Material Fatigue Database”
J.F. Mandell, D.D. Samborsky
December 1997
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Materials: Material Testing and Fatigue
[Abstract]
(15.KB PDF)
[Report]
(5.1MB PDF)
“Fatigue Life Prediction and Strength Degradation of Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Composites”
R.P.L. Nijssen
October 2007
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[Abstract]
(7.3KB PDF)
[Report]
(182KB PDF)
“The Development of Confidence Limits For Fatigue Strength Data”
H.J. Sutherland, P.S. Veers
2000 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2000.
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[Abstract]
(9.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(137KB PDF)
“Damage Estimates for European and U.S. Sites Using the U.S. High-Cycle Fatigue Data Base”
H.J. Sutherland
Proceedings of the IEA Fourth Symposium of Wind Turbine Fatigue
IEA,
Implementing Agreement for Co-operation in the Research and Development of Wind Turbine Systems–Annex XI
February 1996, pp. 55-62
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Materials: Property Determination
[Abstract]
(10.KB PDF)
[Report]
(903KB PDF)
“Estimation of Uncertain Material Parameters Using Modal Test Data”
P.S. Veers, D.L. Laird, T.G. Carne, M.J. Sagartz
AIAA Aerospace Sciences Mtg. / ASME Wind Energy Symp.
W. Musial ed., SED – Vol. 19, 1998
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Modal Testing And Analysis
[Abstract]
(113KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.6MB PDF)
“Modal Testing of the TX-100 Wind Turbine Blade”
D.T. Griffith, G. Smith, M. Casias, S. Reese, T.W. Simmermacher
March 2006
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[Abstract]
(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.5MB PDF)
“The Natural Excitation Technique (NExt) for Modal Parameter Extraction From Operating Wind Turbines”
G.H. James III, T.G. Carne, J.P. Lauffer
February 1993
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[Abstract]
(92.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(280KB PDF)
“Modeling Of Blades As Equivalent Beams For Aeroelastic Analysis”
D.J. Malcolm, D.L. Laird
2003 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2003, pp. 293-303
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[Abstract]
(4.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.7MB PDF)
“Initial Structural Response Measurements and Model Validation for the Sandia 34-Meter VAWT Test Bed”
T.D. Ashwill
February 1990
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[Abstract]
(5.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.5MB PDF)
“Modal Testing In The Design Evaluation of Wind Turbines”
J.P. Lauffer, T.G. Carne, T.D. Ashwill
Wind Power 1987
October 1987
San Francisco, CA
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[Abstract]
(4.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“Modal Testing the EOLE”
T.G. Carne, J.P. Lauffer, A.J. Gomez
7th ASME Wind Energy Symposium
November 1987
New Orleans, LA
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[Abstract]
(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“Modal Testing of a Rotating Wind Turbine”
T.G. Carne, A.R. Nord
ASES Workshop VI
June 1983
Minneapolis, MN
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Non-destructive Testing
[Abstract]
(2.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(5.3MB PDF)

“Acoustic Emission Non-Destructive Testing of Structures using Source Location Techniques”
 A. G. Beattie
September 2013
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[Abstract]
(7.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.0MB PDF)
“Non-Destructive Evaluation of Wind Turbine Blades Using an Infrared Camera”
A.G. Beattie, M.A. Rumsey
ASME Wind Energy Symposium 1999
January 1999
Reno, NV
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[Abstract]
(8.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(317KB PDF)
“Acoustic Emission Monitoring of A Wind Turbine Blade during a Fatigue Test”
A.G. Beattie
1997 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
AIAA, 1997, pp. 239-248
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[Abstract]
(10.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.0MB PDF)
“Non-destructive Evaluation (NDE) Of Composite/Metal Bond Interface Of A Wind Turbine Blade Using An Acousto-ultrasonic Technique”
J.H. Gieske, M.A. Rumsey
1997 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
AIAA, 1997, pp. 249-254
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[Abstract]
(48KB PDF)
[Report]
(820KB PDF)
“Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) of Composite-to-Metal Bond Interface of a Wind Turbine Blade Using an Acousto-Ultrasonic Technique”
J.H. Gieske, M.A. Rumsey
16th ASME Wind Energy Symposium
January 1997
Reno, NV
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[Abstract]
(5.3KB PDF)
[Report]
(4.6MB PDF)

“The Application Of Non-Destructive Techniques to the Testing of a Wind Turbine Blade”
H. Sutherland, A. Beattie, B. Hansche, W. Musial, J. Allread, J. Johnson, M. Summers
June 1994
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NuMAD
[Abstract]
(152KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.10MB PDF)
“Numerical Manufacturing And Design Tool (NuMAD v2.0) for Wind Turbine Blades: User’s Guide”
J.C. Berg, B.R. Resor
August 2012
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[Abstract]
(224KB PDF)
[Report]
(24.MB PDF)
“NuMAD User’s Manual”
D.L. Laird
August 2001
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Offshore
[Abstract]
(84.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.82MB PDF)
“Structural Health and Prognostics Management for Offshore Wind Turbines: An Initial Roadmap”
D.T. Griffith, B.R. Resor, J.R. White, J.A. Paquette, N.C. Yoder
December 2012
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  [Slideshow]
(11.8MB PPS)
“Large Rotor Development: Sandia 100-meter Blade Research”
D.T. Griffith
Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturer 2012 Conference
November 27-29, 2012
Dusseldorf, Germany
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[Abstract]
(196KB PDF)
[Report]
(560KB PDF)
“Challenges and Opportunities in Large Offshore Rotor Development: Sandia 100-meter Blade Research”
D.T. Griffith, B.R. Resor, T.D. Ashwill
AWEA WINDPOWER 2012 Conference and Exhibition
June 3-6, 2012
Atlanta, GA
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[Abstract]
(15.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“The Sandia 100-meter All-Glass Baseline Wind Turbine Blade: SNL100-00″
D.T. Griffith, T.D. Ashwill
June 2011
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Partnerships: Low Wind Speed Technology (LWST)–Knight & Carver
[Abstract]
(222KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.74MB PDF)
“Passive Load Control for Large Wind Turbines”
T.D. Ashwill
AIAA-SDM Conference
April 11-14, 2010
Orlando, FL
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[Abstract]
(76.KB PDF)
[Report]
(11.2MB PDF)
“Sweep-Twist Adaptive Rotor Blade: Final Project Report”
Knight & Carver Wind Group
T.D. Ashwill (Sandia Technical Manager)
February 2010
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[Abstract]
(120.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.56MB PDF)
“Development of the Swept Twist Adaptive Rotor (STAR) Blade”
T.D. Ashwill, G. Kanaby, K. Jackson, M. Zuteck
48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting
January 4-7, 2010
Orlando, FL
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  [Slideshow]
(1.37MB PDF)
“Sweep-Twist Adaptive Blade”
T.D. Ashwill, G. Kanaby
Powerpoint slideshow as presented at EWEC2007
May 2007
Milan, Italy
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Partnerships: Low Wind Speed Technology (LWST)–WindPACT
[Abstract]
(8.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(543KB PDF)
“Blade System Design Studies Volume II: Preliminary Blade Designs and Recommended Test Matrix.”
D. Griffin
June 2004
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[Abstract]
(55.KB PDF)
[Report]
(971KB PDF)
“Innovative Design Approaches for Large Wind Turbine Blades Final Report.”
TPI Composites, Inc.
May 2004
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[Abstract]
(9.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(17.MB PDF)
“Cost Study for Large Wind Turbine Blades: WindPACT Blade System Design Studies.”
TPI Composites, Inc.
May 2003
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[Abstract]
(80.KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.3MB PDF)
“Innovative Design Approaches for Large Wind Turbine Blades.”
TPI Composites, Inc.
March 2003
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[Abstract]
(23.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.3MB PDF)
“Parametric Study For Large Wind Turbine Blades: WindPACT Blade System Design Studies.”
TPI Composites, Inc.
August 2002
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[Abstract]
(54.KB PDF)
[Report]
(683KB PDF)
“Blade System Design Studies Volume 1: Composite Technologies for Large Wind Turbine Blades.”
D.A. Griffin
June 2002
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Scaled Wind Farm Technology [SWiFT] Facility
  [Report]
(968KB PDF)
“Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility Overview”
J. Berg, J. Bryant, D. Kroeker, B. LeBlanc, D. Maniaci, J. Paquette, B. Resor, J. White
ASME Wind Symposium
January 2014
North Harbor, MD
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  [Fact Sheet]
(1.06MB PDF)
“SWiFT Facility Fact Sheet”
J. White
July 2012
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[Abstract]
(7.3KB PDF)
[Report]
(426KB PDF)
“DOE/SNL-TTU Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility: Research Opportunities for Study of Turbine-Turbine Interaction”
M. Barone, J. White
September 2011
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Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA)
[Abstract]
(5.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(160KB PDF)

[Slides PDF]
“Communication Vulnerabilities and Mitigations in Wind Power SCADA Systems”
W.Y. Young, M.A. Rumsey, J.E. Stamp, J.D. Dillinger
Windpower 2003
May 2003
Austin, TX
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Structural Dynamics
  [Report]
(1139KB PDF)
“Aeroelastic Modeling of Large Offshore Vertical-axis Wind Turbines: Development of the Offshore Wind Energy Simulation Toolkit”
M. Barone, D. Griffith, J. Hurtado, B. Owens, J. Paquette
 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
April 8-11, 2013
Boston, MA
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  [Report]
(778KB PDF)
“An Energy Preserving Time Integration Method for Gyric Systems: Development of the Off-shore Wind Energy Simulation Toolkit”
M. Barone, J. Hurtado, B. Owens, J. Paquette
European Wind Energy Association Conference 2013
February 4-7, 2013
Vienna, Austria
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[Abstract]
(9.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(559KB PDF)
“Assessment of Wind Turbine Seismic Risk: Existing Literature and Simple Study of Tower Moment Demand”
I. Prowell, P.S. Veers
March 2009
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[Abstract]
(90.3KB PDF)
[Report]
(279KB PDF)
“Modeling Of Blades As Equivalent Beams for Aeroelastic Analysis”
D.J. Malcolm, D.L. Laird
2003 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 2003, pp. 293-303
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[Abstract]
(4.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.7MB PDF)
“Initial Structural Response Measurements and Model Validation for the Sandia 34-Meter VAWT Test Bed”
T.D. Ashwill
February 1990
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[Abstract]
(5.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.5MB PDF)
“Modal Testing In The Design Evaluation of Wind Turbines”
J.P. Lauffer, T.G. Carne, T.D. Ashwill
Wind Power 1987
October 1987
San Francisco, CA
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[Abstract]
(83.KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.6MB PDF)
“Analysis of Wind Turbines on Offshore Support Structures Excited by Random Wind and Random Waves”
D.S. Oscar, T.L. Paez
January 1988
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[Abstract]
(4.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“Modal Testing the EOLE”
T.G. Carne, J.P. Lauffer, A.J. Gomez
7th ASME Wind Energy Symposium
November 1987
New Orleans, LA
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[Abstract]
(4.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.3MB PDF)
“Aeroelastic Effects in the Structural Dynamic Analysis of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”
D.W. Lobitz, T.D. Ashwill
Windpower 1985
August 1985
San Francisco, CA
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[Abstract]
(92.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.1MB PDF)
“A NASTRAN-Based Computer Program for Structural Dynamic Analysis of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines”
D.W. Lobitz
Presented at the Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Technology Workshop
DOE and NASA_Lewis
May 1984
Subsequently published in Collected Papers on Wind Turbine Technology
Edited by David A. Spera
DOE/NASA/5776-2, NASA CR 195432, pp89-97
May 1995
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.1MB PDF)
“Modeling Stochastic Wind Loads on Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”
P.S. Veers
25th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference
May 1984
Palm Springs, CA
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[Abstract]
(21.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“A General Method for Fatigue Analysis of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Blades”
P.S. Veers
ASES 83 Meeting and Wind Workshop VI
June 1983
Minneapolis, MN
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.3MB PDF)
“Aeroelastic Stability Analysis of a Darrieus Wind Turbine”
D. Popelka
February 1982
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[Abstract]
(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“Modal Testing of a Rotating Wind Turbine”
T.G. Carne, A.R. Nord
ASES Workshop VI
June 1983
Minneapolis, MN
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[Abstract]
(4.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.1MB PDF)
“Finite Element Analysis and Modal Testing of a Rotating Wind Turbine”
T.G. Carne, D.W. Lobitz, A.R. Nord, R.A. Watson
AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
May 1982
New Orleans, LA
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[Abstract]
(9.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(559KB PDF)
“Assessment of Wind Turbine Seismic Risk: Existing Literature and Simple Study of Tower Moment Demand”
I. Prowell, P.S. Veers
March 2009
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Turbine Systems
[Abstract]
(10.KB PDF)
[Report]
(64.KB PDF)
“An Overview of the NREL/SNL Flexible Turbine Characterization Project”
N. Kelley, A. Wright, G. Bir, R. Osgood, E. McKenna, H. Sutherland
1998 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
AIAA/ASME, 1998, supplement
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Turbulence Simulation
[Abstract]
(5.4KB PDF)
[Report]
(4.7MB PDF)
“Numerical Simulation of VAWT Stochastic Aerodynamic Loads Produced by Atmospheric Turbulence: VAWT-SAL Code”
G.F. Homicz
September 1991
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[Abstract]
(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.6MB PDF)
“Three-Dimensional Wind Simulation”
P.S. Veers
8th ASME Wind Energy Symposium
January 1989
Houston, TX
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[Abstract]
(276KB PDF)
[Report]
(5.7MB PDF)
“A Markov Method for Simulating Non-Gaussian Wind Speed Time Series”
G.M. McNerney, P.S. Veers
SAND84-1227
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.1MB PDF)
“Modeling Stochastic Wind Loads on Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”
P.S. Veers
25th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference
May 1984
Palm Springs, CA
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Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT): Archives
[Brochure]
(6.71MB PDF)]
  “Vertical Axis Wind Turbine: The History of the DOE Program”
Sandia National Laboratories Staff
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[Brochure]
(1.2MB PDF)]
  “What Is It?”
Sandia National Laboratories Staff
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[Abstract]
(4.9KB PDF)

[Report]
(9.1MB PDF)
“Final Project Report: High-Energy Rotor, Development, Test and Evaluation”
FloWind Corporation
September 1996
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[Abstract]
(5.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(12.MB PDF)
“Measured Data for the Sandia 34 Meter Vertical Axis Wind Turbine”
T.D. Ashwill
July 1992
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[Abstract]
(5.4KB PDF)
[Report]
(4.6MB PDF)
“Numerical Simulation of VAWT Stochastic Aerodynamic Loads Produced by Atmospheric Turbulence: VAWT-SAL Code”
G.F. Homicz
September 1991
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[Abstract]
(5.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(12.MB PDF)
“Selected Papers on Wind Energy Technology”

  • “Three-Dimensional Wind Simulation”
  • “Time Domain Structural Response Calculations for Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”
  • “Fatigue Characterization of a VAWT Blade Material”
  • “Simplified Fatigue Damage and Crack Growth Calculations for Wind Turbines”
  • “Crack Propagation Analysis of WECS Components Using the LIFE2 Computer Code”
  • “Model Validation of the Sandia 34-Meter Test Bed Turbine Using Substructured Modal-Testing”
  • “Initial Structural Response Measurements for the Sandia 34-Meter VAWT Test Bed”
  • “Damage Predictions for Wind Turbine Components Using the LIFE2 Computer Code”
  • “Control of the Variable Speed Generator on the Sandia 34-Meter Vertical Axis Wind Turbine”
  • “Test Results and Status of the DOE/Sandia 34-M VAWT Test Bed”
  • “Aerodynamic Design and Initial Performance Measurements for the Sandia 34-M Diameter Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine”
  • “Structural Response Measurements and Predictions for the Sandia 34-Meter Test Bed”
  • “Fatigue Analysis of the Sandia 34-Meter Vertical Axis Wind Turbine”
  • “Rainflow Counting Algorithm for Operations of Variable-Speed Wind Turbines”
  • “Smart Control Algorithms for Operation of Variable-Speed Wind Turbines”
  • “Performance Predictions for an Intermediate-Sized VAWT Based on Performance of the 34-M VAWT Test Bed”
  • Sandia National Laboratories Staff
    February 1992
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[Abstract]
(76KB PDF)
[Report]
(572KB PDF)
“Fatigue Characterization of a VAWT Blade Material”
J.A. Van Den Avyle, H.J. Sutherland
1989 ASME Wind Energy Symposium
ASME 1989, pp. 125-129
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[Abstract]
(4.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.7MB PDF)
“Initial Structural Response Measurements and Model Validation for the Sandia 34-Meter VAWT Test Bed”
T.D. Ashwill
12th Annual Energy-Source Technology Conference
January 1989
Houston, TX
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[Abstract]
(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.6MB PDF)
“Three-Dimensional Wind Simulation”
P.S. Veers
8th ASME Wind Energy Symposium
January 1989
Houston, TX
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[Abstract]
(5.1KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.5MB PDF)
“Modal Testing In The Design Evaluation of Wind Turbines”
J.P. Lauffer, T.G. Carne, T.D. Ashwill
Wind Power 1987
October 1987
San Francisco, CA
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[Abstract]
(5.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“Modal Testing the EOLE”
T.G. Carne, J.P. Lauffer, A.J. Gomez
7th ASME Wind Energy Symposium
November 1987
New Orleans, LA
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[Abstract]
(32.KB PDF)
[Report]
(5.59MB PDF)
“Test Plan for the 34 Meter Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Test Bed Located at Bushland, Texas”
W.A. Stephenson
December 1986
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[Abstract]
(4.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.0MB PDF)
“Developments in the Blade Shape Design for a Darrieus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine”
T.D. Ashwill, T.H. Leonard
September 1986
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[Abstract]
(4.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.3MB PDF)
“Aeroelastic Effects in the Structural Dynamic Analysis of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”
D.W. Lobitz, T.D. Ashwill
Windpower 1985
August 1985
San Francisco, CA
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[Abstract]
(4.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.4MB PDF)
“Structural Design of the Sandia 34-Meter Vertical Axis Wind Turbine”
D.E. Berg
June 1984
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[Abstract]
(123KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.3MB PDF)
“Tailored Airfoils for Vertical Axis Wind Turbines
P.C. Klimas
June 1984
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[Abstract]
(4.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(4.2MB PDF)
“Dynamic Stall Regulation of the Darrieus Turbine”
J.W. Oler, J.H. Strickland, B.J. Im, G.H. Graham
August 1983
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[Abstract]
(4.6B PDF)
[Report]
(1.1MB PDF)
“Modeling Stochastic Wind Loads on Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”
P.S. Veers
25th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference
May 1984
Palm Springs, CA
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.3MB PDF)
“Aeroelastic Stability Analysis of a Darrieus Wind Turbine”
D. Popelka
February 1982
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[Abstract]
(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“Modal Testing of a Rotating Wind Turbine”
T.G. Carne, A.R. Nord
ASES Workshop VI
June 1983
Minneapolis, MN
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[Abstract]
(4.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.1MB PDF)
“Finite Element Analysis and Modal Testing of a Rotating Wind Turbine”
T.G. Carne, D.W. Lobitz, A.R. Nord, R.A. Watson
AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
May 1982
New Orleans, LA
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[Abstract]
(52.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.4MB PDF)
“An Approach to the Fatigue Analysis of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Blades”
P.S. Veers
September 1981
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[Abstract]
(221KB PDF)
[Report]
(10.MB PDF)
“Effects of Blade Preset Pitch/Offset on Curved-Blade Darrieus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Performance”
P.C. Klimas, M.H. Worstell
October 1981
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[Abstract]
(4.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“Guy Cable Design and Damping For Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”
T.G. Carne
2nd DOE/NASA Workshop on Wind Turbine Dynamics
February 1981
Cleveland, OH
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[Abstract]
(4.9KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.2MB PDF)
“Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Drive Train Transient Dynamics”
D.B. Clauss, T.G. Carne
2nd DOE/NASA Workshop on Wind Turbine Dynamics
February 1981
Cleveland, OH
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(5.4KB PDF)
“Comparison of Field and Wind Tunnel Darrieus Wind Turbine Data”
R.E. Sheldahl
December 1980
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[Abstract]
(6.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(4.8MB PDF)
“Aerodynamic Characteristics of Seven Symmetrical Airfoil Sections Through 180-Degree Angle of Attack For Use In Aerodynamic Analysis of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines”
R.E. Sheldahl, P.C. Klimas
March 1981
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[Abstract]
(20.KB PDF)
[Report]
(8.4MB PDF)
“Proceedings of the Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) Design Technology Seminar for Industry”
S.F. Johnston, Jr.
April 1-3, 1980
Albuquerque, NM
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[Abstract]
(4.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.9MB PDF)
“Aerodynamic Performance of a 5-Metre-Diameter Darrieus Turbine with Extruded NACA-0015 Blades”
R.E. Sheldahl, P.C. Klimas, L.V. Feltz
March 1980
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.7MB PDF)
“Aerodynamic Performance of the 17-Metre-Diameter Darrieus Wind Turbine in the Three-Bladed Configuration: An Addendum”
M.H. Worstell
February 1980
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(765KB PDF)
“Characteristics of Future Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines”
E.G. Kadlec
July 1978
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[Abstract]
(4.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.6MB PDF)
“Aerodynamic Performance of the 17-Metre-Diameter Darrieus Wind Turbine”
M.H. Worstell
July 1979
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[Abstract]
(52.KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.13MB PDF)
“Economic Analysis of Darrieus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Systems for the Generation of Utility Grid Electrical Power: Volume I-Executive Summary”
W.N. Sullivan
August 1979
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[Abstract]
(16.KB PDF)
[Report]
(4.01MB PDF)
“Economic Analysis of Darrieus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Systems for the Generation of Utility Grid Electrical Power: Volume II-The Economic Optimization Model”
W.N. Sullivan
August 1979
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[Abstract]
(24.KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.62MB PDF)
“Economic Analysis of Darrieus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Systems for the Generation of Utility Grid Electrical Power: Volume III-Point Designs”
R.D. Grover, E.G. Kadlec
August 1979
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[Abstract]
(24.KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.62MB PDF)
“Economic Analysis of Darrieus Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Systems for the Generation of Utility Grid Electrical Power: Volume IV-Summary and Analysis”
W.N. Sullivan, R.O. Nellums
August 1979
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[Abstract]
(28.KB PDF)
[Report]
(3.2MB PDF)
“Wind Characteristics at the VAWT Test Facility”
R.E. Atkins
September 1978
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[Abstract]
(4.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.5MB PDF)
“Torque Ripple in a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine”
R.C. Reuter, M.H. Worstell
13th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference
August 1978
San Diego, CA
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
[Report]
(830KB PDF)
“Four Aerodynamic Prediction Schemes for Vertical-Axis Wind Turbines – A Compendium”
P.C. Klimas, R.E. Sheldahl
June 1978
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[Abstract]
(4.5KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.0MB PDF)
“Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Tie-Down Design With an Example”
R.C. Reuter, Jr.
December 1977
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[Abstract]
(4.7KB PDF)
[Report]
(2.5MB PDF)
“Free-Air Performance Tests of a 5-Metre-Diameter Darrieus Turbine”
R.E. Sheldahl, B.F. Blackwell
December 1977
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[Abstract]
(6.5KB PDF)
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(2.8MB PDF)
“Wind Tunnel Performance Data for Two- and Three-Bucket Savonius Rotors”
B.F. Blackwell, R.E. Sheldahl, L.V. Felts
July 1977
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(4.9KB PDF)
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(2.4MB PDF)
“Wind Tunnel Performance Data for the Darrieus Wind Turbine with NACA 0012 Blades”
B.F. Blackwell, R.E. Sheldahl, L.V. Felts
March 1977
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(5.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.2MB PDF)
“The Darrieus Turbine: A Performance Prediction Model Using Multiple Streamtubes”
J.H. Strickland
October 1975
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(4.6KB PDF)
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(1.2MB PDF)
“The Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine: How It Works'”
B.F. Blackwell
September 1974
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[Abstract]
(4.6KB PDF)
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(1.2MB PDF)
“Blade Shape For Troposkien Type of Vertical-Axis Wind Turbine”
B.F. Blackwell, G.E. Reis
April 1974
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(4.6KB PDF)
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“Practical Approximations to a Troposkien by Straight-Line and Circular-Arc Segments”
G.E. Reis, B.F. Blackwell
March 1975
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Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT): Current Research
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“Aeroelastic Modeling of Large Offshore Vertical-axis Wind Turbines: Development of the Offshore Wind Energy Simulation Toolkit”
M. Barone, D. Griffith, J. Hurtado, B. Owens, J. Paquette
 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
April 8-11, 2013
Boston, MA
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(778KB PDF)
“An Energy Preserving Time Integration Method for Gyric Systems: Development of the Off-shore Wind Energy Simulation Toolkit”
M. Barone, J. Hurtado, B. Owens, J. Paquette
European Wind Energy Association Conference 2013
February 4-7, 2013
Vienna, Austria
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[Abstract]
(28.KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.13MB PDF)
“A Retrospective of VAWT Technology”
H.J. Sutherland, D.E. Berg, T.D. Ashwill
January 2012
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Wind Plant Reliability
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(1.38MB PDF)
“Wind Industry Segments & CMMS Value Propositions”
 James Parle, Jonathan Gibson, Chad Reese
 Muir Data Systems, Inc.
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“Wind Industry Work Order Information Flow Survey”
 James Parle, Jonathan Gibson, Chad Reese
 Muir Data Systems, Inc.
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[Abstract]
(52.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.19MB PDF)
“Sandia CREW 2013 Wind Plant Reliability Benchmark – Technical Report”
V.A. Peters, A.B. Ogilvie, C.R. Bond
September 2013
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(3.68MB PDF)
“Sandia CREW 2013 Wind Plant Reliability Benchmark – Presentation”
V.A. Peters, A.B. Ogilvie, C.R. Bond
August 2013
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[Abstract]
(60.0KB PDF)
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(1.52MB PDF)
“CMMS in the Wind Industry”
D. Belanger, D. Hart, B. Crull, B. Maier
December 2012
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[Abstract]
(53.0KB PDF)
[Report]
(1.46MB PDF)
“Continuous Reliability Enhancement for Wind (CREW) Database: Wind Plant Reliability Benchmark” (Technical Report)
V.A. Peters, A.B. Ogilvie, C.R. Bond
September 2012
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(4.0MB PDF)
“Wind Plant Reliability Benchmark: September 2012″ (Presentation)
V.A. Peters, A.B. Ogilvie, C.R. Bond
September 2012
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[Abstract]
(10.8KB PDF)
[Report]
(102KB PDF)
“Wind Energy Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS): Data Collection Recommendations for Reliability Analysis”
V.A. Peters, A. Ogilvie
January 2012
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(3.64MB PDF)
“Continuous Reliability Enhancement for Wind (CREW) Database: Wind Turbine Reliability Benchmark U.S. Fleet; Public Report October 2011″
V.A. Peters, B.L. McKenney, A.B. Ogilvie, C. Bond
October 2011
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[Abstract]
(16.KB PDF)
[Report]
(535KB PDF)
“Using Wind Plant Data to Increase Reliability”
B.L. McKenney, A.B. Ogilvie, V.A. Peters
January 2011
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“Taking Advantage of Your Data to Increase Reliability”
B.L. McKenney
Optimizing Wind Power Performance Conference
September 2010
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Wind Powering America [WPA]
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“New Mexico Resources Assessment: Lee Ranch Data Summary and Transmittal: September – December 2002 Annual Analysis: January – December 2002″
Global Energy Concepts, LLC
February 2003
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Wind Resource
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(51.0MB PDF)
“Wind Power Climatology of the United States”
J.W. Reed
August 1977
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