Resources Contact Us Home
Wind turbine generator

Image Number 7 for United States Patent #8137052.

A wind turbine generator assembly comprising a support tower and a turbine assembly mounted in a downwind position with respect to the support tower. The turbine assembly comprises a cowling assembly and a spoked wheel having a plurality of relatively short blades mounted radially outward with respect to and downwind the cowling assembly. Each blade has an airfoil cross-sectional configuration of a predetermined structure to provide lift. The bladed wheel is coupled to a generator to produce electricity. The support tower has an upper tower portion having a biased hinge assembly with respect to the lower tower position to permit the turbine to pivot in high wind conditions. The support tower further has a rotating mechanism above the lower tower portion and below the biased hinge assembly to allow the turbine to rotate with respect to wind direction and a pivot assembly is provided to permit the turbine assembly to be brought to ground level for erecting and maintenance purposes.

  Recently Added Patents
Limited play optical article
Photonic MEMS and structures
Device orientation based docking functions
Determining meeting attendee readiness
Gap-filling composition with excellent shelf life by end-capping
Reflective strip
Memory with guard value dependent error correction
  Randomly Featured Patents
Vapor rinse-vapor dry processing tool
Tool for detecting the release of energy
Method of controlling wireless communication system and wireless communication system
Paper towel dispenser
Reversible unidirectional transmission
Interlock push-push switch device
Method for the treatment of valvular disease
Semiconductor device and method for making the same
Bandgap reference voltage generating circuit for obtaining stable output voltage in short time by performing stable start-up when switched from sleep mode to operation mode
Method for automatically matching serial cross-sections observed with a microscope