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 Wind power installation and  adjusting the rotor rotation axis patent thumbnailWind power installation and adjusting the rotor rotation axis
A wind power installation with a rotor which has two or more rotor blades and which is rotatably bearing-supported for rotation around a rotor rotation axis. The rotor is connected to a generator for generating electrical power.
Skywind Gmbh


 Micro wind cell patent thumbnailMicro wind cell
Disclosed is a micro wind cell and a micro wind cell array for generation of power. The micro wind cell for generating wind power may comprise a rotor, an upper support and a lower support, a spacer rod, one or more bearings, a generator mount, a power generator and a rotor pin.

 Methods for joining shear clips in wind turbine rotor blades patent thumbnailMethods for joining shear clips in wind turbine rotor blades
rotor blades and methods for joining shear clips in wind turbine rotor blades are provided. A method includes positioning the shear clip adjacent a shear web of the rotor blade, the shear clip including a thermoplastic resin, the shear web including a thermoplastic resin.
General Electric Company


 Methods for assembling rotor blades patent thumbnailMethods for assembling rotor blades
Methods for assembling rotor blades are provided. A method includes receiving a first portion of a rotor blade at an erection site.
General Electric Company


 Rotor blades having thermoplastic components and methods for joining rotor blade components patent thumbnailRotor blades having thermoplastic components and methods for joining rotor blade components
rotor blades and methods for joining blade components of rotor blades are provided. A method includes positioning an insert between and in contact with a first blade component and a second blade component.
General Electric Company


 Methods for joining surface features to wind turbine rotor blades patent thumbnailMethods for joining surface features to wind turbine rotor blades
Methods for joining surface features to wind turbine rotor blades are provided. A method includes providing the surface feature after forming of the rotor blade.
General Electric Company


 Systems and methods for joining blade components of rotor blades patent thumbnailSystems and methods for joining blade components of rotor blades
Systems and methods for joining blade components of a rotor blade are provided. A method includes positioning a first blade component and a second blade component such that a joint location of the first blade component and a joint location of the second blade component are proximate each other.
General Electric Company


 Hybrid vertical/horizontal axis wind turbine for deep-water offshore installations patent thumbnailHybrid vertical/horizontal axis wind turbine for deep-water offshore installations
A wind-driven power generating system with a hybrid wind turbine mounted on a floating platform that heels relative to horizontal in the presence of a prevailing wind. The hybrid turbine has a turbine rotor with at least two rotor blades, each mounted to a turbine shaft by at least one strut, and the system is configured so that the shaft forms a predetermined non-zero operating heel angle relative to vertical in the presence of a prevailing wind at a predetermined velocity.
Continuum Dynamics, Inc.


 System and  mitigating ice throw from a wind turbine rotor blade patent thumbnailSystem and mitigating ice throw from a wind turbine rotor blade
The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for mitigating ice throw from one or more rotor blades of a wind turbine during operation. The method includes monitoring one or more ice-related parameters of the wind turbine.
General Electric Company


 Rotor blades having thermoplastic components and methods of assembling same patent thumbnailRotor blades having thermoplastic components and methods of assembling same
The present disclosure is directed to a modular rotor blade constructed of thermoset and/or thermoplastic materials for a wind turbine and methods of assembling same. The rotor blade includes a pre-formed main blade structure constructed, at least in part, from a thermoset material.
General Electric Company


Methods for repairing wind turbine rotor blades

The present disclosure is directed a method for repairing a rotor blade of a wind turbine. More specifically, in certain embodiments, the rotor blade may be constructed, at least in part, of a thermoplastic material reinforced with at least one fiber material.
General Electric Company

Vortex-injector casing for an axial turbomachine compressor

The present application proposes an axial turbomachine compressor comprising a rotor with at least one annular row of rotor blades, a stator casing surrounding the row of rotor blades, the casing including a device for generating counter-vortexes. During operation of the compressor, the movement of the blades creates leakage vortexes at the blade tip.
Techspace Aero S.a.

Rotor blades having thermoplastic components and methods of assembling same

The present disclosure is directed to a method of assembling a modular rotor blade of a wind turbine. The method includes identifying a main blade structure, constructed at least in part, from at least one of a thermoset or a thermoplastic material.
General Electric Company

Generating timing signals

The invention relates generating timing signals registering the passage of a component past a sensor. The invention relates particularly to the generation of timing signals in real time for health monitoring of a mechanical system, for example for detecting excessive distortion or vibration of rotor blades in a turbine.
Oxford University Innovation Limited

Turbine shroud segment sealing

An integrated shroud structure surrounds a circumferential array of stator vanes and a circumferential array of rotor blades of a gas turbine engine. The shroud structure includes a plurality of vane shroud segments and a plurality of blade shroud segments.
Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp.

Apparatus and cooling gas turbine engine components

A rotor assembly for a gas turbine engine includes a rotor disc having an axially extending rotor disc arm and a plurality of rotor blades extending radially outwardly from the rotor disc. A cover plate is located at an axial face of the rotor disc and at least partially retained at a rotor disc arm.
United Technologies Corporation

Axial flow compressor, gas turbine including the same, and stator blade of axial flow compressor

An axial flow compressor includes multiple rotor blade rows configured to include multiple rotor blades and multiple stator blade rows configured to include multiple stator blades, the multiple rotor blades and the multiple stator blades being arranged in an annular channel through which a working fluid flows. A portion of at least one wall surface on an inner peripheral side and an outer peripheral side of the annular channel, the portion being at an arrangement portion where at least any one blade row of the rotor blade rows and the stator blade rows is located, has a protruding portion such that downstream side part of the portion is curved so as to further protrude to the annular channel than upstream side part of the portion.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Apparatus for decreasing thrust of radial inflow turbine

Disclosed is an apparatus for decreasing a thrust of a radial flow turbine. The apparatus includes a rotary shaft having an axial through-hole in the interior thereof, a rotor assembled in the rotary shaft and having a rotor hub and rotor blades formed on an outer peripheral surface thereof, a casing configured to isolate the rotary shaft and the rotor from the outside, and a shaft seal configured to maintain a seal between the rotary shaft and the casing..
Korea Maritime University Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation

Patch ring for a compressor and installing same

A compressor has a plurality of stages, and each of the stages includes a wheel. Each wheel is configured to receive one or more rotor blades.
General Electric Company

Cooling system for a turbine engine

A gas turbine engine including a compressor section and a turbine section, coupled by one or more shafts, is provided. The compressor section progressively compresses air and includes an aft-stage of rotor blades rotatable about an axial direction of the gas turbine engine.
General Electric Company

Power-ramping pitch feed-forward

Embodiments of the present disclosure generally relate to apparatus and methods for preventing power dips associated with power ramping in wind turbines. One embodiment of the present disclosure provides a method for stabilizing power output in a wind turbine, which includes tracking a rate of change in an external reference, such as an external power reference or external torque reference, computing a feed-forward pitch angle adjustment according to the rate of change in the external power reference, and sending the feed-forward pitch angle adjustment to the wind turbine to adjust a pitch angle of rotor blades simultaneously with adjusting power output according to the external reference..
Vestas Wind Systems A/s

High pressure compressor diffuser for an industrial gas turbine engine

A gas turbine engine with an air cooled turbine part in which spent cooling air for the turbine part is discharged into the combustor instead of into the hot gas stream of the turbine in order to increase efficiency of the engine. Turbine rotor blades and stator vanes are cooled.

Cantilevered rotor pump and methods for axial flow blood pumping

Blood pump devices having improved rotor design are provided herein. Such blood pump devices include rotors having cantilevered support through a sealed mechanical bearing disposed outside a blood flow path of the device so as to avoid thrombus formation caused by blood contact with the bearing.
Thoratec Corporation

Wind turbine generators with power backup system

Auxiliary power is required by each generator to orient the rotor blades to face the wind direction and also for other control and safety functions. This auxiliary power is normally extracted from the power generated within each wind turbine generator.

Axial flow turbine

An axial flow turbine that can enhance an effect of reducing a mixing loss is disclosed. The axial flow turbine includes a plurality of stator blades provided on the inner circumferential side of a diaphragm outer ring; a plurality of rotor blades provided on the outer circumferential side of a rotor; a shroud provided on the outer circumferential side of the plurality of rotor blades; an annular groove portion formed in the diaphragm outer ring and housing the shroud therein; a clearance passage defined between the groove portion and the shroud, into which a portion of working fluid flows from the downstream side of the stator blades in a main passage; seal fins provided in the clearance passage; a circulation flow generating chamber defined on the downstream side of the clearance passage; and a plurality of shielding plates secured to the diaphragm outer ring..
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Fluid turbine with rotor

A fluid turbine is provided, comprising a rotor with a rotation axis and at least two rotor blades arranged within a housing, wherein a top and a bottom of the housing are arranged essentially perpendicular to the rotation axis, wherein the rotor is rotatable relative to the housing, and wherein at least one support element is arranged between the top and the bottom of the housing. Due to the at least one support element, the fluid turbine has particularly high efficiency..
Cassius Advisors Gmbh

Method and device for conveying goods to be conveyed with a cellular wheel sluice

A method for conveying goods to be conveyed with a cellular wheel sluice, wherein in a housing, the goods to be conveyed are conveyed with rotor blades of the rotating cellular wheel, and sealing lips of the rotor blades abut against at least one sealing surface of the housing. During the transport of certain goods to be conveyed, such a sealing surface and/or sealing lips can be used which are formed from an abrasive material that is contained in the goods to be conveyed..
Krones Ag

Corrugated pre-cured laminate plates for use within wind turbine rotor blades

A pre-cured laminate plate for use within a component of a wind turbine rotor blade may generally include a plate body extending in a thickness direction between a first side and a second side and in a widthwise direction between a first end and a second end. The plate body may define a plate thickness between the first and second sides.
General Electric Company

Airfoils for rotor blades of rotary wing aircrafts

An airfoil for a rotor blade of a rotary wing aircraft, the airfoil having a predetermined maximum thickness to chord ratio and comprising, between a leading edge and a trailing edge, an extrados and an intrados, the intrados being defined by predetermined intrados coordinate value pairs and the extrados being defined by predetermined extrados coordinate value pairs, wherein a maximum error of each one of the predetermined intrados coordinate value pairs and the predetermined extrados coordinate value pairs amounts to ±3%.. .
Airbus Helicopters Deutschland Gmbh

Operating a a wind turbine

The present invention refers to a method for operating a wind turbine, the wind turbine particularly comprising a tower and a rotor with rotor blades. The pitch angles of the rotor blades are adjusted to generate a force on the rotor and the tower.
Vestas Wind Systems A/s

Modular wind turbine rotor blades and methods of assembling same

The present disclosure is directed to a modular rotor blade for a wind turbine and methods of assembling same. The rotor blade includes a blade root section, a blade tip section, at least one leading edge segment having a forward pressure side surface and a forward suction side surface, and at least one trailing edge segment having an aft pressure side surface and an aft suction side surface.
General Electric Company

Structural support members with different areal weight fiber reinforcing layers for wind turbine rotor blades

Structural support members includes a plurality of fiber reinforcing layers positioned on top of one another, wherein a plurality of intermediate fiber reinforcing layers are disposed between a top fiber reinforcing layer and a bottom fiber reinforcing layer, and wherein at least one of said fiber reinforcing layers comprises a first areal weight, and wherein at least one of said fiber reinforcing layers comprises a second areal weight different than the first areal weight. The structural support members further include a resin infused throughout the plurality of fiber reinforcing layers..
General Electric Company

Modular wind turbine rotor blades and methods of assembling same

The present disclosure is directed to a method for assembling a modular rotor blade of a wind turbine. The method includes providing a pre-formed blade root section and a pre-formed blade tip section of the rotor blade.
General Electric Company

Tandem rotor blades with cooling features

A gas turbine engine has a compressor section with a downstream most blade stage and a downstream vane row positioned downstream of the downstream most blade stage. The downstream most blade stage includes a plurality of blade pairs with the majority of blade pairs being circumferentially spaced apart from others of the blade pairs, each the blade pair being operatively connected to a rotor disk disposed radially inward from the blade pairs with each blade pair including a forward blade and an aft blade.
United Technologies Corporation

Fixation device for servicing wind turbine components

Wherein said at least one fixation arm in an active state, where the at least one fixation arm is at least partly extended, extends at least to a position forward of the nacelle and at a level substantially at or below a rotation axis for the rotor blades of the wind turbine. Further, the invention relates to a wind turbine comprising such a fixation device and a method of providing a fixation location in connection with a wind turbine..

Rotary machines including a hybrid rotor with an integrally bladed rotor portion

Rotary machines including a hybrid rotor with an integrally bladed rotor portion are provided. The integrally bladed rotor portion for the hybrid rotor comprises a rotor disk portion and a blade portion.
United Technologies Corporation



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