A deflection monitoring system for a wind turbine blade

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Abstract

A wind turbine blade comprising a system for monitoring the deflection of a wind turbine blade is described. The system comprises a wireless range-measurement system, having at least one wireless communication device located towards the root end of the blade and at least one wireless communication device located towards the tip end of the blade and internally within the blade body. Radio absorbing material is arranged internally in the blade body in the wireless communication path between the root-and tip devices.
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A wind turbine blade comprising a system for monitoring the deflection of a wind turbine blade is described. The system comprises a wireless range-measurement system, having at least one wireless communication device located towards the root end of the blade and at least one wireless communication device located towards the tip end of the blade and internally within the blade body. Radio absorbing material is arranged internally in the blade body in the wireless communication path between the root-and tip devices.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2017081230 A1
Date18/05/2017
CountryDenmark
StatePublished - 18 May 2017
Publication categoryResearch
ID: 260558206