Preliminary Design Support by Integrating a Reliability Analysis for Wind Turbine


In the context of industrial competitiveness, taking into account the process design throughout the product life cycle is inevitable, from the expression of the need to recycle, the capitalization and knowledge management increasingly a target much sought after companies because of increased knowledge. Indeed, during the approval phase and use studies and scientific researches make have generated knowledge especially that concerning the reliability of system components. In this context, the capitalization and reuse of knowledge are necessary and have a particular interest in design and particularly in the preliminary design phase. Studies are already completed suggest a design process ranging from the need to solve the problem. At each phase of the process, structural characteristics are defined by the designer through the available knowledge already capitalized to make choice of component and their arrangement. This article proposes integrating the analysis of system reliability in this process. The objective is the use of knowledge in the vision safety and hazards of operating through the study of reliability and decision making for the selection of solution.

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H. Zaghar, M. Sallaou and A. Chaaba, "Preliminary Design Support by Integrating a Reliability Analysis for Wind Turbine," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2012, pp. 233-240. doi: 10.4236/epe.2012.44032.

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