Fatigue Analysis of Wind Turbine


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This article combines with finite element method and the rain flow count method, which is using the nominal stress method developed a wind turbine used for structural fatigue analysis method, with 2.0 MW wind and machine hub to analyze the fatigue, calculated the operation lifespan fatigue load of wind turbine in the 20 years. By choosing the hot point of hub, analyzes the wheels fatigue damage characteristics. The calculation results show that: the selection of hot point wheels meet with the requirements of GL standard Fatigue design. This paper can be used in large wind turbine development design and in the process of production design authentication.



Edited by:

Mohamed Othman




C. Y. Ding et al., "Fatigue Analysis of Wind Turbine", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 229-231, pp. 621-624, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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