Wind Turbine Design Guideline DG03: Yaw and Pitch Rolling Bearing Life

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This report describes the design criteria, calculation methods, and applicable standards recommended for use in performance and life analyses of ball and roller (rolling) bearings for yaw and pitch motion support in wind turbine applications. The formulae presented here for rolling bearing analytical methods and bearing-life ratings are consistent with methods in current use by wind turbine designers and rolling-bearing manufacturers.

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Harris, T.; Rumbarger, J. H. & Butterfield, C. P. December 1, 2009.

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This report describes the design criteria, calculation methods, and applicable standards recommended for use in performance and life analyses of ball and roller (rolling) bearings for yaw and pitch motion support in wind turbine applications. The formulae presented here for rolling bearing analytical methods and bearing-life ratings are consistent with methods in current use by wind turbine designers and rolling-bearing manufacturers.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-500-42362
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/969722 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 969722
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc929141

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Harris, T.; Rumbarger, J. H. & Butterfield, C. P. Wind Turbine Design Guideline DG03: Yaw and Pitch Rolling Bearing Life, report, December 1, 2009; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc929141/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.