Structural Analysis of Composite Wind Turbine Blades: Nonlinear Mechanics and Finite Element Models with Material Damping

Structural Analysis of Composite Wind Turbine Blades: Nonlinear Mechanics and Finite Element Models with Material Damping

by Dimitris I Chortis

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Overview

This book presents finite elements for structural analysis of composite wind turbine beams and blades. The developed nonlinear beam finite element models are tested in a series of correlation cases between numerical predictions and experimental measurements.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319033716
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/14/2014
Series: Research Topics in Wind Energy , #1
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

From the Contents: Historical Review on the Linear and Nonlinear Damped Structural Behavior of Composite Structures.- Linear Material Coupling Effect on Structural Damping of Composite Beams and Blades.- Nonlinear Damping Mechanics and Finite Element Model for the Static and Damped Free-Vibration Analysis of Composite Strips.- Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Composite Plate-Beams.- Prediction of Nonlinear Damped Response of Large-Scale Blade Composite Structures.

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