Failure Atlas for Rolling Bearings in Wind Turbines

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


This Atlas is structured as a supplement to the book: T.E. Tallian: Failure Atlas for Hertz Contact Machine Elements, 2nd edition, ASME Press New York, (1999). The content of the atlas comprises plate pages from the book that contain bearing failure images, application data, and descriptions of failure mode, image, and suspected failure causes.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages98
StatePublished - 2006

Bibliographical note

Work performed by Global Energy Concepts, Kirkland, Washington

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5000-52524


  • drivetrain
  • wind energy
  • wind turbine gearboxes
  • wind turbines


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