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Lightning Protection of Wind Turbines

March 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

This updated, three-day course will cover lightning interaction and effects and damage mechanisms on wind turbines, including especially the blades, and turbine electronic instrumentation and control systems.

The course includes an explanations of the most recent updates of the wind turbine lightning standard IEC 61400-24, with including especially the design and lightning test standards for wind turbine blades manufactured of composite materials including carbon, and the process for integration of other electrical/electronic systems into blades, such as anti-ice, aerodynamic controls, and lighting.  The course includes laboratory demonstrations of some of the standard test methods and examples of numerical simulations of lightning interactions with blades.

Prospective students are encouraged to contact Andy Plumer, Chief Engineer of NTS Lightning Technologies location in Pittsfield, MA, (andy.plumer@nts.com or +1 413 822 2080) for further information regarding this course.

Current Schedule:

  • March 19-21, 2019 in Pittsfield, MA
  • October 22-23, 2019 in Pittsfield, MA

To register, click on this form and return it to us: Lightning Protection Registration Form 2019

Details

Start:
March 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End:
March 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

NTS Pittsfield
10 Downing Industrial Parkway
Pittsfield, MA 01201-3890 United States
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Phone:
413-499-2135

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