Fundamentals of Wind Turbines
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- Aug 25, 2019 4:30 pm GMT
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- As an industry, wind energy is growing fast; both total capacity and individual turbine output have increased steadily over the last decade.
- The wind characteristics change with geographical location, terrain, season, height, direction and time of day.
- The power output of a turbine depends primarily on the blade length and the wind speed.
Reprinted with permission from the August issue of TLT, the official monthly magazine published by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, an international not-for-profit technical society headquartered in Park Ridge, Illinois