“Harnessing Wind Power Requires Collaborating Technical Disciplines”

April 16, 2024
POWER Magazine

In an article published on April 16, 2024, Associate Brian Raddatz examines various forms of wind power generation, which is at the forefront of renewable energy solutions. Behind the scenes, these concepts require a complex integration of various technical disciplines.

Brian writes, “From civil engineering for foundation construction to aerodynamics for optimizing blade design, wind turbine technology embodies a convergence of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, materials science, and more. Recent advancements in wind turbine technology reflect innovations within individual disciplines and the interdisciplinary collaboration necessary to push the boundaries of efficiency, reliability, and sustainability.”

Advancements in wind power generation show that the future of wind energy is bright, and they underscore the importance of securing intellectual property rights to keep the industry moving forward.

Access Brian's full article "Harnessing Wind Power Requires Collaborating Technical Disciplines" in POWER Magazine. This is Brian’s second column in POWER Magazine this year. The first article was titled "The Possibilities of Recycling Nuclear Fissile Waste" that published on February 26, 2024. 

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