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2013-02-12 14:51:38

A new approach is available for real-time monitoring of the structural health of wind turbine components during exposure to turbulences Physicists have now developed a new method for analyzing the elastic characteristics of mechanical structures subjected to disturbances, akin to the turbulences affecting wind turbines. These results are about to be published in EPJ B by Philip Rinn and his colleagues at the ForWind Center for Wind Energy Research at the University of Oldenburg, Germany....

2013-02-11 23:02:15

Mitsui Seiki has opened the doors of a new Turbine Technology Center located in the company´s Franklin Lakes, NJ facility. Franklin Lakes, N.J. (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 Mitsui Seiki has officially opened the doors of a new Turbine Technology Center located in the company´s Franklin Lakes, NJ facility. “Our existing and potential OEM and supply chain customers in the turbo machinery industry are able to conduct test cuts, apply different processes, experiment with cutting...

Navy Looks To Rotating Detonation Engines To Improve Fuel Consumption
2012-11-02 12:49:58

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory With its strong dependence on gas-turbine engines for propulsion, the U.S. Navy is always looking for ways to improve the fuel consumption of these engines. At the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), scientists are studying the complex physics of Rotating Detonation Engines (RDEs) which offer the potential for high dollar savings by way of reduced fuel consumption in gas-turbine engines, explains Dr. Kazhikathra Kailasanath, who heads NRL's Laboratories for...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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