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Acoustic Emission Monitoring from Wind Turbine Blades Undergoing Static and Fatigue Testing

A G Dutton, M Blanch
Energy Research Unit, CLRC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon. OX11 0QX, UK
P Vionis, V Kolovos
CRES, Wind Energy Department, 19th km Marathon Avenue, Pikermi 19009, Attiki, Greece
D R V van Delft, P Joosse
Delft University of Technology, Civil Engineering Department, Stevin Laboratory, Stevinweg 1, 2600 GA Delft, Netherlands
A Anastassopoulos , D Kouroussis
Envirocoustics Abee, El. Venizelou 7 & Delfon, Metamorphosi, Athens 14452, Attica, Greece
T Kossivas
Geobiologiki S.A., 62 Thrakomakedonon Str, 136 71 Acharnai, Attika, Greecec
J ter Laak
Aerpac B.V., P.O. Box 167, Bedrijvenpark Twente 96, Almelo 7600 AD, Overijssel, Netherlands
T. P. Philippidis, Y. G. Kolaxis
University of Patras, Dept of Mechanical Engineering & Aeronautics, P.O.Box 1401,Patras 265 00, Greece
G Fernando, G Zheng, T Liu
Engineering Systems Department, Cranfield University (RMCS), Shrivenham, Swindon SN6 8LA, UK
A Proust
Euro Physical Acoustics SA, ZAC des Portes de Sucy, 27 rue Magellan, Sucy-en-Brie F-94373, Val de Marne, France
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ABSTRACT

1 INTRODUCTION

STATIC STRENGTH BLADE TEST

3 STATIC CERTIFICATION BLADE TEST

4 FATIGUE TEST PROCEDURE

5 DISCUSSION

6 CONCLUSIONS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

7 REFERENCES

  1. IEC 61400-1, Wind turbine generator systems - part 1: safety requirements, 1998
  2. IEC 61400-23 TS Ed.1: Wind turbine generator systems - part 23: Full scale structural testing of rotor blades for WTGS's, draft 1999
  3. ASTM E07.04.03-98/1 draft standard, FRP pressure vessels per ASME Code Section V, Art. 11

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