“Modeling of Wind Turbine Gearbox Mounting”

Authors: Morten Haastrup, Michael R. Hansen and Morten K. Ebbesen,
Affiliation: Vestas Wind Systems A/S and University of Agder
Reference: 2011, Vol 32, No 4, pp. 141-149.

Keywords: Parameter identification, wind turbine, gearbox mounting, bushing

Abstract: In this paper three bushing models are evaluated to find a best practice in modeling the mounting of wind turbine gearboxes. Parameter identification on measurements has been used to determine the bushing parameters for dynamic simulation of a gearbox including main shaft. The stiffness of the main components of the gearbox has been calculated. The torsional stiffness of the main shaft, gearbox and the mounting of the gearbox are of same order of magnitude, and eigenfrequency analysis clearly reveals that the stiffness of the gearbox mounting is of importance when modeling full wind turbine drivetrains.

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  title={{Modeling of Wind Turbine Gearbox Mounting}},
  author={Haastrup, Morten and Hansen, Michael R. and Ebbesen, Morten K.},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}