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Fabrication and assembly of the ERDA/NASA 100-kilowatt experimental wind turbine

Richard L. Puthoff

Fabrication and assembly of the ERDA/NASA 100-kilowatt experimental wind turbine

by Richard L. Puthoff

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Division of Solar Energy, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington], Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wind turbines.,
  • Wind power.

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    StatementRichard L. Puthoff, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center ; prepared for Energy Research and Development Administration, Division of Solar Energy, Federal Wind Energy Program.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum ; NASA TM X-3390, NASA technical memorandum -- X-3390.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Solar Energy., Lewis Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17648200M

      Design study of wind turbines 50 kW to kW for electric utility applications. Volume 1: Summary report Wind turbine configurations that would lead to generation of electrical power in a cost effective manner were considered. All possible overall system configurationss, operating modes, and sybsystem concepts were evaluated for both technical feasibility and compatibility with utility. Based on Blade Element Momentum (BEM) theory, DARcorporation has developed and customized in-house software for initial aerodynamic design of the wind turbine power generating surfaces to handle any type of wind turbine configuration and blade shape.

      Even the small wind turbines, up to kilowatt power generation capacity, may become infeasible for many academic institutions as a kilowatt wind turbine was commissioned in an academic institution wind turbine laboratory with the installation cost of $10K2. As real wind turbines, even the smaller types, seem to be too.   • The fraction of the year the turbine generator is operating at rated (peak) powerrated (peak) power Capacity Factor = Average Output / Peak Output ≈ 30% • CF is based on both the characteristics of the turbine and the site characteristics (typically or above for a good site) Power Curve of kW Turbine Wind Frequency Distribution.

    The Direct-Drive Wind Turbine The object of the study is the Alstom Haliade (Fig. 1): a 6-megawatt (MW) direct-drive wind turbine incorporating a permanent magnet generator of about 7 m in diameter intended for offshore installation. Similar to Alstom’s land-based products, this wind turbine incorporates the PURE TORQUE™ design. Workshop: Building Your Own Wind Turbine Wind Energy Essentials for the Homeowner: Common Questions About Wind Energy for the Home Wind Resource Assessment: A Practical Guide to Developing a Wind Project Wind Power Guide - how to use wind energy to generate power (OneToRemember Energy Guides Book 1) The Wind and Wind-Chorus Music of Anton Bruckner.


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Fabrication and assembly of the ERDA/NASA 100-kilowatt experimental wind turbine by Richard L. Puthoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fabrication and assembly of the ERDA/NASA kilowatt experimental wind turbine. Washington: U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Lewis Research Center ; Springfield, Va.: for sale by the National Technical Information Service, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication.

As part of the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) wind-energy program, NASA Lewis Research Center has designed and built an experimental kW wind turbine. The two-bladed turbines drives a synchronous alternator that generates its maximum output of kW of electrical power in a km/hr (mph) : R.

Puthoff. Fabrication and assembly of the ERDA/NASA kilowatt experimental wind : Richard L. Puthoff. Drive train normal modes analysis for the ERDA/NASA kilowatt wind turbine generator Article (PDF Available) August with 19 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The results of dynamic analyses, weight and balance tests, static stiffness tests, and structural vibration tests on the foot-long metal blades for the ERDA-NASA kW wind turbine are presented.

Image right: NASA's first experimental wind turbine at Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio. Credit: NASA From toNASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, led the U.S. Wind Energy Program for large horizontal-axis wind turbines -- the most popular systems used today.

The center's mission was to develop the technology and. Drive Train Normal Modes Analysis for the ERDA/NASA Kilowatt Wind Turbine Generator Natural frequencies, as a function of power were determined using a finite element model.

Operating conditions investigated were operation with a resistive electrical load and operation synchronized to an electrical utility grid.

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Space History Photo: A kilowatt Wind Turbine. By NASA Archives 08 May Shares. An alternative energy research project, NASA and the ERDA installed this turbine at the Plum Brook Facility. The efficiency of the wind turbine is highly dependent on several parameters of the design - mainly the geometry of the blades, gearing in the transmission, tower height and pitch of the rotors [1].

All of these factors are shown on a horizontal axis wind turbine (HAWT) below in figure A [2]. A numerical method based on the solution of Reynolds Averaged Navier Stokes equations and actuator disk representation of turbine rotor is developed and implemented in the OpenFOAM software suite for aerodynamic analysis of horizontal axis wind turbines (HAWT).

The method and the implementation are validated against the 1-D momentum theory, the blade element momentum theory and against.Materials for Wind Turbine Blades: An Overview Mishnaevsky, Leon; The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86A.

Resources About ADS ADS Help What's New [email protected] this from a library! Early operation experience on the ERDA/NASA kW wind turbine.

[John C Glasgow; Bradford S Linscott; United States. Department of Energy. Division of Solar Energy.].