Main Factors for Leading Edge Erosion

2018-02-22 09:30 - 15:30

Leading edge erosion protection is one of the most significant factors for driving down OPEX.
Rain, hail, ice, UV, water absportion and other weather conditions erode the leading edge on the turbine blade. This affects the aerodynamic of the blade and could cause sevear damages.

This seminar includes up to 8 talks about this issue, followed by a workshop session to discuss the most sigificant factors for the leading edge erosion.

Current line-up of speakers
- Flemming Vejen, Senior Advisor, Danish Meteorological Institute
Offshore precipitation climate: How can we monitor it?

- Anna Tilg, PhD Student, DTU Wind Energy
Measurements of precipitation particles with disdrometers

- Mertcan Bayar, Blade Engineer, E.ON
LE Erosion – Examples, Severity and Repair

- Morten Handberg and Andreas Espersen, Chief Blade Specialist and CTO of Wind Power Lab
Automate erosion detection using blade data

- Martin Bonde Madsen, Project Engineer, R and D Test Systems,
Rain Erosion Laboratory Testing of Glasfiber Composites.

- Nicolai Frost-Jensen Johansen, PhD student, DTU MEK
Single Point Impact Fatigue Testing (SPIFT) for evaluating rain erosion performance

- Søren Horn Petersen, Senior Konsulent og bestyrelsesformand, Guide2Defect
Development of a Practical Blade Maintenance Strategy based on emperic data

Leon Mishnaevsky, Senior scientist, DTU Wind Energy
Computational modelling of leading edge erosion: an overview and next steps

Deadline for signup: 15th February


09.30 Registration
10:00 Welcome
10:10 Talk 1 - E.ON
10:25 Talk 2 - Wind Power Lab
10:40 Talk 3 - Guide2defect
10:55 Tea/coffee
11:15 Talk 4 - R and D
11:30 Talk 5 - DTU Wind Energy (Anna)
11:45 Talk 6 - DMI
12:00 Lunch and networking
13:00 Talk 7 - DTU MEK
13:15 Talk 8 - DTU Wind Energy (Leon)
13:30 Workshop discussions in groups
15:00 End of day


Henrik Böhmer
Project Manager
+45 42 14 91 76

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