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Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX B: COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES." National Research Council. 1991. Assessment of Research Needs for Wind Turbine Rotor Materials Technology. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1824.
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APPENDIX B
COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES

1. First Committee Meeting, November 7-8, 1989, Washington D.C.

The following presentations were made to the committee:

Overview of DOE Wind Energy Technology Program

Leonard J. Rogers, Director, Wind/Ocean Technologies Division, U.S. Department of Energy

Expectations of the Study

Jeffrey H. Rumbaugh, Program Manager, Wind/Ocean Technologies Division, U.S. Department of Energy

Field Problems with Wind Turbine Rotors

Forrest S. Stoddard, Alternative Energy Institute, West Texas State University

Load Cycles

Robert Thresher, Program Manager, Solar Energy Research Institute (SERI)

Fatigue Problems

Herbert Sutherland, Distinguished Member of the Scientific Staff, Sandia National Laboratories

Wind Turbine Blade Material Experiences

Daniel F. Ancona III, Program Manager, Wind/Ocean Technologies Division, U.S. Department of Energy

Evolution and Operational Experience of the Wind Industry

Jamie Chapman, Committee Member

After-Dinner Speakers:

Richard H. Hilt, Strategic Planning and Analysis Division Gas Research Institute

Edwin T. C. Ing, Past President of the American Wind Energy Association

2. Workshop and Second Committee Meeting, January 22-23, 1990, Washington D.C.

Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX B: COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES." National Research Council. 1991. Assessment of Research Needs for Wind Turbine Rotor Materials Technology. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1824.
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The following presentations were made to the committee:

SESSION I= Materials

Fatigue Analysis

John Mandell, Montana State University

Advanced Composite Materials

Donald Hunston, NIST

Damage Tolerance in Composites

Robin Whitehead, Northrop

Materials Properties and DataBase

Marilyn W. Wardle/Charles Carlson

E. I. duPont de Nemours

SESSION II: Design and Potential

Helicopter Design Experiences

Peter Ogle, Dow United Technologies Composite Products

Blade Design Developments at SERI

James Tangler, SERI

Elastic Tailoring

Lawrence Rehfield, University of California-Davis

Control

John C. Doyle, California Institute of Technology

SESSION III: Manufacturing

Blade Fabrication Processes at Gougeon Brothers

Robert H. Monroe, Gougeon Brothers

Blade Fabrication Processes at U.S. Windpower

William Holley, U.S. Windpower

Fiber Winding/Fiber Placement

Fred J. Policelli/Donald Pederson, Hercules

Injection Moulding of Manufacturing Blades

Robert C. Monroe, Hudson Products

Pultrusion and Automation

Brant Goldsworthy, ALCOA/Goldsworthy Engineering

3. Third and Final Committee Meeting, June 1-2, 1990, Washington D.C.

Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX B: COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES." National Research Council. 1991. Assessment of Research Needs for Wind Turbine Rotor Materials Technology. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1824.
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Suggested Citation:"APPENDIX B: COMMITTEE MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES." National Research Council. 1991. Assessment of Research Needs for Wind Turbine Rotor Materials Technology. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/1824.
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