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Publication numberWO2003076801 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2003/006310
Publication date20 Nov 2003
Filing date3 Mar 2003
Priority date7 Mar 2002
Also published asDE60334080D1, EP1483501A2, EP1483501B1, US6749399, US20030170123, US20050019163, WO2003076801A2, WO2003076801B1
Publication numberPCT/2003/6310, PCT/US/2003/006310, PCT/US/2003/06310, PCT/US/3/006310, PCT/US/3/06310, PCT/US2003/006310, PCT/US2003/06310, PCT/US2003006310, PCT/US200306310, PCT/US3/006310, PCT/US3/06310, PCT/US3006310, PCT/US306310, WO 03076801 A3, WO 03076801A3, WO 2003/076801 A3, WO 2003076801 A3, WO 2003076801A3, WO-A3-03076801, WO-A3-2003076801, WO03076801 A3, WO03076801A3, WO2003/076801A3, WO2003076801 A3, WO2003076801A3
InventorsWilliam E Di Heronemus
ApplicantOcean Wind Energy Systems
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Wind turbine with a plurality of rotors
WO 2003076801 A3
Abstract
A wind turbine with an array of rotors arranged at various heights. Each rotor is optimized for the height at which it is located. Optimization of each rotor could include selection of rated power, solidity, tip speed, blade taper, or rotor diameter. Each rotor can also be operated in a manner that is optimized for the wind speed it experiences. Optimized operation parameters could include blade pitch angle or rotor speed.
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Classifications
International ClassificationF03D1/02, F03D11/00, F03D11/04, F03D1/06, F03D7/04, F03D7/02
Cooperative ClassificationF05B2240/9121, F05B2240/913, F05B2240/912, Y02E10/721, F03D13/20, F05B2240/40, Y02E10/728, F03D80/30, F03D1/02, F03D80/70
European ClassificationF03D11/00E, F03D1/02, F03D11/00B, F03D11/04
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