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FLAPWISE DIRECTION [1 record]

Record 1 2007-04-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Electric Rotary Machines - Types
  • Wind Energy
DEF

Direction that is perpendicular to the wind turbine rotor plane.

CONT

... the [rotor] blades will be bending back and forth in a flapwise direction for each turn of the rotor.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Machines tournantes électriques - types
  • Énergie éolienne
DEF

Orientation des pales perpendiculairement au plan du rotor d'une éolienne.

CONT

[...] les pales seront fléchies dans un mouvement alternatif dans la direction perpendiculaire au plan du rotor à chaque tour du rotor.

Spanish

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