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Tuesday, 17 November 2015
17:00 - 18:30 Rotors & blades

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Turbine technology  
Onshore      Offshore    


Room: Montmartre

State of art regarding new control devices and materials to reduce loads and extend life of blades with a direct impact on risks and costs for the application on new technology.

Learning objectives

  • Flow control devices to reduce load on turbine blades
  • Impact on risks and cost for the application on flap technology
  • Flap technology performance in real turbulence flow
  • Loads on blade root connections and pitch bearing
  • To know the application of different modeling alternatives
This session will be chaired by: Gerard J.W. Van Bussel, Chairholder Wind Energy, TU Delft, The Netherlands



Abstract ID: 457 science & research
Helge Aagaard Madsen
Research Specialist, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Testing of a new morphing trailing edge flap system on a novel outdoor rotating test rig

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