Could Magnetic Gears Make Wind Turbines Say Goodbye to Mechanical Gearboxes? (.PDF Download)

Bad things can happen when the mechanical gearbox in a megawatt-scale wind turbine gets overstressed. An unexpected wind gust can drive turbine blades hard, so hard that the torque on the gearbox they’re connected to exceeds design parameters. The result: A multiton gearbox that must be detached...

Register or Sign in below to download the full article in .PDF format, including high-resolution graphics and schematics when applicable.
Engineers Assemble! Blog
Connecting the Digital World with Manufacturing By Carlos Gonzalez Connecting the Digital World with Manufacturing Read Now
Feature
Innovative Startups Call New Lab Complex Home By Jeff Kerns Innovative Startups Call New Lab Complex Home Read Now

Latest News
Solar Impulse Lands in New York City By Jeff Kerns Solar Impulse Lands in New York City Read Now

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×