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Name: Specon
Status: Student
Grade: Other
Location: Outside U.S.
Country: Australia
Date: Fall 2009


Question:
How do Yaw drives in wind turbines work? (How do they know which way the wind is blowing?)



Replies:
This URL also has a really good drawing that can be enlarged by clicking on it.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaw_drive

This URL also has drawings that also show a wind vane that senses the direction of the wind And sends signals to the yaw motor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaw_drive

Sincere regards,
Mike Stewart



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