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Smith-Putnam wind turbine experimentA brief outline of the many problems encountered during testing of a wind turbine generator prototype unit is given. Its feasibility was demonstrated by the generation of electricity in commercial quantities with delivery to a utility transmission network. The experiment was terminated after blade failure occurred.
Document ID
19740008645
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Smith, B. E.
(Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Co. York, PA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
December 1, 1973
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Lewis Res. Center Wind Energy Conversion Systems
Subject Category
Auxiliary Systems
Accession Number
74N16758
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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