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Fibre Bragg grating sensor system monitors operational load in a wind turbine rotor blade
Author(s): Kerstin Schroeder; Joerg Apitz; Wolfgang Ecke; Elfrun Lembke; Gerhard Lenschow
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Paper Abstract

A fibre Bragg grating sensor system has been installed in a horizontal axis wind turbine and was successfully tested for already more than one year. We report the requirements, system design and realisation of the sensor system for continuous on-line load monitoring of the rotor blades, and provide examples of strain measurement results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 May 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5855, 17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, (23 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.623990
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Kerstin Schroeder, Institut fuer Physikalische Hochtechnologie e.V. (Germany)
Joerg Apitz, Jenoptik Laser, Optik, Systeme GmbH (Germany)
Wolfgang Ecke, Institut fuer Physikalische Hochtechnologie e.V. (Germany)
Elfrun Lembke, Jenoptik Laser, Optik, Systeme GmbH (Germany)
Gerhard Lenschow, Enercon GmbH (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5855:
17th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors

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