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Tuesday, 17 November 2015
17:00 - 18:30 Rotors & blades
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
Lead Session Chair:
Gerard J.W. Van Bussel, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Spyros Voutsinas National Technical University of Athens, Greece
John Prospathopoulos (1) F Vasilis Riziotis (1) Giorgos Papadakis (1) Alexis Theofilopoulos (1) Spyros Voutsinas (1)
(1) National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece

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Presenter's biography

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Spyros Voutsinas is professor at the Mechanical Engineering School of NTUA. His expertise is in aerodynamics aeroelasticity and aeracoustics. Since mid ’90 he is leading the Wind Energy group and has participated in numerous RTD projects involving theoretical/numerical analysis of coupled problems for wind turbines, design and wind tunnel testing.


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