Change in Failure Type when Wind Turbine Blades Scale-up

Outline:- Motivation - Overview of failure modes which are expected to be designs driven for future blades.- How can these problems be addressed and solved in the future?- Example on how to find the root cause of failures.- Summary

Molholt Jensen, Alexander Kling, John Dalsgaard Sorensen
Sandia National Laboratories
Design Methods, Tools & Standards
New Mexico
Technical Report