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Designing Wind Turbine Condition Monitoring Systems Suitable for Harsh Environments

Ferguson, David and Catterson, Victoria and Booth, Campbell and Cruden, Andrew (2013) Designing Wind Turbine Condition Monitoring Systems Suitable for Harsh Environments. In: IET Renewable Power Generation Conference 2013. IET.

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Research into wind turbine condition monitoring is continually receiving greater attention due to the potential benefits from condition monitoring systems (CMS). These benefits can only be realised with high reliability of the condition monitoring system itself. This paper discusses how CMS reliability can be increased, by introducing four types of robustness and how to design the CMS to meet these requirements. The paper uses a case study CMS installation to illustrate the design requirements, and lessons learned from the installation process.