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Wind turbine drive train vibration with focus on gear dynamics under nondeterministic loads

Stephan Struggl (Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Dynamik ; Svenskt VindkraftsTekniskt Centrum (SWPTC)) ; Viktor Berbyuk (Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Dynamik ; Svenskt VindkraftsTekniskt Centrum (SWPTC)) ; Håkan Johansson (Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Dynamik ; Svenskt VindkraftsTekniskt Centrum (SWPTC))
Proceedings, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, ISMA2012; International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics, USD2012. Editors : P. Sas, D. Moens, S. Jonckheere. KU Leuven (Belgium), 17 - 19 September 2012 p. 4421-4434. (2012)
[Konferensbidrag, refereegranskat]

In present-day, the engineering challenge around a drive train design for a wind turbine is not only to enhance system reliability but also to reduce the turbine top mass. These requirements together with the trend of upscaling affect many system characteristics and parameters. The proposed contribution presents a model to study torsional drive train vibration dynamics of a generic indirect drive multi-MW wind turbine. The main focus lies on developing a fully parameterized computational model of a multi-stage gearbox which fulfills the requirement of a proper gear dynamic representation appropriate for multibody formalism as well as the requirement to be computationally efficient. Two different strategies for modeling the gear contact are studied and compared in time domain. An analysis of a multi-stage gearbox together with a generator load and a turbine specific nondeterministic excitation was carried out. It is believed that the obtained results will help designer to improve drive train components and to enhance wind turbine reliability and cost efficiency.

Nyckelord: Wind turbine, drive train, gearbox, vibration dynamics, nondeterministic load

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Denna post skapades 2012-09-25. Senast ändrad 2015-12-17.
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Institutionen för tillämpad mekanik, Dynamik (1900-2017)
Svenskt VindkraftsTekniskt Centrum (SWPTC)


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