“Modeling and Parameter Identification of Deflections in Planetary Stage of Wind Turbine Gearbox”

Authors: Morten Haastrup, Michael R. Hansen, Morten K. Ebbesen and Ole Ø. Mouritsen,
Affiliation: Vestas Wind Systems A/S, University of Agder and Aalborg University
Reference: 2012, Vol 33, No 1, pp. 1-11.

Keywords: Flexible bodies, wind turbine, Multibody dynamics, parameter identification

Abstract: The main focus of this paper is the experimental and numerical investigation of a 750kW wind turbine gearbox. A detailed model of the gearbox with main shaft has been created using MSC.Adams. Special focus has been put on modeling the planet carrier (PLC) in the gearbox. For this purpose experimental data from a drive train test set up has been analyzed using parameter identification to quantify misalignments. Based on the measurements a combination of main shaft misalignment and planet carrier deflection has been identified. A purely numerical model has been developed and it shows good accordance with the experimental data.

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  title={{Modeling and Parameter Identification of Deflections in Planetary Stage of Wind Turbine Gearbox}},
  author={Haastrup, Morten and Hansen, Michael R. and Ebbesen, Morten K. and Mouritsen, Ole Ø.},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}