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Blade design and operating experience on the MOD-OA 200 kW wind turbine at Clayton, New MexicoTwo 60 foot long aluminum wind turbine blades were operated for over 3000 hours on the MOD-OA wind turbine. The first signs of blade structural damage were observed after 400 hours of operation. Details of the blade design, loads, cost, structural damage, and repair are discussed.
Document ID
19800008210
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Linscott, B. S. (NASA Lewis Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Shaltens, R. K. (NASA Lewis Research Center Cleveland, OH, United States)
Date Acquired
August 10, 2013
Publication Date
December 1, 1979
Publication Information
Publication: Large Wind Turbine Design Characteristics and R and D Requirements
Subject Category
ENERGY PRODUCTION AND CONVERSION
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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