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Leon Boodman, James P Malone: Wind turbine generator for electrical powered vehicles. James P Malone, February 2, 1982: US04314160 (65 worldwide citation)

Means to provide additional electrical power in an electrically powered vehicle. An air scoop is mounted on the vehicle. The air scoop opens in a generally forward direction. A turbine wheel is mounted in the rear of the air scoop. An electric generator is connected to the turbine wheel, whereby air ...


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Herbert S Kirschbaum: Wind turbine generator system. Westinghouse Electric, Z L Dermer, November 2, 1982: US04357542 (62 worldwide citation)

Wind turbine generator systems incorporating a multi-speed pole amplitude modulated type dynamo electric machine allowing efficient operation at consecutive speeds in a ratio preferably less than 2:1. A current limiting reactor, preferably including an inductance coil, and an over-running clutch, ar ...


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Soumen Ghosh, John W Goins, Thomas Hedgepeth, Sandy MacDonald, David C Roberts, John L Shireling: Wind power management system and method. SeaWest Holdings, Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne, Bernard L Kleinke, August 2, 2005: US06925385 (59 worldwide citation)

According to certain disclosed embodiments of the invention, there is provided a wind power management system to monitor performance of wind turbine generators situated in wind farms, each having a number of wind turbine generators. A real-time wind power portfolio manager receives and stores in rea ...


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Amir S Mikhail, Craig L Christenson, Kevin L Cousineau, William L Erdman, William E Holley: Variable speed wind turbine generator. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 25, 2005: US06847128 (58 worldwide citation)

A variable speed system for use in systems, such as, for example, wind turbines, is described. The system comprises a wound rotor induction generator, a torque controller and a proportional integral derivative (PID) pitch controller. The torque controller controls generator torque using field orient ...


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Amir S Mikhail, Craig L Christenson, Kevin L Cousineau, William L Erdman, William E Holley: Variable speed wind turbine generator. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 29, 2003: US06600240 (57 worldwide citation)

A variable speed system for use in systems, such as, for example, wind turbines, is described. The system comprises a wound rotor induction generator, a torque controller and a proportional, integral derivative (PID) pitch controller. The torque controller controls generator torque using field orien ...


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Thomas Zambrano, Tyler MacCready, Stel N Walker: Wind turbine system. AeroVironment, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, August 1, 2006: US07084520 (56 worldwide citation)

Wind turbine system, and related method, is provided that exploits an aerodynamically enhanced wind zone of a structure by aligning a wind turbine generator, and preferably a plurality thereof, along a wall thereof. Each generator includes a structural support, a wind turbine rotor and a generator s ...


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Aaron Avagliano, James Patrick Francis Lyons, Corneliu Barbu, Shashikanth Suryanarayanan: System and method for upwind speed based control of a wind turbine. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder, March 11, 2008: US07342323 (52 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling power output of a wind turbine generator in response to an anticipated change in wind speed is provided. The method includes sensing wind speed at a desired distance from the wind turbine generator in a direction of the wind. The method further includes controlling pitch of ...


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Herbert S Kirschbaum: Wind turbine-generator. Westinghouse Electric, Edward L Levine, September 22, 1981: US04291233 (52 worldwide citation)

A wind-turbine generator system which transforms the rotational energy of a wind driven turbine blade into rotation in opposite directions of a rotor and a stator of a dynamoelectric machine to generate electrical power. A bevel gear rotating with the turbine blade drives two pinion gears and associ ...


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James R Denney, Robert L Stehr: Electronic assembly for moderate hard target penetrator fuze. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Navy, Robert F Beers, W Thom Skeer, W D English, May 6, 1986: US04586436 (50 worldwide citation)

A microcomputer controlled electronic fuze capable of surviving a hard tat impact is disclosed comprising two epoxy potted printed circuit boards mounted back to back of which one of the boards is designed to survive impact and contains the microcomputer controller, storage charge, timing circuit, a ...


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James Jonathan Grant, Bharat Sampathkumaran Bagepalli, Patrick Lee Jansen, Paul Stephen DiMascio, Aniruddha Dattatraya Gadre, Ronghai Qu: Method and apparatus for wind turbine air gap control. General Electric Company, James E McGinness Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, February 20, 2007: US07180204 (47 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for assembling a wind turbine generator are provided. The wind turbine generator includes a core and a plurality of stator windings circumferentially spaced about a generator longitudinal axis, a rotor rotatable about the generator longitudinal axis wherein the rotor includes a ...