Wind Turbine Training System

Wind Turbine Training System

This System uses a PLC to monitor the speed and direction of the wind and control the position of the wind turbine nacelle.


  • System comprised of a nacelle ­simulator and a wind generator
  • Nacelle equipped with DC motor and mechanical clutch
  • Two limit switches with NO and NC contacts
  • Analog position sensor for ­determining wind direction
  • Variable-frequency pulse-train ­signal for measuring wind speed

PLC requirements

  • 6x 24 V DC inputs
  • 1x 0 – 10 V DC/4 – 20 mA input
  • 2x 24 V DC outputs

Recommended PLC

  • AB MicroLogix 1100
  • AB MicroLogix 1200
  • Siemens ET200S IM151-8

The Analog I/O Expansion Kit ­corresponding to the selected PLC is required to perform all the ­exercises.

Note: This product is currently not fully compliant with EU directives.



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