The Largest Rotating Machines on Earth

Carlo L. Bottasso

Technical University of Munich & Politecnico di Milano

Carlo L. Bottasso received a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in Italy. Dr. Bottasso holds the Chair of Wind Energy at the Technical University of Munich, Germany, where he directs the Wind Energy Institute. His research interests are in wind energy and rotorcraft technology, with particular reference to modeling and simulation, aeroservoelasticity and control. His currently serving as President of the European Academy of Wind Energy (EAWE).


Although many different factors have contributed to the reduction in CoE, one aspect of the design of wind turbines that clearly stands out is the increase in size, both for onshore and offshore applications. Larger swept... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Carlo L. Bottasso (Technical University of Munich & Politecnico di Milano)

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Wind energy technology and impact on environment


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