IEC 61400-6:2020 

Wind energy generation systems - Part 6: Tower and foundation design requirements


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IEC 61400-6:2020 specifies requirements and general principles to be used in assessing the structural integrity of onshore wind turbine support structures (including foundations). The scope includes the geotechnical assessment of the soil for generic or site specific purposes. The strength of any flange and connection system connected to the rotor nacelle assembly (including connection to the yaw bearing) are designed and documented according to this document or according to IEC 61400-1. The scope includes all life cycle issues that may affect the structural integrity such as assembly and maintenance.
The contents of the corrigendum of November 2020 have been included in this copy.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2020-04-21
Available language(s)English, English/French
TC/SCTC 88 - Wind energy generation systemsrss
ICS27.180 - Wind turbine energy systems
Stability date  2022
File size4710 KB

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