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Remote data acquisition for condition monitoring of wind turbines

Authors
  • Bavo De Maré (Ghent University)
  • Jacob Sukumaran (Ghent University, Department of Mechanical Construction and Production)
  • Mia Loccufier (Ghent University, Department of Electrical Energy, Systems and Automation)
  • Patrick De Baets (Ghent University, Department of Mechanical Construction and Production)

Abstract

While the number of offshore wind turbines is growing and turbines getting bigger and more expensive, the need for good condition monitoring systems is rising. From the research it is clear that failures of the gearbox, and in particular the gearwheels and bearings of the gearbox, have been responsible for the most downtime of a wind turbine. Gearwheels and bearings are being simulated in a multi-sensor environment to observe the wear on the surface.

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De Maré, B., Sukumaran, J., Loccufier, M. & De Baets, P., (2015) “Remote data acquisition for condition monitoring of wind turbines”, International Journal of Sustainable Construction and Design 6(1), 10. doi: https://doi.org/10.21825/scad.v6i1.1138

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07 Jul 2015
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