Efficient diagnostic condition monitoring for industrial wind turbines

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External organisations

  • Feldman Enterprises Limited

Abstract

The drive-train and power electronics are critical for the operation of industrial wind turbines. Faults developing in these components can result in long downtime and expensive repair costs, particularly when offshore wind farms are concerned. Effective condition monitoring (CM) of these components can result in significant savings for wind farm operators and contribute to a substantial improvement of the operational reliability of wind turbines. This paper considers a novel modular CM system capable of diagnosing faults in the gearbox. The data analysis methodology and the key results arising from measurements on actual industrial wind turbines are also presented.

Details

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIET Conference Publications
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Event3rd Renewable Power Generation Conference, RPG 2014 - Naples, United Kingdom
Duration: 24 Sep 201425 Sep 2014

Conference

Conference3rd Renewable Power Generation Conference, RPG 2014
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityNaples
Period24/09/1425/09/14

Keywords

  • Condition monitoring, Diagnosis, Wind turbine

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