Reliable, Lightweight Transmissions For Off-Shore, Utility Scale Wind Turbines

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The objective of this project was to reduce the technical risk for a hydrostatic transmission based drivetrain for high-power utility-size wind turbines. A theoretical study has been performed to validate the reduction of cost of energy (CoE) for the wind turbine, identify risk mitigation strategies for the drive system and critical components, namely the pump, shaft connection and hydrostatic transmission (HST) controls and address additional benefits such as reduced deployment costs, improved torque density and improved mean time between repairs (MTBR).

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Ossyra, Jean-Claude October 25, 2012.

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The objective of this project was to reduce the technical risk for a hydrostatic transmission based drivetrain for high-power utility-size wind turbines. A theoretical study has been performed to validate the reduction of cost of energy (CoE) for the wind turbine, identify risk mitigation strategies for the drive system and critical components, namely the pump, shaft connection and hydrostatic transmission (HST) controls and address additional benefits such as reduced deployment costs, improved torque density and improved mean time between repairs (MTBR).

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  • Report No.: DOE/EE/05190
  • Grant Number: EE0005190
  • DOI: 10.2172/1054152 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1054152
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc839167

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Ossyra, Jean-Claude. Reliable, Lightweight Transmissions For Off-Shore, Utility Scale Wind Turbines, report, October 25, 2012; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc839167/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.