DOI: 10.1109/iccas.2013.6704162
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Abstract: Wind turbines are in the limelight in the alternative energy industry. However, they face frequent and various problems during operation. We focused on the Supervising of the blades of a wind turbine. In this paper, we present the design of a maintenance robot that takes the size of wind turbine blades into consideration. So the general form of the robot is a square with four wires fixed to its vertices and to the nacelle. After the robot is placed near the nacelle, it moves along the blades. We also designed…

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