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Initial Condition Monitoring Experience on a Wind Turbine

@inproceedings{Bechhoefer2012InitialCM,
  title={Initial Condition Monitoring Experience on a Wind Turbine},
  author={Eric Bechhoefer and Bruno Boucher},
  year={2012}
}
The initial installation of a condition monitoring system (CMS) on a utility scale wind turbine produced a number of unexpected results. The CMS was installed on the TechnoCentre éolien Repower MM92. The installation allowed testing of a MEMS (microelecctromechanical system) based sensor technology and allowed and in-depth analysis of vibration data and revolutions per minute (RPM) data. A large 3/revolution effect, due to tower shadow and wind shear, required the development of an enhanced… 

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